Hidden Valley Road by Robert Kolker: The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science’s great hope in the quest to understand the disease. With clarity and compassion, bestselling and award-winning author Robert Kolker uncovers one family’s unforgettable legacy of suffering, love, and hope.
The Hour of Fate by Susan Berfield: The Hour of Fate is the gripping story of a banker and a president thrown together in the crucible of national emergency even as they fought in court. The outcome of the strike and the case would change the course of our history. Today, as the country again asks whether saving democracy means taming capital, the lessons of Roosevelt and Morgan’s time are more urgent than ever.
Lincoln on the Verge by Edward Widmer: As a divided nation plunges into the deepest crisis in its history, Abraham Lincoln boards a train for Washington and his inauguration–an inauguration Southerners have vowed to prevent by any means necessary. Drawing on new research, this account reveals the President-Elect as a work in progress, showing him on the verge of greatness, foiling an assassination attempt, and forging an unbreakable bond with the American people.
What Are the Odds? From Crack Addict to CEO by Mike Lindell: In this memoir written by MyPillow, Inc., inventor and CEO, Mike Lindell describes his entrepreneurial journey and how he overcame addiction to build one of America’s most successful brands. Woven throughout the book are themes of a “what are the odds” outlook, as well as hope, and an unwavering spirit to never give up.
The Lives of Bees by Thomas Seeley: Seeley, a world authority on honey bees, sheds light on why wild honey bees are still thriving while those living in managed colonies are in crisis. He describes how honey bees live in nature and shows how this differs significantly from their lives under the management of beekeepers. He shows beekeepers how to use the principles of natural selection to guide their practices, and he offers a new vision of how beekeeping can better align with the natural habits of honey bees.
The Last Boat out of Shanghai by Helen Zia: The dramatic, real-life stories of four young people caught up in the mass exodus of Shanghai in the wake of China’s 1949 Communist Revolution–a precursor to the struggles faced by emigrants today. Zia weaves the story of four young Shanghai residents who wrestled with the decision to abandon everything for an uncertain life as refugees in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the U.S.
The Five by Hallie Rubenhold: Five devastating human stories and a dark and moving portrait of Victorian London – the untold lives of the women killed by Jack the Ripper. Now, in this devastating narrative of five lives, Rubenhold finally sets the record straight, revealing a world not just of Dickens and Queen Victoria, but of poverty, homelessness, and rampant misogyny. They died because they were in the wrong place at the wrong time – but their greatest misfortune was to be born a woman.
A Guide Book of United States Coins 2021: Shows and lists current prices for antique American coins.
Make Your Own Living Trust by Denis Clifford: Make Your Own Living Trust includes all the forms you need to create your own trust, plus step-by-step instructions for filling them out. Completely updated and revised, this edition includes the latest tax and legal information, including updated information about the federal estate tax. Good in all states except Louisiana.
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