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FDR at War Boxed Set: The Mantle of Command, Commander in Chief, and War and Peace
By Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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ean: 9780358067764, isbn: 0358067766,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
The definitive three-volume history that FDR did not live to write: the story of World War II from his perspective, showing his mastery of strategy, his vision, and how he overcame resistance from Churchill and his own generals to set the course for victory. Mantle of Command, Commander in Chief, and War and Peace have been celebrated as “masterly” (The Wall Street Journal).  

Nursing Theorists and Their Work
By Elsevier
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mpn: 0323402240SR9, ean: 9780323402248, isbn: 0323402240,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
A classic text is back with fresh, comprehensive nursing theories, critiques, and philosophies. Nursing Theorists and Their Work, 9th Edition provides you with an in-depth look at 39 theorists of historical, international, and significant importance. This new edition has been updated with an improved writing style, added case studies, critical thinking activities, and in-depth objective critiques of nursing theories that help bridge the gap between theory and application. In addition, the six le

Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War
By Random House
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ean: 9780812993400, isbn: 0812993403,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
“The story of what Dakota did . . . will be told for generations.”—President Barack Obama, from remarks given at Meyer’s Medal of Honor ceremonyIn the fall of 2009, Taliban insurgents ambushed a patrol of Afghan soldiers and Marine advisors in a mountain village called Ganjigal. Firing from entrenched positions, the enemy was positioned to wipe out one hundred men who were pinned down and were repeatedly refused artillery support. Ordered to remain behind with the vehicles, twenty-one ye

Vogue Living: Houses, Gardens, People
By Knopf
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mpn: 9780307266224, ean: 9780307266224, isbn: 0307266222,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Lavishly illustrated in full color, a book of thirty-six spectacular houses and gardens—whose owners come from the worlds of fashion, music, art, and society—drawing on stories from the pages of Vogue and Vogue Living as well as never-before-published images by iconic photographers.Vogue Living: Houses, Gardens, People takes you to the private realms of style-makers around the world, captured by such celebrated photographers as Miles Aldridge, Cecil Beaton, Jonathan Becker, Eric Boman, Ober

To Love and Let Go: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Gratitude
By Gallery Books
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ean: 9781501163999, isbn: 150116399X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
“Rachel beautifully illustrates that loving fiercely and grieving deeply are often two halves of the same whole. Her story will break you down and lift you up.” —Glennon Doyle, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Love Warrior and founder of Together RisingWhile on her way to teach a yoga retreat in March 2014, Rachel Brathen collapses at an airport, brought to her knees by excruciating stomach pains. She is rushed to the hospital on the tiny island of Bonaire, and hours later forced

I Heard You Paint Houses: Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran & Closing the Case on Jimmy Hoffa
By Steerforth Pr
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ean: 9781586422387, isbn: 1586422383,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
Read the book that is the inspiration for the major motion picture THE IRISHMAN, directed by Academy Award® winner Martin Scorsese, starring Academy Award® winners Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, Anna Paquin, and Academy Award® nominee Harvey Keitel, and written by Academy Award® winner Steven Zaillian. “Sheeran’s confession that he killed Hoffa in the manner described in the book is supported by the forensic evidence, is entirely credible, and solves the Hoffa mystery.”  — M

Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds
By Lioncrest Publishing
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mpn: 28643265, ean: 9781544512273, isbn: 1544512279,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare — poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance athletes. The only man in history to complete elite training as a Navy SEAL, Army Ranger, and Air Force Tactical Air Controller, he went on to set records in nu

The United States of Trump: How the President Really Sees America
By Macmillan Audio
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ean: 9781250262370, isbn: 1250262372,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
This program includes an introduction read by the author.A rare, insider’s look at the life of Donald Trump from Bill O'Reilly, the bestselling author of the Killing series, based on exclusive interview material and deep research.Readers and listeners around the world have been enthralled by journalist and New York Times bestselling author Bill O’Reilly’s Killing series―riveting works of nonfiction that explore the most famous events in history. Now,O’Reilly turns his razor-sharp obser

The Other Side of the Coin: The Queen, the Dresser and the Wardrobe
By Harper
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ean: 9780062982551, isbn: 0062982559,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
When Angela Kelly and The Queen are together, laughter echoes through the corridors of Buckingham Palace. Angela has worked with The Queen and walked the corridors of the Royal Household for twenty-five years, initially as Her Majesty’s Senior Dresser and then latterly as Her Majesty’s Personal Advisor, Curator, Wardrobe and In-house Designer. As the first person in history to hold this title, she shares a uniquely close working relationship with The Queen.In The Other Side of the Coin, The

Lagerfeld: The Chanel Shows
By Rizzoli
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mpn: 55749195, ean: 9780847863815, isbn: 0847863816,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
An extraordinary look at Karl Lagerfeld's most iconic runway shows for Chanel, which have transformed the way we experience fashion.Lagerfeld showcases in an oversize format ten years of Chanel's most influential fashion shows shot by English photographer Simon Procter. Over the past decade, fashion shows have evolved into monumental productions, requiring a level of sophistication and creativity on par with the clothes they present. This has been most evident in Paris at the now legendary runwa

The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780195025637, isbn: 9780195025637,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
Examines Black pre-Civil War culture and the slave family, detailing sexual attitudes, courtship practices and wedding ceremonies, childrearing, familial roles, language, and discipline

The Papers of James Madison: 2 April-31 August 1804 (Secretary of State Series)
By University of Virginia Press
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ean: 9780813923536, isbn: 0813923530,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
Volume 7 of the Presidential Series, covering the period between late October 1813 and June 1814, documents Madison's response to diplomatic developments and European military events affecting the course of the war between the United States and Great Britain. Early in 1814 the president accepted an offer of direct peace negotiations, but his country's military situation did not augur well for the outcome of the talks. He sought to improve U.S. diplomatic prospects by strengthening commercial tie

Francis I and Sixteenth-Century France (Variorum Collected Studies)
By Routledge
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ean: 9781472461490, isbn: 1472461495,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
The reputation of Francis I, king of France (1515-47 ) has fluctuated over the centuries. Acclaimed as ’noble’ and ’great’ in the sixteenth century, he came to be unfairly denigrated under the Bourbon kings and the republic. But, in the twentieth century, research based on archival material has restored his standing as one of the most important rulers of his age. The present volume brings together seventeen articles by Robert Knecht published over several decades on particular aspects of

The Last Shelby Cobra: My times with Carroll Shelby
By Veloce Publishing
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ean: 9781787114500, isbn: 1787114503,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Carroll Shelby, legendary driving ace, race team owner, and designer of Shelby Cobra, Daytona, and Mustang GT350 classics is revered by automotive enthusiasts, yet little has been written about the last quarter century of Carroll Shelby’s life. During that time Chris Theodore, VP at Chrysler and Ford, developed a close personal friendship with Carroll.The Last Shelby Cobra chronicles the development of the many vehicles they worked on together (Viper, Ford GT, Shelby Cobra Concept, Shelby GR1,

Audubon's Birds of America: The Audubon Society Baby Elephant Folio
By Abbeville Press
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780789211354, isbn: 0789211351,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
A magnificent new printing of this classic edition of John James Audubon’s masterwork In this latest printing of the Baby Elephant Folio edition of Audubon’s Birds of America, the thumbnail images accompanying the descriptive captions are printed in full color for the convenience of the reader. This printing also features an attractive new binding cloth, in a sumptuous teal color. The Baby Elephant Folio presents all 435 of Audubon’s brilliant hand-colored engravings in exquisite reproduc

An Islamic Biographical Dictionary of the Eastern Kazakh Steppe: 1770-1912 (Brill's Inner Asian Library) (English and Arabic Edition)
By Brill
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ean: 9789004141278, isbn: 9004141278,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
This biographical dictionary, based on a Turkic manuscript compiled in 1912, is essential for all those interested in the Islamic history of Central Asia under Russian and Chinese rule. Covering the period from 1770 - 1912, it brings to life the muslim communities of Sufis and scholars of the eastern Kazakh steppe. Its extensive biographical information provides fresh insights into the intellectual, political, and religious life of a region for which indigenous Islamic sources are virtually unkn

Sabina Spielrein: The Woman and the Myth
By SUNY Press
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ean: 9781438465791, isbn: 1438465793,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
Gold Medalist – 2017 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award in the Psychology category Explores the life and work of psychoanalyst Sabina Spielrein through a feminist and mytho-poetic lens.Long stigmatized as Carl Jung’s hysterical mistress, Sabina Spielrein (1885–1942) was in fact a key figure in the history of psychoanalytic thought. Born into a Russian Jewish family, she was institutionalized at nineteen in Zurich and became Jung’s patient. Spielrein went on to earn a doctorate in psy

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