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Defending Jacob

William Landay - 2013 - Fiction - Limited preview
Assistant district attorney Andy Barber finds his marriage and the rest of his life falling apart as he ties to defend his 14-year-old son, who is accused of murdering a fellow student. Reprint. 600,000 first printing.
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Endgame: Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and Fall - from America's Brightest ...

Frank Brady - 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - No preview available
Endgame is acclaimed biographer Frank Brady’s decades-in-the-making tracing of the meteoric ascent—and confounding descent—of enigmatic genius Bobby Fischer. Only Brady, who met Fischer when the prodigy was only 10 and shared with him some of ...
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The Greatest Stories Never Told: 100 Tales from History to Astonish ...

Rick Beyer - 2003 - History - No preview available
History isn't always made by great armies colliding or by great civilizations rising or falling. Sometimes it's made when a chauffeur takes a wrong turn, a scientist forgets to clean up his lab, or a drunken soldier gets a bit rowdy. That's the ...
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The Kennedy Detail (Enhanced Edition): JFK's Secret Service Agents Break ...

Gerald Blaine, Lisa McCubbin - 2010 - History - Limited preview
Enhanced with stunning videos and photographs throughout, illustrating the impact of Kennedy’s presidency and death, the true story of the critical events leading up to and following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, in full for the ...
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Unsolved mysteries of American history: an eye-opening journey through 500 ...

Paul Aron - 2005 - History - Snippet view
"The material in this book was originally published as Unsolved mysteries of American history (1997) and More unsolved mysteries of American history (2004) by John Wiley & Sons, Inc."
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The Clinton Tapes: Wrestling History with the President

Taylor Branch - 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author of Parting the Waters recounts the intimate talks he shared with the forty-second president during the latter's two terms in office, in an account that shares the writer's perspectives on lesser ...
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Rebecca Skloot - 2010 - Science - No preview available
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for ...
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The California Landlord's Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities

David Wayne Brown, Ralph Warner, Janet Portman - 2009 - Law - No preview available
California regularly changes the state's landlord/tenant laws, but this definitive guide for Golden State landlords is updated to reflect them all. The book covers leases and rental agreements, security deposits, inspections, liability, lead ...
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A Vast Conspiracy: The Real Story of the Sex Scandal That Nearly Brought ...

Jeffrey Toobin - 2000 - Political Science - Limited preview
Offers an account of the Clinton sex scandals, from the Paula Jones lawsuit to the Senate trial, including profiles of the participants and an analyzation of the long-term political, social, and cultural ramifications of the scandal.
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An Underground Education: The Unauthorized and Outrageous Supplement to ...

Richard Zacks - 1999 - Reference - Snippet view
A compendium of odd facts, stories, photographs, and images
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