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Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power - Page 216

Rachel Maddow - Political Science - 2012 - 288 pages
The Unmooring of American Military Power Rachel Maddow. Chapter 9 An $8
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Digital Wars: Apple, Google, Microsoft and the Battle for the Internet

Charles Arthur - Business & Economics - 2012 - 272 pages
Digital Wars tells you what to expect from the internet in the next five years, which company will ultimately be in the driving seat, and what the implications will be for us all.
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Sharp Objects: A Novel

Gillian Flynn - Fiction - 2006 - 272 pages
FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GONE GIRL Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, reporter Camille Preaker faces a troubling assignment: she must return to her tiny hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls.
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A Game of Thrones 4-Book Bundle: A Song of Ice and Fire Series: A Game of ...

George R.R. Martin - Fiction - 2011 - 3264 pages
It is this very vitality that has led it to be adapted as the HBO miniseries “Game of Thrones.” This bundle includes the following novels: A GAME OF THRONES A CLASH OF KINGS A STORM OF SWORDS A FEAST FOR CROWS
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My Beloved World

Sonia Sotomayor - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 336 pages
Here is the story of a precarious childhood, with an alcoholic father (who would die when she was nine) and a devoted but overburdened mother, and of the refuge a little girl took from the turmoil at home with her passionately spirited ...
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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

Cheryl Strayed - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 336 pages
One of the Best Books of the Year: NPR, The Boston Globe, Entertainment Weekly, Vogue, St. Louis Dispatch This ebook edition includes a Reading Group Guide.
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Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics

Charles Krauthammer - Political Science - 2013 - 416 pages
And finally, the collection presents a trove of always penetrating, often bemused re­flections on everything from border collies to Halley’s Comet, from Woody Allen to Win­ston Churchill, from the punishing pleasures of speed chess to ...
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The Great Decision: Jefferson, Adams, Marshall, and the Battle for the ...

Cliff Sloan, David McKean - History - 2009 - 258 pages
Tells the riveting story of Marshall and of the landmark court case, Marbury v. Madison, through which he empowered the Supreme Court and transformed the idea of the separation of powers into a working blueprint for our modern state.
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In the President's Secret Service: Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line ...

Ronald Kessler - Social Science - 2009 - 272 pages
Only tight-lipped Secret Service agents know the real story, and Ronald Kessler is the only journalist to have won their trust. From the Hardcover edition.
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Understanding Iraq

William R. Polk - History - 2009 - 240 pages
In this acutely penetrating and endlessly fascinating study, acknowledged Middle East authority William R. Polk presents a comprehensive history of the tumultuous events that shaped modern Iraq, while offering well-reasoned judgments on ...
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The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and ...

Robert D. Kaplan - Political Science - 2012 - 448 pages
In this provocative, startling book, Robert D. Kaplan, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, offers a revelatory new prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and countries ...
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Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson III

Robert A. Caro - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 1437 pages
Brilliantly weaving rich detail into a gripping narrative, Caro gives us both a galvanizing portrait of Johnson himself and a definitive and revelatory study of the workings of legislative power. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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50 Ways to Wear a Scarf

Lauren Friedman - Self-Help - 2014 - 128 pages
From the Audrey to the Paris, the Top Down, or the Easy Breezy, there are 50 scarf styles in this book for any occasion or mood.
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The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor

Jake Tapper - Political Science - 2012 - 688 pages
In THE OUTPOST, Jake Tapper gives us the powerful saga of COP Keating, from its establishment to eventual destruction, introducing us to an unforgettable cast of soldiers and their families, and to a place and war that has remained ...
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Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil

Timothy Mitchell - Political Science - 2011 - 224 pages
Carbon Democracy tells a more complex story, arguing that no nation escapes the political consequences of our collective dependence on oil.
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10th Anniversary

James Patterson, Maxine Paetro - Fiction - 2011 - 448 pages
With James Patterson's white-hot speed and unquenchable action, 10th Anniversary is the most deliciously chilling Women's Murder Club book ever.
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The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future

Victor Cha - History - 2012 - 560 pages
In The Impossible State, seasoned international-policy expert and lauded scholar Victor Cha pulls back the curtain, providing the best look yet at North Korea's history, the rise of the Kim family dynasty, and the obsessive personality cult ...
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100 Cupboards: Book 1 of the 100 Cupboards

N. D. Wilson - Juvenile Fiction - 2007 - 304 pages
Henry soon understands that these are not just cupboards, but portals to other worlds. 100 Cupboards is the first book of a new fantasy adventure, written in the best world-hopping tradition and reinvented in N. D. Wilson’s inimitable ...
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1862: A Novel

Robert Conroy - Fiction - 2007 - 416 pages
From the Mississippi bayou to the Pennsylvania farmlands to the woods of Maine, the great armies of Generals Grant and Lee face off in the nation’s deadliest conflict. And to the victor goes history. From the Paperback edition.
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