Miracle Country

Miracle CountryKendra Atleework grew up in Swall Meadows, in the Owens Valley of the Eastern Sierra Nevada, where annual rainfall averages five inches and in drought years measures closer to zero Kendra s family raised their children to thrive in this harsh landscape, forever at the mercy of wildfires, blizzard

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Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy

Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthyn The definitive biography of the most dangerous demagogue in American history, based on first ever review of his personal and professional papers, medical and military records, and recently unsealed transcripts of his closed door Congressional hearings n In the long history of American demagogues,

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Alaric the Goth: An Outsider's History of the Fall of Rome

Alaric the Goth: An Outsider's History of the Fall of RomeStigmatized and relegated to the margins of Roman society, the Goths were violent barbarians who destroyed civilization, at least in the conventional story of Rome s collapse But a slight shift of perspective brings their history, and ours, shockingly alive n n nAlaric grew up near the river bord

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The Woman's Hour: Our Fight for the Right to Vote

The Woman's Hour: Our Fight for the Right to Voten This adaptation of the book Hillary Clinton calls a page turning drama and an inspiration will spark the attention of young readers and teach them about activism, civil rights, and the fight for women s suffrage just in time for the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amend

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