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  • Of Bears and Ballots: An Alaskan Adventure in Small-Town Politics
    Heather Lende
    Hardcover: 06/30/2020
     
    The writer whom the Los Angeles Times calls "part Annie Dillard, part Anne Lamott" now brings us her quirky ...
  • The Women with Silver Wings: The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II
    Katherine Sharp Landdeck
    Hardcover: 04/21/2020
     
    The thrilling true story of the daring female aviators who helped the United States win World War II--only to ...
  • A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II
    Sonia Purnell
    Paperback: 03/24/2020
     
    The never-before-told story of Virginia Hall, the American spy who changed the course of World War II, from ...
  • Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman's Search for Justice in Indian Country
    Sierra Crane Murdoch
    Hardcover: 02/25/2020
     
    The gripping true story of a murder on an Indian reservation, and the unforgettable Arikara woman&#...
  • The Sun Is a Compass: A 4,000-Mile Journey into the Alaskan Wilds
    Caroline Van Hemert
    Paperback: 02/25/2020
     
    The gripping story of a biologist's journey from Washington State to high above the Arctic Circle - traveling ...
  • Sounds Like Titanic: A Memoir
    Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman
    Paperback: 02/11/2020
     
    A Finalist for the 2019 National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography

    "Deliciously bizarre and utterly ...
  • The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers
    Bridgett M. Davis
    Paperback: 01/21/2020
     
    A singular memoir that tells the story of one unforgettable mother, her devoted daughter, and the life they ...

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