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  • The Three-Year Swim Club: The Untold Story of Maui's Sugar Ditch Kids and Their Quest for Olympic Glory
    Julie Checkoway
    Paperback: 06/21/2016
     
    The inspirational, untold story of impoverished children who transformed themselves into world-class swimmers.
  • The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey
    Rinker Buck
    Paperback: 06/07/2016
     
    An epic account of traveling the length of the Oregon Trail the old-fashioned way—in a covered wagon with...
  • While the City Slept: A Love Lost to Violence and a Young Man's Descent into Madness
    Eli Sanders
    Hardcover: 02/02/2016
     
    A Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter's gripping account of one young man's path to murder - and a wake-up ...
  • Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival
    Peter Stark
    Paperback: 02/10/2015
     
    In 1810, John Jacob Astor sent out two advance parties to settle the wild, unclaimed western coast of North ...
  • Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream
    Joshua Davis
    Paperback: 12/02/2014
     
    Four undocumented Mexican American students, two great teachers, one robot-building contest...and a ...
  • On the Origin of Tepees: The Evolution of Ideas (and Ourselves)
    Jonnie Hughes
    Paperback: 06/19/2012
     
    Why do some ideas spread, while others die off? Does human culture have its very own "survival of the fittest"...
  • American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century
    Howard Blum
    Paperback: 10/06/2009
     
    Simultaneously offering the absorbing reading experience of a can’t-put-it-down thriller and the ...

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