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    The ice at the end of the world : an epic journey into Greenland's buried past and our perilous future

    Gertner, Jon, author.

    "A riveting, urgent account of the explorers and scientists racing to understand the rapidly melting ice sheet in Greenland, a dramatic harbinger of climate change. Greenland: a remote, mysterious island five times the size of California but with a popula....

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    One giant leap : the impossible mission that flew us to the Moon

    Fishman, Charles, 1961- author.

    President John F. Kennedy astonished the world on May 25, 1961, when he announced to Congress that the United States should land a man on the Moon by 1970. No group was more surprised than the scientists and engineers at NASA, who suddenly had less than a....

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    Where the lost dogs go : a story of love, search, and the power of reunion

    Charleson, Susannah, author.

    "Readers take to the streets beside Susannah to bring home a host of missing pets. Along the way, Susannah finds a part of herself also lost. And when unexpected heartbreak shatters her own sense of direction, it is Ace--the shelter dog that started it al....

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    The enemy of the people : a dangerous time to tell the truth in America

    Acosta, Jim, author.

    "From CNN's veteran Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta, an explosive, first-hand account of the dangers he faces reporting on the current White House while fighting on the front lines in President Trump's war on truth."--Publisher's description.....

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    Places and names : on war, revolution, and returning

    Ackerman, Elliot, author.

    Toward the beginning of Places and Names, Elliot Ackerman sits in a refugee camp in southern Turkey, across the table from a man named Abu Hassar, who fought for Al Qaeda in Iraq, and whose connections to the Islamic State are murky. At first, Ackerman pr....

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    Kingdom of lies : unnerving adventures in the world of cybercrime

    Fazzini, Kate, author.

    "The crime you'll never see coming. The people you'll never forget. A nineteen-year-old Romanian student stumbles into a criminal ransomware ring in her village. Soon she is extorting Silicon Valley billionaires for millions. A veteran cybersecurity speci....

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    Giants of the monsoon forest : living and working with elephants

    Shell, Jacob, 1983- author.

    Documents the complex working relationship between the elephants of Burma and India and their human riders, revealing how Asia's secret forest culture may offer a way to save the endangered species.....

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    Songs of America : patriotism, protest, and the music that made a nation

    Meacham, Jon, author.

    The noted historian and popular country music artist celebrate America and the music that inspired people and illuminated eras, providing historical context for songs from the Revolutionary War to the present.....

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    The Kennedy heirs : John, Caroline, and the new generation : a legacy of triumph and tragedy

    Taraborrelli, J. Randy, author.

    A unique burden was inherited by the children of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and his celebrated siblings, Senators Robert and Ted Kennedy. Raised in a world of enormous privilege against the backdrop of American history, this third generation of Ken....

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    KetoFast : rejuvenate your health with a step-by-step guide to timing your ketogenic meals

    Mercola, Joseph, author.

    "We all know that food is medicine--yet going without food is one of the single best things you can do for your health. Short, doable fasts, when strategically timed, are an incredibly powerful metabolic intervention, dovetailing perfectly with a ketogeni....

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    Love thy neighbor : a Muslim doctor's struggle for home in rural America

    Virji, Ayaz, author.

    "A powerful true story about a Muslim doctor's service to a small town and the hope of overcoming our country's climate of hostility and fear. In 2013, Dr. Ayaz Virji left a comfortable job at an East Coast hospital and moved to a town of 1,400 in Minneso....

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