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Dec.10.2007
City Children, Country Summer is the story of black and Latin kids from the ghettos of New York who spend the summer with Amish and Mennonite farm families in Central Pennsylvania. The program that sponsors these exchanges is the Fresh Air Fund.
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Dec.10.2007
In this fascinating book, New Yorker writer Lawrence Wright recounts the decades of research on twins and their similarites to shed light on how our genes influence our personalities.
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Dec.10.2007
Wright reflects on his coming-of-age during the 1960s, describing his experiences on the home front of the Vietnam War and on the battlefields of the civil rights movement. “This is a rewarding memoir with telling details on public figures and dissidents alike,” writes Publishers Weekly.
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Dec.10.2007
In 1988 Ericka and Julie Ingram began making a series of accusations of sexual abuse against their father, Paul Ingram, who was a respected deputy sheriff in Olympia, Washington. At first the accusations were confined to molestations in their childhood, but they grew to include torture and rape as...
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Dec.10.2007
A sweeping narrative history of the events leading to 9/11, The Looming Tower is a groundbreaking look at the people and ideas, the terrorist plans and the Western intelligence failures that culminated in the assault on America.
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Dec.10.2007
Pradyumna S. Chauhan collects and annotates published and broadcast interviews with Salman Rushdie to deliver the author's comments about his art and harrowed life, the state of politics, and the creative process.