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Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594487279
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Riverhead Books - November 5th, 2013

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The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America’s First Subway Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312591328
Availability: Out of Print
Published: St. Martin's Press - February 4th, 2014

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Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781592407491
Availability: Special Order
Published: Avery - October 17th, 2013

Jazz writer Terry Teachout offers a balanced, nuanced and loving portrait of one of America's most beloved composers, Duke Ellington.  He provides insight into his life as a band leader, composer, pianist, cultural ambassador, black icon and sometimes gadabout!  Any fan of American music or Black history will love this book! - Aaron

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On Paper: The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307266422
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 15th, 2013

take it for granted, but where would we be without paper? Art,
architecture, music, literature, design, journalism, politics, commerce,
philosophy and more have depended on paper to make it happen. Basbanes
will appeal to fans of cultural history, science and the arts with his
wide ranging but focused writing. -Aaron

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The Martian: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780804139021
Availability: Backordered
Published: Crown - February 11th, 2014

Accidentally stranded
by the rest of his crew, an astronaut finds himself alone on Mars with
no way to communicate with Earth! This fast paced sci-fi thriller will
appeal to space geeks as well as casual readers. Weir strikes an
entertaining balance between the tech-talk it takes to understand space
living and the humor and wit to keep it interesting. -Aaron