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Spirit Run: A 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land

The electrifying debut memoir of a son of working class Mexican immigrants who fled a life of labor in fruit packing plants to run in an Indigenous marathon from Canada to Guatemala, reimagining North America and his place in it Growing up in Yakima, Washington, No lvarez worked at an

More Myself: A Journey

An intimate, revealing look at one artists journey from self censorship to full expression As one of the most celebrated musicians of our time, Alicia Keys has enraptured the nation with her heartfelt lyrics, extraordinary vocal range, and soul stirring piano compositions Yet away from the

Rebel Cinderella: From Rags to Riches to Radical, the Epic Journey of Rose Pastor Stokes

From the best selling author of King Leopold s Ghost and Spain in Our Hearts comes the astonishing but forgotten story of an immigrant sweatshop worker who married an heir to a great American fortune and became one of the most charismatic radical leaders of her time Rose Pastor arrived in New York

Truganini

The haunting story of the extraordinary Aboriginal woman behind the myth of the last Tasmanian Aborigine At last, a book to give Truganini the proper attention she deserves Gaye Sculthorpe, Curator of Oceania, The British Museum Cassandra Pybus ancestors told a story of an old Aboriginal

Evonne Goolagong

In this book from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Evonne Goolagong, the inspiring indigenous Australian tennis player Evonne grew up on a hot, dusty farm in Australia She was the third of eight children, and descendant of the Wirundjuri people, who

Pirate Queen: A Story of Zheng Yi Sao

The most powerful pirate in history was a woman who was born into poverty in Guangzhou, China, in the late 1700s When pirates attacked her town and the captain took a liking to her, she saw a way out Zheng Yi Sao agreed to marry him only if she got an equal share of his business When her husband

You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington

In a genre overdue for a shakeup, Alexis Coe takes a closer look at our firstand finds he s not quite the man we remember Young George Washington was raised by a struggling single mother, demanded military promotions, chased rich young women, caused an international incident, and never backed down

In the Land of Men

A fiercely personal memoir about coming of age in the male dominated literary world of the nineties, becoming the first female literary editor of Esquire, and Miller s personal and working relationship with David Foster Wallace A naive and idealistic twenty two year old from the Midwest, Adrienne

Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman's Search for Justice in Indian Country

The gripping true story of a murder on an Indian reservation, and the unforgettable Arikara woman who becomes obsessed with solving it an urgent work of literary journalism I don t know a complicated, original protagonist in literature than Lissa Yellow Bird, or a dogged reporter in