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Coming Home

From the nine-time women's basketball icon and two-time Olympic gold medalist-a raw, revelatory account of her unfathomable detainment in Russia and her journey home.

The Book of Wild Flowers: Reflections on Favorite Plants

The perfect countryside and armchair companion to wild flowers.

Illustrator Angie Lewin and author Christopher Stocks celebrate wild flowers and their place in the landscape with The Book of Wild Flowers.

Christopher Stocks reveals the interesting and unusual history and science of wildflowers, including guidance on where they can be found and tips for identification. The book will focus on twenty-one of Lewin’s favorite wildflowers, and include reproductions of her paintings and illustrations, many created specifically for the book.

The Jazzmen: How Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, and Count Basie Transformed America

From bestselling author Larry Tye, comes a sweeping and spellbinding portrait of the longtime kings of jazz—Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, and Count Basie—who, born within a few years of one another, overcame racist exclusion and violence to become the most popular entertainers on the planet.

This is the story of three revolutionary American musicians, the maestro jazzmen who orchestrated the chords that throb at the soul of twentieth-century America.

Left for Dead

The true story of five castaways abandoned on the Falkland Islands during the War of 1812—a tale of treachery, shipwreck, isolation, and the desperate struggle for survival.

In Left for Dead, Eric Jay Dolin—“one of today’s finest writers about ships and the sea” (American Heritage)—tells the true story of a wild and fateful encounter between an American sealing vessel, a shipwrecked British brig, and a British warship in the Falkland archipelago during the War of 1812.

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