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‘Bring Her Down”

‘Bring Her Down”

When Gov. Sarah Palin was selected as the Republican vice presidential nominee, the mainstream media knew little about her. But many of its members did know one thing: In the words of MSNBC journalist Mika Brzezinski, they wanted to “bring her down.” “‘Bring Her Down’: How the American Media Tried to Destroy Sarah Palin” examines these reporters’ visceral reaction to the sudden prominence of a pro-life conservative woman, and the tactics they used to try to marginalize her. And it asks what their no-holds-barred approach means for the future of elections in this country, and for the future of America
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The Sky Below

The Sky Below

An epic memoir from a man whose life is defined by exploration and innovation, The Sky Below re-creates some of the most unforgettable adventures of our time. From dramatic, high-risk spacewalks to author Scott Parazynski’s death-defying quest to summit Mount Everest—his body ravaged by a career in space—readers will experience the life of an elite athlete, physician, and explorer. This intimate, compelling account offers a rare portrait of space exploration from the inside. A global nomad raised in the shadow of NASA’s Apollo missions, Parazynski never lost sight of his childhood dream to one day don a spacesuit and float outside the
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Eat With Joy: Redeeming God’s Gift of Food

Eat With Joy: Redeeming God’s Gift of Food

The Christianity Today Book Award Winner 2014 (Christian Living) "Rachel Marie Stone's Eat With Joy: Redeeming God's Gift of Food takes one of the most fundamental aspects of human life and covers it with remarkable depth and breadth. . . . She offers a compelling vision of how we can spiritually and concretely partake of the heavenly banquet on earth." —Conspire, Spring 2013   "Rachel Marie Stone reminds us that God intends us to delight in food, and she invites us to do so again. Offering up both wisdom and recipes, Stone welcomes us to the table and shows us
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Thunder Dog

"Settle in. You are about to read a page turner." (From the foreword by Larry King) From Kirkus Reviews:  ”The story of a four-legged superhero named Roselle, who led her owner out of the ruins of the World Trade Center. Hingson’s remarkable relationship with guide dogs began long before the events of 9/11. Growing up blind, the author came to rely on their dedication, loyalty and courage at a very young age. Guide dogs helped him navigate through grade school, college and his first jobs. It was a beautiful but storm-shy Labrador retriever with a golden coat who would help save
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