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By Lorne Rubenstein, Tiger Woods. 2017
In 1997, Tiger Woods was already among the most-watched and closely examined athletes in history. But it wasn't until the… Masters Tournament that his career would definitively change forever. Woods, then only 21, won the Masters by a historic 12 shots, which remains the widest margin of victory in the tournament's history, making it an iconic moment for him and sports. Now, 20 years later, Woods is ready to explore his history with the game, how it has changed over the years, and what it was like winning such an important event. With never-before-heard stories, this book will provide keen insight from one of the game's all-time greats. Bestseller. 2017.
Outlines nine steps that have been clinically proven to be highly effective in promoting overall health. They have provided the… essential framework for Dr. Buttar's philosophy and treatment plan as he has helped many patients considered to be treatment failures improve their conditions drastically. Dr. Buttar's clinic, Advanced Concepts in Medicine, the Center for Advanced Medicine, specializes in the treatment of cancer, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative disease in patients for whom conventional medical treatments have failed. Bestseller. 2010.
By Doris Kearns Goodwin. 2009
In this monumental multiple biography, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin studies Abraham Lincoln's mastery of men. She shows how… he saved Civil War-torn America by appointing his fiercest rivals to key cabinet positions, making them help achieve his vision for peace. As well as a thrilling piece of narrative history, it's an inspiring study of one of the greatest leaders the world has ever seen. Bestseller. 2009.
An expose of the case of Pollard, an American Jew who worked for US Naval intelligence and spied for Israel.… Discusses the harsh sentence given to both Pollard and his wife, the question of dual loyalties and the possibility of a third-party involvement. 1989.
Drawing on long-classified documents, this is the official history of the war waged by Britain's Special Operations Executive on Benito… Mussolini's Fascist Italy. It provides an account of SOE's clandestine efforts to strike at Italy and sever its alliance with Nazi Germany, uncovering missions as remarkable as a plot to assassinate Mussolini and plans to arm the Mafia. It also recounts SOE's attempts at causing trouble inside an enemy country as opposed to an enemy-occupied one. This is a tale of desperate daring and sacrifice, climaxing in one of the most extraordinary episodes of the war: the delicate and dramatic dealings between the Allies and the Italians that led to Italy's surrender in 1943. 2014.
By Tom Mulcair. 2015
The inside story of Thomas Mulcair's rise from modest beginnings to the threshold of power. Discover the man behind the… headlines, who he is, how he thinks, and the struggles he faced - from fighting sexual misconduct, to protecting our environment, to his work alongside Jack Layton leading the NDP to a historic breakthrough in Quebec. Bestseller. 2015.
By Lisa Brennan-Jobs. 2018
Lisa's father, Steve Jobs, was a mythical figure rarely present in her life. As she grew older, he ushered her… into a new world of mansions, vacations, and private schools. But he could also be cold, critical, and unpredictable. When her relationship with her mother grew strained in high school, Lisa moved in with her father, hoping he'd become the parent she'd always wanted him to be. Bestseller. 2018.
By Elizabeth P McIntosh. 1998
During World War II, the author, a war reporter, was recruited by the Office of Strategic Services (OSS)--later the CIA--to… work in the propaganda division. She describes other female operatives, some of whom were spies with hair-raising duties behind enemy lines. Concludes with the role women play in intelligence, including uncovering the Soviet mole Aldrich Ames. 1998.
By Rosemary Sullivan. 2015
Born in the early years of the Soviet Union, Svetlana Stalin spent her youth inside the walls of the Kremlin.… Communist Party privilege protected her from the mass starvation and purges that haunted Russia, but she did not escape tragedy--the loss of everyone she loved, including her mother, two brothers, aunts and uncles, and a lover twice her age, deliberately exiled to Siberia by her father. As she gradually learned about the extent of her father's brutality after his death, in 1967 Svetlana shocked the world by defecting to the United States. But she could not escape her father's legacy; her life in America was fractured; she moved frequently, married disastrously, shunned other Russian exiles, and ultimately died in poverty in Spring Green, Wisconsin. Winner of the 2015 Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction, the 2016 British Columbia National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction, and the 2016 RBC Taylor Prize. Bestseller. 2015.
By Addison Hodges Hart. 2014
The author poses some crucial questions for contemporary Christians: What sort of church must we become in today’s post-Christendom world,… where we can no longer count on society to support Christian ideals? What can we salvage from our past that is of real value, and what can we properly leave behind? Summoning readers to wise and faithful discipleship in our post-Christendom age, the author suggests both how Christ’s disciples can say yes to much that was preserved during the age of Christendom and why they should say no to some of the cherished accretions of that passing epoch. 2014.
By Don Cherry. 2014
Known for his opinions - and unabashed expression of them - Don Cherry has been causing debate for decades. Topics… on "Coach's Corner" sometimes veer away from sports and on to other matters that are near and dear to Cherry's heart: the war in Afghanistan and politics, among others. Now Don shares his thoughts on a broader range of issues than he ever has before. He shares some of his personal experiences on and off the ice, and offers the lessons he's learned along the way. Bestseller. 2014.
By Denene Millner, Steve Harvey. 2010
In a follow-up to "Act like a Lady, Think like a Man", comedian and talk-show host Harvey continues his advice… to women on understanding and dealing with men of all ages. Topics covered include money, sex, chores, and dating. Bestseller. 2010.
By Mary Beard. 2015
Beard explores ancient Rome and how its citizens adapted the notion of imperial rule, invented the concepts of citizenship and… nation, and made laws about those traditionally overlooked in history, including women, slaves, and criminals. Bestseller. 2015.
By Adam Hochschild. 2016
Hochschild presents a sweeping history of the Spanish Civil War, told through a dozen American characters, including Ernest Hemingway: a… tale of idealism, heartbreaking suffering, and a noble cause that failed. Bestseller. 2016.
By John Ibbitson. 2015
Stephen Harper has made government smaller, justice tougher, and provinces more independent. Those who praise Harper point to the Conservatives'… skillful economic management, the reformed immigration system, the uncompromising defence of Israel and Ukraine, and the fight against terrorism, while critics accuse the Harper government of being autocratic, secretive and cruel. Ibbitson explores Harper’s suburban youth, the forces that shaped his tempestuous relationship with Reform Leader Preston Manning, how Laureen Harper influences her husband, his devotion to his children--and his cats. Ibbitson explains how this shy, closed, introverted loner united a fractured conservative movement, defeated a Liberal hegemony, and set out to reshape the nation. Bestseller. Winner of the 2015 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing. 2015.
By Susan Faludi. 1999
Prize-winning journalist reassesses the masculine role in U.S. society. Focusses on men born after World War II who feel angry… at the discrepancy between perceived promises and the reality of their existence. Begins at a domestic violence meeting and progresses to numerous interviews with individuals in a wide range of occupations. Bestseller. 1999.
By Elissa Wall, Lisa Beth Pulitzer. 2008
Former member of a fundamentalist Mormon denomination describes her upbringing in the church, forced marriage at age fourteen to a… first cousin, and escape from the sect. Recounts her 2007 court testimony against leader Warren Jeffs and discusses her new life. 2008.
By James Risen. 2006
New York Times reporter recounts anecdotes, often from anonymous sources, concerning CIA efforts to thwart terrorists since September 11, 2001.… Discusses the National Security Agency's domestic wiretapping program, the search for weapons of mass destruction, and the return of Afghanistan's opium trade. Posits that the CIA mission failed. Bestseller. 2006.
By Ronald Kessler. 1988
An inside account of how the FBI catches spies and how the KGB has infiltrated the CIA. Includes the author's… interview with Karl Koecher, a Soviet mole who penetrated the CIA. 1988.
By Dan Quayle. 1994
The former U.S. vice president discusses his experiences in office, criticizes the media's devastating treatment of him, articulates his core… values and beliefs, and analyzes what went wrong in the 1992 campaign for reelection. c1994.