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The end of Alzheimer's the first program to prevent and reverse cognitive decline —Bredesen, Dale E., author.
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2018
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Everyone knows someone who has survived cancer, but no one knows anyone who has survived Alzheimer's Disease. Dale Bredesen, MD, offers hope to anyone looking to prevent and even reverse Alzheimer's Disease and cognitive...

The inheritance a family on the front lines of the battle against Alzheimer's disease —Kapsambelis, Niki, author.
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2017
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"An inspiring race against time: The courageous, hopeful story of the one family who may hold the key to finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease. Every sixty-nine seconds, someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. O...

Fly girls how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history —O'Brien, Keith, 1973- author.
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2018
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Between the world wars, no sport was more popular, or more dangerous, than airplane racing. Thousands of fans flocked to multi-day events, and cities vied with one another to host them. The pilots themselves were hailed ...

The true tails of Baker and Taylor the library cats who left their pawprints on a small town ... and the world —Louch, Jan, author.
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2016
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It all started with mice in the library. Assistant librarian Jan Louch and a coworker decided that what the library needed was a cat. Or, even better, two cats. Soon, they found a pair of Scottish Folds who were perfect ...

Agent 110 an American spymaster and the German resistance in WWII —Miller, Scott, 1960- author.
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2017
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In November 1942, American spymaster Allen Dulles slipped into Switzerland just before Nazi forces sealed the border. His mission: to report on the inner workings of the Third Reich. Code-named Agent 110 by the OSS, he d...

The library book —Orlean, Susan, author.
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2018
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"Orlean chronicles the LAPL fire and its aftermath to showcase the larger, crucial role that libraries play in our lives; delves into the evolution of libraries across the country and around the world, from their humble ...

Dust bowl girls the inspiring story of the team that barnstormed its way to basketball glory —Reeder, Lydia, author.
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2017
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At the height of the Great Depression, Sam Babb, the charismatic basketball coach of tiny Oklahoma Presbyterian College, began dreaming. Like so many others, he wanted a reason to have hope. Traveling from farm to farm, ...

The last castle the epic story of love, loss, and American royalty in the nation's largest home —Kiernan, Denise, author.
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2018
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Documents the story of the Gilded Age mansion Biltmore, tracing George Vanderbilt's construction of his European-style estate and the efforts of his bride, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser, to become its protector in the face of...

Tip of the iceberg my 3,000 mile journey around wild Alaska, the last great American frontier —Adams, Mark, 1967- author.
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2018
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"In 1899, railroad magnate Edward H. Harriman organized a most unusual summer voyage to the wilds of Alaska: He converted a steamship into a luxury "floating university," populated by some of America's best and brightest...

The line becomes a river dispatches from the border —Cantú, Francisco (Essayist), author.
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2018
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Francisco Cantú was raised by his mother, a park ranger and daughter of a Mexican immigrant, in the scrublands of the Southwest. After college, Cantú joins the Border Patrol. He and his partners are posted to remote re...

A future of faith the path of change in politics and society —Francis, Pope, 1936- interviewee.
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2018
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Pope Francis met with French reporter and sociologist Dominique Wolton for an unprecedented series of twelve fascinating and timely conversations, open dialogues revolving around the political, cultural, and religious is...

Leadership in turbulent times —Goodwin, Doris Kearns, author.
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2018
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Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the leader make the times or do the times make the leader? Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin draws upon the f...

The kings of Big Spring God, oil, and one family's search for the American dream —Mealer, Bryan, author.
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2018
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"In 1892, Bryan Mealer's great-grandfather leaves the Georgia mountains and heads west into Texas, looking for wealth and adventure in the raw and open country. But his luck soon runs out. Beset by drought, the family lo...

Woolly the true story of the quest to revive one of history's most iconic extinct creatures —Mezrich, Ben, 1969- author.
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2017
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Ben Mezrich takes us on an exhilarating true adventure story from the icy terrain of Siberia to the labs of Harvard University. There a group of young scientists, under the guidance of brilliant geneticist Dr. George Chu...

Enlightenment now the case for reason, science, humanism, and progress —Pinker, Steven, 1954- author.
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2018
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Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? Cognitive scientist Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, which play to our psychological biases. Instea...

From here to eternity traveling the world to find the good death —Doughty, Caitlin, author.
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2018
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Fascinated by our pervasive fear of dead bodies, mortician Caitlin Doughty set out to discover how other cultures care for the dead. In rural Indonesia, she watches a man clean and dress his grandfather's mummified body,...

Deep South four seasons on back roads —Theroux, Paul, author.
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2015
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"One of the most acclaimed travel writers of our time turns his unflinching eye on an American South too often overlooked. Paul Theroux has spent fifty years crossing the globe, adventuring in the exotic, seeking the ric...

Being a dog following the dog into a world of smell —Horowitz, Alexandra, author.
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2017
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To a dog, there is no such thing as "fresh air." Every breath of air is loaded with information. In fact, what every dog -- the tracking dog, of course, but also the dog lying next to you, snoring, on the couch -- knows ...

Every day is extra —Kerry, John, 1943- author.
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2018
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"John Kerry tells the story of his extraordinary life of public service, from decorated Vietnam veteran to five-term United States senator, 2004 Democratic presidential candidate, and Secretary of State for four years: a...

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