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Seating Arragements

by Maggie Shipstead
ISBN:9780307599469

Winn Van Meter has a Harvard education, membership in all the right clubs, a pedigreed wife, and a tastefully understated summer home on a pristine New England island where the wedding of his eldest daughter, Daphne, is about to take place. The weather is idyllic and so, it would seem, is the gathering. But the three-day wedding weekend soon turns into a complete social disaster in every way imaginable.

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To the Last Breath

by Francis Slakey
ISBN:9781439198957

A Georgetown University physics professor describes the rigidly scheduled and isolated existence he led before embarking on a life-risking effort to climb the world's highest mountains and surf every ocean.

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The Men Who United the States

by Simon Winchester
ISBN,:9780062079602

Acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Winchester illuminates the men who toiled fearlessly to discover, connect, and bond the citizenry and geography of the U.S.A. from its beginnings and ponders whether the historic work of uniting the States has succeeded, and to what degree.

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Chanel Bonfire

by Wendy Lawless
ISBN:9781451675368

With clear-eyed grace, refreshing honesty, and flashing wit, Wendy Lawless tells the true story of her unhinged upbringing, a disjointed fairy tale of a childhood in chaos.

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The Painted Girls

by Cathy Marie Buchanan
ISBN:9781594486241

In belle époque Paris, the Van Goethem sisters struggle for survival after the sudden death of their father, a situation that prompts young Marie's ballet training and her introduction to a genius painter.

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