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Burial Rites

by Hannah Kent
ISBN:9780316243919

In Iceland in 1829, a young woman accused of murdering her master is sent to an isolated rural farm to await execution and tells the farmer's family her side of the story.

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Shot All to Hell

by Lee Gardner
ISBN:9780061989476

It was the most famous bank robbery of all time, involving the legendary James-Younger gang's final shocking holdup, the infamous Northfield Raid, and the thrilling two-week chase that followed.

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Return to Oakpine

by Ron Carlson
ISBN:9780670025077

After a successful thirty-year career as a novelist, terminally ill Jimmy returns to his hometown in Wyoming and reconnects with three former bandmates from his high-school years.

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The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows

by Brian Castner
ISBN: 9780385536202

This work is a powerful account of war and homecoming. The author served three tours of duty in the Middle East. Days and nights he and his team would venture forth in heavily armed convoys from their Forward Operating Base to engage in the nerve-racking yet strangely exhilarating work of either disarming the deadly improvised explosive devices that had been discovered, or picking up the pieces when the alert came too late. But this book is not just about battle itself. It is also an unflinching portrayal of the toll war exacts on the men and women who are fighting it. When the author returned home to his wife and family, he began a struggle with a no less insidious foe, an unshakable feeling of fear and confusion and survivor's guilt that he terms The Crazy. His book immerses the reader in two harrowing and simultaneous realities: the terror and excitement and camaraderie of combat, and the lonely battle against the enemy within, the haunting memories that will not fade, the survival instincts that will not switch off. After enduring what he has endured, can there ever again be such a thing as "normal"?"

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The Last Policeman

by Ben Winters
ISBN: 9781594745768

When the Earth is doomed by an imminent and unavoidable asteroid collision, New Hampshire homicide detective Hank Palace considers the worth of his job in a world destined to end in six months and investigates a suspicious suicide that nobody else cares about.

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