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Biography

Alex Haley: The Man Who Traced America's Roots Alex Haley: The Man Who Traced America's Roots
by Editors of Reader's Digest

Alex Haley: The Man Who Traced America's Roots is a collection of articles the Pulitzer Prize-winning author wrote for Reader's Digest from 1954 to 1991. Haley's stories are timeless, as powerful and relevant today as when they were first written.



Adopted Son: Washington, Lafayette, and the Friendship That Saved the Revolution Adopted Son: Washington, Lafayette, and the Friendship That Saved the Revolution
by David A. Clary

In Adopted Son, historian David A. Clary tells the exciting story of possibly the most important friendship in American history. Bringing together the latest research, this dramatic narrative interweaves the private and public lives of George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette, who did together what neither could have done alone.



Catch a Wave: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson Catch a Wave: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson
by Peter Ames Carlin

Their sound registers in a wave crashing on an empty beach; in the four-on-the-floor squeal of a tricked-out roadster; in a prom-night kiss. For more than four decades, their music has defined what it means to be young, to be ambitious, to be American. But how well do you really know the Beach Boys?



Golden Girl: How Natalie Coughlin Fought Back, Challenged Conventional Wisdom, and Became America's Olympic Champion Golden Girl: How Natalie Coughlin Fought Back, Challenged Conventional Wisdom, and Became America's Olympic Champion
by Michael Silver with Natalie Coughlin

When Natalie Coughlin burst into the world's living rooms in the summer of 2004, twice striking gold in Athens in the midst of the most prolific performance in a single Olympics by any American woman, she looked like the quintessential champion.



Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her
by Melanie Rehak

Melanie Rehak will send you back to your old Nancy Drews -- but thanks to Girl Sleuth you'll never read them the same way again.



The Man Behind the Microchip: Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon Valley The Man Behind the Microchip: Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon Valley
by Leslie Berlin

Hailed as the Thomas Edison and Henry Ford of Silicon Valley, Robert Noyce was a brilliant inventor, a leading entrepreneur, and a daring risk taker who piloted his own jets and skied mountains accessible only by helicopter. Now, in The Man Behind the Microchip, Leslie Berlin captures not only this colorful individual but also the vibrant interplay of technology, business, money, politics, and culture that defines Silicon Valley.