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    J. Edgar Hoover: The Man and the Secrets

    Curt Gentry


    "The cumulative effect is overwhelming. Eleanor Roosevelt was right: Hoover’s FBI was an American gestapo." —Newsweek

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    Sketches from a Life

    George F. Kennan


    Written originally as a series of entries in a travel diary and now considered one of the most important memoirs of our time, Sketches from a Life is George F. Kennan's peerless, impressionistic record of his experiences with twentieth-century history.

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    Stanley Kubrick, Director: A Visual Analysis

    Ulrich Ruchti, Sybil Taylor, Alexander Walker


    Alexander Walker's Stanley Kubrick, Director is the only book ever written with Kubrick's cooperation.

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    Hemingway: The Final Years

    Michael Reynolds


    Hemingway's triumphs as a writer during the 1940s and 1950s accompanied a life of risk and danger.

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    Geons, Black Holes, and Quantum Foam: A Life in Physics

    John Archibald Wheeler, Kenneth Ford


    The autobiography of one of the preeminent figures in twentieth-century physics.