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joshuaadler added a title to their For later shelf Jul 20 2017
Perhaps no one in the twentieth century had a greater long-term impact on world history than Den Xiaoping. Dang was the pragmatic yet disciplined driving force behind China's radical transformation in the late twentieth century.
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joshuaadler added a title to their For later shelf May 23 2017
From one of Outside magazine's "Literary All-Stars" comes the thrilling true tale of the fastest boat ride ever, down the entire length of the Colorado River and through the Grand Canyon, during the legendary flood of 1983.In the spring...
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joshuaadler added a title to their For later shelf May 23 2017
At once an incredible adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, The river of doubt is the true story of Theodore Roosevelt's harrowing exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth. The river of doubt - it is a black,...
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joshuaadler added a title to their For later shelf May 23 2017
New from #1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel, the captivating, little-known true story of women's landmark contributions to astronomy"Sensitive, exacting, and lit with the wonder of discovery."--Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer...
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joshuaadler added a title to their For later shelf May 23 2017
A NYTimes.com Editor's Choice A Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Finalist "A jaunty, insightful new book . . . [that] draws from disparate corners of history and science to celebrate our compulsion to storify everything around us." -- New York Times...
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