American Ulysses

Ronald C. White Random House

From the author of the New York Times bestseller A. Lincoln, a major new biography of one of America's greatest generals--and most misunderstood presidents In his time, Ulysses S. Grant was routinely

ISBN10 : 1400069025 , ISBN13 : 9781400069026

Page Number : 864

Willpower

Roy F. Baumeister Penguin Books

What's the secret of success: brains, looks, connections? The real answer is willpower. Based on years of psychological research, this book shows how self-control is the most important factor in achie

ISBN10 : 9780141049489 , ISBN13 : 0141049480

Page Number : 291

Cold Mountain

Charles Frazier Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, inclu

ISBN10 : 9780802197177 , ISBN13 : 0802197175

Page Number : 464

Elihu Washburne

Michael Hill Simon and Schuster

This is the remarkable and inspiring story—told largely in his own words— of American diplomat Elihu Washburne, who heroically aided his countrymen and other foreign nationals when Paris was devas

ISBN10 : 1451665318 , ISBN13 : 9781451665314

Page Number : 288

Purity

Jonathan Franzen Macmillan

A magnum opus for our morally complex times from the author of Freedom Young Pip Tyler doesn't know who she is. She knows that her real name is Purity, that she's saddled with $130,000 in student debt

ISBN10 : 0374710740 , ISBN13 : 9780374710743

Page Number : 576

Burned

Ellen Hopkins Simon and Schuster

Seventeen-year-old Pattyn, the eldest daughter in a large Mormon family, is sent to her aunt's Nevada ranch for the summer, where she temporarily escapes her alcoholic, abusive father and finds love a

ISBN10 : 1416903550 , ISBN13 : 9781416903550

Page Number : 532

El Deafo

Cece Bell Abrams

A 2015 Newbery Honor Book Going to school and making new friends can be tough. But going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superp

ISBN10 : 1613126212 , ISBN13 : 9781613126219

Page Number : 248