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The Good War: An Oral History of World War II
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She’s never been afraid of breaking the rules—until she risks breaking her heart

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Saxophone Colossus: The Life and Music of Sonny Rollins
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This momentous work offers a groundbreaking history of the early civil rights movement in the South with new material that situates the book in the context of subsequent movement literature.
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