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Jim Henson by Brian Jay Jones
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Jim Henson: The Biography by

For the first time ever-a comprehensive biography of one of the twentieth-century's most innovative creative artists: the incomparable, irreplaceable Jim Henson.

He was a gentle dreamer whose genial bearded visage was recognized around the world, but most people got to know him only through the iconic characters born of his fertile imagination: Kermit the Frog, Bert and Ern
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Jim Henson by Brian Jay Jones
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The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan
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Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman
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One Summer by Bill Bryson
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The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
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Eighty Days by Matthew Goodman
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Manson by Jeff Guinn
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Frozen in Time by Mitchell Zuckoff
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Dirty Wars by Jeremy Scahill
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The Guns at Last Light by Rick Atkinson
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A Higher Call by Adam Makos
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Bunker Hill by Nathaniel Philbrick
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The Riddle of the Labyrinth by Margalit Fox
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The Unwinding by George Packer
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771 votes
The Skies Belong to Us by Brendan I. Koerner
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750 votes
Zealot by Reza Aslan
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683 votes
The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel
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Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly
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Salinger by David Shields
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289 votes
Lawrence in Arabia by Scott Anderson
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