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Dan Brown: The Unauthorized Biography
Lisa Rogak

The Revealing Story of Dan Brown, the Man Who Outsold the Bible

The Da Vinci Code made Dan Brown one of the most popular authors in history. Yet he's also one of the most secretive, rarely granting interviews or making public appearances.

In this illuminating biography, Lisa Rogak uncovers the life of the high school English teacher and singer/songwriter who became one of the world's bestselling writers. She recounts his bumpy road to publishing success and the legal

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A Boy Named Shel
Lisa Rogak

Few authors are as beloved as Shel Silverstein. His inimitable drawings and comic poems have become the bedtime staples of millions of children and their parents, but few readers know much about the man behind that wild-eyed, bearded face peering out from the backs of dust jackets.

In A Boy Named Shel, Lisa Rogak tells the full story of a life as antic and adventurous as any of his creations. A man with an incurable case of wanderlust, Shel kept homes on both coasts and many

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And Nothing But the Truthiness
Lisa Rogak

A funny and personal portrait of the comedian who became the headline-making, ground-breaking star of The Colbert Report.

"My name is Stephen Colbert, but I actually play someone on television named Stephen Colbert, who looks like me and talks like me, but who says things with a straight face [that] he doesn't mean."--Stephen Colbert

No other comedian can generate headlines today the way Stephen Colbert can. With his appearance at a Congressional

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The Dogs of War
Lisa Rogak

Military working dogs gained widespread attention after the highly trained canine Cairo participated in the SEAL Team Six mission that led to Osama bin Laden's death. Before that, few civilians realized that dogs served in combat, let alone that they could parachute from thirty-thousand feet up. And as astounding as that talent is, it's only one of the many things our four-legged soldiers can do.

Dogs have had a place in the U.S.military from as early as the nineteenth century, but

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Dogs of Courage
Lisa Rogak

A celebration of the amazing canines who perform feats of bravery every day

Dogs don't just make lovable pets. They also work at an incredible number of jobs, helping humans in countless ways. From working with search-and-rescue teams to find missing persons to helping patients recover from injuries, Lisa Rogak covers the many ways in which dogs are an essential part of our world. And she tells the surprising stories of regular dogs who have gone above and beyond to help their

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One Big Happy Family
Lisa Rogak

Inspiring, True Tales of Interspecies Adoption
One Big Happy Family tells the heartwarming stories of a different kind of animal rescue: amazing animals who have reached out to save the lives of newborns from other species and raise them as their own. Each story features wonderful photos of these cute animals, whether it's of the border collie and his piglets, the cat and her ducklings, the orangutan and his lion cubs, or even the Labrador and her baby pygmy hippo, these are

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