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A chameleon from the land of the Quagga : an immigrant's story / Bismillah, Joan

Growing up 'European' in 1930s and '40s South Africa, Joan leads a privileged life ... though marred by family tragedy. After she escapes her Victorian grandmother's repressive upbringing to study midwifery, she comes face to face with the racial inequities of her homeland when she falls in love with Bis, a handsome young Indian doctor. Increasingly dangerous harassment and oppression force the couple to escape South Africa for London and finally small-town Canada, where Bis can run his medical practice and live as he wishes.

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Aretha, the queen of soul : a life in photographs / Ochs, Meredith

Franklin, Aretha
Singers -- United States -- Biography
Soul musicians -- United States -- Biography
Franklin, Aretha -- Pictorial works.

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Daughters of the Winter Queen / Goldstone, Nancy Bazelon
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Elisabeth, Countess Palatine, 1618-1680.
Elizabeth, Queen, consort of Frederick I, King of Bohemia, 1596-1662
Elizabeth, Queen, consort of Frederick I, King of Bohemia, 1596-1662 -- Family.
Louise Hollandine, Countess Palatine, Abbess of Maubuisson, 1622-1709.
Princesses -- Great Britain -- Biography
Queens -- Czech Republic -- Bohemia -- Biography.
Sophia, Electress, consort of Ernest Augustus, Elector of Hanover, 1630-1714.

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Everyone can be a ninja : find your inner warrior and achieve your dreams / Gbajabiamila, Akbar

"The beloved host of the NBC hit show American Ninja Warrior draws inspiration from both the fierce competitors on his show and his own unlikely path to success to outline the essential steps to achieving your goals and becoming a modern-day ninja. Akbar Gbajabiamila, the host of NBC's hit Emmy-nominated show, American Ninja Warrior, did not have an easy path to success. One of seven children by Nigerian immigrant parents, he grew up in the Crenshaw district of South Central Los Angeles during the 1980s and '90s, a time when the neighborhood was fraught with riots and gang violence. With dreams of playing professional basketball, Gbajabiamila found success not in the sport he loved, but in football. Late in his high school career, Gbajabiamila suited up with pads for the first time and was thrown into the complex sport of football. He climbed major hurdles to play college football and then professional football. After playing in the NFL, it was only after years of hard work behind-the-scenes in radio and television that he was offered the job to be the host of American Ninja Warrior. Through his own inspirational underdog stories and interviews with modern-day ninjas who have accomplished extraordinary things in their own lives against the odds, Akbar proves in Everyone Can Be a Ninja that it doesn't matter if you make it through every step of the obstacle course on the first try. Ninjas keep pushing themselves until they reach their goals, and they don't let anyone or anything stand in their way. It is easy to see greatness in others; it's hard to see it in ourselves. Everyone Can Be a Ninja shows you that we can fulfill our potential and achieve our dreams by finding our inner warriors"--Provided by publisher.

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Funny, you don't look autistic : a comedian's guide to life on the spectrum / Mccreary, Michael
Funny, you do not look autistic
Canadian stand-up comic Michael McCreary talks about growing up with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

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Naturally Tan / France, Tan

Fashion designers -- United States -- Biography
Gay men -- United States -- Biography
Muslims -- United States -- Biography.
Television personalities -- United States -- Biography
France, Tan

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Shortest way home : one mayor's challenge and a model for America's future / Buttigieg, Pete

Afghan War, 2001- -- Veterans -- Biography.
Buttigieg, Pete, 1982-
Gay men -- Indiana -- Biography.
Mayors -- Indiana -- South Bend -- Biography.
South Bend (Ind.) -- Biography.
South Bend (Ind.) -- Politics and government.
Urban renewal -- Indiana -- South Bend.

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The Montreal shtetl : making home after the Holocaust / Lynch, John

Examines the experiences of Holocaust survivors who settled in Montreal.

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The threat / Mccabe, Andrew (Andrew George)
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Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention
Trump, Donald, 1946-
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
McCabe, Andrew (Andrew George), 1968-