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The Accidental Veterinarian: Tales From a Pet Practice by Philipp Schott.
With insight and humor, Dr. Schott shares tales from the unlikely path he took into his career of veterinary science and anecdotes from his successful small-animal clinic.
Freedom’s Detective: the Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan and the Man Who Masterminded America’s First War on Terror by Charles Lane.
Chronicles the story of the Reconstruction-era Secret Service and its battle against the KKK’s effort to suppress the emancipated African-American vote, sharing particular insights into the career of controversial Secret Service chief, Hiram C. Whitley.
Home is Everywhere: the Unbelievably True Story of One Man’s Journey to Map America by Charles L. Novak.
As a young man living in rural Kansas in the 1940s, Charles Novak took a job with the federal government—not because he liked the work but because he heard it paid well. That job shaped his life in ways he could never have imagined. As a surveyor for the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Charles was tasked with measuring the unmapped American landscape. Over the years, Charles and his family found that home is more than a place on a map.
I’m writing You from Tehran: a Granddaughter’s Search for her Family’s Past and their Country’s Future by Delphine Minoui.
Suffering the recent loss of her beloved grandfather and newly committed to a career in journalism, Delphine Minoui decided to visit Iran for the first time since the revolution—since she was four years old. It was 1998. She would stay for ten years.
Space 2.0: How Private Spaceflight, a Resurgent NASA, and International Partners are Creating a New Space Age by Rod Pyle.
The privatization of space exploration and the future of spaceflight is examined by an expert in the field who discusses how current research in propulsion and life support systems is triggering a new space age.