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    Elephantoms: Tracking the Elephant

    Lyall Watson


    A scientific safari and personal memoir celebrating the enigmatic dignity of the world's largest land animal.

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    William S. McFeely


    "Combines scholarly exactness with evocative passages....Biography at its best."—Marcus Cunliffe, The New York Times Book Review; Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

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    José Clemente Orozco in the United States

    Renato González Mello, Diane Miliotes


    The complete North American work of one of Mexico's greatest muralists.

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    Orwell: Wintry Conscience of a Generation

    Jeffrey Meyers


    "Admirable...consistent with its subject's unassuming intelligence.... Meyers relates [Orwell's] life crisply and judiciously."—The New York Times

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    Johann Sebastian Bach: The Learned Musician

    Christoph Wolff


    Finalist for the 2001 Pulitzer Prize in Biography, this landmark book was revised in 2013 to include new knowledge discovered after its initial publication.