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Book Collection – Non-Fiction

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot (recommended by Sydney, Consular Section) This non-Fiction book describes how the He-La cells that are used in research all over the world came to be. This book says a lot about American culture in the 1950’s and focuses on a great contribution to the world of ...
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Book Collection – Mystery and Thriller

The Iowa Baseball Confederacy by W.P. Kinsella (recommended by Deputy Chief of Mission, John Law) “The Iowa Baseball Confederacy” – In his first novel since Shoeless Joe, Kinsella returns to the magical turf he is known for: a loving mixture of baseball, life and fantasy, in a world where dreams don’t have to come true, ...
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Book Collection – Literary Fiction

The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse by Louise Erdrich (recommended by Matthew, Security Section) “For more than a half century, Father Damien Modeste has served his beloved people, the Ojibwe, on the remote reservation of Little No Horse. Now, nearing the end of his life, Father Damien dreads the discovery of ...
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Book Collection – Historical Fiction

Last of The Breed by Louis L’Amour (recommended by Mark, General Services Section) Last of the Breed, a 1987 book by Louis L’Amour, tells the fictional story of Native American United States Air Force pilot Major Joseph Makatozi, who was shot down by the Soviets over the ocean between Russia and Alaska, captured and then ...
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