Jessica Bushore

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Miss Dior: A Story of Courage and Couture

Outstanding scholarship reveals Catherine Dior’s participation in the French Resistance. Overall, this is a haunting biography that carefully examines Catherine’s largely unexplored life and will have broad appeal to fashion or World War II enthusiasts.
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Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood

A devastating story of loss that becomes a story of societal resilience; essential reading for anyone seeking insight on gun violence.
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The Widow Queen

Political intrigue driven by a woman’s unacknowledged influence is woven through a medieval history, targeting informed readers.
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Sacrifice: A Gold Star Widow’s Fight for the Truth

A Gold Star family’s faltering path towards normalcy in the wake of loss is documented alongside a failed military operation. Though the book loses a little momentum towards the end, Black’s recollections on grief are especially poignant.

The Invention of Miracles: Language, Power, and Alexander Graham Bell’s Quest To End Deafness

A stunning biography that documents the Deaf people’s lengthy and ongoing efforts to have ASL acknowledged as a valid language. Booth’s writing stands apart and sheds insight on disability history in the 20th century.
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Covered with Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America

A scholarly history that questions the misconception that Indigenous concepts of justice were brutal. While well-documented, such a complex historical analysis is best suited for academics and informed subject specialists.
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Beyond the Sand and Sea: One Family’s Quest for a Country to Call Home

A simultaneously disheartening and uplifting journey for readers interested in social justice, racial politics, and current events.
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Craft: An American History

The history of craft is framed as the history of America in a dense compendium. A comprehensive volume perfect for academic use or ambitious novice readers.

The Ravine: A Family, a Photograph, a Holocaust Massacre Revealed

No comparable title exists that focuses exclusively on the mysterious background behind one single photo, making this compelling history an essential read for World War II enthusiasts.

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