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    • Nevertheless, We Persisted

    • 48 Voices of Defiance, Strength, and Courage
    • By: Amy Klobuchar - foreword
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Aren't you a terrorist?" "There are no roles for people who look like you." "That's a sin." "No girls allowed." They've heard it all. Actress Alia Shawkat reflects on all the parts she was told she was too "ethnic" to play. Former NFL player Wade Davis recalls his bullying of gay classmates in an attempt to hide his own sexuality. Holocaust survivor Fanny Starr tells of her harrowing time in Aushwitz, where she watched her family disappear, one by one. What made them rise up through the hate? What made them overcome the obstacles of their childhood to achieve extraordinary success?

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Senator Next Door

    • A Memoir from the Heartland
    • By: Amy Klobuchar
    • Narrated by: Amy Klobuchar
    • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar has tackled every obstacle she's encountered - her parents' divorce, her father's alcoholism and recovery, her political campaigns and Washington's gridlock - with honesty, humor and pluck. Now, in The Senator Next Door, she chronicles her remarkable heartland journey, from her immigrant grandparents to her middle-class suburban upbringing to her rise in American politics.

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    • A Delightful Memoir

    • By Jean on 09-16-15

    Regular price: $35.69