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In Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel's memoir Night, a scholarly, pious teenager is wracked with guilt at having survived the horror of the Holocaust and the genocidal campaign that consumed his...Read More
Publication Date: Nov 1987
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Author Erik Larson imbues the incredible events surrounding the 1893 Chicago World's Fair with such drama that readers may find themselves checking the book's categorization to be sure that The...Read More
Publication Date: Feb 2004
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The bestselling author of Truman and John Adams, David McCullough has written profiles of exceptional men and women past and present who have not only shaped the course of history...Read More
Publication Date: Jul 2005
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In this WW II history, FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS author Bradley tells the story of nine Americans who were shot down and taken prisoner by the Japanese. He tells of...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 2004
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Though literature, films, and folklore have romanticized pirates as gallant seaman who hunted for treasure in exotic locales, David Cordingly, a former curator at the National Maritime Museum in England,...Read More
Publication Date: May 2006
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A steamboat goes up in flames...and down to the bottom of the sea. A locomotive plunges into a creek...and vanished into mystery. A German U-boat sends an American troop transport,...Read More
Publication Date: Aug 1997
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Julia Gelardi's Born to Rule is the powerful epic story of five royal granddaughters of Queen Victoria, who reigned over the end of their empires, the destruction of their families,...Read More
Publication Date: Feb 2006
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When two of his American employees were held hostage in Iran, H. Ross Perot and a select group of his employees took matters into their own hands.
Publication Date: Jun 1993
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The murder of Abraham Lincoln set off the greatest manhunt in American history. From April 14 to April 26, 1865, the assassin, John Wilkes Booth, led Union cavalry and detectives...Read More
Publication Date: Feb 2007
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In this rich and riveting narrative, a writer's search for the truth behind his family's tragic past in World War II becomes a remarkably original epic - part memoir, part...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 2007
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As good a rifle company as any in the world, Easy Company, 506th Airborne Division, U.S. Army, kept getting the tough assignments -- responsible for everything from parachuting into France...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 2001
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Presents a witty collection of the most outrageous, scandalous, and offbeat events in American history takes a close-up look at the misdeeds and misbehavior of America's founding fathers, including infamous...Read More
Publication Date: Jul 2003
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In The Forgotten Man, Amity Shlaes, one of the nation's most-respected economic commentators, offers a striking reinterpretation of the Great Depression. She traces the mounting agony of the New...Read More
Publication Date: Jun 2008
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For many centuries, the world of Islam was in the forefront of human achievement--the foremost military and economic power in the world, the leader in the arts and sciences of...Read More
Publication Date: Jan 2002
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From Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's Hardball, star of NBC's The Chris Matthews Show, and the New York Times bestselling author of Now, Let Me Tell You What I Really...Read More
Publication Date: Nov 2002
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In 1935, with a doctorate in art history and no prospect of a job, the 26-year-old Ernst Gombrich was invited by a publishing acquaintance to attempt a history of the...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 2008
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West Point - the name resonates through the annals of American history from its earliest pages down to the present day. Established by the founding fathers of a fledgling democratic...Read More
Publication Date: Jan 2002
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Mario Cuomo once said of Abraham Lincoln, "He was a man of ideas, grand and soaring ones," but the description could be used just as easily to describe Cuomo. Here,...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 1993
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A comparison and contrast between two infamous dictators considers their origin, the obsession they shared with being accepted, and their common dream of conquering Europe--by whatever means were necessary
Publication Date: Apr 1989
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Publication Date: Dec 1989
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'The American Reader' is a stirring and memorable anthology that captures the many facets of American culture and history in prose and verse. The 200 poems, speeches, songs, essays, letters,...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 2000
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Publication Date: Sep 1985
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Company Aytch is one of my favorite Civil War books, ever.'--Ken BurnsAmong the plethora of books about the Civil War Company Aytch stands out for its uniquely personal view of...Read More
Publication Date: Nov 1999
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Publication Date: May 1990
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Publication Date: Jul 1997
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Publication Date: Jan 1997
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Publication Date: Aug 2006
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"They came of age during the Great Depression and the Second World War and went on to build modern America -- men and women whose everyday lives of duty, honor,...Read More
Publication Date: May 2001
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This first-person, on-the-road travel adventure takes us through one of the most dangerous and hate-filled regions on earth--the former republics of Yugoslavia--and into a land still reeling from months of...Read More
Publication Date: Mar 2000
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Throughout the centuries, the Amazon has yielded many of its secrets, but it still holds a few great mysteries. In 1996 experts got their first glimpse of one: a lone...Read More
Publication Date: Jun 2010
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