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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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Publication Date: Jul 1987
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Recounts the personal experiences of James Brady, who received a commission in the 1950 Marine Corps Reserve and fought in the war in Korea, where he and his fellow soldiers...Read More
Publication Date: Aug 1995
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A history of the American Civil War which focuses on 2 turning points which altered its direction and scope
Publication Date: Dec 1985
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Twice a winner of the Pulitzer Prize, author Barbara Tuchman now tackles the pervasive presence of folly in governments through the ages. Defining folly as the pursuit by governments of...Read More
Publication Date: Feb 1985
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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: Apr 1999
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Publication Date: Jan 1989
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The Civil War battle waged on September 17, 1862, at Antietam Creek, Maryland, was one of the bloodiest in the nation's history: in this single day, the war claimed nearly...Read More
Publication Date: Jun 2003
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Written by a leading Civil War historian and Pulitzer Prize winner, this text describes the social, economic, political, and ideological conflicts that led to a unique, tragic, and transitional event...Read More
Publication Date: Oct 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: Jun 1987
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Publication Date: Jul 1997
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