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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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Publication Date: May 1979
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Something is profoundly wrong with the way we think about how we should live today. In Ill Fares The Land, Tony Judt, one of our leading historians and thinkers, reveals...Read More
Publication Date: Mar 2010
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Publication Date: Mar 1995
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A grand mystery reaching back centuries. A sensational disappearance that made headlines around the world. A quest for truth that leads to death, madness or disappearance for those who seek...Read More
Publication Date: Jan 2010
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' Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award'' On April 26, 1986, the worst nuclear reactor accident in history occurred in Chernobyl and contaminated as much as three quarters...Read More
Publication Date: Apr 2006
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For one year, Alma Guillermoprieto lived in Manguiera, a village near Rio de Janeiro, to learn the ritual of samba--the sensuous song and dance marked by a rapturous beat--and to...Read More
Publication Date: Jul 1991
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Publication Date: May 1988
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Analyzes the royal family's management of its scandals and errant members and its orchestration of information--flattering and unflattering--disseminated through mass communications
Publication Date: May 1986
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Based on his Pulitzer Prize-winning story, Jim Sheeleras unprecedented look at the way our country honors its dead; 'Final Salute' Is a stunning tribute to the brave troops who have...Read More
Publication Date: May 2008
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As National Public Radio's senior foreign correspondent, Anne Garrels has covered conflicts in Chechnya, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, and elsewhere. She is renowned for direct, down-to-earth, insightful reportage, and fo...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 2003
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • For the first time in decades comes a fresh look at the fabled Tudor dynasty, comprising some of the most enigmatic figures ever to rule a country.“A...Read More
Publication Date: Mar 2011
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Publication Date: Jun 1985
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A round-the-world investigation of the vampire myth, including a recently discovered "vampire skeleton," brings historic and scientific context to our enduring interest in vampires. Legend and lore are examined through.....Read More
Publication Date: Apr 2011
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As part of the Penguin Academic Series, 'Steps for College Writers' offers a compact, trade-format size and streamlined narrative to make this book both easy to handle and easy to...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 2006
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Publication Date: Oct 2011
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"One of the most lively and provocative interpretive studies of the major events in recent American diplomatic history." -American Historical Review Since it first appeared in 1971, Rise to Globalism...Read More
Publication Date: Jan 2011
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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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