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Neil Hanson
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Neil Hanson’s other books include The Confident Hope of a Miracle and Unknown Soldiers. He lives in the Yorkshire Dales in England.

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The Confident Hope of a Miracle
The True Story of the Spanish Armada
Written by Neil Hanson


Format: eBook, 512 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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The Confident Hope of a Miracle
The True Story of the Spanish Armada
Written by Neil Hanson


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 14, 2006
Price: $16.95

The Confident Hope of a Miracle is a gripping account of the defeat of the Spanish Armada—the defining international event of the Elizabethan age. In 1588, determined to reclaim England for the Catholic Church, King Philip II of Spain launched a fleet of huge castle-crowned galleons that stretched for miles across... Read more >
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Monk Eastman
The Gangster Who Became a War Hero
Written by Neil Hanson


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $29.95

An intimate biography as well as an epic history, Monk Eastman vividly recounts the life and times of old New York’s most infamous gangster-cum-soldier as he made his way from the sooty streets and dingy saloons of the Lower East Side to the battlefields of the Western Front.

Born in 1873 to... Read more >
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Monk Eastman
The Gangster Who Became a War Hero
Written by Neil Hanson


Format: eBook, 400 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $17.99

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Unknown Soldiers
The Story of the Missing of the First World War
Written by Neil Hanson


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $16.95

The First World War was a conflict of unprecedented ferocity. After the last shot was fired and the troops marched home, approximately three million soldiers remained unaccounted for. An unassuming English chaplain first proposed a symbolic burial in memory of all the missing dead; subsequently the idea was picked up by... Read more >
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Unknown Soldiers
The Story of the Missing of the First World War
Written by Neil Hanson


Format: eBook, 512 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.
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