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Last Flag Down
The Epic Journey of the Last Confederate Warship
Written by John Baldwin and Ron Powers


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $14.95

As the Confederacy felt itself slipping beneath the Union juggernaut in late 1864, the South launched a desperate counteroffensive to shatter the U.S. economy and force a standoff. Its secret weapon was a state-of-the-art raiding ship whose mission was to prowl the world’s oceans and sink the U.S. merchant fleet. The... Read more >

Last Flag Down
The Epic Journey of the Last Confederate Warship
Written by John Baldwin and Ron Powers


Format: eBook
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: May 15, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Flags of Our Fathers
A Young People's Edition
James Bradley with Ron Powers, adapted for Young People by Michael French


Format: Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $6.99

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Flags of Our Fathers
Heroes of Iwo Jima
James Bradley with Ron Powers


Format: Trade Paperback, 232 pages
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
On Sale: May 13, 2003
Price: $8.99

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Flags of Our Fathers

James Bradley with Ron Powers


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: May 2, 2000
Price: $27.00

What does society expect from a “hero” after his heroic moment has passed? How does that “hero” continue on to live a “normal” life when that one instant has been forever immortalized? Deconstructing the fall-out from that now infamous image of the six American soldiers raising the flag at Iwo Jima... Read more >

Flags of Our Fathers
Heroes of Iwo Jima
Written by James Bradley and Ron Powers
Adapted by Michael French


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
On Sale: February 29, 2012
Price: $6.99

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Flags of Our Fathers

James Bradley with Ron Powers


Format: eBook
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: August 29, 2006
Price: $7.99

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Flags of Our Fathers (Movie Tie-in Edition)

James Bradley with Ron Powers


Format: Paperback, 576 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: August 29, 2006
Price: $7.99

In this unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history, James Bradley has captured the glory, the triumph, the heartbreak, and the legacy of the six men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to... Read more >

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Flags of Our Fathers

James Bradley with Ron Powers


Format: Trade Paperback
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: August 29, 2006
Price: $16.00

In this unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history, James Bradley has captured the glory, the triumph, the heartbreak, and the legacy of the six men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to... Read more >

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The Gilded Age

Written by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner
Introduction by Ron Powers


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: March 14, 2006
Price: $14.95

Arguably the first major American novel to satirize the political milieu of Washington, D.C. and the wild speculation schemes that exploded across the nation in the years that followed the Civil War, The Gilded Age gave this remarkable era its name. Co-written by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner, this rollicking... Read more >
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The Gilded Age

Written by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner
Introduction by Ron Powers


Format: eBook, 528 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

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Pudd'nhead Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins

Written by Mark Twain
Introduction by Ron Powers


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: October 8, 2002
Price: $12.00

Featuring the brilliantly drawn Roxanna, a mulatto slave who suffers dire consequences after switching her infant son with her master’s baby, and the clever Pudd’nhead Wilson, an ostracized small-town lawyer, Twain’s darkly comic masterpiece is a provocative exploration of slavery and miscegenation. Leslie A. Fiedler described the novel as “half melodramatic... Read more >
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Pudd'nhead Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins

Written by Mark Twain
Introduction by Ron Powers


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: April 13, 2011
Price: $9.99

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