Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
Publisher: Knopf On Sale: October 14, 2014 Price: $30.00 ISBN: 978-0-307-26755-9 (0-307-26755-5)
A major biography of the Marquis de Lafayette, French hero of the American Revolution, who, at age nineteen, volunteered to fight under George Washington; a biography that looks past the storybook hero and selfless champion of righteous causes who cast aside family and fortune to advance the transcendent aims of liberty...
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Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
Publisher: Doubleday On Sale: October 28, 2014 Price: $28.95 ISBN: 978-0-385-53120-7 (0-385-53120-6)
The profoundly inspiring and fully documented saga of Joan of Arc, the young peasant girl whose "voices" moved her to rally the French nation and a reluctant king against British invaders in 1428, has fascinated artistic figures as diverse as William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Voltaire, George Bernard Shaw, Bertolt Brecht, Carl...Read more >
Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Publisher: Knopf On Sale: October 21, 2014 Price: $26.95 ISBN: 978-0-385-35291-8 (0-385-35291-3)
The remarkable story of Josef Hartinger, the German prosecutor who risked everything to bring to justice the first killers of the Holocaust and whose efforts would play a key role in the Nuremberg tribunal.
Before Germany was engulfed by Nazi dictatorship, it was a constitutional republic. And just before Dachau Concentration Camp...
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