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New York Diaries: 1609 to 2009
New York Diaries: 1609 to 2009
Edited by Teresa Carpenter
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812974256
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New York Diaries: 1609 to 2009

Edited by Teresa Carpenter


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $15.00

New York is a city like no other. Through the centuries, she’s been embraced and reviled, worshipped and feared, praised and battered—all the while standing at the crossroads of American politics, business, society, and culture. Pulitzer Prize winner Teresa Carpenter, a lifelong diary enthusiast, scoured the archives of libraries, historical societies... Read more >
A Shadow on the Household
A Shadow on the Household
Written by Bryan Prince
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ISBN: 9781551993614
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A Shadow on the Household
One Enslaved Family's Incredible Struggle for Freedom
Written by Bryan Prince


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $12.99

The extraordinary story of one couple’s determination to free themselves and their children from slavery and make a new life in Canada

Prior to abolition in 1865, as many as 40,000 men, women, and children made the perilous trip north from enslavement in the United States to freedom in Canada. Many were... Read more >
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Written by Jon Meacham, Read by Edward Herrmann and Jon Meacham
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ISBN: 9780739334614
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Written by Jon Meacham
Read by Edward Herrmann and Jon Meacham


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $50.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to... Read more >
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Written by Jon Meacham, Read by Edward Herrmann and Jon Meacham
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ISBN: 9780739334621
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Written by Jon Meacham
Read by Edward Herrmann and Jon Meacham


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $27.50

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Written by Jon Meacham
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ISBN: 9780307990877
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Trade Paperback, 1376 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $35.00

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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Written by Jon Meacham
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Written by Jon Meacham


Format: eBook, 800 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $13.99

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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Written by Jon Meacham
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400067664
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Hardcover, 800 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $35.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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Part of Our Time
Some Ruins and Monuments of the Thirties
Written by Murray Kempton
Introduction by David Remnick


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 17, 2012
Price: $16.95

Through brilliant portraits of real persons who created the myths and realities of the 1930s, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Murray Kempton brings that turbulent decade to life. Himself a child of the time, Kempton examines with the insight and imagination of a novelist the men and women who embraced, grappled with... Read more >
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The Book of Job
The Book of Job
Written by Harold S. Kushner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805242928
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The Book of Job
When Bad Things Happened to a Good Person
Written by Harold S. Kushner


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $24.00

Part of the Jewish Encounter series

From one of our most trusted spiritual advisers, a thoughtful, illuminating guide to that most fascinating of biblical texts, the book of Job, and what it can teach us about living in a troubled world.
 
The story of Job is one of unjust things happening to a...

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The Book of Job
The Book of Job
Written by Harold S. Kushner
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The Book of Job
When Bad Things Happened to a Good Person
Written by Harold S. Kushner


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $13.99

Part of the Jewish Encounter series

From one of our most trusted spiritual advisers, a thoughtful, illuminating guide to that most fascinating of biblical texts, the book of Job, and what it can teach us about living in a troubled world.
 
The story of Job is one of unjust things happening to a...

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The Book of Job
The Book of Job
Written by Harold S. Kushner, Read by Harold S. Kushner
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780449015438
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The Book of Job
When Bad Things Happened to a Good Person
Written by Harold S. Kushner
Read by Harold S. Kushner


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $15.00

Part of the Jewish Encounter series

From one of our most trusted spiritual advisers, a thoughtful, illuminating guide to that most fascinating of biblical texts, the book of Job, and what it can teach us about living in a troubled world.
 
The story of Job is one of unjust things happening to a...

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Nicholas and Alexandra
Nicholas and Alexandra
Written by Robert K. Massie
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679645610
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Nicholas and Alexandra

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: Hardcover, 672 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $25.00

From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Robert K. Massie—also available are Peter the Great and The Romanovs

In this commanding book, Robert K. Massie, prize-winning author of Catherine the Great, sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the story of the...

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Peter the Great: His Life and World
Peter the Great: His Life and World
Written by Robert K. Massie
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679645603
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Peter the Great: His Life and World

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: Hardcover, 1136 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $25.00

From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Robert K. Massie—also available are Nicholas and Alexandra and The Romanovs

Against the monumental canvas of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe and Russia unfolds the magnificent story of Peter the Great, crowned co-tsar at the age of ten. The acclaimed author...

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The Romanovs: The Final Chapter
The Romanovs: The Final Chapter
Written by Robert K. Massie
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679645634
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The Romanovs: The Final Chapter

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $23.00

From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Robert K. Massie—also available are Peter the Great and Nicholas and Alexandra

In July 1991, nine skeletons were exhumed from a shallow mass grave near Ekaterinburg, Siberia, a few miles from the infamous cellar room where the last tsar and...

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Resistance and Betrayal
Resistance and Betrayal
Written by Patrick Marnham
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ISBN: 9781588360786
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Resistance and Betrayal
The Death and Life of the Greatest Hero of the French Resistance
Written by Patrick Marnham


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 5, 2012
Price: $11.99

“Enthralling and intelligent, a masterly exploration of
the sinister labyrinth that was wartime France . . .
It is a remarkable book, utterly fascinating.”
—Allan Massie


Not long after 2:00 p.m. on June 21, 1943, eight men met in secret at a doctor’ s house in Lyon. They represented... Read more >
Albert Kesselring
Albert Kesselring
Written by Pier Battistelli, Illustrated by Adam Hook
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ISBN: 9781849087353
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Albert Kesselring

Written by Pier Battistelli
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
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Although he is mostly remembered for his part in the campaign in Italy from 1943 to 1945, Generalfeldmarschall Albert Kesselring was also chief of staff of the Luftwaffe in 1936-37, playing a crucial role in the shaping of the service for the coming war. As commander of Luftflotte 1 in Poland... Read more >
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Albert Kesselring

Written by Pier Battistelli
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $7.95

Although he is mostly remembered for his part in the campaign in Italy from 1943 to 1945, Generalfeldmarschall Albert Kesselring was also chief of staff of the Luftwaffe in 1936-37, playing a crucial role in the shaping of the service for the coming war. As commander of Luftflotte 1 in Poland... Read more >
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Nation Maker
Nation Maker
Written by Richard J. Gwyn
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ISBN: 9780307356451
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Nation Maker
Sir John A. Macdonald: His Life, Our Times
Written by Richard J. Gwyn


Format: Trade Paperback, 736 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $23.00

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John A. Macdonald, Canada's first and most important prime minister, is the man who made Confederation happen, who built this country over the next quarter century, and who shaped what it is today. From Confederation Day in 1867, where this volume picks up, Macdonald finessed a reluctant union of... Read more >
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Morgan
Morgan
Written by Jean Strouse
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307827678
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Morgan
American Financier
Written by Jean Strouse


Format: eBook, 816 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2012
Price: $11.99

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A century ago, J. Pierpont Morgan bestrode the financial world like a colossus. The organizing force behind General Electric, U.S. Steel, and vast railroad empires, he served for decades as America's unofficial central banker: a few months after he died in 1913, the Federal Reserve replaced the private system... Read more >
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The Diary of Samuel Pepys
The Diary of Samuel Pepys
Written by Samuel Pepys, Edited by Richard Le Gallienne, Introduction by Robert Louis Stevenson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824196
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The Diary of Samuel Pepys

Written by Samuel Pepys
Edited by Richard Le Gallienne
Introduction by Robert Louis Stevenson


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: July 25, 2012
Price: $2.99

The diary which Samuel Pepys kept from January 1660 to May 1669 ...is one of our greatest historical records and... a major work of English literature, writes the renowned historian Paul Johnson. A witness to the coronation of Charles II, the Great Plague of 1665, and the Great Fire of 1666... Read more >
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Emperor of China
Emperor of China
Written by Jonathan D. Spence
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307823069
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Emperor of China
Self-Portrait of K'ang-Hsi
Written by Jonathan D. Spence


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 25, 2012
Price: $11.99

A remarkable re-creation of the life of K'ang-hsi, emperor of the Manchu dynasty from 1661-1772, assembled from documents that survived his reign. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. Read more >
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Thomas Becket
Thomas Becket
Written by John Guy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679603412
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Thomas Becket
Warrior, Priest, Rebel
Written by John Guy


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: July 3, 2012
Price: $16.99

A revisionist new biography reintroducing readers to one of the most subversive figures in English history—the man who sought to reform a nation, dared to defy his king, and laid down his life to defend his sacred honor
 
Becket’s life story has been often told but never so incisively reexamined...

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Dreadnought
Dreadnought
Written by Robert K. Massie
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ISBN: 9780307819932
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Dreadnought

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: eBook, 1040 pages
On Sale: June 27, 2012
Price: $13.99

"A classic [that] covers superbly a whole era...Engrossing in its glittering gallery of characters."
CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Robert K. Massie has written a richly textured and gripping chronicle of the personal and national rivalries that led to the twentieth century's first great arms race. Massie brings to vivid life, such historical... Read more >
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The Life of Thomas More
The Life of Thomas More
Written by Peter Ackroyd
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ISBN: 9780307823014
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The Life of Thomas More

Written by Peter Ackroyd


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: June 27, 2012
Price: $12.99

Peter Ackroyd's The Life of Thomas More is a masterful reconstruction of the life and imagination of one of the most remarkable figures of history. Thomas More (1478-1535) was a renowned statesman; the author of a political fantasy that  gave a name to a literary genre and a worldview (Utopia); and, most... Read more >
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Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill
Written by Kevin Theakston
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ISBN: 9780747810452
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Winston Churchill

Written by Kevin Theakston


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $12.95

Winston Churchill was one of Britain's greatest leaders and an iconic figure. Prime minister twice (1940-45 and 1951-55), his political career - with its many ups and downs, controversies and achievements - spanned over sixty years from the reign of Queen Victoria to that of Queen Elizabeth II, its high point... Read more >
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