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The Discovery of Jeanne Baret
The Discovery of Jeanne Baret
Written by Glynis Ridley
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ISBN: 9780307463548
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The Discovery of Jeanne Baret
A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
Written by Glynis Ridley


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $11.99

The year was 1765. Eminent botanist Philibert Commerson had just been appointed to a grand new expedition: the first French circumnavigation of the world. As the ships’ official naturalist, Commerson would seek out resources—medicines, spices, timber, food—that could give the French an edge in the ever-accelerating race for empire.
 
Jeanne Baret, Commerson’s... Read more >
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Jefferson Davis, American
Jefferson Davis, American
Written by William J. Cooper
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ISBN: 9780307772640
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Jefferson Davis, American

Written by William J. Cooper


Format: eBook, 848 pages
On Sale: December 22, 2010
Price: $16.99

From a distinguished historian of the America South comes this thoroughly human portrait of the complex man at the center of our nation's most epic struggle.

Jefferson Davis initially did not wish to leave the Union-as the son of a veteran of the American Revolution and as a soldier and senator, he... Read more >
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The Lady in the Tower
The Lady in the Tower
Written by Alison Weir
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345453228
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The Lady in the Tower
The Fall of Anne Boleyn
Written by Alison Weir


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: December 21, 2010
Price: $17.00

Drawing on myriad sources from the Tudor era, bestselling author Alison Weir provides the first book ever to examine, in unprecedented depth, the gripping story of Anne Boleyn’s final days. The Lady in the Tower explores the motives and intrigues of those who helped to seal the queen’s fate, unraveling the... Read more >
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Bartlett
Bartlett
Written by Harold Horwood
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385674355
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Bartlett
The Great Explorer
Written by Harold Horwood


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 17, 2010
Price: $8.99

This is the story of the greatest Canadian ice captain who ever lived--the greatest, by general consent, of any nationality in this century.  Robert Bartlett took ships to the north coast of Ellesmere Island, sledged to within 150 miles of the North Pole, made twenty-two voyages into the Canadian Arctic, and six... Read more >
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Eleni
Eleni
Written by Nicholas Gage
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ISBN: 9780307760647
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Eleni

Written by Nicholas Gage


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $12.99

"A devoted and brilliant achievement." The New York Review of Books

In 1948, as civil war ravaged Greece, children were abducted and sent to communist "camps" behind the Iron Curtain. Eleni Gatzoyiannis, 41, defied the traditions of her small village and the terror of the communist insurgents to arrange for the escape... Read more >
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Colonel Roosevelt
Colonel Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375504877
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Colonel Roosevelt

Written by Edmund Morris


Format: Hardcover, 784 pages
On Sale: November 23, 2010
Price: $35.00

Of all our great presidents, Theodore Roosevelt is the only one whose greatness increased out of office. When he toured Europe in 1910 as plain “Colonel Roosevelt,” he was hailed as the most famous man in the world. Crowned heads vied to put him up in their palaces. “If I see... Read more >
Colonel Roosevelt
Colonel Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris
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ISBN: 9780679604150
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Colonel Roosevelt

Written by Edmund Morris


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 23, 2010
Price: $13.99

This biography by Edmund Morris, the Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning author of The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt and Theodore Rex, marks the completion of a trilogy sure to stand as definitive. Of all our great presidents, Theodore Roosevelt is the only one whose greatness increased out of office. What other president has...

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Colonel Roosevelt
Colonel Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris, Read by Mark Deakins
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ISBN: 9780307750402
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Colonel Roosevelt

Written by Edmund Morris
Read by Mark Deakins


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 23, 2010
Price: $50.00

Of all our great presidents, Theodore Roosevelt is the only one whose greatness increased out of office. When he toured Europe in 1910 as plain “Colonel Roosevelt,” he was hailed as the most famous man in the world. Crowned heads vied to put him up in their palaces. “If I see... Read more >
Colonel Roosevelt
Colonel Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris, Read by Mark Deakins
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ISBN: 9780307750426
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Colonel Roosevelt

Written by Edmund Morris
Read by Mark Deakins


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 23, 2010
Price: $32.50

Of all our great presidents, Theodore Roosevelt is the only one whose greatness increased out of office. When he toured Europe in 1910 as plain “Colonel Roosevelt,” he was hailed as the most famous man in the world. Crowned heads vied to put him up in their palaces. “If I see... Read more >
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Jesse James
Jesse James
Written by T.J. Stiles
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ISBN: 9780307773371
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Jesse James
Last Rebel of the Civil War
Written by T.J. Stiles


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2010
Price: $13.99

In this brilliant biography T. J. Stiles offers a new understanding of the legendary outlaw Jesse James. Although he has often been portrayed as a Robin Hood of the old west, in this ground-breaking work Stiles places James within the context of the bloody conflicts of the Civil War to reveal... Read more >
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The Fall of the House of Zeus
The Fall of the House of Zeus
Written by Curtis Wilkie
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ISBN: 9780307460721
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The Fall of the House of Zeus
The Rise and Ruin of America's Most Powerful Trial Lawyer
Written by Curtis Wilkie


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $11.99

“Over the past four decades no reporter has critiqued the American South with such evocative sensitivity and bedrock honesty as Curtis Wilkie.”
—Douglas Brinkley
 
The Fall of the House of Zeus tells the story of Dickie Scruggs, arguably the most successful plaintiff's lawyer in America. A brother-in-law of Trent Lott, the former... Read more >
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The Hard Way Around
The Hard Way Around
Written by Geoffrey Wolff
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307594631
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The Hard Way Around
The Passages of Joshua Slocum
Written by Geoffrey Wolff


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $11.99

A masterful biographer now offers a thrilling, definitive portrait of one of history’s most legendary icons of adventure.

In 1860, sixteen-year-old Joshua Slocum escaped a hardscrabble childhood in Nova Scotia by signing on as an ordinary seaman to a merchant ship bound for Dublin. Despite having only a third-grade education, Slocum rose... Read more >
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The View from Alger's Window
The View from Alger's Window
Written by Tony Hiss
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ISBN: 9780307766298
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The View from Alger's Window
A Son's Memoir
Written by Tony Hiss


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $9.99

The View from Alger's Window is Tony Hiss's remarkable memoir of the trial and imprisonment of one of the most famous victims of the Cold War witch-hunts: his father. Tony Hiss was seven years old when Whittaker Chambers first accused Alger Hiss of passing secrets to the Russians. For the rest... Read more >
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Bob Dylan In America
Bob Dylan In America
Written by Sean Wilentz
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ISBN: 9780385529891
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Bob Dylan In America

Written by Sean Wilentz


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $12.99

One of America’s finest historians shows us how Bob Dylan, one of the country’s greatest and most enduring artists, still surprises and moves us after all these years.

Growing up in Greenwich Village, Sean Wilentz discov­ered the music of Bob Dylan as a young teenager; almost half a century later... Read more >
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Just Watch Me
Just Watch Me
Written by John English
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ISBN: 9780676975246
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Just Watch Me
The Life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Volume Two: 1968-2000
Written by John English


Format: Trade Paperback, 832 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $21.95

This magnificent second volume, written with exclusive access to Trudeau’s private papers and letters, completes what the Globe and Mail called “the most illuminating Trudeau portrait yet written” — sweeping us from sixties’ Trudeaumania to his final days when he debated his faith.

His life is one of Canada’s most engrossing stories... Read more >
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Simon Wiesenthal
Simon Wiesenthal
Written by Tom Segev
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ISBN: 9780385533713
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Simon Wiesenthal
The Life and Legends
Written by Tom Segev


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $12.99

With 16 pages of black-and-white illustrations

Now in paperback, the first fully documented biography of the legendary Polish-born Nazi hunter—a revelatory account of a man whose life, though part invention, was wholly dedicated to ensuring both that the Nazis be held responsible for their crimes and that their destruction of European Jewry...

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Simon Wiesenthal
Simon Wiesenthal
Written by Tom Segev, Read by Marc Cashman
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ISBN: 9780739358634
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Simon Wiesenthal
The Life and Legends
Written by Tom Segev
Read by Marc Cashman


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On Sale: September 7, 2010
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This first fully documented biography of Simon Wiesenthal, the legendary Nazi hunter, is also a brilliant character study of a man whose life was part invention but wholly dedicated to ensuring both that the Nazis be held responsible for their crimes and that the destruction of European Jewry never be forgotten.

Like... Read more >
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In Search of a Past
In Search of a Past
Written by Ronald Fraser
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ISBN: 9781844675975
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In Search of a Past

Written by Ronald Fraser


Format: Hardcover, 216 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2010
Price: $29.95

Ronald Fraser, the internationally renowned oral historian, turns his attention to his own origins in this remarkable memoir. In Search of a Past gathers the recollections of the servants who worked at the manor house outside London where Fraser grew up. It was the place where his parents—one American, the other... Read more >
Unforgivable Blackness
Unforgivable Blackness
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward
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ISBN: 9780307492371
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Unforgivable Blackness
The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: August 4, 2010
Price: $13.99

In this vivid biography Geoffrey C. Ward brings back to life the most celebrated — and the most reviled — African American of his age.

Jack Johnson battled his way out of obscurity and poverty in the Jim Crow South to win the title of heavyweight champion of the world. At... Read more >
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Gertruda's Oath
Gertruda's Oath
Written by Ram Oren, Translated by Barbara Harshav
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ISBN: 9780385527194
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Gertruda's Oath
A Child, a Promise, and a Heroic Escape During World War II
Written by Ram Oren
Translated by Barbara Harshav


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $14.99

Trapped in the horrors of World War II, a woman and a child embark on a journey of survival in this page-turning true story that recalls the power and the poignancy of Schindler’s List.

Michael Stolowitzky, the only son of a wealthy Jewish family in Poland, was just three years old... Read more >
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Krishnamacharya
Krishnamacharya
Written by A.G. Mohan
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ISBN: 9781590308004
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Krishnamacharya
His Life and Teachings
Written by A.G. Mohan


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2010
Price: $18.95

Here is a personal tribute to “the father of modern yoga” Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya (1888–1989), written by one of his longtime disciples. Krishnamacharya was a renowned Indian yoga master, Ayurvedic healer, and scholar who modernized yoga practice and whose students—including B. K. S. Iyengar, K. Pattabhi Jois, T. K. V. Desikachar... Read more >
The First American
The First American
Written by H.W. Brands
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ISBN: 9780307754943
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The First American
The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin
Written by H.W. Brands


Format: eBook, 784 pages
On Sale: May 26, 2010
Price: $13.99

National Bestseller 

He was the foremost American of his day, yet today he is little more than a mythic caricature in the public imagination. Benjamin Franklin, perhaps the pivotal figure in colonial and revolutionary America, comes vividly to life in this masterly biography.

Wit, diplomat, scientist, philosopher, businessman, inventor, and bon vivant... Read more >
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Betsy Ross and the Making of America
Betsy Ross and the Making of America
Written by Marla R. Miller, Read by Dana Green
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ISBN: 9780307750600
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Betsy Ross and the Making of America

Written by Marla R. Miller
Read by Dana Green


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 27, 2010
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The House of Wittgenstein
The House of Wittgenstein
Written by Alexander Waugh
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ISBN: 9780307278722
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The House of Wittgenstein
A Family at War
Written by Alexander Waugh


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2010
Price: $16.95

The House of Wittgenstein is the grand saga of a brilliant and tragic Viennese family whose members included a famous philosopher and the world's greatest one-handed classical pianist.

The Wittgenstein family was one of the wealthiest, most talented, and most eccentric in European history, held together by a fanatical love of music... Read more >
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The Publisher
The Publisher
Written by Alan Brinkley
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ISBN: 9780307592910
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The Publisher

Written by Alan Brinkley


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2010
Price: $13.99

Acclaimed historian Alan Brinkley gives us a sharply realized portrait of Henry Luce, arguably the most important publisher of the twentieth century.

As the founder of Time, Fortune, and Life magazines, Luce changed the way we consume news and the way we understand our world. Born the son of missionaries, Henry Luce... Read more >
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