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Soul Repair
Soul Repair
Written by Rita Nakashima Brock and Gabriella Lettini
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807029121
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Soul Repair
Recovering from Moral Injury after War
Written by Rita Nakashima Brock and Gabriella Lettini


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $15.00

The first book to explore the idea and effect of moral injury on veterans, their families, and their communities
 
Although veterans make up only 7 percent of the U.S. population, they account for an alarming 20 percent of all suicides. And though treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder has undoubtedly alleviated suffering and... Read more >
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The Death of Santini
The Death of Santini
Written by Pat Conroy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385530903
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The Death of Santini
The Story of a Father and His Son
Written by Pat Conroy


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $28.95

In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.

Pat Conroy’s father, Donald Patrick Conroy, was a towering figure in his son’s life. The Marine Corps fighter pilot was often... Read more >
The Death of Santini
The Death of Santini
Written by Pat Conroy
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ISBN: 9780385530859
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The Death of Santini
The Story of a Father and His Son
Written by Pat Conroy


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Pat Conroy’s great success as a writer has always been intimately linked with the exploration of his family history. As the oldest of seven children who were dragged from... Read more >
The Death of Santini
The Death of Santini
Written by Pat Conroy
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ISBN: 9780804121170
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The Death of Santini
The Story of a Father and His Son
Written by Pat Conroy


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $29.00

In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.

Pat Conroy’s father, Donald Patrick Conroy, was a towering figure in his son’s life. The Marine Corps fighter pilot was often... Read more >
The Death of Santini
The Death of Santini
Written by Pat Conroy, Read by Dick Hill
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307989826
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The Death of Santini
The Story of a Father and His Son
Written by Pat Conroy
Read by Dick Hill


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $45.00

In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.

Pat Conroy’s father, Donald Patrick Conroy, was a towering figure in his son’s life. The Marine Corps fighter pilot was often... Read more >
The Death of Santini
The Death of Santini
Written by Pat Conroy, Read by Dick Hill
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307989833
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The Death of Santini
The Story of a Father and His Son
Written by Pat Conroy
Read by Dick Hill


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $25.00

In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.

Pat Conroy’s father, Donald Patrick Conroy, was a towering figure in his son’s life. The Marine Corps fighter pilot was often... Read more >
You Are Not Forgotten
You Are Not Forgotten
Written by Bryan Bender
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ISBN: 9780385535182
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You Are Not Forgotten
The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to Bring Him Home
Written by Bryan Bender


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $13.99

An inspiring and epic tale of loss and redemption about two American servicemen: a Marine Corps pilot who was shot down in WWII and the modern-day soldier determined to bring home his remains six decades later

Major George Eyster V comes from a long line of military officers, dating back... Read more >
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Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure
Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure
Written by Artemis Cooper
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590176740
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Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure

Written by Artemis Cooper


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $30.00

Patrick Leigh Fermor’s enviably colorful life took off when in 1934, at the age of eighteen, he decided to walk across Europe. In just over a year he had trekked through nine countries and taught himself three languages, and his enthusiasm and curiosity for every kind of experience made him equally... Read more >
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Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure

Written by Artemis Cooper


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $30.00

Patrick Leigh Fermor’s enviably colorful life took off when in 1934, at the age of eighteen, he decided to walk across Europe. In just over a year he had trekked through nine countries and taught himself three languages, and his enthusiasm and curiosity for every kind of experience made him equally... Read more >
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Three Years With Grant
Three Years With Grant
Written by Sylvanus Cadwallader
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ISBN: 9780307830333
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Three Years With Grant
As Recalled by War Correspondent
Written by Sylvanus Cadwallader


Format: eBook, 354 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2013
Price: $15.99

During the Civil War, Sylvanus Cadwallader, a war correspondent employed first by the Chicago Times and later for the New York Herald, was attached to General Grant’s headquarters from 1862 to 1865. Three Years with Grant is his account of that period.

As a portrait of Grant, the personality and the military... Read more >
Frederick the Great
Frederick the Great
Written by Nancy Mitford, Introduction by Liesl Schillinger
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ISBN: 9781590176238
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Frederick the Great

Written by Nancy Mitford
Introduction by Liesl Schillinger


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $15.95

The Prussian king Frederick II is today best remembered for successfully defending his tiny country against the three great European powers of France, Austria, and Russia during the Seven Years’ War. But in his youth, tormented by a spectacularly cruel and dyspeptic father, the future military genius was drawn to the... Read more >
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Frederick the Great

Written by Nancy Mitford
Introduction by Liesl Schillinger


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $16.95

The Prussian king Frederick II is today best remembered for successfully defending his tiny country against the three great European powers of France, Austria, and Russia during the Seven Years’ War. But in his youth, tormented by a spectacularly cruel and dyspeptic father, the future military genius was drawn to the... Read more >
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Inside the Crosshairs
Inside the Crosshairs
Written by Col. Michael Lee Lanning
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307833129
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Inside the Crosshairs
Snipers in Vietnam
Written by Col. Michael Lee Lanning


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2013
Price: $7.99

"The American sniper could be regarded as the greatest all-around rifleman the world has ever known. . . ."

At the start of the war in Vietnam, the United States had no snipers; by the end of the war, Marine and army precision marksmen had killed more than 10,000 NVA and VC... Read more >
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Into the Fire
Into the Fire
Written by Dakota Meyer and Bing West
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ISBN: 9780812983616
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Into the Fire
A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War
Written by Dakota Meyer and Bing West


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $16.00

“The story of what Dakota did . . . will be told for generations.”—President Barack Obama, from remarks given at Meyer’s Medal of Honor ceremony

In the fall of 2009, Taliban insurgents ambushed a patrol of Afghan soldiers and Marine advisors in a mountain village called Ganjigal. Firing from entrenched positions, the... Read more >
Dreadful
Dreadful
Written by David Margolick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590515716
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Dreadful
The Short Life and Gay Times of John Horne Burns
Written by David Margolick


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $28.95

American author John Horne Burns (1916–1953) led a brief and controversial life, and as a writer, transformed many of his darkest experiences into literature. Burns was born in Massachusetts, graduated from Andover and Harvard, and went on to teach English at the Loomis School, a boarding school for boys in Windsor... Read more >
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Dreadful
The Short Life and Gay Times of John Horne Burns
Written by David Margolick


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $15.95

American author John Horne Burns (1916–1953) led a brief and controversial life, and as a writer, transformed many of his darkest experiences into literature. Burns was born in Massachusetts, graduated from Andover and Harvard, and went on to teach English at the Loomis School, a boarding school for boys in Windsor... Read more >
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Soldier Box
Soldier Box
Written by Joe Glenton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680926
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Soldier Box
Why I Won't Return to the War on Terror
Written by Joe Glenton


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $19.95

"I looked around my cell and saw the sheet of paper taped to the door at chest height. It listed everything in the room, chair, bed, soldier box … For a moment I thought it meant the cell itself; a box to put soldiers in."

When the War on Terror began, Briton... Read more >
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Soldier Box
Why I Won't Return to the War on Terror
Written by Joe Glenton


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $29.95

"I looked around my cell and saw the sheet of paper taped to the door at chest height. It listed everything in the room, chair, bed, soldier box … For a moment I thought it meant the cell itself; a box to put soldiers in."

When the War on Terror began, Briton... Read more >
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Fearless
Fearless
Written by Eric Blehm
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ISBN: 9780307730701
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Fearless
The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown
Written by Eric Blehm


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $14.99

Fearless takes you deep into SEAL Team SIX, straight to the heart of one of its most legendary operators.
 
“As a rule, we don’t endorse books or movies or anything regarding the command where I work—and Adam Brown worked—but as the author writes in Fearless, ‘you have to know the rules, so...

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Moment of Battle
Moment of Battle
Written by Jim Lacey and Williamson Murray
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345526977
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Moment of Battle
The Twenty Clashes That Changed the World
Written by Jim Lacey and Williamson Murray


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $30.00

Two modern masters of military history make their case for the twenty most pivotal battles of all time, in a riveting trip through the ages to those moments when the fate of the world hung in the balance.
 
In the grand tradition of Edward Creasy’s classic Fifteen Decisive Battles of... Read more >
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Moment of Battle
Moment of Battle
Written by Jim Lacey and Williamson Murray
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ISBN: 9780345526991
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Moment of Battle
The Twenty Clashes That Changed the World
Written by Jim Lacey and Williamson Murray


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $15.99

Two modern masters of military history make their case for the twenty most pivotal battles of all time, in a riveting trip through the ages to those moments when the fate of the world hung in the balance.
 
In the grand tradition of Edward Creasy’s classic Fifteen Decisive Battles of... Read more >
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The Tunnels of Cu Chi
The Tunnels of Cu Chi
Written by Tom Mangold
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ISBN: 9780307833365
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The Tunnels of Cu Chi
A Harrowing Account of America's Tunnel Rats in the Underground Battlefields of Vietnam
Written by Tom Mangold


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2013
Price: $7.99

At the height of the Vietnam conflict, a complex system of secret underground tunnels sprawled from Cu Chi Province to the edge of Saigon. In these burrows, the Viet Cong cached their weapons, tended their wounded, and prepared to strike. They had only one enemy: U.S. soldiers small and wiry enough... Read more >
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Cronkite's War
Cronkite's War
Written by Walter Cronkite, IV and Maurice Isserman, Foreword by Tom Brokaw
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426210198
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Cronkite's War
His World War II Letters Home
Written by Walter Cronkite, IV and Maurice Isserman
Foreword by Tom Brokaw


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $28.00

A giant in American journalism in the vanguard of "The Greatest Generation" reveals his World War II experiences in this National Geographic book. Walter Cronkite, an obscure 23-year-old United Press wire service reporter, married Betsy Maxwell on March 30, 1940, following a four-year courtship. She proved to be the love of... Read more >
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Cronkite's War
His World War II Letters Home
Written by Walter Cronkite, IV and Maurice Isserman
Foreword by Tom Brokaw


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $28.00

A giant in American journalism in the vanguard of "The Greatest Generation" reveals his World War II experiences in this National Geographic book. Walter Cronkite, an obscure 23-year-old United Press wire service reporter, married Betsy Maxwell on March 30, 1940, following a four-year courtship. She proved to be the love of... Read more >
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Eisenhower in War and Peace
Eisenhower in War and Peace
Written by Jean Edward Smith
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ISBN: 9780812982886
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Eisenhower in War and Peace

Written by Jean Edward Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 976 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Christian Science Monitor • St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Magisterial.”—The New York Times

 
In this extraordinary volume, Jean Edward Smith presents a portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower that is as full, rich, and revealing as anything ever written about America’s thirty-fourth president...

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