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The Passage of Power
The Passage of Power
Written by Robert A. Caro
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ISBN: 9780679405078
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The Passage of Power
The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Written by Robert A. Caro


Format: Hardcover, 736 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $35.00

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE, THE MARK LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE, THE AMERICAN HISTORY BOOK PRIZE

NAMED BY THE NEW YORK TIMES ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Economist * Time * Newsweek *...

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The Passage of Power
The Passage of Power
Written by Robert A. Caro
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The Passage of Power
The Years of Lyndon Johnson IV
Written by Robert A. Caro


Format: eBook, 736 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $14.99

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD,  THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE, THE MARK LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE, THE NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY AMERICAN HISTORY BOOK PRIZE

 ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR  The Economist * Time *Newsweek * Foreign Policy...

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Two Americans
Two Americans
Written by William Lee Miller
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ISBN: 9780307957542
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Two Americans
Truman, Eisenhower, and a Dangerous World
Written by William Lee Miller


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
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Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower, consecutive presidents of the United States, were midwesterners alike in many ways—except that they also sharply differed.  Born within six years of each other (Truman in 1884, Eisenhower in 1890), they came from small towns in the Missouri–Mississippi River Valley—in the midst of cows and wheat...

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Indomitable Will
Indomitable Will
Written by Mark Updegrove
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ISBN: 9780307887719
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Indomitable Will
LBJ in the Presidency
Written by Mark Updegrove


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
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Nearly fifty years after being sworn in as president of the United States in the wake of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, Lyndon Baines Johnson remains a largely misunderstood figure. His force of personal­ity, mastery of power and the political process, and boundless appetite for social reform made him one of the... Read more >
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Indomitable Will
Indomitable Will
Written by Mark Updegrove
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Indomitable Will
LBJ in the Presidency
Written by Mark Updegrove


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $13.99

Nearly fifty years after being sworn in as president of the United States in the wake of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, Lyndon Baines Johnson remains a largely misunderstood figure. His force of personal­ity, mastery of power and the political process, and boundless appetite for social reform made him one of the... Read more >
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Indomitable Will
Indomitable Will
Written by Mark Updegrove, Read by Paul Michael, Dan Woren, Coleen Marlo and Bob Walter
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ISBN: 9780307969996
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Indomitable Will
LBJ in the Presidency
Written by Mark Updegrove
Read by Paul Michael, Dan Woren, Coleen Marlo and Bob Walter


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $22.50

Nearly fifty years after being sworn in as president of the United States in the wake of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, Lyndon Baines Johnson remains a largely misunderstood figure. His force of personal­ity, mastery of power and the political process, and boundless appetite for social reform made him one of the... 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: 9780679644293
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Eisenhower in War and Peace

Written by Jean Edward Smith


Format: eBook, 976 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $14.99

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... 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: 9781400066933
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Eisenhower in War and Peace

Written by Jean Edward Smith


Format: Hardcover, 976 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $40.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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In his magisterial bestseller FDR, Jean Edward Smith gave us a fresh, modern look at one of the most indelible figures in American history. Now this peerless biographer returns with a new life of... Read more >
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Dutch
Dutch
Written by Edmund Morris, Read by Edmund Morris
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ISBN: 9780307943637
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A Memoir of Ronald Reagan
Written by Edmund Morris
Read by Edmund Morris


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $20.00

This book, the only biography ever authorized by a sitting President--yet written with complete interpretive freedom--is as revolutionary in method as it is formidable in scholarship. When Ronald Reagan moved into the White House in 1981, one of his first literary guests was Edmund Morris, the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of Theodore... Read more >
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Ike's Spies
Ike's Spies
Written by Stephen E. Ambrose
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ISBN: 9780307946607
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Ike's Spies
Eisenhower and the Espionage Establishment
Written by Stephen E. Ambrose


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $16.95

Based on privileged access to the president and his private papers, this classic Cold War-era history by bestselling historian Stephen E. Ambrose gives an inside look at the way President Dwight Eisenhower managed America’s secret operations as general and as commander in chief.
 
During his time in office, Eisenhower projected the... Read more >
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Means of Ascent
Means of Ascent
Written by Robert A. Caro
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ISBN: 9780307422095
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Means of Ascent
The Years of Lyndon Johnson II
Written by Robert A. Caro


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 23, 2011
Price: $15.99

Robert A. Caro's life of Lyndon Johnson, which began with the greatly acclaimed The Path to Power, also winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, continues -- one of the richest, most intensive and most revealing examinations ever undertaken of an American President. In Means of Ascent the Pulitzer Prize-winning... Read more >
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Looking for Lincoln
Looking for Lincoln
Written by Philip B. Kunhardt, III, Peter W. Kunhardt and Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375712142
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Looking for Lincoln
The Making of an American Icon
Written by Philip B. Kunhardt, III, Peter W. Kunhardt and Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $29.95

An extensively researched, lavishly illustrated consideration of the myths, memories, and questions that gathered around our most beloved—and most enigmatic—president in the years between his assassination and the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in 1922.
 
Availing themselves of a vast collection of both published and never-before-seen materials, the authors—the... Read more >
Dutch
Dutch
Written by Edmund Morris
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ISBN: 9780307791429
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A Memoir of Ronald Reagan
Written by Edmund Morris


Format: eBook, 912 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2011
Price: $15.99

This book, the only biography ever authorized by a sitting President--yet written with complete interpretive freedom--is as revolutionary in method as it is formidable in scholarship. When Ronald Reagan moved into the White House in 1981, one of his first literary guests was Edmund Morris, the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of Theodore...

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Colonel Roosevelt
Colonel Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris
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ISBN: 9780375757075
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Colonel Roosevelt

Written by Edmund Morris


Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $18.00

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...

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Decision Points
Decision Points
Written by George W. Bush
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ISBN: 9780307590633
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Decision Points

Written by George W. Bush


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
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In this candid and gripping account, President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions that shaped his presidency and personal life.

George W. Bush served as president of the United States during eight of the most consequential years in American history. The decisions that reached his desk impacted people around the world...

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Eisenhower
Eisenhower
Written by Jim Newton
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ISBN: 9780385534536
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Eisenhower
The White House Years
Written by Jim Newton


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $12.99

“Newton's contribution is as cogent an inventory of Eisenhower's White House years as I've ever read. He blends masterful writing with historic detail and provides the value-added of Ike as the man and the leader.”
—Chuck Hagel, Distinguished Professor, Georgetown University; U.S. Senator (19972009)

Newly discovered and declassified documents make for a surprising and...
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Eisenhower
Eisenhower
Written by Jim Newton, Read by John H. Mayer
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307940667
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Eisenhower
The White House Years
Written by Jim Newton
Read by John H. Mayer


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $27.50

“Newton's contribution is as cogent an inventory of Eisenhower's White House years as I've ever read. He blends masterful writing with historic detail and provides the value-added of Ike as the man and the leader.”
—Chuck Hagel, Distinguished Professor, Georgetown University; U.S. Senator (19972009)

Newly discovered and declassified documents make for a surprising and...
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The Virtues of Aging
The Virtues of Aging
Written by Jimmy Carter
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ISBN: 9780307764669
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The Virtues of Aging

Written by Jimmy Carter


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2011
Price: $9.99

"We are not alone in our worry about both the physical aspect of aging and the prejudice that exists toward the elderly, which is similar to racism or sexism. What makes it different is that the prejudice also exists among those of us who are either within this group or rapidly... Read more >
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The Eloquent President
The Eloquent President
Written by Ronald C. White, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780307796851
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The Eloquent President
A Portrait of Lincoln Through His Words
Written by Ronald C. White, Jr.


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2011
Price: $12.99

The fact that Abraham Lincoln is now universally recognized as America’s greatest political orator would have surprised many of the citizens who voted him into office. Ungainly in stature and awkward in manner, the newly elected Lincoln was considered a Western stump speaker and debater devoid of rhetorical polish. Then, after... Read more >
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The Long Goodbye
The Long Goodbye
Written by Patti Davis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307801852
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The Long Goodbye

Written by Patti Davis


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $12.99

Ronald Reagan’s daughter writes with a moving openness about losing her father to Alzheimer’s disease. The simplicity with which she reveals the intensity, the rush, the flow of her feelings encompasses all the surprises and complexities that ambush us when death gradually, unstoppably invades life.

In The Long Goodbye, Patti... Read more >
Revival 2.0: How the Obama White House Is Making Its Political Comeback
Revival 2.0: How the Obama White House Is Making Its Political Comeback
Written by Richard Wolffe
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307984692
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Revival 2.0: How the Obama White House Is Making Its Political Comeback

Written by Richard Wolffe


Format: eBook, 30 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2011
Price: $0.99

Revival 2.0 tells the dramatic inside story of how President Obama and his team have regained their footing and learned to fight for their political survival.

Bestselling Obama biographer Richard Wolffe (author of Renegade and Revival) follows President Barack Obama and his inner circle (including Valerie Jarrett, David Plouffe, Hillary Clinton, David... Read more >
Turning Point
Turning Point
Written by Jimmy Carter
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ISBN: 9780307786180
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Turning Point
A Candidate, a State, and a Nation Come of Age
Written by Jimmy Carter


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 13, 2011
Price: $11.99

The former president's personal tale of political intrigue and social conflict during his first campaign for public office. Iluminates the origins of his commitment to human rights and bears further witness to the accomplishments of an extraordinary man.


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Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson
Written by John Milton Cooper, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780307277909
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Woodrow Wilson
A Biography
Written by John Milton Cooper, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 736 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $19.95

The first major biography of America’s twenty-eighth president in nearly two decades, from one of America’s foremost Woodrow Wilson scholars.

A Democrat who reclaimed the White House after sixteen years of Republican administrations, Wilson was a transformative president—he helped create the regulatory bodies and legislation that prefigured FDR’s New Deal and would... Read more >
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Honor's Voice
Honor's Voice
Written by Douglas L. Wilson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307765819
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Honor's Voice
The Transformation of Abraham Lincoln
Written by Douglas L. Wilson


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $11.99

Abraham Lincoln's remarkable emergence from the rural Midwest and his rise to the presidency have been the stuff of romance and legend. But as Douglas L. Wilson shows us in Honor's Voice, Lincoln's transformation was not one long triumphal march, but a process that was more than once seriously derailed. There... Read more >
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The Obamas
The Obamas
Written by Peter Firstbrook
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ISBN: 9780307591418
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The Obamas
The Untold Story of an African Family
Written by Peter Firstbrook


Format: Trade Paperback, 360 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $16.00

"Fascinating...adds many interesting details to what we know of the President’s heritage."
--David Remnick, TheNewYorker.com

On January 20, 2009, a few hundred men, women, and children gathered under trees in the twilight at K’obama, a village on the shores of Lake Victoria in western Kenya. Barack Obama’s rise to the American presidency had... Read more >
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