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The Obamas
The Obamas
Written by Peter Firstbrook
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ISBN: 9780307591425
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The Obamas
The Untold Story of an African Family
Written by Peter Firstbrook


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $11.99

"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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The Obamas
The Obamas
Written by Peter Firstbrook, Read by Peter Firstbrook
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ISBN: 9780307750457
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The Obamas
The Untold Story of an African Family
Written by Peter Firstbrook
Read by Peter Firstbrook


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $20.00

In the first in-depth history of the Obama family, Peter Firstbrook recounts a journey that starts in a mud hut by the White Nile and ends seven centuries later in the White House. Interweaving oral history and tribal lore, interviews with Obama family members and other Kenyans, the writings of Kenyan... Read more >
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The Death of American Virtue
The Death of American Virtue
Written by Ken Gormley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307409454
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The Death of American Virtue
Clinton vs. Starr
Written by Ken Gormley


Format: Trade Paperback, 800 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $18.00

Ten years after one of the most polarizing political scandals in American history, author Ken Gormley offers an insightful, balanced, and revealing analysis of the events leading up to the impeachment trial of President William Jefferson Clinton. From Ken Starr’s initial Whitewater investigation through the Paula Jones sexual harassment suit to... Read more >
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The Bridge
The Bridge
Written by David Remnick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375702303
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The Bridge
The Life and Rise of Barack Obama
Written by David Remnick


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $16.00

In this nuanced and complex portrait of Barack Obama, Pulitzer Prize-winner David Remnick offers a thorough, intricate, and riveting account of the unique experiences that shaped our nation’s first African American president.
 
Through extensive on-the-record interviews with friends and teachers, mentors and disparagers, family members and Obama himself, Remnick explores the...

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Fidel
An Illustrated Biography of Fidel Castro
Written by Nestor Kohan
Illustrated by Nahuel Scherma and Miracle Jones
Translated by Elise Buchman


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $14.95

In the United States, ninety miles from Cuban shores, tempers flare on the subject of Fidel Castro: some say he is a liberator, some say a dictator. In Fidel, Nestor Kohan and Nahuel Scherma present one of the towering figures of the twentieth-century as he is seen by Latin Americans: as... Read more >
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris
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ISBN: 9780307777829
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

Written by Edmund Morris


Format: eBook, 960 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2010
Price: $11.99

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time

Thirty years ago, The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

Although Theodore Rex fully recounts TR’s years in the White House (1901–1909), The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt... Read more >
Theodore Rex
Theodore Rex
Written by Edmund Morris
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ISBN: 9780307777812
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Theodore Rex

Written by Edmund Morris


Format: eBook, 792 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2010
Price: $11.99

Theodore Rex is the story—never fully told before—of Theodore Roosevelt’s two world-changing terms as President of the United States. A hundred years before the catastrophe of September 11, 2001, “TR” succeeded to power in the aftermath of an act of terrorism. Youngest of all our chief executives, he rallied a stricken... Read more >
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
Format: eBook
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
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
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
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
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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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069651
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

Written by Edmund Morris


Format: Hardcover, 960 pages
On Sale: November 23, 2010
Price: $35.00

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time

Thirty years ago, The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. A collector’s item in its original edition, it has never been out of print as a paperback. This... Read more >
Decision Points
Decision Points
Written by George W. Bush
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307590619
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Decision Points

Written by George W. Bush


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $35.00

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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Decision Points
Decision Points
Written by George W. Bush, Read by George W. Bush
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ISBN: 9780307748645
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Decision Points

Written by George W. Bush
Read by George W. Bush


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $35.00

President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions of his presidency and personal life.

Decision Points is the extraordinary memoir of America’s 43rd president. Shattering the conventions of political autobiography, George W. Bush offers a strikingly candid journey through the defining decisions of his life.
In gripping, never-before-heard detail, President Bush brings... Read more >
Decision Points
Decision Points
Written by George W. Bush, Read by George W. Bush
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ISBN: 9780307748652
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Decision Points

Written by George W. Bush
Read by George W. Bush


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 9, 2010
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President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions of his presidency and personal life.

Decision Points is the extraordinary memoir of America’s 43rd president. Shattering the conventions of political autobiography, George W. Bush offers a strikingly candid journey through the defining decisions of his life.
In gripping, never-before-heard detail, President Bush brings... Read more >
Decision Points
Decision Points
Written by George W. Bush
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ISBN: 9780307590626
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Decision Points

Written by George W. Bush


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $13.99

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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Decision Points
Decision Points
Written by George W. Bush, Read by Ron McLarty
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ISBN: 9780307748669
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Decision Points

Written by George W. Bush
Read by Ron McLarty


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $25.00

President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions of his presidency and personal life.

Decision Points is the extraordinary memoir of America’s 43rd president. Shattering the conventions of political autobiography, George W. Bush offers a strikingly candid journey through the defining decisions of his life.
In gripping, never-before-heard detail, President Bush brings... Read more >
Madison and Jefferson
Madison and Jefferson
Written by Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679604105
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Madison and Jefferson

Written by Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $14.99

“[A] monumental dual biography . . . a distinguished work, combining deep research, a pleasing narrative style and an abundance of fresh insights, a rare combination.”—The Dallas Morning News
 
The third and fourth presidents have long been considered proper gentlemen, with Thomas Jefferson’s genius overshadowing James Madison’s judgment and common sense... Read more >
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Hidden Power
Hidden Power
Written by Kati Marton
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ISBN: 9780307764225
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Hidden Power
Presidential Marriages That Shaped Our History
Written by Kati Marton


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2010
Price: $11.99

Kati Marton’s bestselling Hidden Power is an engrossing look at twelve presidential marriages–from Edith and Woodrow Wilson to Laura and George W. Bush–that have profoundly affected America’s history.

Marton uncovers the behind-the-scenes dynamics of the ultimate power couples, showing how first ladies have used their privileged access to the president to influence... Read more >
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Fidel
Fidel
Written by Nestor Kohan, Illustrated by Nahuel Scherma and Miracle Jones
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227831
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Fidel

Written by Nestor Kohan
Illustrated by Nahuel Scherma and Miracle Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $13.95

En los Estados Unidos, a noventa millas de las costas cubanas, el tema de Fidel Castro enciende a la gente: algunos dicen que es un dictador, otros dicen que es un libertador. En Fidel, Néstor Kohan y Nahuel Scherma presentan a una de las figuras sobresalientes del siglo veinte desde la... Read more >
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Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents

Written by Cormac O'Brien
Illustrated by Monika Suteski


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 1, 2010
Price: $16.95

Murder, Adultery, Gambling, UFOs - And the White House?!?
 
Your high school history teachers never gave you a book like this one! Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents features outrageous and uncensored profiles of the men in the White House—complete with hundreds of little-known, politically incorrect, and downright wacko facts... Read more >
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Reagan's Secret War
Reagan's Secret War
Written by Martin Anderson and Annelise Anderson
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ISBN: 9780307238634
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Reagan's Secret War
The Untold Story of His Fight to Save the World from Nuclear Disaster
Written by Martin Anderson and Annelise Anderson


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2010
Price: $18.00

On February 6, 1981, at his first National Security Council meeting, Ronald Reagan told his advisers: “I will make the decisions.” As Reagan’s Secret War reveals, these words provide the touchstone for understanding the extraordinary accomplishments of the Reagan administration, including the decisive events that led to the end of the... Read more >
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris, Read by Harry Chase
Format: Abridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307878199
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

Written by Edmund Morris
Read by Harry Chase


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: July 6, 2010
Price: $19.99

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time

Described by the Chicago Tribune as "a classic," The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt stands as one of the greatest biographies of our time. The publication of The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt on September 14th, 2001 marks... Read more >
Theodore Rex
Theodore Rex
Written by Edmund Morris, Read by Harry Chase
Format: Abridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307878182
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Theodore Rex

Written by Edmund Morris
Read by Harry Chase


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: July 6, 2010
Price: $19.99

Theodore Rex is the sequel to Edmund Morris’s classic bestseller The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt. It begins by following the new President (still the youngest in American history) as he comes down from Mount Marcy, New York, to take his emergency oath of office in Buffalo, one hundred years ago.

A detailed... Read more >
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris, Read by Mark Deakins
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307750501
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

Written by Edmund Morris
Read by Mark Deakins


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: June 22, 2010
Price: $22.50

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time

Described by the Chicago Tribune as "a classic," The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt stands as one of the greatest biographies of our time. The publication of The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt on September 14th, 2001 marks... Read more >
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