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Raisin Wine
Raisin Wine
Written by James K. Bartleman
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ISBN: 9781551992068
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Raisin Wine
A Boyhood in a Different Muskoka
Written by James K. Bartleman


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On Sale: February 24, 2009
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A warm, at times hilarious, yet dark childhood memoir from a bestselling author.

This memoir recalls the boyhood years of Ontario’s future lieutenant-governor, living in a dilapidated old house complete with outdoor toilet and coal oil-lamp lighting. Behind the outrageous stories, larger-than life-characters, and descriptions of the mores of a small village... Read more >
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Edith Kermit Roosevelt
Edith Kermit Roosevelt
Written by Sylvia Morris
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Edith Kermit Roosevelt
Portrait of a First Lady
Written by Sylvia Morris


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2009
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Edith Kermit Carow grew up in New York City in the same circles as did Theodore Roosevelt. But only after TR's first wife died at age twenty-two did the childhood friends forge one of the most successful romantic and political partnerships in American history. Sylvia Jukes Morris's access to previously unpublished... Read more >
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The Real Lincoln
The Real Lincoln
Written by Thomas DiLorenzo
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ISBN: 9780307559388
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The Real Lincoln
A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War
Written by Thomas DiLorenzo


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2009
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A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War
Most Americans consider Abraham Lincoln to be the greatest president in history. His legend as the Great Emancipator has grown to mythic proportions as hundreds of books, a national holiday, and a monument in Washington, D.C., extol his heroism and... Read more >
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Twilight at Monticello
Twilight at Monticello
Written by Alan Pell Crawford
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ISBN: 9780812969467
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Twilight at Monticello
The Final Years of Thomas Jefferson
Written by Alan Pell Crawford


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $15.00

Much has been written about Thomas Jefferson, and with good reason: He was the architect of our democracy, a visionary chief executive who expanded this nation’s physical boundaries to unimagined lengths. But Twilight at Monticello is entirely new: an unprecedented look at the intimate Jefferson in his final years–from his return... Read more >
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Lincoln Unmasked
Lincoln Unmasked
Written by Thomas DiLorenzo
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Lincoln Unmasked
What You're Not Supposed to Know About Dishonest Abe
Written by Thomas DiLorenzo


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2009
Price: $9.99

What if you were told that the revered leader Abraham Lincoln was actually a political tyrant who stifled his opponents by suppressing their civil rights? What if you learned that the man so affectionately referred to as the “Great Emancipator” supported white supremacy and pledged not to interfere with slavery in... Read more >
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A. Lincoln
A. Lincoln
Written by Ronald C. White, Jr.
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ISBN: 9781588367754
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A. Lincoln
A Biography
Written by Ronald C. White, Jr.


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On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $15.99

“If you read one book about Lincoln, make it A. Lincoln.”—USA Today

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Washington Post • The Philadelphia Inquirer • The Christian Science Monitor • St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
 
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

WINNER OF THE CHRISTOPHER AWARD


Everyone wants to define the man who signed his name “A. Lincoln.” In his... Read more >
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The Lincolns
The Lincolns
Written by Daniel Mark Epstein
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ISBN: 9780345478009
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The Lincolns
Portrait of a Marriage
Written by Daniel Mark Epstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $16.00

Although the private lives of political couples have in our era become front-page news, the true story of this extraordinary and tragic first family has never been fully told. The Lincolns eclipses earlier accounts with riveting new information that makes husband and wife, president and first lady, come alive in all... Read more >
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The Teapot Dome Scandal
The Teapot Dome Scandal
Written by Laton McCartney
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ISBN: 9780812973372
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The Teapot Dome Scandal
How Big Oil Bought the Harding White House and Tried to Steal the Country
Written by Laton McCartney


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $16.00

In this amazing and at times ribald story, Laton McCartney tells how Big Oil handpicked Warren G. Harding, an obscure Ohio senator, to serve as our twenty-third president. Harding and his “oil cabinet” made it possible for cronies to secure vast fuel reserves that had been set aside for use by... Read more >
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Abraham Lincoln's Extraordinary Era
Abraham Lincoln's Extraordinary Era
Written by Karen Kostyal, Foreword by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426203282
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Abraham Lincoln's Extraordinary Era
The Man and His Times
Written by Karen Kostyal
Foreword by Doris Kearns Goodwin


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $35.00

This handsomely illustrated volume commemorates Abraham Lincoln’s 200th birthday and gives rare insight into the President who shook the world—and whose words and example endure today in nations from Siberia to Mexico to Pakistan. This is the official book of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) in Springfield, Illinois... Read more >
President Lincoln
President Lincoln
Written by William Lee Miller
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ISBN: 9781400034161
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President Lincoln
The Duty of a Statesman
Written by William Lee Miller


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $16.95

In his acclaimed book Lincoln's Virtues, William Lee Miller explored Abraham Lincoln's intellectual and moral development. Now he completes his "ethical biography," showing how the amiable and inexperienced backcountry politician was transformed by constitutional alchemy into an oath-bound head of state. Faced with a radical moral contradiction left by the nation's... Read more >
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Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents
Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents
Written by Cormac O'Brien, Illustrated by Monika Suteski
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ISBN: 9781594743443
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Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents

Written by Cormac O'Brien
Illustrated by Monika Suteski


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2009
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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Twilight at Monticello
Twilight at Monticello
Written by Alan Pell Crawford
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ISBN: 9781588368386
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Twilight at Monticello
The Final Years of Thomas Jefferson
Written by Alan Pell Crawford


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On Sale: November 19, 2008
Price: $11.99

Twilight at Monticello is something entirely new: an unprecedented and engrossing personal look at the intimate Jefferson in his final years that will change the way readers think about this true American icon. It was during these years–from his return to Monticello in 1809 after two terms as president until his...

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American Lion
American Lion
Written by Jon Meacham
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ISBN: 9781400063253
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American Lion
Andrew Jackson in the White House
Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $35.00

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the pinnacle of power... Read more >
American Lion
American Lion
Written by Jon Meacham, Read by John H. Mayer
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ISBN: 9780739334584
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American Lion
Andrew Jackson in the White House
Written by Jon Meacham
Read by John H. Mayer


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On Sale: November 11, 2008
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Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the pinnacle of power... Read more >
American Lion
American Lion
Written by Jon Meacham, Read by John H. Mayer
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Andrew Jackson in the White House
Written by Jon Meacham
Read by John H. Mayer


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Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the pinnacle of power... Read more >
American Lion
American Lion
Written by Jon Meacham
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American Lion
Andrew Jackson in the White House
Written by Jon Meacham


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Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the pinnacle of power... Read more >
American Lion
American Lion
Written by Jon Meacham
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American Lion
Andrew Jackson in the White House
Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Trade Paperback, 944 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2008
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Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the pinnacle of power... Read more >
American Lion
American Lion
Written by Jon Meacham, Read by Richard McGonagle
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American Lion
Andrew Jackson in the White House
Written by Jon Meacham
Read by Richard McGonagle


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On Sale: November 11, 2008
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Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the pinnacle of power... Read more >
The Bush Tragedy
The Bush Tragedy
Written by Jacob Weisberg
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ISBN: 9780812978353
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The Bush Tragedy

Written by Jacob Weisberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
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This is the book that cracks the code of the Bush presidency. Unstintingly yet compassionately, and with no political ax to grind, Slate editor in chief Jacob Weisberg methodically and objectively examines the family and circle of advisers who played crucial parts in George W. Bush’s historic downfall.

In this revealing and... Read more >
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The Audacity of Hope
The Audacity of Hope
Written by Barack Obama
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ISBN: 9780307455871
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The Audacity of Hope
Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream
Written by Barack Obama


Format: Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2008
Price: $7.99

The Audacity of Hope is Barack Obama's call for a new kind of politics—a politics that builds upon those shared understandings that pull us together as Americans. Lucid in his vision of America's place in the world, refreshingly candid about his family life and his time in the Senate, Obama here... Read more >
The Conviction of Richard Nixon
The Conviction of Richard Nixon
Written by James Reston, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780307394903
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The Conviction of Richard Nixon
The Untold Story of the Frost/Nixon Interviews
Written by James Reston, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2008
Price: $15.00

The Watergate scandal began with a break-in at the office of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate Hotel on June 17, 1971, and ended when President Gerald Ford granted Richard M. Nixon a pardon on September 8, 1974, one month after Nixon resigned from office in disgrace. Effectively removed from... Read more >
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FDR
FDR
Written by Jean Edward Smith
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ISBN: 9780812970494
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FDR

Written by Jean Edward Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 880 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
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One of today’s premier biographers has written a modern, comprehensive, indeed ultimate book on the epic life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In this superlative volume, Jean Edward Smith combines contemporary scholarship and a broad range of primary source material to provide an engrossing narrative of one of America’s greatest presidents.

This is... Read more >
Voice of Hope
Voice of Hope
Written by Aung San Suu Kyi, Contribution by Alan Clements
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ISBN: 9781583228456
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Voice of Hope
Conversations with Alan Clements
Written by Aung San Suu Kyi
Contribution by Alan Clements


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $18.95

Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Prize Laureate, mother of two, and devout Buddhist, is one of the most inspiring examples of spiritually infused politics and fearless leadership that the world has ever seen. Daughter of the martyred Burmese national hero who negotiated Burma's independence from Britain in the 1940s, Aung San... Read more >
Franklin and Lucy
Franklin and Lucy
Written by Joseph E. Persico, Read by Len Cariou
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Franklin and Lucy
President Roosevelt, Mrs. Rutherfurd, and the Other Remarkable Women in His Life
Written by Joseph E. Persico
Read by Len Cariou


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On Sale: April 29, 2008
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was arguably the greatest figure of the twentieth century. While FDR’s official circle was predominantly male, it was his relationships with women–particularly with Lucy Mercer Rutherfurd–that most vividly bring to light the human being beneath this towering statesman. It is no coincidence that Rutherfurd was with Roosevelt the... Read more >
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Franklin and Lucy
Franklin and Lucy
Written by Joseph E. Persico
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Franklin and Lucy
President Roosevelt, Mrs. Rutherfurd, and the Other Remarkable Women in His Life
Written by Joseph E. Persico


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On Sale: April 29, 2008
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was arguably the greatest figure of the twentieth century. While FDR’s official circle was predominantly male, it was his relationships with women–particularly with Lucy Mercer Rutherfurd–that most vividly bring to light the human being beneath this towering statesman. It is no coincidence that Rutherfurd was with Roosevelt the... Read more >
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