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For Love of Politics
For Love of Politics
Written by Sally Bedell Smith, Read by Marc Cashman
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415945704
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For Love of Politics
Bill and Hillary Clinton: The White House Years
Written by Sally Bedell Smith
Read by Marc Cashman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 23, 2007
Price: $30.00

During their eight years in the White House, Bill and Hillary Clinton worked together more closely than the public ever knew. FOR LOVE OF POLITICS is the first book to explain the dynamics of their relationship, showing that it is impossible to understand one Clinton without factoring in the other.

Acclaimed... Read more >
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The Conviction of Richard Nixon
The Conviction of Richard Nixon
Written by James Reston, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780307405524
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The Conviction of Richard Nixon
The Untold Story of the Frost/Nixon Interviews
Written by James Reston, Jr.


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 19, 2007
Price: $10.99

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, Read by Richard McGonagle
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ISBN: 9780739343456
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FDR

Written by Jean Edward Smith
Read by Richard McGonagle


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 15, 2007
Price: $20.00

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 >
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FDR
FDR
Written by Jean Edward Smith
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ISBN: 9781588366245
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FDR

Written by Jean Edward Smith


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 15, 2007
Price: $14.99

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 >
FDR
FDR
Written by Jean Edward Smith, Read by Marc Cashman
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ISBN: 9781415939093
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FDR

Written by Jean Edward Smith
Read by Marc Cashman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 15, 2007
Price: $35.00

One of today’s premier biographers, Jean Edward Smith, has written a modern, comprehensive, indeed ultimate book on the epic life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

This is a portrait painted in broad strokes and fine details. We see how Roosevelt’s restless energy, fierce intellect, personal magnetism, and ability to project effortless grace permitted... Read more >
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Washington's Spies
Washington's Spies
Written by Alexander Rose
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553383294
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Washington's Spies
The Story of America's First Spy Ring
Written by Alexander Rose


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2007
Price: $17.00

Soon to be a series on AMC

Based on remarkable new research, acclaimed historian Alexander Rose brings to life the true story of the spy ring that helped America win the Revolutionary War. For the first time, Rose takes us beyond the battlefront and deep into the shadowy underworld of double... Read more >
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Dreams from My Father
Dreams from My Father
Written by Barack Obama
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307383419
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Dreams from My Father
A Story of Race and Inheritance
Written by Barack Obama


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $25.95

Nine years before the Senate campaign that made him one of the most influential and compelling voices in American politics, Barack Obama published this lyrical, unsentimental, and powerfully affecting memoir, which became a #1 New York Times bestseller when it was reissued in 2004. Dreams from My Father tells the story... Read more >
Dreams from My Father
Dreams from My Father
Written by Barack Obama
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ISBN: 9780307394125
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Dreams from My Father
A Story of Race and Inheritance
Written by Barack Obama


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $11.99

In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father—a figure he knows more as a myth than... Read more >
General George Washington
General George Washington
Written by Edward G. Lengel
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ISBN: 9780812969504
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General George Washington
A Military Life
Written by Edward G. Lengel


Format: Trade Paperback, 516 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $16.95

“The most comprehensive and authoritative study of Washington’s military career ever written.”
–Joseph J. Ellis, author of His Excellency: George Washington

Based largely on George Washington’s personal papers, this engrossing book paints a vivid, factual portrait of Washington the soldier. An expert in military history, Edward Lengel demonstrates that the “secret” to Washington’s... Read more >
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Lincoln
Lincoln
Written by Richard Carwardine
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ISBN: 9781400096022
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Lincoln
A Life of Purpose and Power
Written by Richard Carwardine


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $17.00

As a defender of national unity, a leader in war, and the emancipator of slaves, Abraham Lincoln lays ample claim to being the greatest of our presidents. But the story of his rise to greatness is as complex as it is compelling. In this superb, prize-winning biography, acclaimed historian Richard Carwardine... Read more >
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Lincoln
Lincoln
Written by Richard Carwardine
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ISBN: 9780307264671
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Lincoln
A Life of Purpose and Power
Written by Richard Carwardine


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $12.99

As a defender of national unity, a leader in war, and the emancipator of slaves, Abraham Lincoln lays ample claim to being the greatest of our presidents. But the story of his rise to greatness is as complex as it is compelling. In this superb, prize-winning biography, acclaimed historian Richard Carwardine... Read more >
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Master of the Senate
Master of the Senate
Written by Robert A. Caro, Read by Grover Gardner
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ISBN: 9781415939970
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Master of the Senate
The Years of Lyndon Johnson III
Written by Robert A. Caro
Read by Grover Gardner


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 28, 2006
Price: $65.00

Book Three of Robert A. Caro’s monumental work, The Years of Lyndon Johnson—the most admired and riveting political biography of our era—which began with the best-selling and prizewinning The Path to Power and Means of Ascent.

Master of the Senate carries Lyndon Johnson’s story through one of its most remarkable periods: his... Read more >
Greatness
Greatness
Written by Steven F. Hayward
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ISBN: 9780307237194
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Greatness
Reagan, Churchill, and the Making of Extraordinary Leaders
Written by Steven F. Hayward


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: October 24, 2006
Price: $12.95

The Unexplored Connections Between Two of History’s Greatest Leaders

Ronald Reagan and Winston Churchill were true giants of the twentieth century, but somehow historians have failed to notice the many similarities between these extraordinary leaders. Until now.

In Greatness, Steven F. Hayward–who has written acclaimed studies of both Reagan and Churchill–goes... Read more >
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The Audacity of Hope
The Audacity of Hope
Written by Barack Obama
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307237699
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The Audacity of Hope
Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream
Written by Barack Obama


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2006
Price: $25.00

In July 2004, Barack Obama electrified the Democratic National Convention with an address that spoke to Americans across the political spectrum. One phrase in particular anchored itself in listeners’ minds, a reminder that for all the discord and struggle to be found in our history as a nation, we have always... Read more >
Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
Written by H.W. Brands
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ISBN: 9781400030729
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Andrew Jackson
His Life and Times
Written by H.W. Brands


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $18.00

National Bestseller 

In this, the first major single-volume biography of Andrew Jackson in decades, H.W. Brands reshapes our understanding of this fascinating man, and of the Age of Democracy that he ushered in.


An orphan at a young age and without formal education or the family lineage of the Founding Fathers, Jackson showed...

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Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
Written by H.W. Brands
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ISBN: 9780307278548
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Andrew Jackson
His Life and Times
Written by H.W. Brands


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $13.99

National Bestseller 

In this, the first major single-volume biography of Andrew Jackson in decades, H.W. Brands reshapes our understanding of this fascinating man, and of the Age of Democracy that he ushered in.


An orphan at a young age and without formal education or the family lineage of the Founding Fathers, Jackson showed...

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The River of Doubt
The River of Doubt
Written by Candice Millard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767913737
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The River of Doubt
Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
Written by Candice Millard


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $16.00

At once an incredible adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, The River of Doubt is the true story of Theodore Roosevelt’s harrowing exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth.

The River of Doubt—it is a black, uncharted tributary of the Amazon that snakes through one of the most... Read more >
The River of Doubt
The River of Doubt
Written by Candice Millard, Read by Richard Ferrone
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ISBN: 9780739340509
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The River of Doubt
Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
Written by Candice Millard
Read by Richard Ferrone


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $19.99

At once an incredible adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, The River of Doubt is the true story of Theodore Roosevelt’s harrowing exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth.

The River of Doubt—it is a black, uncharted tributary of the Amazon that snakes through one of the most... Read more >
The Survivor
The Survivor
Written by John F. Harris
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ISBN: 9780375760846
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The Survivor
Bill Clinton in the White House
Written by John F. Harris


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $16.95

The definitive account of one of the most accomplished, controversial, and polarizing figures in American history

Bill Clinton is the most arresting leader of his generation. He transformed American politics, and his eight years as president spawned arguments that continue to resonate. For all that has been written about this singular personality–including... Read more >
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What Lincoln Believed
What Lincoln Believed
Written by Michael Lind
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ISBN: 9781400030736
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What Lincoln Believed
The Values and Convictions of America's Greatest President
Written by Michael Lind


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: May 9, 2006
Price: $16.00

Countless books have been written about Abraham Lincoln, yet few historians and biographers have taken Lincoln seriously as a thinker or attempted to place him in the context of major intellectual traditions. In this refreshing, brilliantly argued portrait, Michael Lind examines the ideas and beliefs that guided Lincoln as a statesman... Read more >
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Ronald Reagan and His Quest to Abolish Nuclear Weapons
Ronald Reagan and His Quest to Abolish Nuclear Weapons
Written by Paul Lettow
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ISBN: 9780812973266
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Ronald Reagan and His Quest to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Written by Paul Lettow


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2006
Price: $15.95

In Ronald Reagan and His Quest to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, Paul Lettow explores the depth and sophistication of President Ronald Reagan’s commitment to ridding humankind permanently of the threat of nuclear war.
Lettow’s narrative spans the start of Reagan’s presidency and the 1986 Reykjavík summit between Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail... Read more >
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The Eloquent President
The Eloquent President
Written by Ronald C. White, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780812970463
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The Eloquent President
A Portrait of Lincoln Through His Words
Written by Ronald C. White, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2006
Price: $17.00

“White takes us back to when great men believed in the power of words to change the world. . . . This book . . . is a treasure to read, a spur to thinking, a small volume with fascinating history.”–The Denver Post

In The Eloquent President, historian Ronald C. White, Jr.... Read more >
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His Excellency
His Excellency
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
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ISBN: 9781400032532
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His Excellency
George Washington
Written by Joseph J. Ellis


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2005
Price: $16.00

National Bestseller

To this landmark biography of our first president, Joseph J. Ellis brings the exacting scholarship, shrewd analysis, and lyric prose that have made him one of the premier historians of the Revolutionary era. Training his lens on a figure who sometimes seems as remote as his effigy on Mount Rushmore...

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The River of Doubt
The River of Doubt
Written by Candice Millard, Read by Richard Ferrone
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ISBN: 9780739323045
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The River of Doubt
Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
Written by Candice Millard
Read by Richard Ferrone


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 25, 2005
Price: $14.98

At once an incredible adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, The River of Doubt is the true story of Theodore Roosevelt’s harrowing exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth.

The River of Doubt—it is a black, uncharted tributary of the Amazon that snakes through one of the most... Read more >
American Brutus
American Brutus
Written by Michael W. Kauffman
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ISBN: 9780375759741
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American Brutus
John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspiracies
Written by Michael W. Kauffman


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2005
Price: $16.95

It is a tale as familiar as our history primers: A deranged actor, John Wilkes Booth, killed Abraham Lincoln in Ford’s Theatre, escaped on foot, and eluded capture for twelve days until he met his fiery end in a Virginia tobacco barn. In the national hysteria that followed, eight others were... Read more >
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