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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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The River of Doubt
The River of Doubt
Written by Candice Millard, Read by Paul Michael
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ISBN: 9781415929254
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The River of Doubt
Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
Written by Candice Millard
Read by Paul Michael


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 18, 2005
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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 >
Greatness
Greatness
Written by Steven F. Hayward
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307338525
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Greatness
Reagan, Churchill, and the Making of Extraordinary Leaders
Written by Steven F. Hayward


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2005
Price: $9.99

The incredible 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... Read more >
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Stalin
Stalin
Written by Simon Sebag Montefiore
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ISBN: 9781400076789
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Stalin
The Court of the Red Tsar
Written by Simon Sebag Montefiore


Format: Trade Paperback, 848 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $21.00

This widely acclaimed biography provides a vivid and riveting account of Stalin and his courtiers—killers, fanatics, women, and children—during the terrifying decades of his supreme power. In a seamless meshing of exhaustive research and narrative ?lan, Simon Sebag Montefiore gives us the everyday details of a monstrous life.We see Stalin playing... Read more >
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My Life: The Presidential Years
My Life: The Presidential Years
Written by Bill Clinton
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ISBN: 9781400096732
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My Life: The Presidential Years

Written by Bill Clinton


Format: Paperback, 704 pages
On Sale: June 28, 2005
Price: $7.99

President Bill Clinton’s My Life is the strikingly candid portrait of a global leader who decided early in life to devote his intellectual and political gifts, and his extraordinary capacity for hard work, to serving the public.

It shows us the progress of a remarkable American, who, through his own enormous... Read more >
Light and Liberty
Light and Liberty
Written by Thomas Jefferson, Edited by Eric Petersen
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ISBN: 9780812974324
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Light and Liberty
Reflections on the Pursuit of Happiness
Written by Thomas Jefferson
Edited by Eric Petersen


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2005
Price: $13.00

Were Thomas Jefferson alive to read this book, he would recognize every sentence, every elegant turn of phrase, every lofty, beautifully expressed idea. Indeed, every word in the book is his. In an astonishing feat of editing, Eric S. Petersen has culled the entirety of Thomas Jefferson’s published works to fashion... Read more >
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General George Washington
General George Washington
Written by Edward G. Lengel
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ISBN: 9781588364807
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General George Washington
A Military Life
Written by Edward G. Lengel


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 7, 2005
Price: $12.99

Much has been written in the past two centuries about George Washington the statesman and “father of his country.” Less often discussed is Washington’s military career, including his exploits as a young officer and his performance as the Revolutionary War commander in chief. Now, in a revealing work of historical biography... Read more >
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Mi Vida
Mi Vida
Written by Bill Clinton
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ISBN: 9781400095247
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Mi Vida

Written by Bill Clinton


Format: Trade Paperback, 1152 pages
On Sale: May 31, 2005
Price: $17.95

Mi vida, del presidente Clinton, es un impresionante y sorprendentemente honesto retrato de un l’der global que decidi— cuando era joven que dedicar’a sus dotes intelectuales y pol’ticas, y su extraordinaria capacidad para el trabajo duro, al servicio de los ciudadanos.
Nos muestra el avance de un americano notable que, gracias a... Read more >
My Life
My Life
Written by Bill Clinton
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ISBN: 9781400030033
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My Life

Written by Bill Clinton


Format: Trade Paperback, 1056 pages
On Sale: May 31, 2005
Price: $25.00

President Bill Clinton’s My Life is the strikingly candid portrait of a global leader who decided early in life to devote his intellectual and political gifts, and his extraordinary capacity for hard work, to serving the public.

It shows us the progress of a remarkable American, who, through his own enormous... Read more >
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My Life: The Early Years
My Life: The Early Years
Written by Bill Clinton
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781400096718
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My Life: The Early Years

Written by Bill Clinton


Format: Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: May 31, 2005
Price: $7.99

President Bill Clinton’s My Life is the strikingly candid portrait of a global leader who decided early in life to devote his intellectual and political gifts, and his extraordinary capacity for hard work, to serving the public.

It shows us the progress of a remarkable American, who, through his own enormous... Read more >
The Survivor
The Survivor
Written by John F. Harris
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ISBN: 9781588362131
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The Survivor
Bill Clinton in the White House
Written by John F. Harris


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 31, 2005
Price: $13.99

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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The Family
The Family
Written by Kitty Kelley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400096411
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The Family
The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty
Written by Kitty Kelley


Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages
On Sale: May 17, 2005
Price: $17.00

From the First Lady of unauthorized, tell-all biography, this is the first real inside-look at the most powerful–and secretive–family in the world. From Senator Prescott Bush's alcoholism, to his son George Herbert Walker Bush's infidelities, to George Walker Bush's religious conversion, shady financial deals, and military manipulations, Kitty Kelley captures the... Read more >
Dreams from My Father
Dreams from My Father
Written by Barack Obama, Read by Barack Obama
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ISBN: 9780739321010
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Dreams from My Father
A Story of Race and Inheritance
Written by Barack Obama
Read by Barack Obama


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 10, 2005
Price: $12.98

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 >
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Grace and Power
Grace and Power
Written by Sally Bedell Smith
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ISBN: 9780345480828
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Grace and Power
The Private World of the Kennedy White House
Written by Sally Bedell Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2005
Price: $20.00

In GRACE & POWER: THE PRIVATE WORLD OF THE KENNEDY WHITE HOUSE, New York Times bestselling author Sally Bedell Smith takes us inside the Kennedy White House with unparalleled access and insight. Having interviewed scores of Kennedy intimates, including many who have never spoken before, and drawing on letters and personal... Read more >
Dreams from My Father
Dreams from My Father
Written by Barack Obama, Read by Barack Obama
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ISBN: 9780739321003
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Dreams from My Father
A Story of Race and Inheritance
Written by Barack Obama
Read by Barack Obama


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: May 3, 2005
Price: $25.95

Includes the senator's speech from the 2004 Democratic National Convention!

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... Read more >
Adventures of Theodore Roosevelt
Adventures of Theodore Roosevelt
Edited by Anthony Brandt
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ISBN: 9780792293460
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Adventures of Theodore Roosevelt

Edited by Anthony Brandt


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2005
Price: $16.00

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Letters from the Desk of Ronald Reagan
Letters from the Desk of Ronald Reagan
Edited by Ralph E. Weber and Ralph A. Weber
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767913386
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Letters from the Desk of Ronald Reagan
Letters from the Desk of Ronald Reagan
Edited by Ralph E. Weber and Ralph A. Weber


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2005
Price: $14.95

Ronald Reagan, one of America’s most beloved presidents, is now gone. But his voice lives on in this stirring and very personal collection of letters written during his presidency to his fellow Americans, showing us a new and surprisingly intimate side of our fortieth president.

During even the busiest times in... 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: 9781588364555
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Ronald Reagan and His Quest to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Written by Paul Lettow


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 1, 2005
Price: $11.99

Ronald Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) has puzzled scholars and commentators. Some have claimed that it was a purely political maneuver, while others have explained it as a ruse conjured up by presidential advisers to weaken Soviet resolve.

These assumptions, however, fail to acknowledge the depth of Reagan’s involvement in nuclear... Read more >
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Lincoln and Whitman
Lincoln and Whitman
Written by Daniel Mark Epstein
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ISBN: 9780345458001
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Lincoln and Whitman
Parallel Lives in Civil War Washington
Written by Daniel Mark Epstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2005
Price: $18.00

Kindred spirits despite their profound differences in position, Abraham Lincoln and Walt Whitman shared a vision of the democratic character. They had read or listened to each other’s words at crucial turning points in their lives, and both were utterly transformed by the tragedy of the Civil War. In this radiant... Read more >
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The Long Goodbye
The Long Goodbye
Written by Patti Davis, Read by Patti Davis
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ISBN: 9780739318546
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The Long Goodbye

Written by Patti Davis
Read by Patti Davis


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 16, 2004
Price: $9.95

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 Davis describes... Read more >
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His Excellency
His Excellency
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400040315
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His Excellency
George Washington
Written by Joseph J. Ellis


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2004
Price: $29.95

The author of seven highly acclaimed books, Joseph J. Ellis has crafted a landmark biography that brings to life in all his complexity the most important and perhaps least understood figure in American history, George Washington. With his careful attention to detail and his lyrical prose, Ellis has set a new... Read more >
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His Excellency
His Excellency
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
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ISBN: 9781400043767
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His Excellency
George Washington
Written by Joseph J. Ellis


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2004
Price: $11.99

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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FDR's Folly
FDR's Folly
Written by Jim Powell
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ISBN: 9781400054770
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FDR's Folly
How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression
Written by Jim Powell


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2004
Price: $16.00

“Admirers of FDR credit his New Deal with restoring the American economy after the disastrous contraction of 1929—33. Truth to tell–as Powell demonstrates without a shadow of a doubt–the New Deal hampered recovery from the contraction, prolonged and added to unemployment, and set the stage for ever more intrusive and costly... Read more >
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My Life (Part A)
My Life (Part A)
Written by Bill Clinton, Read by Michael Beck
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415916032
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My Life (Part A)

Written by Bill Clinton
Read by Michael Beck


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 24, 2004
Price: $30.00

President Bill Clinton’s My Life is the strikingly candid portrait of a global leader who decided early in life to devote his intellectual and political gifts, and his extraordinary capacity for hard work, to serving the public.

It shows us the progress of a remarkable American, who, through his own enormous... Read more >
My Life (Part B)
My Life (Part B)
Written by Bill Clinton, Read by Michael Beck
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415917480
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My Life (Part B)

Written by Bill Clinton
Read by Michael Beck


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 24, 2004
Price: $30.00

President Bill Clinton’s My Life is the strikingly candid portrait of a global leader who decided early in life to devote his intellectual and political gifts, and his extraordinary capacity for hard work, to serving the public.

It shows us the progress of a remarkable American, who, through his own enormous... Read more >
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