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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: $13.99

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
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
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

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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
Format: Abridged Compact Disc
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

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... Read more >
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What Lincoln Believed
What Lincoln Believed
Written by Michael Lind
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739323045
Our Price: $14.98

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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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The River of Doubt
The River of Doubt
Written by Candice Millard, Read by Paul Michael
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415929254
Our Price: $20.00

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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
Price: $20.00

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 >
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: $13.99

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
Format: eBook
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: $12.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

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... Read more >
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