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American Lion
American Lion
Written by Jon Meacham
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812973464
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American Lion
Andrew Jackson in the White House
Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2009
Price: $18.00

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 >
Eisenhower in War and Peace
Eisenhower in War and Peace
Written by Jean Edward Smith
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ISBN: 9780812982886
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Eisenhower in War and Peace

Written by Jean Edward Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 976 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Christian Science Monitor • St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Magisterial.”—The New York Times

 
In this extraordinary volume, Jean Edward Smith presents a portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower that is as full, rich, and revealing as anything ever written about America’s thirty-fourth president...

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Fierce Patriot
Fierce Patriot
Written by Robert L. O'Connell
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ISBN: 9780679604693
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Fierce Patriot
The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
Written by Robert L. O'Connell


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $13.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

William Tecumseh Sherman was more than just one of our greatest generals. Fierce Patriot is a bold, revisionist portrait of how this iconic and enigmatic figure exerted an outsize impact on the American landscape—and the American character.

 
America’s first “celebrity” general, William Tecumseh Sherman was a man of many... Read more >
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The Demon in the Freezer
The Demon in the Freezer
Written by Richard Preston
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ISBN: 9781588362452
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The Demon in the Freezer
A True Story
Written by Richard Preston


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 8, 2002
Price: $7.99

“The bard of biological weapons captures
the drama of the front lines.”

-Richard Danzig, former secretary of the navy


The first major bioterror event in the United States-the anthrax attacks in October 2001-was a clarion call for scientists who work with “hot” agents to find ways of protecting civilian populations against biological weapons. In... Read more >
A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition
A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition
Written by Bill Bryson
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ISBN: 9780307885166
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A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2010
Price: $12.99

One of the world’s most beloved writers and bestselling author of One Summer takes his ultimate journey—into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer.

In A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson trekked the Appalachian Trailwell, most of it. In A Sunburned Country, he confronted some of the...

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The Man Who Saved the Union
The Man Who Saved the Union
Written by H.W. Brands
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ISBN: 9780307475152
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The Man Who Saved the Union
Ulysses Grant in War and Peace
Written by H.W. Brands


Format: Trade Paperback, 752 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $17.95

Ulysses Grant emerges in this masterful biography as a genius in battle and a driven president to a divided country, who remained fearlessly on the side of right. He was a beloved commander in the field who made the sacrifices necessary to win the war, even in the face of criticism...

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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
Price: $22.00

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.

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Mao
Mao
Written by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday
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ISBN: 9780679746324
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Mao
The Unknown Story
Written by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday


Format: Trade Paperback, 864 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2006
Price: $20.00

The most authoritative life of the Chinese leader every written, Mao: The Unknown Story is based on a decade of research, and on interviews with many of Mao’s close circle in China who have never talked before — and with virtually everyone outside China who had significant dealings with him. It...

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The Devil in the White City
The Devil in the White City
Written by Erik Larson, Read by Scott Brick
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ISBN: 9780736697750
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The Devil in the White City
Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
Written by Erik Larson
Read by Scott Brick


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 17, 2002
Price: $22.95

Two men, each handsome and unusually adept at his chosen work, embodied an element of the great dynamic that characterized America’s rush toward the twentieth century. The architect was Daniel Hudson Burnham, the fair’s brilliant director of works and the builder of many of the country’s most important structures, including the... Read more >
The War That Ended Peace
The War That Ended Peace
Written by Margaret MacMillan
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ISBN: 9780812994704
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The War That Ended Peace
The Road to 1914
Written by Margaret MacMillan


Format: eBook, 784 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $13.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Economist • The Christian Science Monitor • Bloomberg Businessweek • The Globe and Mail

From the bestselling and award-winning author of Paris 1919 comes a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, a fascinating portrait of Europe...

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