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One Million Steps
One Million Steps
Written by Bing West
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400068746
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One Million Steps
A Marine Platoon at War
Written by Bing West


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $27.00

Battalion 3/5 suffered the highest number of casualties in the war in Afghanistan. This is the story of one platoon in that distinguished battalion.
 
Aware of U.S. plans to withdraw from the country, knowing their efforts were only a footprint in the sand, the fifty Marines of 3rd Platoon fought in... Read more >
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The Guns of August
The Guns of August
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345476098
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The Guns of August
The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Classic About the Outbreak of World War I
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman


Format: Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2004
Price: $7.99

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time

The Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara W. Tuchman’s classic histories of the First World War era

In this landmark, Pulitzer Prize–winning account, renowned historian Barbara W. Tuchman... Read more >
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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
Written by William Manchester and Paul Reid
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345548634
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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965

Written by William Manchester and Paul Reid


Format: Trade Paperback, 1200 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $20.00

Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi Germany. In brilliant prose and informed by decades of research, William Manchester and Paul Reid recount how Churchill organized his... Read more >
The Cave and the Light
The Cave and the Light
Written by Arthur Herman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553385663
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The Cave and the Light
Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization
Written by Arthur Herman


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $18.00

Arthur Herman has now written the definitive sequel to his New York Times bestseller, How the Scots Invented the Modern World, and extends the themes of the book—which sold half a million copies worldwide—back to the ancient Greeks and forward to the age of the Internet. The Cave and the Light... Read more >
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Ghost Soldiers
Ghost Soldiers
Written by Hampton Sides
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385495653
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Ghost Soldiers
The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2002
Price: $16.00

On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty rugged miles to rescue 513 POWs languishing in a hellish camp, among them the last survivors of the infamous Bataan Death March. A recent prison massacre by Japanese soldiers elsewhere in the... Read more >
An Uncommon History of Common Things
An Uncommon History of Common Things
Written by Bethanne Patrick and John Thompson, Foreword by Henry Petroski
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426204203
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An Uncommon History of Common Things

Written by Bethanne Patrick and John Thompson
Foreword by Henry Petroski


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2009
Price: $40.00

Sometime about 30,000 years ago, somebody stuck a sharp rock into a split stick—and presto! The axe was born. Our inquisitive species just loves tinkering, testing, and pushing the limits, and this delightfully different book is a freewheeling reference to hundreds of customs, notions, and inventions that reflect human ingenuity throughout... Read more >
Paris 1919
Paris 1919
Written by Margaret MacMillan, Foreword by Richard Holbrooke
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375760525
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Paris 1919
Six Months That Changed the World
Written by Margaret MacMillan
Foreword by Richard Holbrooke


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2003
Price: $20.00

National Bestseller

New York Times Editors’ Choice

Winner of the PEN Hessell Tiltman Prize

Winner of the Duff Cooper Prize

Silver Medalist for the Arthur Ross Book Award
of the Council on Foreign Relations

Finalist for the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award


For six months in 1919, after the end of “the war to end... Read more >
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Man's Search for Meaning, Gift Edition
Man's Search for Meaning, Gift Edition
Written by Viktor E. Frankl, Afterword by William J. Winslade, Foreword by Harold S. Kushner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807060100
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Man's Search for Meaning, Gift Edition

Written by Viktor E. Frankl
Afterword by William J. Winslade
Foreword by Harold S. Kushner


Format: Hardcover
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $22.95

A new gift edition of a modern classic, with supplemental photographs, speeches, letters, and essays
 
Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl’s memoir of life in Nazi death camps has riveted generations of readers. Based on Frankl’s own experience and the stories of his patients, the book argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we... Read more >
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375756788
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

Written by Edmund Morris


Format: Trade Paperback, 960 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2001
Price: $18.00

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time

Described by the Chicago Tribune as "a classic," The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt stands as one of the greatest biographies of our time. The publication of The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt on September 14th, 2001 marks... Read more >
Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014
Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014
Written by Gwynne Dyer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307361684
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Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014

Written by Gwynne Dyer


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $34.95

Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014 is a serious contemplation of what it means to engage in major world conflicts, and the price we pay when we do.
 
The First World War was Canada's baptism of fire, or at least the only one that people now remember. (Montrealers in 1776 or...

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