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The First Family Detail
The First Family Detail
Written by Ronald Kessler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804139212
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The First Family Detail
Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents
Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $26.00

As in a play, presidents, vice presidents, and presidential candidates perform on stage for the public and the media. What the nation’s leaders are really like and what goes on behind the scenes remains hidden. Secret Service agents have a front row seat on their private lives and those of their... Read more >
Thirteen Days in September
Thirteen Days in September
Written by Lawrence Wright
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385352031
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Thirteen Days in September
Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David
Written by Lawrence Wright


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $27.95

A gripping day-by-day account of the 1978 Camp David conference, when President Jimmy Carter persuaded Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian president Anwar Sadat to sign the first peace treaty in the modern Middle East, one which endures to this day.

With his hallmark insight into the forces at play...

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Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
Written by The Countess of Carnarvon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770435622
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Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle
Written by The Countess of Carnarvon


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2011
Price: $15.99

Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the real-life inspiration and setting for Julian Fellowes's Emmy Award-winning PBS show Downton Abbey, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Lady Almina, the 5th Countess of Carnarvon. Drawing on a rich store of materials...

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The Devil in the White City
The Devil in the White City
Written by Erik Larson, Read by Scott Brick
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
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 >
Fierce Patriot
Fierce Patriot
Written by Robert L. O'Connell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069729
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Fierce Patriot
The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
Written by Robert L. O'Connell


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $28.00

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 faces... Read more >
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Destiny of the Republic
Destiny of the Republic
Written by Candice Millard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767929714
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Destiny of the Republic
A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
Written by Candice Millard


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $16.95

A Booklist Notable Book of 2012

The extraordinary New York Times bestselling account of James Garfield's rise from poverty to the American presidency, and the dramatic history of his assassination and legacy, from bestselling author of The River of Doubt, Candice Millard.  
 
James Abram Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever...

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The Woman Who Would Be King
The Woman Who Would Be King
Written by Kara Cooney
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307956767
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The Woman Who Would Be King
Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt
Written by Kara Cooney


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $28.00

An engrossing biography of the longest-reigning female pharaoh in Ancient Egypt and the story of her audacious rise to power.
 
Hatshepsut—the daughter of a general who usurped Egypt's throne and a mother with ties to the previous dynasty—was born into a privileged position in the royal household, and she was expected to bear...

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Legacy of Ashes
Legacy of Ashes
Written by Tim Weiner
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ISBN: 9780307455628
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Legacy of Ashes
The History of the CIA
Written by Tim Weiner


Format: eBook, 848 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2008
Price: $13.99

With shocking revelations that made headlines in papers across the country, Pulitzer-Prize-winner Tim Weiner gets at the truth behind the CIA and uncovers here why nearly every CIA Director has left the agency in worse shape than when he found it; and how these profound failures jeopardize our national security.


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How the Scots Invented the Modern World
How the Scots Invented the Modern World
Written by Arthur Herman
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ISBN: 9780307420954
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How the Scots Invented the Modern World
The True Story of How Western Europe's Poorest Nation Created Our World and Ever ything in It
Written by Arthur Herman


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Who formed the first modern nation?
Who created the first literate society?
Who invented our modern ideas of democracy and free market capitalism?
The Scots.

Mention of Scotland and the Scots usually conjures up images of kilts, bagpipes, Scotch whisky, and golf. But as historian and author Arthur Herman demonstrates, in the eighteenth and nineteenth... Read more >
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My Battle Against Hitler
My Battle Against Hitler
Written by Dietrich von Hildebrand and John Henry Crosby
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385347518
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My Battle Against Hitler
Faith, Truth, and Defiance in the Shadow of the Third Reich
Written by Dietrich von Hildebrand and John Henry Crosby


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $28.00

How does a person become Hitler’s enemy number one? Not through espionage or violence, it turns out, but by striking fearlessly at the intellectual and spiritual roots of National Socialism.

Dietrich von Hildebrand was a German Catholic thinker and teacher who devoted the full force of his intellect to breaking the...

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