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Helmet for My Pillow
Helmet for My Pillow
Written by Robert Leckie
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553593310
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Helmet for My Pillow
From Parris Island to the Pacific
Written by Robert Leckie


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2010
Price: $16.00

Here is one of the most riveting first-person accounts ever to come out of World War II. Robert Leckie enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in January 1942, shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. In Helmet for My Pillow we follow his odyssey, from basic training on Parris... Read more >
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If You Survive
If You Survive
Written by George Wilson
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780804100038
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If You Survive
From Normandy to the Battle of the Bulge to the End of World War II, One American Officer's Riveting True Story
Written by George Wilson


Format: Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: May 12, 1987
Price: $7.99

"If you survive your first day, I'll promote you."

So promised George Wilson's World War II commanding officer in the hedgerows of Normandy -- and it was to be a promise dramatically fulfilled. From July, 1944, to the closing days of the war, from the first penetration of the Siegfried Line to... Read more >
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The National Parks
The National Parks
Written by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307268969
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The National Parks
America's Best Idea
Written by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $50.00

The companion volume to the twelve-hour PBS series from the acclaimed filmmaker behind The Civil War, Baseball, and The War

America’s national parks spring from an idea as radical as the Declaration of Independence: that the nation’s most magnificent and sacred places should be preserved, not for royalty or the rich, but... Read more >
One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385537827
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $13.99

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.


The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21... Read more >
Pilgrim's Wilderness
Pilgrim's Wilderness
Written by Tom Kizzia
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ISBN: 9780307587848
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Pilgrim's Wilderness
A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier
Written by Tom Kizzia


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $11.99

Into the Wild meets Helter Skelter in this riveting true story of a modern-day homesteading family in the deepest reaches of the Alaskan wildernessand of the chilling secrets of its maniacal, spellbinding patriarch.
 
When Papa Pilgrim, his wife, and their fifteen children appeared in the Alaska frontier outpost of McCarthy, their new neighbors saw them as a...

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Elephant Company
Elephant Company
Written by Vicki Croke
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ISBN: 9780679603993
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Elephant Company
The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II
Written by Vicki Croke


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $13.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

The remarkable story of James Howard “Billy” Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world’s largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill

 
Billy Williams came to colonial Burma in... Read more >
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Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
Written by Jack Weatherford
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ISBN: 9780609809648
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Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

Written by Jack Weatherford


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2005
Price: $15.00

The Mongol army led by Genghis Khan subjugated more lands and people in twenty-five years than the Romans did in four hundred. In nearly every country the Mongols conquered, they brought an unprecedented rise in cultural communication, expanded trade, and a blossoming of civilization. Vastly more progressive than his European or... Read more >
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Double Cross
Double Cross
Written by Ben Macintyre
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ISBN: 9780307888778
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Double Cross
The True Story of the D-Day Spies
Written by Ben Macintyre


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $15.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A SPY AMONG FRIENDS   

   On June 6, 1944, 150,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy and suffered an astonishingly low rate of casualties. A stunning military accomplishment, it was also a masterpiece of trickery. Operation Fortitude, which protected and enabled the invasion, and the... Read more >
Zealot
Zealot
Written by Reza Aslan
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ISBN: 9780679603535
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Zealot
The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
Written by Reza Aslan


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $13.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
Good Housekeeping • Booklist • Publishers Weekly • Bookish

From the internationally bestselling author of No god but God comes a fascinating, provocative, and meticulously researched biography that challenges long-held assumptions about the man we know as Jesus... Read more >
Things That Matter
Things That Matter
Written by Charles Krauthammer, Read by Charles Krauthammer and George Newbern
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553398328
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Things That Matter
Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics
Written by Charles Krauthammer
Read by Charles Krauthammer and George Newbern


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: December 26, 2013
Price: $45.00

 From America’s preeminent columnist, named by the Financial Times the most influential commentator in the nation, the long-awaited collection of Charles Krauthammer’s essential, timeless writings.
 
A brilliant stylist known for an uncompromising honesty that challenges conventional wisdom at every turn, Krauthammer has for decades daz­zled readers with his keen insight... Read more >
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