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In the Kingdom of Ice
In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides, Read by Arthur Morey
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307966551
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In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides
Read by Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $25.00

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
Rise to Greatness
Rise to Greatness
Written by Conrad Black
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771013553
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Rise to Greatness
The History of Canada From the Vikings to the Present
Written by Conrad Black


Format: eBook, 1040 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $16.99

Masterful, ambitious, and groundbreaking, this is a major new history of our country by one of our most respected thinkers and historians -- a book every Canadian should own.
     From the acclaimed biographer and historian Conrad Black comes the definitive history of Canada -- a revealing, groundbreaking account of the people... Read more >
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Madison and Jefferson
Madison and Jefferson
Written by Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg
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ISBN: 9780679604105
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Madison and Jefferson

Written by Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $14.99

“[A] monumental dual biography . . . a distinguished work, combining deep research, a pleasing narrative style and an abundance of fresh insights, a rare combination.”—The Dallas Morning News
 
The third and fourth presidents have long been considered proper gentlemen, with Thomas Jefferson’s genius overshadowing James Madison’s judgment and common sense... Read more >
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The First Family Detail
The First Family Detail
Written by Ronald Kessler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804139229
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The First Family Detail
Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents
Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $12.99

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 >
Citizens of London
Citizens of London
Written by Lynne Olson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979350
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Citizens of London
The Americans Who Stood with Britain in Its Darkest, Finest Hour
Written by Lynne Olson


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $17.00

The acclaimed author of Troublesome Young Men reveals the behind-the-scenes story of how the United States forged its wartime alliance with Britain, told from the perspective of three key American players in London: Edward R. Murrow, the handsome, chain-smoking head of CBS News in Europe; Averell Harriman, the hard-driving millionaire who... 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 >
Gay Berlin
Gay Berlin
Written by Robert Beachy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385353076
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Gay Berlin
Birthplace of a Modern Identity
Written by Robert Beachy


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $14.99

An unprecedented examination of the ways in which the uninhibited urban sexuality, sexual experimentation, and medical advances of pre-Weimar Berlin created and molded our modern understanding of sexual orientation and gay identity.

Known already in the 1850s for the friendly company of its “warm brothers” (German slang for men who love other... Read more >
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Without You, There Is No Us
Without You, There Is No Us
Written by Suki Kim
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307720658
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Without You, There Is No Us
My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite
Written by Suki Kim


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $24.00

A haunting memoir of teaching English to the sons of North Korea's ruling class during the last six months of Kim Jong-il's reign
 
Every day, three times a day, the students march in two straight lines, singing praises to Kim Jong-il and North Korea: Without you, there is no motherland... Read more >
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Vought F4U Corsair
Vought F4U Corsair
Written by James D'Angina, Illustrated by Adam Tooby
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782006268
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Vought F4U Corsair

Written by James D'Angina
Illustrated by Adam Tooby


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $18.95

This is a definitive technical guide to the Vought F4U Corsair. With over 12,500 produced, the Vought F4U Corsair is one of the icons of mid-20th century military aviation. With a USN kill rate of 11:1 during World War II, demand exceeded Vought's manufacturing capabilities, and it holds the record for... Read more >
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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

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 1920, fresh from service in World War... Read more >
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