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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: 9780307237811
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Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

Written by Jack Weatherford


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2005
Price: $11.99

The name Genghis Khan often conjures the image of a relentless, bloodthirsty barbarian on horseback leading a ruthless band of nomadic warriors in the looting of the civilized world. But the surprising truth is that Genghis Khan was a visionary leader whose conquests joined backward Europe with the flourishing cultures of... Read more >
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Flags of Our Fathers
Flags of Our Fathers
James Bradley with Ron Powers
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ISBN: 9780553902761
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Flags of Our Fathers

James Bradley with Ron Powers


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On Sale: August 29, 2006
Price: $7.99

In this unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history, James Bradley has captured the glory, the triumph, the heartbreak, and the legacy of the six men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to... Read more >
The Greatest Generation
The Greatest Generation
Written by Tom Brokaw
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ISBN: 9780812975291
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The Greatest Generation

Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2001
Price: $17.00

"In the spring of 1984, I went to the northwest of France, to Normandy, to prepare an NBC documentary on the fortieth anniversary of D-Day, the massive and daring Allied invasion of Europe that marked the beginning of the end of Adolf Hitler's Third Reich. There, I underwent a life-changing experience... Read more >
The Cave and the Light
The Cave and the Light
Written by Arthur Herman
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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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Empress Dowager Cixi
Empress Dowager Cixi
Written by Jung Chang
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ISBN: 9780307456700
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Empress Dowager Cixi
The Concubine Who Launched Modern China
Written by Jung Chang


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $17.95

A New York Times Notable Book
An NPR Best Book of the Year

In 1852, at age sixteen, Cixi was chosen as one of Emperor Xianfeng’s numerous concubines. When he died in 1861, their five-year-old son succeeded to the throne. Cixi at once launched a coup against her son’s regents and placed...

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Seabiscuit
Seabiscuit
Written by Laura Hillenbrand, Read by George Newbern
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ISBN: 9780307878632
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Seabiscuit
An American Legend
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Read by George Newbern


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On Sale: November 16, 2010
Price: $22.50

Laura Hillenbrand, author of the runaway phenomenon Unbroken, brilliantly re-creates a universal underdog story in this #1 New York Times bestseller.

Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world in 1938, receiving more coverage than FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. But... Read more >
Anonymous Soldiers
Anonymous Soldiers
Written by Bruce Hoffman
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ISBN: 9781101874660
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Anonymous Soldiers
The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947
Written by Bruce Hoffman


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $17.99

A landmark history, based on newly available documents, of the battles between Jews, Arabs, and the British that led to the creation of Israel

Anonymous Soldiers brilliantly re-creates the crucial period in the establishment of Israel, chronicling the three decades of growing anticolonial unrest that culminated in the end of British rule...

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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Written by Jon Meacham
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ISBN: 9780679645368
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Written by Jon Meacham


Format: eBook, 800 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $13.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Seattle Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Bloomberg Businessweek

In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to... Read more >
In the President's Secret Service
In the President's Secret Service
Written by Ronald Kessler
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ISBN: 9780307461360
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In the President's Secret Service
Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect
Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $15.00

Never before has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service. After conducting exclusive interviews with more than one hundred current and former Secret Service agents, bestselling author and award-winning reporter Ronald Kessler reveals their secrets for the first time.

•    George W. Bush’s daughters would... Read more >
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Fields of Blood
Fields of Blood
Written by Karen Armstrong
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ISBN: 9780385353106
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Fields of Blood
Religion and the History of Violence
Written by Karen Armstrong


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99

From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence.

For the first time, religious self-identification is on the decline in American. Some analysts have cited as cause a post-9/11perception: that faith in general is a source of aggression... Read more >
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