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Pilgrim's Wilderness
Pilgrim's Wilderness
Written by Tom Kizzia
Format: eBook
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: $12.99

Into the Wild meets Helter Skelter in this riveting true story of a modern-day homesteading family in the deepest reaches of the Alaskan wilderness – and of the chilling secrets of its maniacal, spellbinding patriarch.
 
When Papa Pilgrim appeared in the Alaska frontier outpost of McCarthy with his wife and fifteen children in tow, his... Read more >
My Promised Land
My Promised Land
Written by Ari Shavit, Read by Paul Boehmer
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385359603
Our Price: $27.50

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My Promised Land
The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel
Written by Ari Shavit
Read by Paul Boehmer


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $27.50

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE ECONOMIST

Winner of the Natan Book Award • Anisfield-Wolf Book Award Winner, Nonfiction • National Jewish Book Award Winner: the Gerrard and Ella Berman Memorial Award in History

An authoritative and deeply personal... Read more >
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The Heathen School
The Heathen School
Written by John Demos
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385351669
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The Heathen School
A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
Written by John Demos


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $14.99

The astonishing story of a unique missionary project—and the America it embodied—from award-winning historian John Demos.

Near the start of the nineteenth century, as the newly established United States looked outward toward the wider world, a group of eminent Protestant ministers formed a grand scheme for gathering the rest of mankind into the redemptive fold of Christianity and...

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The Rape of Europa
The Rape of Europa
Written by Lynn H. Nicholas
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679756866
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The Rape of Europa
The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War
Written by Lynn H. Nicholas


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: April 25, 1995
Price: $18.00

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award

The real story behind the major motion picture The Monuments Men. The cast of characters includes Hitler and Goering, Gertrude Stein and Marc Chagall--not to mention works by artists from Leonardo da Vinci to Pablo Picasso. And the story told in this superbly researched... Read more >
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Written by Robert K. Massie
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ISBN: 9780345408778
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $20.00

“[A] tale of power, perseverance and passion . . . a great story in the hands of a master storyteller.”—The Wall Street Journal
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure... Read more >
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The Black Count
The Black Count
Written by Tom Reiss
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ISBN: 9780307952950
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The Black Count
Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo (Pulitzer Prize for Biography)
Written by Tom Reiss


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $11.99

Here is the remarkable true story of the real Count of Monte Cristo – a stunning feat of historical sleuthing that brings to life the forgotten hero who inspired such classics as The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers.

The real-life protagonist of The Black Count, General Alex Dumas, is a man almost unknown...

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Not I
Memoirs of a German Childhood
Written by Joachim C. Fest


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $16.95

A portrait of an intellectually rigorous German household opposed to the Nazis and how its members suffered for their political stance

Few writers have deepened our understanding of the Third Reich as much as German historian, biographer, journalist, and critic Joachim Fest. His biography of Adolf Hitler has reached millions of readers... Read more >
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How the Irish Saved Civilization
How the Irish Saved Civilization
Written by Thomas Cahill
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385418492
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How the Irish Saved Civilization

Written by Thomas Cahill


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 1, 1996
Price: $15.95

The perfect St. Patrick's Day gift, and a book in the best tradition of popular history -- the untold story of Ireland's role in maintaining Western culture while the Dark Ages settled on Europe.

Every year millions of Americans celebrate St. Patrick's Day, but they may not be aware of how great... Read more >
The Lost City of Z
The Lost City of Z
Written by David Grann
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385529228
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The Lost City of Z
A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
Written by David Grann


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2009
Price: $11.99

A New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, and Denver Post Bestseller
 
In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle, in search of a fabled civilization. He never returned. Over the years countless perished trying to... Read more >
Book of Ages
Book of Ages
Written by Jill Lepore
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307958341
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Book of Ages
The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
Written by Jill Lepore


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $27.95

National Book Award Finalist

From one of our most accomplished and widely admired historians, a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin’s youngest sister and a history of history itself. Like her brother, Jane Franklin was a passionate reader, a gifted writer, and an astonishingly shrewd political commentator. Unlike him, she was a mother...

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