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Duty
Duty
Written by Robert M Gates
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307959478
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Duty
Memoirs of a Secretary at War
Written by Robert M Gates


Format: Hardcover, 640 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $35.00

From the former secretary of defense, a strikingly candid, vividly written account of his experience serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Before Robert M. Gates received a call from the White House in 2006, he thought he’d left Washington politics behind: after...

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The Good Spy
The Good Spy
Written by Kai Bird
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307889775
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The Good Spy
The Life and Death of Robert Ames
Written by Kai Bird


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.99

The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird’s compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history – a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West.
 
On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded... Read more >
Eisenhower in War and Peace
Eisenhower in War and Peace
Written by Jean Edward Smith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812982886
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Eisenhower in War and Peace

Written by Jean Edward Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 976 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Christian Science Monitor • St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Magisterial.”—The New York Times

 
In this extraordinary volume, Jean Edward Smith presents a portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower that is as full, rich, and revealing as anything ever written about America’s thirty-fourth president...

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The Guns of August
The Guns of August
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345386236
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The Guns of August
The Outbreak of World War I; Barbara W. Tuchman's Great War Series
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
On Sale: March 8, 1994
Price: $18.00

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time

The Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara W. Tuchman’s classic histories of the First World War era

In this landmark, Pulitzer Prize–winning account, renowned historian Barbara W. Tuchman... Read more >
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Heretics and Heroes
Heretics and Heroes
Written by Thomas Cahill
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ISBN: 9780385495585
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Heretics and Heroes
How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World
Written by Thomas Cahill


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $16.95

In Volume VI of his acclaimed Hinges of History series, Thomas Cahill guides us through a time so full of innovation that the Western world would not again experience its like until the twentieth century: the new humanism of the Renaissance and the radical religious alterations of the Reformation.
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One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson, Read by Bill Bryson
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739315309
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson
Read by Bill Bryson


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $25.00

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 >
1491 (Second Edition)
1491 (Second Edition)
Written by Charles C. Mann
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ISBN: 9780307278180
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1491 (Second Edition)
New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
Written by Charles C. Mann


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $12.99

In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492.
 
Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school, the pre-Columbian Indians were not sparsely settled in a pristine wilderness; rather, there were huge numbers of...

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Voices of a People's History of the United States
Voices of a People's History of the United States
Written by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove
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ISBN: 9781583229163
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Voices of a People's History of the United States

Written by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2009
Price: $22.95

Here in their own words are Frederick Douglass, George Jackson, Chief Joseph, Martin Luther King Jr., Plough Jogger, Sacco and Vanzetti, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Mark Twain, and Malcolm X, to name just a few of the hundreds of voices that appear in Voices of a People's History of the United... 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
Format: Trade Paperback
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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The Diary of a Young Girl
The Diary of a Young Girl
Written by Anne Frank, Edited by Otto M. Frank and Mirjam Pressler, Translated by Susan Massotty
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553577129
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The Diary of a Young Girl
The Definitive Edition
Written by Anne Frank
Edited by Otto M. Frank and Mirjam Pressler
Translated by Susan Massotty


Format: Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 3, 1997
Price: $7.99

Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl is among the most enduring documents of the twentieth century. Since its publication in 1947, it has been read by tens of millions of people all over the world. It remains a beloved and deeply admired testament to the indestructible nature of the... Read more >
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