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Thieves' Road

(Available February 10, 2015)
Thieves' Road
Written by Terry Mort
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149604
Our Price: $25.00
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Thieves' Road
The Black Hills Betrayal and Custer's Path to Little Bighorn
Written by Terry Mort


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $25.00

In the summer of 1874, Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer led an expedition of some 1000 troops and more than one hundred wagons into the Black Hills of South Dakota.  This fascinating work of narrative history tells the little-known story of this exploratory mission and reveals how it set the... Read more >
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Thieves' Road
The Black Hills Betrayal and Custer's Path to Little Bighorn
Written by Terry Mort


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $11.99

In the summer of 1874, Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer led an expedition of some 1000 troops and more than one hundred wagons into the Black Hills of South Dakota.  This fascinating work of narrative history tells the little-known story of this exploratory mission and reveals how it set the... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Songs Only You Know
Songs Only You Know
Written by Sean Madigan Hoen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616953362
Our Price: $25.00
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Songs Only You Know
A Memoir
Written by Sean Madigan Hoen


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $25.00

Eighteen-year-old Sean Madigan Hoen was struggling to keep his involvement in the city’s hardcore punk scene a secret from his family. Then he learned that his father, too, had a second life—as a crack addict. 
 
Songs Only You Know begins in the '90s and spans a decade during which the family... Read more >
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Songs Only You Know
A Memoir
Written by Sean Madigan Hoen


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $25.00

Songs Only You Know begins when Sean is 18 and spans a dark decade when his father succumbs to crack addiction, his parents' marriage crumbles, and his younger sister spirals into a fatal depression. Sean's salvation is music. His refuge is the stage.  Slumming in the trenches as a low-rent musician coincides... Read more >
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Eliot Ness
Eliot Ness
Written by Douglas Perry, Read by Pete Bradbury
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780698149526
Our Price: $39.95

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Eliot Ness
The Rise and Fall of an American Hero
Written by Douglas Perry
Read by Pete Bradbury


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 20, 2014
Price: $39.95

The true story of Eliot Ness, the legendary lawman who led the Untouchables, took on Al Capone, and saved a city’s soul

Eliot Ness is famous for leading the Untouchables against the notorious mobster Al Capone. But it turns out that the legendary Prohibition Bureau squad’s daring raids were only the beginning... Read more >
Waiting For The Morning Train
Waiting For The Morning Train
Written by Bruce Catton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307833051
Our Price: $12.99
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Waiting For The Morning Train

Written by Bruce Catton


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2013
Price: $12.99

Bruce Catton, whose name is identified with Civil War history, grew up in Benzonia, Michigan, probably the only town within two hundred miles, he says, not founded to cash in on the lumber boom. In this memoir, Catton remembers his youth, his family, his home town, and his coming of age.

With... Read more >
City of Scoundrels
City of Scoundrels
Written by Gary Krist
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307454300
Our Price: $14.95
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City of Scoundrels
The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago
Written by Gary Krist


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $14.95

The masterfully told story of twelve volatile days in Chicago, when an aviation disaster, a race riot, a crippling transit strike, and a sensational child murder transfixed and roiled a city already on the brink of collapse.

When 1919 began, the city of Chicago seemed on the verge of transformation. Modernizers had... Read more >
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City of Scoundrels
City of Scoundrels
Written by Gary Krist
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307454317
Our Price: $11.99
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City of Scoundrels
The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago
Written by Gary Krist


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $11.99

The masterfully told story of twelve volatile days in the life of Chicago, when an aviation disaster, a race riot, a crippling transit strike, and a sensational child murder transfixed and roiled a city already on the brink of collapse.

When 1919 began, the city of Chicago seemed on the verge of... Read more >
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City of Scoundrels
City of Scoundrels
Written by Gary Krist, Read by Rob Shapiro
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307917720
Our Price: $20.00

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City of Scoundrels
The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago
Written by Gary Krist
Read by Rob Shapiro


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $20.00

When 1919 began, the city of Chicago seemed on the verge of transformation. Modernizers had an audacious, expensive plan to turn the city from a brawling, unglamorous place into “the Metropolis of the World.” But just as the dream seemed within reach, pandemonium broke loose and the city’s highest ambitions were... Read more >
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North American Indian Tribes of the Great Lakes

Written by Michael Johnson
Illustrated by Jonathan Smith


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

The Great Lakes were the main arena for the fur trade in colonial North America, which drew European explorers and trappers deep into the northern USA and Canada from the 17th century onwards. The desire to control the supply of this luxury item sparked wars between Britain and France, as well... Read more >
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Wabash 1791
Wabash 1791
Written by John F. Winkler, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849086769
Our Price: $19.95
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Wabash 1791
St Clair's defeat
Written by John F. Winkler
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $19.95

Osprey's Campaign title for the battle that marked Major General Arthur St. Clair's downfall in the Northwest Indian War (1785-1795). In 1791, the US Army conducted its first important operation. St. Clair led an American army of about 2,000 into what now is Ohio. On 4 November 1791, the campaign ended in... Read more >
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Wabash 1791
St Clair's defeat
Written by John F. Winkler
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $15.95

Osprey's Campaign title for the battle that marked Major General Arthur St. Clair's downfall in the Northwest Indian War (1785-1795). In 1791, the US Army conducted its first important operation. St. Clair led an American army of about 2,000 into what now is Ohio. On 4 November 1791, the campaign ended in... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
North American Indian Tribes of the Great Lakes
North American Indian Tribes of the Great Lakes
Written by Michael Johnson, Illustrated by Jonathan Smith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849084598
Our Price: $17.95
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North American Indian Tribes of the Great Lakes

Written by Michael Johnson
Illustrated by Jonathan Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $17.95

The Great Lakes were the main arena for the fur trade in colonial North America, which drew European explorers and trappers deep into the northern USA and Canada from the 17th century onwards. The desire to control the supply of this luxury item sparked wars between Britain and France, as well... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Homeland

Written by Dale Maharidge
Photographed by Michael Williamson


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $17.95

Homeland is Pulitzer Prize winning author Maharidge's biggest and most ambitious book yet, weaving together the disparate and contradictory strands of contemporary American society-common decency alongside race rage, the range of dissenting voices, and the roots of discontent that defy political affiliation. Here are American families who can no longer pay... Read more >
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Homeland
Homeland
Written by Dale Maharidge, Photographed by Michael Williamson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583226810
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Homeland

Written by Dale Maharidge
Photographed by Michael Williamson


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
On Sale: August 2, 2005
Price: $17.95

Homeland is Pulitzer Prize winning author Maharidge's biggest and most ambitious book yet, weaving together the disparate and contradictory strands of contemporary American society-common decency alongside race rage, the range of dissenting voices, and the roots of discontent that defy political affiliation. Here are American families who can no longer pay... Read more >
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