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World War II Allied Nursing Services

Written by Martin Brayley
Illustrated by Ramiro Bujeiro


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

The skill and care of the women of the Allied military nursing services was remembered gratefully by hundreds of thousands of wounded servicemen of World War II (1939-1945). The small peacetime services increased rapidly by enrolling reservists and volunteers; the great majority of the nurses who cared for Allied casualties were... Read more >
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Mad as Hell
Mad as Hell
Written by Dominic Sandbrook
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ISBN: 9781400077243
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Mad as Hell
The Crisis of the 1970s and the Rise of the Populist Right
Written by Dominic Sandbrook


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $17.95

“I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take it anymore!” The words of Howard Beale, the fictional anchorman in 1976’s hit film Network, struck a chord with a generation of Americans. In this colourful new history, Dominic Sandbrook ranges seamlessly over the political, economic, and cultural high (and low)...

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On an Irish Island
On an Irish Island
Written by Robert Kanigel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307957481
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On an Irish Island

Written by Robert Kanigel


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

On an Irish Island is a love letter to a vanished way of life, in which Robert Kanigel, the highly praised author of The Man Who Knew Infinity and The One Best Way, tells the story of the Great Blasket, a wildly beautiful island off the west coast of Ireland, renowned... Read more >
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Borrow
Borrow
Written by Louis Hyman
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ISBN: 9780307741684
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The American Way of Debt
Written by Louis Hyman


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $15.00

In this lively history of consumer debt in America, economic historian Louis Hyman demonstrates that today’s problems are not as new as we think.
 
Borrow examines how the rise of consumer borrowing—virtually unknown before the twentieth century—has altered our culture and economy. Starting in the years before the Great Depression, increased... Read more >
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Borrow
Written by Louis Hyman
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ISBN: 9780307744906
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The American Way of Debt
Written by Louis Hyman


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $13.99

In this lively history of consumer debt in America, economic historian Louis Hyman demonstrates that today’s problems are not as new as we think.
 
Borrow examines how the rise of consumer borrowing—virtually unknown before the twentieth century—has altered our culture and economy. Starting in the years before the Great Depression, increased... Read more >
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Slacks and Calluses
Our Summer in a Bomber Factory
Written by Constance Bowman
Illustrated by Clara Marie Allen


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $15.95

   In 1943 two spirited young teachers decided to do their part for the war effort by spending their summer vacation working the swing shift on a B-24 production line at a San Diego bomber plant. Entering a male-dominated realm of welding torches and bomb bays, they learned to use tools that... Read more >
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Why We Fought
Forging American Obligations in World War II
Written by Robert B. Westbrook


Format: eBook, 166 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $19.95

Why We Fought is a timely and provocative analysis that examines why Americans really chose to sacrifice and commit themselves to World War II. Unlike other depictions of the patriotic “greatest generation,” Westbrook argues that, strictly speaking, Americans in World War II were not instructed to fight, work, or die for... Read more >
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Glock
Glock
Written by Paul M. Barrett
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307719935
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Glock
The Rise of America's Gun
Written by Paul M. Barrett


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $26.00

Based on fifteen years of research, Glock is the riveting story of the weapon that has become known as American’s gun.  Today the Glock pistol has been embraced by two-thirds of all U.S. police departments, glamorized in countless Hollywood movies, and featured as a ubiquitous presence on prime-time TV. It has... Read more >
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Glock
Written by Paul M. Barrett
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ISBN: 9780307719942
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Glock
The Rise of America's Gun
Written by Paul M. Barrett


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $11.99

Based on fifteen years of research, Glock is the riveting story of the weapon that has become known as American’s gun.  Today the Glock pistol has been embraced by two-thirds of all U.S. police departments, glamorized in countless Hollywood movies, and featured as a ubiquitous presence on prime-time TV. It has... Read more >
Glock
Glock
Written by Paul M. Barrett, Read by Kiff VandenHeuvel
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Glock
The Rise of America's Gun
Written by Paul M. Barrett
Read by Kiff VandenHeuvel


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $20.00

Based on fifteen years of research, Glock is the riveting story of the weapon that has become known as American’s gun.  Today the Glock pistol has been embraced by two-thirds of all U.S. police departments, glamorized in countless Hollywood movies, and featured as a ubiquitous presence on prime-time TV. It has... Read more >
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Fraternity
Fraternity
Written by Diane Brady
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385524742
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Fraternity
In 1968, a visionary priest recruited 20 black men to the College of the Holy Cross and changed their lives and the course of history.
Written by Diane Brady


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $25.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
San Francisco Chronicle • The Plain Dealer

The inspiring true story of a group of young men whose lives were changed by a visionary mentor

 
On April 4, 1968, the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., shocked the nation. Later that month... Read more >
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Fraternity
Written by Diane Brady
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Fraternity
In 1968, a visionary priest recruited 20 black men to the College of the Holy Cross and changed their lives and the course of history.
Written by Diane Brady


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $12.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
San Francisco Chronicle • The Plain Dealer

The inspiring true story of a group of young men whose lives were changed by a visionary mentor

 
On April 4, 1968, the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., shocked the nation. Later that month... Read more >
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Fraternity
Fraternity
Written by Diane Brady, Read by Dominic Hoffman
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307712196
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Fraternity
In 1968, a visionary priest recruited 20 black men to the College of the Holy Cross and changed their lives and the course of history.
Written by Diane Brady
Read by Dominic Hoffman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $17.50

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
San Francisco Chronicle • The Plain Dealer

The inspiring true story of a group of young men whose lives were changed by a visionary mentor

 
On April 4, 1968, the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., shocked the nation. Later that month... Read more >
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The Victorians and Edwardians at Play

Written by John Hannavy


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $10.95

A picture can say a thousand words and the images caught on camera during the Victorian and Edwardian periods provide a fascinating insight into the lives of Britons during this time. Take a step back between 1840 and 1910 and explore the pastimes, hobbies, sports and other entertainments enjoyed by the... Read more >
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The Victorians and Edwardians at Work

Written by John Hannavy


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $10.95

A picture can say a thousand words and the images caught on camera during the Victorian and Edwardian periods provide a fascinating insight into the lives of Britons during this time. Take a step back between 1840 and 1910 and explore the world of work and working conditions experienced by the... Read more >
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The Time of Our Lives
The Time of Our Lives
Written by Tom Brokaw, Read by Tom Brokaw
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739341049
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The Time of Our Lives
A conversation about America
Written by Tom Brokaw
Read by Tom Brokaw


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $35.00

Tom Brokaw, known and beloved for his landmark work in American journalism and for the New York Times bestsellers The Greatest Generation and Boom!, now turns his attention to the challenges that face America in the new millennium, to offer reflections on how we can restore America’s greatness.
 
“What happened to... Read more >
The Time of Our Lives
The Time of Our Lives
Written by Tom Brokaw, Read by Tom Brokaw
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ISBN: 9780739341056
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The Time of Our Lives
A conversation about America
Written by Tom Brokaw
Read by Tom Brokaw


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $17.50

Tom Brokaw, known and beloved for his landmark work in American journalism and for the New York Times bestsellers The Greatest Generation and Boom!, now turns his attention to the challenges that face America in the new millennium, to offer reflections on how we can restore America’s greatness.
 
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The Time of Our Lives
The Time of Our Lives
Written by Tom Brokaw
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ISBN: 9780679643920
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The Time of Our Lives
A conversation about America
Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $12.99

Who we are, where we’ve been, and where we need to go now, to recapture the American dream
 
Now with a new Foreword by the author.
 
“The best presentation of the challenges facing the country—and the possible solutions—I've ever seen.”—P. J. O’Rourke
 
Tom Brokaw, known and beloved for... Read more >
The Time of Our Lives
The Time of Our Lives
Written by Tom Brokaw
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ISBN: 9780739326831
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The Time of Our Lives
A conversation about America
Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $26.00

Tom Brokaw, known and beloved for his landmark work in American journalism and for the New York Times bestsellers The Greatest Generation and Boom!, now turns his attention to the challenges that face America in the new millennium, to offer reflections on how we can restore America’s greatness.
 
“What happened to... Read more >
Albion's Fatal Tree
Albion's Fatal Tree
Written by Douglas Hay, Peter Linebaugh, John G. Rule, E.P. Thompson and Cal Winslow
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844677160
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Albion's Fatal Tree
Crime and Society in Eighteenth-Century England
Written by Douglas Hay, Peter Linebaugh, John G. Rule, E.P. Thompson and Cal Winslow


Format: Trade Paperback, 402 pages
On Sale: October 24, 2011
Price: $26.95

In the popular imagination, informed as it is by Hogarth, Swift, Defoe and Fielding, the eighteenth-century underworld is a place of bawdy knockabout, rife with colourful eccentrics. But the artistic portrayals we have only hint at the dark reality. In this new edition of a classic collection of essays, renowned social... Read more >
Reimagining Equality
Reimagining Equality
Written by Anita Hill
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807014370
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Reimagining Equality
Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home
Written by Anita Hill


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $25.95

From the heroic lawyer who spoke out against Clarence Thomas in the historic confirmation hearings twenty years ago
 
At the historic Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings, Anita Hill spoke out courageously about workplace sexual harassment. Now she turns to the topic of home. As our country reels from the subprime mortgage meltdown and...

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Reimagining Equality
Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home
Written by Anita Hill


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $25.95

From the heroic lawyer who spoke out against Clarence Thomas in the historic confirmation hearings twenty years ago
 
At the historic Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings, Anita Hill spoke out courageously about workplace sexual harassment. Now she turns to the topic of home. As our country reels from the subprime mortgage meltdown and...

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The Measure of a Man
The Measure of a Man
Written by JJ Lee
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771046476
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The Measure of a Man
The Story of a Father, a Son, and a Suit
Written by JJ Lee


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $29.99

FINALIST - Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction (2012)
FINALIST - Governor General's Literary Award - Non-Fiction (2012)
FINALIST - BC Book Prize's Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize (2012)
 
A son’s decision to alter his father’s last surviving suit for himself is the launching point for this powerful book – part personal memoir, part social...

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The 1960s Home

Written by Paul Evans


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $9.95

The 1960s witnessed a sustained period of economic growth, consumer spending and stable employment. This hitherto unknown prosperity enabled a market growth in levels of owner occupation and a subsequent boom in the sale of household furnishings and luxury goods. The 1960s Home looks at the styles and fashions in domestic... Read more >
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Debt
The First 5,000 Years
Written by David Graeber


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 12, 2011
Price: $32.00

Now in paperback: David Graeber’s “fresh . . . fascinating . . . thought-provoking . . . and exceedingly timely” (Financial Times) history of debt
 
Here anthropologist David Graeber presents a stunning reversal of conventional wisdom: he shows that before there was money, there was debt. For more than 5,000 years, since the beginnings of the... Read more >
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