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US Tank and Tank Destroyer Battalions in the ETO 1944-45

Written by Steven Zaloga


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Overshadowed by the United States Army's armored divisions, the separate tank and tank destroyer battalions had the difficult mission of providing armored support for US infantry divisions in the 1944–45 campaigns. This book details the organizational structures and deployment of these units: the standard tank battalions, tank battalions (light), tank battalions... Read more >
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USAF and VNAF A-1 Skyraider Units of the Vietnam War

Written by Byron Hukee
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

USAF Skyraider units were originally tasked to serve as quasi-training units for the fledgling VNAF. Equipped only with the two-seat models of the Skyraider, American pilots were required to have VNAF ‘observers’ in the aircraft for every mission. Eventually, this arrangement was changed as enough Vietnamese pilots were trained to man... Read more >
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Seven American Deaths and Disasters
Seven American Deaths and Disasters
Written by Kenneth Goldsmith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781576876367
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Seven American Deaths and Disasters

Written by Kenneth Goldsmith


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $19.95

What are the words we use to describe something that we never thought we'd have to describe? In Seven American Deaths and Disasters, Kenneth Goldsmith transcribes historic radio and television reports of national tragedies as they unfurl, revealing an extraordinarily rich linguistic panorama of passionate description. Taking its title from the... Read more >
Enemies
Enemies
Written by Tim Weiner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979237
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Enemies
A History of the FBI
Written by Tim Weiner


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Washington Post • New York Daily News • Slate

“Fast-paced, fair-minded, and fascinating, Tim Weiner’s Enemies turns the long history of the FBI into a story that is as compelling, and important, as today’s headlines.”—Jeffrey Toobin, author of The Oath
 
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The Mark Inside
The Mark Inside
Written by Amy Reading
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307473592
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The Mark Inside
A Perfect Swindle, a Cunning Revenge, and a Small History of the Big Con
Written by Amy Reading


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $15.95

In 1919, Texas rancher J. Frank Norfleet lost everything he had in a stock market swindle—twice. But instead of slinking home in shame, he turned the tables on the confidence men. Armed with a revolver and a suitcase full of disguises, Norfleet set out to capture the five men who had...

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Defenses of Pearl Harbor and Oahu 1907-50

Written by Glen Williford
Illustrated by Chris Taylor


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $13.95

At the beginning of the 20th century, the military importance of the Hawaiian Islands became clear. Oahu in particular was a key bastion in projecting America's military power in the Pacific. The island was turned into a military fortress - and yet it also became the site of one of America's... Read more >
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USAF and VNAF A-1 Skyraider Units of the Vietnam War
USAF and VNAF A-1 Skyraider Units of the Vietnam War
Written by Byron Hukee, Illustrated by Jim Laurier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780960685
Our Price: $22.95
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USAF and VNAF A-1 Skyraider Units of the Vietnam War

Written by Byron Hukee
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $22.95

USAF Skyraider units were originally tasked to serve as quasi-training units for the fledgling VNAF. Equipped only with the two-seat models of the Skyraider, American pilots were required to have VNAF 'observers' in the aircraft for every mission. Eventually, this arrangement was changed as enough Vietnamese pilots were trained to man... Read more >
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Whitey
Whitey
Written by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307986535
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Whitey
The Life of America's Most Notorious Mob Boss
Written by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $27.00

From the bestselling authors of Black Mass comes the definitive biography of Whitey Bulger, the most brutal and sadistic crime boss since Al Capone.
 
Drawing on a trove of sealed files and previously classified material, Whitey digs deep into the mind of James J. “Whitey” Bulger, the crime boss and... Read more >
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Whitey
Whitey
Written by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307986542
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Whitey
The Life of America's Most Notorious Mob Boss
Written by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $11.99

From the bestselling authors of Black Mass comes the definitive biography of Whitey Bulger, the most brutal and sadistic crime boss since Al Capone.
 
Drawing on a trove of sealed files and previously classified material, Whitey digs deep into the mind of James J. “Whitey” Bulger, the crime boss and... Read more >
Whitey
Whitey
Written by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill, Read by John Rubinstein
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385366571
Our Price: $20.00

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Whitey
The Life of America's Most Notorious Mob Boss
Written by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill
Read by John Rubinstein


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $20.00

From the bestselling authors of Black Mass comes the definitive biography of Whitey Bulger, the most brutal and sadistic crime boss since Al Capone.
 
Drawing on a trove of sealed files and previously classified material, Whitey digs deep into the mind of James J. “Whitey” Bulger, the crime boss and... Read more >
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In the New World
In the New World
Written by Lawrence Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345802958
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In the New World
Growing Up with America from the Sixties to the Eighties
Written by Lawrence Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $16.00

We first meet Larry Wright in 1960. He is thirteen and moving with his family to Dallas, the essential city of the New World just beginning to rise across the southern rim of the United States. As we follow him through the next two decades—the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War... Read more >
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Two Americans
Two Americans
Written by William Lee Miller
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307742643
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Two Americans
Truman, Eisenhower and a Dangerous World
Written by William Lee Miller


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $16.95

From William Lee Miller, the highly regarded biographer of Abraham Lincoln, a riveting dual examination of Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower that explores the similarities and equally striking differences of two remarkable men in the context of mid-twentieth-century American culture and politics.
 
Two Americans weaves together the life stories of Truman and...

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Once Upon a Secret
Once Upon a Secret
Written by Mimi Alford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812981346
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Once Upon a Secret
My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath
Written by Mimi Alford


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2013
Price: $15.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
In the summer of 1962, nineteen-year-old Mimi Beardsley arrived in Washington, D.C., to begin an internship in the White House press office. After just three days on the job, the privileged but sheltered young woman was presented to the President himself. Almost immediately, the two...

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Thirty-Eight Witnesses
The Kitty Genovese Case
Written by A.M. Rosenthal
Foreword by Samuel G. Freedman
Introduction by Arthur Ochs Sulzberger


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $14.95

"[Rosenthal] told a stunning, tragic story and called each one of us to account for averting our eyes—and hearts—and voices."
—Mike Wallace, 60 Minutes

It remains one of the most notorious deaths in New York City history not because of who was murdered but because of the circumstances: 28-year-old Kitty... Read more >
Mustang Aces of the Eighth Air Force

Written by Jerry Scutts
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 100 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Unquestionably the best American fighter of World War 2, the North American P-51 Mustang served in large numbers with the USAAF’s Eighth Air Force from late 1943 until VE Day, and was the mount of most aces in-theatre. Charged with the responsibility of escorting huge formations of B-17 Flying Fortress and... Read more >
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Manufacturing Hysteria
Manufacturing Hysteria
Written by Jay Feldman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307388230
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Manufacturing Hysteria
A History of Scapegoating, Surveillance, and Secrecy in Modern America
Written by Jay Feldman


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $16.00

A riveting and unsettling history of the assault on civil rights and liberties in America—from World War I to the War on Terror—by the acclaimed author of When the Mississippi Ran Backwards.
 
In this ambitious and wide-ranging account, Jay Feldman takes us from the run-up to World War I and its anti-German...

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Nature Wars
Nature Wars
Written by Jim Sterba
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307341969
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Nature Wars
The Incredible Story of How Wildlife Comebacks Turned Backyards into Battlegrounds
Written by Jim Sterba


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $26.00

This may be hard to believe but it is very likely that more people live in closer proximity to more wild animals, birds and trees in the eastern United States today than anywhere on the planet at any time in history.  For nature lovers, this should be wonderful news -- unless...

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Nature Wars
Nature Wars
Written by Jim Sterba
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307985668
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Nature Wars
The Incredible Story of How Wildlife Comebacks Turned Backyards into Battlegrounds
Written by Jim Sterba


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $11.99

This may be hard to believe but it is very likely that more people live in closer proximity to more wild animals, birds and trees in the eastern United States today than anywhere on the planet at any time in history.  For nature lovers, this should be wonderful news -- unless...

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
In the New World
In the New World
Written by Lawrence Wright
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345802965
Our Price: $9.99
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In the New World
Growing Up with America from the Sixties to the Eighties
Written by Lawrence Wright


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2012
Price: $9.99

We first meet Larry Wright in 1960. He is thirteen and moving with his family to Dallas, the essential city of the New World just beginning to rise across the southern rim of the United States. As we follow him through the next two decades—the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War... Read more >
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1950s American Fashion
1950s American Fashion
Written by Jonathan Walford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811640
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1950s American Fashion

Written by Jonathan Walford


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $9.95

The 1950s was the first decade when American fashion became truly American. The United States had always relied on Europe for its style leads, but during World War II, when necessity became the mother of invention, the country had to find its own way. American designers looked to what American women... Read more >
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1950s American Fashion

Written by Jonathan Walford


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $7.95

The 1950s was the first decade when American fashion became truly American. The United States had always relied on Europe for its style leads, but during World War II, when necessity became the mother of invention, the country had to find its own way. American designers looked to what American women... Read more >
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US 10th Mountain Division in World War II
US 10th Mountain Division in World War II
Written by Gordon Rottman, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849088084
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US 10th Mountain Division in World War II

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $17.95

The 10th was the only American mountain division to be raised in World War II, and still has a high profile, being involved in operations from Iraq to Somalia and from Haiti to Afghanistan. It did not arrive in Europe until winter 1944/45, but then fought hard in the harsh mountainous... Read more >
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US 10th Mountain Division in World War II

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $13.95

The 10th was the only American mountain division to be raised in World War II, and still has a high profile, being involved in operations from Iraq to Somalia and from Haiti to Afghanistan. It did not arrive in Europe until winter 1944/45, but then fought hard in the harsh mountainous... Read more >
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US Paratrooper 1941-45

Written by Carl Smith
Illustrated by Mike Chappell


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $14.95

In Sicily, Normandy, and in the frozen hills of the Ardennes, America's airborne warriors proved themselves some of the toughest and most determined soldiers of World War II (1939-1945). What made these soldiers so special? How were they recruited, how did they learn to jump and fight? What special tactics and... Read more >
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CULTURE AS HISTORY
CULTURE AS HISTORY
Written by Warren Susman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307826145
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CULTURE AS HISTORY

Written by Warren Susman


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2012
Price: $12.99

Bringing together for the first time the best of twenty-five years of unique critical work, Warren Susman takes us on a startling tour through the conflicts and events which have transformed the social, political, and cultural face of America in this century. Probing a rich panoply of images from the mass... Read more >
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