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City of Scoundrels
City of Scoundrels
Written by Gary Krist
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307454317
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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
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ISBN: 9780307917720
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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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Modelling the US Army M4 (75mm) Sherman Medium Tank

Written by Steven Zaloga


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $15.95

The Sherman tank was the principal US and Allied tank of World War II with more Shermans manufactured than all German tanks combined. Not only were large numbers manufactured, but there was a very wide range of variants powered by different types of engines, manufactured with different types of hulls, turrets... Read more >
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Native American Code Talker in World War II

Written by Ed Gilbert
Illustrated by Raffaele Ruggeri


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's examination of the Native Americans' participation in World War II (1939-1945). Ed Gilbert uses personal interviews with veterans to tell their fascinating story. Beginning with the first operational use of Native American languages in World War I, he explores how in World War II the US again came to employ... Read more >
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US Army Ranger 1983-2002
Sua Sponte # Of Their Own Accord
Written by Mir Bahmanyar
Illustrated by Michael Welply


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.95

This study of the US Army Ranger takes the reader through the distinct stages of training and acceptance, including the Ranger Indoctrination Program and Ranger Battalion training, and details the developments in Ranger weaponry, equipment and clothing since the early 1980s. Using first hand accounts, it shows what it was like... Read more >
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US Marine Corps Raider 1942-43

Written by Ed Gilbert


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's study of the US Marine Raiders (an 'elite within an elite') during World War II (1939-1945). The US Marine Raiders were modeled on the British Commandos and, in the 2nd Battalion, also on Communist Chinese guerillas. They were organized to conduct long-range amphibious hit-and-run raids behind Japanese lines and trained... Read more >
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US Marine Corps Tank Crewman 1965-70
Vietnam
Written by Oscar Gilbert
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.95

By 1960, following Korea, tanks and their crews had proved themselves to be a fundamental part of the Marine Corps' combined arms team. When the Marines were ordered to Vietnam in 1965, they took their tanks with them. This book explores this decision, which created a political storm. The presence of... Read more >
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Two Americans
Two Americans
Written by William Lee Miller
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307957542
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Two Americans
Truman, Eisenhower, and a Dangerous World
Written by William Lee Miller


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $12.99

Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower, consecutive presidents of the United States, were midwesterners alike in many ways—except that they also sharply differed.  Born within six years of each other (Truman in 1884, Eisenhower in 1890), they came from small towns in the Missouri–Mississippi River Valley—in the midst of cows and wheat...

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Head Shot
The Science Behind the JFK Assassination
Written by G. Paul Chambers


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $11.99

After more than four decades and scores of books, documentaries, and films on the subject, what more can be said about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy? A great deal, according to the author. This provocative, rigorously researched book presents evidence and compelling arguments that will make you rethink the... Read more >
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War without Mercy
War without Mercy
Written by John Dower
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307816146
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War without Mercy
PACIFIC WAR
Written by John Dower


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: March 28, 2012
Price: $13.99

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
 
AN AMERICAN BOOK AWARD FINALIST
 
Now in paperback, War Without Mercy has been hailed by The New York Times as “one of the most original and important books to be written about the war between Japan and the United States.” In this monumental history, Professor...

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Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
Written by Hugh Brewster
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307984715
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Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
The Titanic's First-Class Passengers and Their World
Written by Hugh Brewster


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $11.99

Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage takes us behind the paneled doors of the Titanic’s elegant private suites to present compelling, memorable portraits of her most notable passengers.  The intimate atmosphere onboard history’s most famous ship is recreated as never before. 

   The Titanic has often been called “an exquisite microcosm of the Edwardian era,&rdquo... Read more >
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Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
Written by Hugh Brewster
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307984708
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Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
The Titanic's First-Class Passengers and Their World
Written by Hugh Brewster


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $26.00

Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage takes us behind the paneled doors of the Titanic’s elegant private suites to present compelling, memorable portraits of her most notable passengers.  The intimate atmosphere onboard history’s most famous ship is recreated as never before. 

   The Titanic has often been called “an exquisite microcosm of the Edwardian era,&rdquo... Read more >
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Head Shot
Head Shot
Written by G. Paul Chambers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616145613
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Head Shot
The Science Behind the JFK Assassination
Written by G. Paul Chambers


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $18.00

After more than four decades and scores of books, documentaries, and films on the subject, what more can be said about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy? A great deal, according to the author. This provocative, rigorously researched book presents evidence and compelling arguments that will make you rethink the... Read more >
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US Doughboy 1916-19

Written by Thomas Hoff
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $14.95

Dedicated to the life of the average US soldier during World War I, this book follows the doughboy during the course of the war: from conscription, arrival at a training facility, transportation to Europe, and finally into combat in the trenches. The evolution of the US Army is discussed, and its... Read more >
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Rogues and Redeemers
Rogues and Redeemers
Written by Gerard O'Neill
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ISBN: 9780307952790
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Rogues and Redeemers
When Politics Was King in Irish Boston
Written by Gerard O'Neill


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $13.99

From the bestselling coauthor of Black Mass, a behind-the-scenes portrait of the Irish power brokers who forged and fractured twentieth-century Boston.
 
Rogues and Redeemers tells the hidden story of Boston politics--the cold-blooded ward bosses, the smoke-filled rooms, the larger-than-life pols who became national figures: Honey Fitz, the crafty stage Irishman and grandfather... Read more >
The Mark Inside
The Mark Inside
Written by Amy Reading
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307957610
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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: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $11.99

In 1919, Texas rancher J. Frank Norfleet lost everything he had in a stock market swindle. He did what many other marks did—he went home, borrowed more money from his family, and returned for another round of swindling.  
 
Only after he lost that second fortune did he reclaim control... Read more >
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The Mark Inside
The Mark Inside
Written by Amy Reading, Read by Richard McGonagle
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ISBN: 9780307987402
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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
Read by Richard McGonagle


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $22.50

In 1919, Texas rancher J. Frank Norfleet lost everything he had in a stock market swindle. He did what many other marks did—he went home, borrowed more money from his family, and returned for another round of swindling.  
 
Only after he lost that second fortune did he reclaim control... Read more >
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Happenings
Happenings
Written by Mildred L. Glimcher, Photographed by Robert R. McElroy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933070
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Happenings
New York, 1958-1963
Written by Mildred L. Glimcher
Photographed by Robert R. McElroy


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $65.00

In early October 1959, thirty-two-year-old Allan Kaprow presented a performance piece entitled "18 Happenings in 6 Parts." This unique conjunction of visual, aural, and physical events, performed for an intimate art world audience by his friends and colleagues, would change the course of art history. The genre of artwork that evolved... Read more >
Enemies
Enemies
Written by Tim Weiner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679643890
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Enemies
A History of the FBI
Written by Tim Weiner


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $14.99

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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Enemies
Enemies
Written by Tim Weiner, Read by Stefan Rudnicki
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307933935
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Enemies
A History of the FBI
Written by Tim Weiner
Read by Stefan Rudnicki


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $45.00

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
 
... Read more >
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Enemies
Enemies
Written by Tim Weiner, Read by Stefan Rudnicki
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307933942
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Enemies
A History of the FBI
Written by Tim Weiner
Read by Stefan Rudnicki


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $27.50

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
 
... Read more >
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Mad as Hell
Mad as Hell
Written by Dominic Sandbrook
Format: Trade Paperback
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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Once Upon a Secret
Once Upon a Secret
Written by Mimi Alford
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ISBN: 9780679603443
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Once Upon a Secret
My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath
Written by Mimi Alford


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $11.99

#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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Once Upon a Secret
Once Upon a Secret
Written by Mimi Alford, Read by Susan Denaker
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307877796
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Once Upon a Secret
My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath
Written by Mimi Alford
Read by Susan Denaker


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $30.00

In the summer of 1962, nineteen-year-old Mimi Beardsley arrived by train in Washington, D.C., to begin an internship in the White House press office. The Kennedy Administration had reinvigorated the capital and the country—and Mimi was eager to contribute. For a young woman from a privileged but sheltered upbringing, the job...

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Once Upon a Secret
Once Upon a Secret
Written by Mimi Alford, Read by Susan Denaker
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ISBN: 9780307877802
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Once Upon a Secret
My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath
Written by Mimi Alford
Read by Susan Denaker


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $15.00

In the summer of 1962, nineteen-year-old Mimi Beardsley arrived by train in Washington, D.C., to begin an internship in the White House press office. The Kennedy Administration had reinvigorated the capital and the country—and Mimi was eager to contribute. For a young woman from a privileged but sheltered upbringing, the job...

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