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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.
 
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The Time of Our Lives
The Time of Our Lives
Written by Tom Brokaw, Read by Tom Brokaw
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
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
Format: eBook
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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.
 
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Isaac's Storm
Isaac's Storm
Written by Erik Larson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307874092
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Isaac's Storm
A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Written by Erik Larson


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2011
Price: $11.99

At the dawn of the twentieth century, a great confidence suffused America. Isaac Cline was one of the era's new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. The idea that a hurricane could damage the city... Read more >
Ten Letters
Ten Letters
Written by Eli Saslow
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385534314
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Ten Letters
The Stories Americans Tell Their President
Written by Eli Saslow


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $11.99

Every day, President Obama reads ten representative letters among the thousands he receives from citizens across the land. The letters come from people of all ages, walks of life, and political points of view. Some are heart­breaking, some angry, some hopeful. Indeed, Obama reads as many letters addressed “Dear Jackass” as... Read more >
Ten Letters
Ten Letters
Written by Eli Saslow, Read by Robertson Dean
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307941084
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Ten Letters
The Stories Americans Tell Their President
Written by Eli Saslow
Read by Robertson Dean


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $35.00

Every day, President Obama reads ten representative letters among the thousands he receives from citizens across the land. The letters come from people of all ages, walks of life, and political points of view. Some are heart­breaking, some angry, some hopeful. Indeed, Obama reads as many letters addressed “Dear Jackass” as... Read more >
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Ten Letters
Ten Letters
Written by Eli Saslow, Read by Robertson Dean
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307941091
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Ten Letters
The Stories Americans Tell Their President
Written by Eli Saslow
Read by Robertson Dean


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $20.00

Every day, President Obama reads ten representative letters among the thousands he receives from citizens across the land. The letters come from people of all ages, walks of life, and political points of view. Some are heart­breaking, some angry, some hopeful. Indeed, Obama reads as many letters addressed “Dear Jackass” as... Read more >
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At the Dark End of the Street
At the Dark End of the Street
Written by Danielle L. McGuire
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307389244
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At the Dark End of the Street
Black Women, Rape, and Resistance--A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power
Written by Danielle L. McGuire


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

Rosa Parks was often described as a sweet and reticent elderly woman whose tired feet caused her to defy segregation on Montgomery’s city buses, and whose supposedly solitary, spontaneous act sparked the 1955 bus boycott that gave birth to the civil rights movement.

The truth of who Rosa Parks was and... Read more >
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Eisenhower
Eisenhower
Written by Jim Newton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385534536
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Eisenhower
The White House Years
Written by Jim Newton


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $12.99

“Newton's contribution is as cogent an inventory of Eisenhower's White House years as I've ever read. He blends masterful writing with historic detail and provides the value-added of Ike as the man and the leader.”
—Chuck Hagel, Distinguished Professor, Georgetown University; U.S. Senator (19972009)

Newly discovered and declassified documents make for a surprising and...
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Eisenhower
Eisenhower
Written by Jim Newton, Read by John H. Mayer
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307940643
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Eisenhower
The White House Years
Written by Jim Newton
Read by John H. Mayer


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $50.00

“Newton's contribution is as cogent an inventory of Eisenhower's White House years as I've ever read. He blends masterful writing with historic detail and provides the value-added of Ike as the man and the leader.”
—Chuck Hagel, Distinguished Professor, Georgetown University; U.S. Senator (19972009)

Newly discovered and declassified documents make for a surprising and...
Read more >
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Eisenhower
Eisenhower
Written by Jim Newton, Read by John H. Mayer
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307940667
Our Price: $27.50

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Eisenhower
The White House Years
Written by Jim Newton
Read by John H. Mayer


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $27.50

“Newton's contribution is as cogent an inventory of Eisenhower's White House years as I've ever read. He blends masterful writing with historic detail and provides the value-added of Ike as the man and the leader.”
—Chuck Hagel, Distinguished Professor, Georgetown University; U.S. Senator (19972009)

Newly discovered and declassified documents make for a surprising and...
Read more >
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The Warmth of Other Suns
The Warmth of Other Suns
Written by Isabel Wilkerson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679763888
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The Warmth of Other Suns
The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
Written by Isabel Wilkerson


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life.

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER

LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE WINNER
HEARTLAND AWARD... Read more >
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Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power
Community Organizing in Radical Times
Written by Amy Sonnie and James Tracy


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $16.95

THE STORY OF SOME OF THE MOST IMPORTANT AND LITTLE-KNOWN ACTIVISTS OF THE 1960s, IN A DEEPLY SOURCED NARRATIVE HISTORY
 
The historians of the late 1960s have emphasized the work of a group of white college activists who courageously took to the streets to protest the war in Vietnam and... Read more >
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John Huston: Courage and Art
John Huston: Courage and Art
Written by Jeffrey Meyers
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307590695
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John Huston: Courage and Art

Written by Jeffrey Meyers


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $14.99

From the acclaimed biographer of Ernest Hemingway, Humphrey Bogart, and
Errol Flynn comes the first complete biography of the legendary John Huston, the extraordinary director, writer, actor, and bon vivant who made iconic films such as The Maltese Falcon, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The Asphalt Jungle, and The... Read more >
Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power
Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power
Written by Amy Sonnie and James Tracy, Introduction by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935554660
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Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power
Community Organizing in Radical Times
Written by Amy Sonnie and James Tracy
Introduction by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2011
Price: $16.95

THE STORY OF SOME OF THE MOST IMPORTANT AND LITTLE-KNOWN ACTIVISTS OF THE 1960s, IN A DEEPLY SOURCED NARRATIVE HISTORY
 
The historians of the late 1960s have emphasized the work of a group of white college activists who courageously took to the streets to protest the war in Vietnam and... Read more >
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Visions of a Better World
Howard Thurman's Pilgrimage to India and the Origins of African American Nonviolence
Written by Quinton Dixie and Peter Eisenstadt


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 30, 2011
Price: $34.95

In 1935, at the height of his powers, Howard Thurman, one of the most influential African American religious thinkers of the twentieth century, took a pivotal trip to India that would forever change him—and that would ultimately shape the course of the civil rights movement in the United States.
 
When... Read more >
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Visions of a Better World
Visions of a Better World
Written by Quinton Dixie and Peter Eisenstadt
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807000458
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Visions of a Better World
Howard Thurman's Pilgrimage to India and the Origins of African American Nonviolence
Written by Quinton Dixie and Peter Eisenstadt


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: August 30, 2011
Price: $34.95

In 1935, at the height of his powers, Howard Thurman, one of the most influential African American religious thinkers of the twentieth century, took a pivotal trip to India that would forever change him—and that would ultimately shape the course of the civil rights movement in the United States.
 
When... Read more >
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The Eighty-Dollar Champion
The Eighty-Dollar Champion
Written by Elizabeth Letts
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345521101
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The Eighty-Dollar Champion
Snowman, The Horse That Inspired a Nation
Written by Elizabeth Letts


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $11.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
Harry de Leyer first saw the horse he would name Snowman on a truck bound for the slaughterhouse. The recent Dutch immigrant recognized the spark in the eye of the beaten-up nag and bought him for eighty dollars. On Harry’s modest farm on Long Island...

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Eisenhower
Eisenhower
Written by Steven Zaloga, Illustrated by Steve Noon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849083591
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Eisenhower
The background, strategies, tactics and battlefield experiences of the greatest commanders of history
Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $17.95

Dwight Eisenhower represented a fundamentally new type of military commander in the 20th century: commander as manager rather than the traditional warrior commander. Armies had become so large and military coalitions so dependent on politics that this new type of commander emerged. Eisenhower never fought in a single battle, but he... Read more >
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Eisenhower

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $9.95

Dwight Eisenhower represented a fundamentally new type of military commander in the 20th century: commander as manager rather than the traditional warrior commander. Armies had become so large and military coalitions so dependent on politics that this new type of commander emerged. Eisenhower never fought in a single battle, but he... Read more >
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Manufacturing Hysteria
Manufacturing Hysteria
Written by Jay Feldman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307379863
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Manufacturing Hysteria
A History of Scapegoating, Surveillance, and Secrecy in Modern America
Written by Jay Feldman


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $11.99

A vital, engaging, and sometimes troubling story of modern America’s struggle to live up to its ideals.
 
In this ambitious and wide-ranging history, Jay Feldman takes us from the run-up to World War I and its anti-German hysteria through the September 11 attacks and Arizona’s current anti-immigration movement. What we see is...

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Roots of Steel
Roots of Steel
Written by Deborah Rudacille
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400095896
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Roots of Steel
Boom and Bust in an American Mill Town
Written by Deborah Rudacille


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $15.95

As the American economy seeks to restructure itself, Roots of Steel is a powerful, candid, and eye-opening reminder of the people who have been left behind.
 
When Deborah Rudacille was a child in the working-class town of Dundalk, Maryland, a worker at the local Sparrows Point steel mill made more than enough...

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Voices of Protest
Voices of Protest
Written by Alan Brinkley
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307803221
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Voices of Protest
Huey Long, Father Coughlin, & the Great Depression
Written by Alan Brinkley


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2011
Price: $12.99

The study of two demagogues, whose vast popularity explains much about Depression-era America.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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War in the Pacific
War in the Pacific
Written by Harry Gailey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307802040
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War in the Pacific
From Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay
Written by Harry Gailey


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2011
Price: $11.99

Historian Harry Gailey offers a fresh one-volume treatment of the vast Pacific theater in World War II, examining in detail the performance of Japanese and Allied naval, air, and land forces in every major military operation. The War in the Pacific begins with an examination of events leading up to World... Read more >
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