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Last Train to Paradise
Last Train to Paradise
Written by Les Standiford
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781400051182
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Last Train to Paradise
Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an Ocean
Written by Les Standiford


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2003
Price: $11.99

Last Train to Paradise is acclaimed novelist Les Standiford’s fast-paced and gripping true account of the extraordinary construction and spectacular demise of the Key West Railroad—one of the greatest engineering feats ever undertaken, destroyed in one fell swoop by the strongest storm ever to hit U.S. shores.

In 1904, the brilliant... Read more >
Another Great Day at Sea
Another Great Day at Sea
Written by Geoff Dyer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307911599
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Another Great Day at Sea
Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush
Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.99

From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers.
 
As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance of...

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The Sea and Civilization
The Sea and Civilization
Written by Lincoln Paine
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400044092
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The Sea and Civilization
A Maritime History of the World
Written by Lincoln Paine


Format: Hardcover, 784 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $40.00

A monumental retelling of world history through the lens of maritime enterprise, revealing in breathtaking depth how people first came into contact with one another by ocean and river, lake and stream, and how goods, languages, religions, and entire cultures spread across and along the world’s waterways, bringing together civilizations and...

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American Tanks and AFVs of World War II
American Tanks and AFVs of World War II
Written by Mike Green
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782009313
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American Tanks and AFVs of World War II

Written by Mike Green


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $39.95

Stuart, Sherman, Lee, and Grant tanks dominated the US Army and Marine Corps armored warfare effort versus Nazi Germany and Tojo's Japan. This book details the full range of these vehicles, giving technical specifications and development features as well as describing how they were manned and fought in battle.

The equipping of... Read more >
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Traffic
Traffic
Written by Tom Vanderbilt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307277190
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Traffic
Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)
Written by Tom Vanderbilt


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $16.95

A New York Times Notable Book

One of the Best Books of the Year
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In this brilliant, lively, and eye-opening investigation, Tom Vanderbilt examines the perceptual limits and cognitive underpinnings that make us worse drivers than we think we are. He demonstrates why... Read more >
US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II
US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II
Written by Barrett Tillman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782004103
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US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II

Written by Barrett Tillman


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $25.95

The classic 1951 movie Flying Leathernecks starring John Wayne immortalized the USMC pilots who had fought in the skies over Guadalcanal and the Solomons.

The US Marine Corps has a long and proud heritage of aviation excellence, celebrating its centenary in 2012. While "flying leathernecks" made their mark in both world... Read more >
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The Lunatic Express
The Lunatic Express
Written by Carl Hoffman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767929813
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The Lunatic Express
Discovering the World . . . via Its Most Dangerous Buses, Boats, Trains, and Planes
Written by Carl Hoffman


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $14.00

Indonesian Ferry Sinks.  Peruvian Bus Plunges Off Cliff.  African Train Attacked by Mobs.  Whenever he picked up the newspaper, Carl Hoffman noticed those short news bulletins, which seemed about as far from the idea of tourism, travel as the pursuit of pleasure, as it was possible to get.  So off he... Read more >
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US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II

Written by Barrett Tillman


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $25.95

The classic 1951 movie Flying Leathernecks starring John Wayne immortalized the USMC pilots who had fought in the skies over Guadalcanal and the Solomons.

The US Marine Corps has a long and proud heritage of aviation excellence, celebrating its centenary in 2012. While "flying leathernecks" made their mark in both world... Read more >
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Stagecoach Travel
Stagecoach Travel
Written by Louise Allen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813668
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Stagecoach Travel

Written by Louise Allen


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $12.95

This book explores the history of travelling by stagecoach from the sixteenth century through to the end of the nineteenth century, focusing on the heyday of around 1750-1850. It looks at the improvements in road maintenance and the turnpike system, which made faster travel practical and thereby led to a great... Read more >
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Pirate Hunter of the Caribbean
Pirate Hunter of the Caribbean
Written by David Cordingly
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812980172
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Pirate Hunter of the Caribbean
The Adventurous Life of Captain Woodes Rogers
Written by David Cordingly


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $18.00

From renowned pirate historian David Cordingly, author of Under the Black Flag and film consultant for the original Pirates of the Caribbean, comes the thrilling story of Captain Woodes Rogers, the avenging nemesis of the worst cutthroats ever to terrorize the high seas. Once a marauding privateer himself, Woodes Rogers went... Read more >
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