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Zachary Karabell

Zachary Karabell was educated at Columbia, Oxford and Harvard, where he received his PhD. in 1996. He is the author of several books, including The Last Campaign, which won the Chicago Tribune's Heartland Award, and Parting the Desert: The Creation of the Suez Canal. His essays and reviews have appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Foreign Policy, and Newsweek. He lives with his wife and two children in New York, where he is an executive vice president of a leading asset management firm.

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The Last Campaign
Written by Zachary Karabell
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 2001
$17.95/20.50(Canada) | 978-0-375-70077-4 (0-375-70077-3)

In The Last Campaign, Zachary Karabell rescues the 1948 presidential campaign from the annals of political folklore ("Dewey Defeats Truman," the Chicago Tribune memorably and erroneously heralded), to give us a fresh look at perhaps the last time the American people could truly distinguish what the candidates stood for.

In 1948,... Read more






Parting the Desert
Written by Zachary Karabell
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 2004
$18.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-70812-1 (0-375-70812-X)

Award-winning historian Zachary Karabell tells the epic story of the greatest engineering feat of the nineteenth century--the building of the Suez Canal-- and shows how it changed the world.

The dream was a waterway that would unite the East and the West, and the ambitious, energetic French diplomat and entrepreneur Ferdinand de... Read more






Peace Be Upon You
Written by Zachary Karabell
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 2008
$16.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-7921-6 (1-4000-7921-7)

In a narrative that is at once thoughtful and passionate, hopeful but without illusions, award-winning historian Zachary Karabell reveals the history of peaceful coexistence among Muslims, Christians, and Jews over the course of fourteen centuries until the present-day.

The harsh reality of religious conflict is daily news, and the rising tensions between... Read more





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