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Hampton Sides

Hampton Sides is an award-winning editor of Outside and the author of the bestselling histories Hellhound on his Trial, Blood and Thunder and Ghost Soldiers. He lives in New Mexico with his wife, Anne, and their three sons.


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Americana
Written by Hampton Sides
Anchor | Trade Paperback | April 2004
$13.95/21.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3355-3 (1-4000-3355-1)

Harley-Davidson bikers . . . Grand Canyon river rats. . .Mormon archaeologists. . . Spelling bee prodigies…

For more than fifteen years, best-selling author and historian Hampton Sides has traveled widely across the continent exploring the America that lurks just behind the scrim of our mainstream culture. Reporting for Outside, The New... Read more






Blood and Thunder
Written by Hampton Sides
Anchor | Trade Paperback | October 2007
$18.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3110-8 (1-4000-3110-9)

In the summer of 1846, the Army of the West marched through Santa Fe, en route to invade and occupy the Western territories claimed by Mexico. Fueled by the new ideology of “Manifest Destiny,” this land grab would lead to a decades-long battle between the United States and the Navajos, the... Read more






Ghost Soldiers
Written by Hampton Sides
Anchor | Trade Paperback | May 2002
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-49565-3 (0-385-49565-X)

On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty rugged miles to rescue 513 POWs languishing in a hellish camp, among them the last survivors of the infamous Bataan Death March. A recent prison massacre by Japanese soldiers elsewhere in the... Read more






Ghost Soldiers
Written by Hampton Sides
Doubleday | Hardcover | May 2001
$35.00/40.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-49564-6 (0-385-49564-1)

A tense, powerful, grand account of one of the most daring exploits of World War II.

On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected troops from the elite U.S. Army 6th Ranger Battalion slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty miles in an attempt to rescue 513 American and British... Read more






Hellhound On His Trail
Written by Hampton Sides
Anchor | Trade Paperback | March 2011
$15.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-38743-1 (0-307-38743-7)

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
Edgar Award Nominee
One of the Best Books of the Year: O, The Oprah Magazine, Time, The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, San Francisco Chronicle

With a New Afterword

On April 4, 1968, James Earl Ray shot Martin Luther King at the Lorraine Motel. The nation was shocked, enraged...

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Hellhound On His Trail
Written by Hampton Sides
Doubleday | Hardcover | April 2010
$28.95/34.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-52392-9 (0-385-52392-0)

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
Edgar Award Nominee
One of the Best Books of the Year: O, The Oprah Magazine, Time, The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, San Francisco Chronicle


From the acclaimed bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers and Blood and Thunder, a taut, intense narrative about the assassination of Martin Luther King...
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Hellhound On His Trail
Written by Hampton Sides
Random House Large Print | Trade Paperback | April 2010
$29.00/35.00(Canada) | 978-0-7393-7757-4 (0-7393-7757-4)

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
Edgar Award Nominee
One of the Best Books of the Year: O, The Oprah Magazine, Time, The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, San Francisco Chronicle

With a New Afterword

On April 4, 1968, James Earl Ray shot Martin Luther King at the Lorraine Motel. The nation was shocked, enraged...

Read more






In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides
Anchor | Trade Paperback | May 26, 2015
$16.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-94691-1 (0-307-94691-6)

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more






In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides
Doubleday | Hardcover | August 2014
$28.95/34.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-53537-3 (0-385-53537-6)

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more






In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides
Random House Large Print | Trade Paperback | August 2014
$29.00/35.00(Canada) | 978-0-8041-9460-0 (0-8041-9460-2)

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more





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