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Texas Ranger: The Epic Life of Frank Hamer, the Man Who Killed Bonnie and Clyde
Texas Ranger: The Epic Life of Frank Hamer, the Man Who Killed Bonnie and Clyde
By Thomas Dunne Books
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ean: 9781250069986, isbn: 125006998X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 86 reviews
The New York Times bestseller!“Frank Hamer, last of the old breed of Texas Rangers, has not fared well in history or popular culture. John Boessenecker now restores this incredible Ranger to his proper place alongside such fabled lawmen as Wyatt Earp and Eliot Ness. Here is a grand adventure story, told with grace and authority by a master historian of American law enforcement. Frank Hamer can rest easy as readers will finally learn the truth behind his amazing career, spanning the end of the


West Wingers: Stories from the Dream Chasers, Change Makers, and Hope Creators Inside the Obama White House
West Wingers: Stories from the Dream Chasers, Change Makers, and Hope Creators Inside the Obama White House
By Penguin Books
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ean: 9780143133292, isbn: 9780143133292,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
The Obama White House staff invites us behind-the-scenes of history for a deeply personal and moving look at the presidency and how the president’s staff can change the nation“West Wingers is exceptional. . . . We have so much to learn from these stories.” —Joe BidenWhen we elect a president, we elect with them an entire team that will join them in the West Wing to help run the country. Each of these staffers has a story to tell, and in West Wingers, Barack Obama’s White House staff


Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder
By Picador
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ean: 9781250182487, isbn: 1250182484,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZEWINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDWINNER OF THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE HEARTLAND PRIZE FOR NON-FICTIONONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAROne of The New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the YearThe first comprehensive historical biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the beloved author of the Little House on the Prairie booksMillions of readers of Little House on the Prairie believe they know Laura Ingalls―the pioneer girl


The Lost Airman: A True Story of Escape from Nazi-Occupied France
The Lost Airman: A True Story of Escape from Nazi-Occupied France
By New American Library
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mpn: 43330, ean: 9781592409723, isbn: 1592409725,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 61 reviews
The remarkable, untold story of World War II American Air Force turret-gunner Staff Sergeant Arthur Meyerowitz, who was shot down over Nazi-occupied France and evaded Gestapo pursuers for more than six months before escaping to freedom.Bronx-born top turret-gunner Arthur Meyerowitz was one of only two crewmen who escaped death or immediate capture on the ground, when their plane was shot down near Cognac, France, in 1943.After fleeing the wreck, Arthur knocked on the door of an isolated


For the Glory: The Untold and Inspiring Story of Eric Liddell, Hero of Chariots of Fire
For the Glory: The Untold and Inspiring Story of Eric Liddell, Hero of Chariots of Fire
By WaterBrook Press
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mpn: 178779, ean: 9780143110187, isbn: 0143110187,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
The untold and inspiring story of Eric Liddell, hero of Chariots of Fire, from his Olympic medal to his missionary work in China to his last, brave years in a Japanese work camp during WWIIMany people will remember Eric Liddell as the Olympic gold medalist from the Academy Award winning film Chariots of Fire. Famously, Liddell would not run on Sunday because of his strict observance of the Christian sabbath, and so he did not compete in his signature event, the 100 meters, at the 1924 Paris


De Ruyter: Dutch Admiral (Protagonists of History in International Perspective)
De Ruyter: Dutch Admiral (Protagonists of History in International Perspective)
By Karwansaray Publishers
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mpn: Maps, bibliography and indexes, ean: 9789490258030, isbn: 9490258032,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Was Michiel de Ruyter the greatest sea commander who ever lived? Or simply the greatest sea-commander of the 17th century?Some people see him as the man who saved the Dutch Republic, and ensured its independence. He knew how to fight a sea-battle on the grandest scale. He could also haggle like a canny Dutch merchant, achieving the release of Hungarian clergymen from Spanish captivity and that of Dutch sailors from barbarian imprisonment. Louis XIV, often his opponent, called him 'a man who did


Mayor: The Best Job in Politics (The City in the Twenty-First Century)
Mayor: The Best Job in Politics (The City in the Twenty-First Century)
By University of Pennsylvania Press
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ean: 9780812250022, isbn: 0812250028,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
In 2007, after serving almost fifteen years on the Philadelphia City Council, Michael A. Nutter became the ninety-eighth mayor of his hometown of Philadelphia. From the time he was sworn in until he left office in 2016, there were triumphs and challenges, from the mundane to the unexpected, from snow removal, trash collection, and drinkable water, to the Phillies' World Series win, Hurricane Irene, Occupy Philadelphia, and the Papal visit. By the end of Nutter's tenure, homicides were at an


America's Best Female Sharpshooter: The Rise and Fall of Lillian Frances Smith (William F. Cody Series on the History and Culture of the American West)
America's Best Female Sharpshooter: The Rise and Fall of Lillian Frances Smith (William F. Cody Series on the History and Culture of the American West)
By University of Oklahoma Press
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ean: 9780806156330, isbn: 0806156333,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews
Today, most remember “California Girl” Lillian Frances Smith (1871–1930) as Annie Oakley’s chief competitor in the small world of the Wild West shows’ female shooters. But the two women were quite different: Oakley’s conservative “prairie beauty” persona clashed with Smith’s tendency to wear flashy clothes and keep company with the cowboys and American Indians she performed with. This lively first biography chronicles the Wild West showbiz life that Smith led and explores the


Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times
Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times
By Knopf
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ean: 9780307597960, isbn: 0307597962,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
''An exemplary biography—exhaustively researched, fair-minded and easy to read. It can nestle on the same shelf as David McCullough’s Truman, a high compliment indeed.'' —The Wall Street JournalThe definitive biography of Herbert Hoover, one of the most remarkable Americans of the twentieth century—a wholly original account that will forever change the way Americans understand the man, his presidency, his battle against the Great Depression, and their own history.An impoverished


A Place Called Waco: A Survivor's Story
A Place Called Waco: A Survivor's Story
By Brand: Harpercollins Publisher
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sku: 1200636375, ean: 9781891620423, isbn: 1891620428,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
One of nine survivors of the attack on the Branch Davidian compound in 1993 describes how he came to join the religious community and offers an eyewitness account of the tragedy Anyone fascinated or horrified by the story of the Branch Davidian sect and the storming of their Waco, Texas, compound by law enforcement authorities in April 1993 will want to read David Thibodeau's compelling first-person account. Thibodeau, one of only nine Branch Davidian survivors of the attack (in which 74


Best Seat in the House
Best Seat in the House
By Enigami & Rednow
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ean: 9781945674167, isbn: 1945674164,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 136 reviews
''Here's to the good old days when only YOU would play my tunes. Love ya, buddy.'' -Garth Brooks. ''The only guy with enough balls to play country music with me at The Troubadour back before I got discovered.'' -Kris Kristofferson. “In addition to his likeable personality and talented songwriting, JB is one of the finest guitarists I have ever worked with,'' -Dolly Parton. ''John's one of the best in the business.'' -Linda Ronstadt. “His talent never fails to amaze us.'' -The Bellamy


A Hard Rain: America in the 1960s, Our Decade of Hope, Possibility, and Innocence Lost
A Hard Rain: America in the 1960s, Our Decade of Hope, Possibility, and Innocence Lost
By NewSouth Books
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ean: 9781588383440, isbn: 158838344X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
Frye Gaillard has given us a deeply personal history, bringing his keen storyteller’s eye to this pivotal time in American life. He explores the competing story arcs of tragedy and hope through the political and social movements of the times ― civil rights, black power, women’s liberation, the War in Vietnam, and the protests against it. But he also examines the cultural manifestations of change ― music, literature, art, religion, and science ― and so we meet not only the Brothers


Troll Nation: How The Right Became Trump-Worshipping Monsters Set On Rat-F*cking Liberals, America, and Truth Itself
Troll Nation: How The Right Became Trump-Worshipping Monsters Set On Rat-F*cking Liberals, America, and Truth Itself
By Hot Books
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ean: 9781510737457, isbn: 1510737456,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
“Amanda Marcotte drains the swamp and reveals a Republican Party hijacked by grifters and frauds.” ―David DaleyThe election of Donald Trump in 2016, like most of his campaign, came as a shock to many Americans. How could a man so lacking in capacity, so void of any intellectual heft, become the president of the United States? How did Trump, a man with no detectable personal qualities outside of resentment and the will to dominate, appeal to millions of Americans and win the highest office


Undaunted Courage:  Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West
Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West
By Simon amp; Schuster
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780684004549, isbn: 0684004542,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
From the New York Times bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one of the great adventure stories of all time.In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson selected his personal secretary, Captain Meriwether Lewis, to lead a voyage up the Missouri River to the Rockies, over the mountains, down the Columbia River to the Pacific Ocean, and back. Lewis and his


Queen Victoria's Mysterious Daughter: A Biography of Princess Louise
Queen Victoria's Mysterious Daughter: A Biography of Princess Louise
By A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin
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ean: 9781250130365, isbn: 1250130360,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
Spirited and lively, Queen Victoria's Mysterious Daughter is richly packed with arguments, intrigues, scandals, and secrets, and is a vivid portrait of a princess desperate to escape her inheritance.The secrets of Queen Victoria's sixth child, Princess Louise, may be destined to remain hidden forever. What was so dangerous about this artistic, tempestuous royal that her life has been documented more by rumor and gossip than hard facts? When Lucinda Hawksley started to investigate, often


Splendid Isolation: The Jekyll Island Millionaires' Club 1888-1942
Splendid Isolation: The Jekyll Island Millionaires' Club 1888-1942
By Pinata Publishing
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780980916300, isbn: 0980916305,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 125 reviews
AN HISTORICAL NOVEL Untamed, and virtually unchanged since its discovery in 1733 by General James Oglethorpe, Jekyll Island s history unfolds with the excitement and suspense of a fairy tale. Because so many of the world s greatest minds and bank accounts gathered together in virtual isolation for three months each year, history was made on Jekyll Island. A group of tycoons with surnames such as Rockefeller, Morgan, Vanderbilt, Pulitzer, Baker and others formed their exclusive Millionaires Club


The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters: The Tragic and Glamorous Lives of Jackie and Lee
The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters: The Tragic and Glamorous Lives of Jackie and Lee
By Harper
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ean: 9780062364982, isbn: 0062364987,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
A poignant, evocative, and wonderfully gossipy account of the two sisters who represented style and class above all else—Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill—from the authors of Furious Love.When sixty-four-year-old Jackie Kennedy Onassis died in her Fifth Avenue apartment, her younger sister Lee wept inconsolably. Then Jackie’s thirty-eight-page will was read. Lee discovered that substantial cash bequests were left to family members, friends, and employees—but nothing to her. ''I


The Life of Herbert Hoover: Keeper of the Torch, 1933-1964
The Life of Herbert Hoover: Keeper of the Torch, 1933-1964
By Brand: Palgrave Macmillan
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ean: 9780230103108, isbn: 0230103103,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
In this monumental contribution to Hoover scholarship, eminent historian Gary Dean Best chronicles the post-presidential decades of this important historical figure, and the achievements of a distinguished career that extended far beyond Herbert Hoover's presidency.Used Book in Good Condition.


Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt
Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt
By Simon & Schuster
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sku: 47474837, ean: 9780743217385, isbn: 9780743217385,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
The National Book Award–winning biography that tells the story of how young Teddy Roosevelt transformed himself from a sickly boy into the vigorous man who would become a war hero and ultimately president of the United States, told by master historian David McCullough.Mornings on Horseback is the brilliant biography of the young Theodore Roosevelt. Hailed as “a masterpiece” (John A. Gable, Newsday), it is the winner of the Los Angeles Times 1981 Book Prize for Biography and the National


The Russian Five: A Story of Espionage, Defection, Bribery and Courage
The Russian Five: A Story of Espionage, Defection, Bribery and Courage
By Gold Star Publishing
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ean: 9781947165175, isbn: 1947165178,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
When the Detroit Red Wings were rebooting their franchise after more than two decades of relative futility, they knew the best place to find world-class players who could help turn things around more quickly were conscripted servants behind the Iron Curtain. All they had to do then was make history by drafting them, then figure out how to get them out. That’s when the Wings turned to Keith Gave, the newsman whose clandestine mission to Helsinki, Finland, was the first phase of a of a



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