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Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission
By Anchor
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ean: 9780385495653, isbn: 038549565X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
“The greatest World War II story never told” (Esquire)—an enthralling account of the heroic mission to rescue the last survivors of the Bataan Death March. 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 Philippines made

The Man Who Broke Into Auschwitz: A True Story of World War II
By Da Capo Press
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ean: 9780306821493, isbn: 0306821494,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz is the extraordinary true story of a British soldier who marched willingly into the concentration camp, Buna-Monowitz, known as Auschwitz III. In the summer of 1944, Denis Avey was being held in a British POW labour camp, E715, near Auschwitz III. He had heard of the brutality meted out to the prisoners there and he was determined to witness what he could. He hatched a plan to swap places with a Jewish inmate and smuggled himself into his sector of the camp.

From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin’s Russia
By Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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ean: 9780544716247, isbn: 9780544716247,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the diplomat Putin wants to interrogate—and has banned from Russia—a revelatory, inside account of U.S.-Russia relations from 1989 to the present“A fascinating and timely account of the current crisis in the relationship between Russia and the United States.” —New York Times Book ReviewPutin would need an enemy, and he turned to the most reliable one in Russia’s recent history: the United States and then, by extension, me. In 2008, when Michael McFaul

Al Capone: His Life, Legacy, and Legend
By Anchor
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ean: 9780345804518, isbn: 0345804511,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 98 reviews
At the height of Prohibition, Al Capone loomed large as Public Enemy Number One: his multimillion-dollar Chicago Outfit dominated organized crime, and law enforcement was powerless to stop him. But then came the fall: a legal noose tightened by the FBI, a conviction on tax evasion, a stint in Alcatraz. After his release, he returned to his family in Miami a much diminished man, living quietly until the ravages of his neurosyphilis took their final toll.   Our shared fascination with Capone

Little Britches: Father and I Were Ranchers
By Bison Books
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ean: 9780803281783, isbn: 0803281781,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
Ralph Moody was eight years old in 1906 when his family moved from New Hampshire to a Colorado ranch. Through his eyes we experience the pleasures and perils of ranching there early in the twentieth century. Auctions and roundups, family picnics, irrigation wars, tornadoes and wind storms give authentic color to Little Britches. So do adventures, wonderfully told, that equip Ralph to take his father's place when it becomes necessary. Little Britches was the literary debut of Ralph Moody, who

The Long Way Home: An American Journey from Ellis Island to the Great War
By Harper Perennial
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780061233340, isbn: 006123334X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
“The Long Way Home is a riveting remembrance of the Great War by a master writer…. Deeply compelling.” — Douglas Brinkley “Moving, revealing, and lovingly researched, this book is a must read, and a great read, for any of us whose forebears came from overseas-meaning just about all of us.” — Erik Larson The author of the award-winning The Children’s Blizzard, David Laskin, returns with a remarkable true story of the immigrants who risked their lives fighting for America during

By Penguin Books
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ean: 9780143110637, isbn: 9780143110637,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
The #1 New York Times bestseller.Named one of the 10 Best Books of 2017 by The New York Times Book Review.Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant.   Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and an inept businessman, or as the triumphant but brutal Union general of the Civil War. But these stereotypes don't come close

Killing Reagan: The Violent Assault That Changed a Presidency (Bill O'Reilly's Killing Series)
By MacMillan Publishers
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mpn: 095127, ean: 9781627792417, isbn: 9781627792417,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
From the bestselling team of Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard comes Killing Reagan, a page-turning epic account of the career of President Ronald Reagan that tells the vivid story of his rise to power -- and the forces of evil that conspired to bring him down. Just two months into his presidency, Ronald Reagan lay near death after a gunman's bullet came within inches of his heart. His recovery was nothing short of remarkable -- or so it seemed. But Reagan was grievously injured, forcing him to

Mandela's Way: Lessons for an Uncertain Age
By Broadway Books
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ean: 9780525573579, isbn: 9780525573579,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
A compact, profoundly inspiring book that captures the spirit of Nelson Mandela, distilling the South African leader’s wisdom into 15 vital life lessonsWe long for heroes and have too few. Nelson Mandela, who died in 2013 at the age of ninety-five, is the closest thing the world has to a secular saint. He liber­ated a country from a system of violent prejudice and helped unite oppressor and oppressed in a way that had never been done before. Now Richard Stengel, the editor of Time

Inside the Texas Chicken Ranch: The Definitive Account of the Best Little Whorehouse (Landmarks)
By History Pr
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ean: 9781467135634, isbn: 1467135631,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
Thanks to the classic Dolly Parton film The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and ZZ Top's ode ''La Grange,'' many people think they know the story of the infamous Chicken Ranch. The reality is more complex, lying somewhere between heartbreaking and absurd. For more than a century, dirt farmers and big-cigar politicians alike rubbed shoulders at the Chicken Ranch, operated openly under the sheriff's watchful eye. Madam Edna Milton and her girls ran a tight, discreet ship that the God-fearing

Churchill: A Study in Greatness
By Bloomsbury Academic
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mpn: 26 illustrations, ean: 9781852852535, isbn: 1852852534,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
Winston Churchill's inspiring leadership in the Second World War once put him above criticism. In recent years his record has come under attack. In Churchill: A Study in Greatness, one of Britain's most distinguished historians makes sense of this extraordinary man and his long, controversial, colourful, contradictory and heroic career. What was at the heart of him? Was he a romantic or a realist? How central was his part in Britain's survival and in the defeat of Hitler? Geoffrey Best brings

On the East End: The Last Best Times of a Long Island Fishing Community
By Harbor Electronic Publishing
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780974020129, isbn: 0974020125,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
In 1970, as a young marine biologist, Clarence Hickey won a position on the staff of the New York State Ocean Sciences Laboratory, Montauk, NY. For the next five years he was involved in landmark studies of Long Island's then-thriving fisheries. He developed deep bonds with the Baymen and ocean fishers who called the East End of Long Island home, and worked closely with them as he and the Ocean Sciences Lab studied the habits and prospects of more than one hundred species of fish and shellfish

The Hidden Lives of Tudor Women: A Social History
By Pegasus Books
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ean: 9781681778044, isbn: 1681778041,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
The turbulent Tudor Age never fails to capture the imagination. But what was it truly like to be a woman during this era?  The Tudor period conjures up images of queens and noblewomen in elaborate court dress; of palace intrigue and dramatic politics. But if you were a woman, it was also a time when death during childbirth was rife; when marriage was usually a legal contract, not a matter for love, and the education you could hope to receive was minimal at best. Yet the Tudor century was also

By Penguin Press
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mpn: 980067034, ean: 9781594204876, isbn: 159420487X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews
The #1 New York Times bestseller.Named one of the 10 Best Books of 2017 by The New York Times Book Review.Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant.   Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and an inept businessman, or as the triumphant but brutal Union general of the Civil War. But these stereotypes don't come close

All the Best, George Bush: My Life in Letters and Other Writings
By Scribner
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ean: 9781501106675, isbn: 9781501106675,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
Former President George H.W. Bush, revealed through his letters and writings from 1941 to 2010, is “worth its weight in gold…a valuable update of the life of an honorable American leader” (The Washington Post).“Who knew that beneath George Bush’s buttoned-up propriety pulsed the warm heart of a prolific and occasionally poetic writer with a wacky sense of humor?” (People) Though reticent in public, George Bush openly shared his private thoughts in correspondence throughout his life.

To Obama: With Love, Joy, Anger, and Hope
By Random House
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ean: 9780525509387, isbn: 0525509380,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 92 reviews
President Barack Obama received ten thousand letters a day from his constituents. This is the story of the private and profound relationship with letter writers that shaped his presidency. Their voices combine to reveal a diary of a nation.   Every evening for eight years, at his request, President Obama was given ten handpicked letters written by ordinary American citizens—the unfiltered voice of a nation—from his Office of Presidential Correspondence. He was the first president to

The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World
By Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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ean: 9780544617346, isbn: 9780544617346,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
The dramatic, pulse-pounding story of Harry Truman’s first four months in office, when this unlikely president had to take on Germany, Japan, Stalin, and the atomic bomb, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance. Heroes are often defined as ordinary characters who get thrust into extraordinary circumstances, and through courage and a dash of luck, cement their place in history. Chosen as FDR’s fourth term Vice President for his well-praised work ethic, good judgment, and lack of

The Best Gun in the World: George Woodward Morse and the South Carolina State Military Works
By University of South Carolina Press
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ean: 9781611177923, isbn: 1611177928,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
A year after seceding from the Union, South Carolina and the Confederate States government faced the daunting challenge of equipping soldiers with weapons, ammunition, and other military implements during the American Civil War. In The Best Gun in the World, Robert S. Seigler explains how South Carolina created its own armory and then enlisted the help of a weapons technology inventor to meet the demand. Seigler mined state and federal factory records, national and state archives, and U.S.

Donald J. Trump: A President Like No Other
By Regnery Publishing
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ean: 9781621577874, isbn: 1621577872,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
Conrad Black, bestselling author of Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Champion of Freedom and Richard M. Nixon: A Life in Full, turns his attention to his ''friend'' President Donald J. Trump and provides the most intriguing and significant analysis yet of Trump's political rise. Ambitious in intellectual scope, contrarian in many of its opinions, and admirably concise, this is surely set to be one of the most provocative political books you are likely to read this year..

A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership
By Flatiron Books
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mpn: 27566912, ean: 9781250192455, isbn: 1250192455,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
In his book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions. His journey provides an unprecedented entry into the corridors of power, and a remarkable lesson in what makes an effective leader.Mr. Comey served as director of the FBI from 2013 to 2017, appointed to the post by

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