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The Reluctant Spy: My Secret Life in the CIA's War on Terror

John Kiriakou · Bantam; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Long before the waterboarding controversy exploded in the media, one CIA agent had already gone public. In a groundbreaking 2007 interview with ABC News, John Kiriakou called waterboarding torture—but admitted that it probably worked. This book, at once a confessional, an adventure...
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The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine who Outwitted America's Enemies

JASON FAGONE · Dey Street Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Joining the ranks of Hidden Figures and In the Garden of Beasts, the incredible true story of the greatest codebreaking duo that ever lived, an American woman and her husband who invented the modern science of cryptology together and used it to confront the evils of their time, solving...
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Fighting Back: The War on Terrorism from Inside the Bush White House

Bill Sammon · Regnery Publishing; First Edition edition
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Best-selling author and award-winning White House correspondent Bill Sammon uses his unparalleled White House access -- including revealing one-on-one interviews with President George W. Bush, conducted on Air Force One and elsewhere -- to show how the pr
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The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy

David Nasaw · Penguin Press HC, The; F First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

2013 Pulitzer Prize FinalistNew York Times Ten Best Books of 2012“Riveting…The Patriarch is a book hard to put down.”  – Christopher Buckley, The New York Times Book ReviewIn this magisterial new work The Patriarch, the celebrated historian David Nasaw tells...
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Why Jury Duty Matters: A Citizen's Guide to Constitutional Action

Andrew Guthrie Ferguson · NYU Press
Format: Paperback

It's easy to forget how important the jury really is to America. The right to be a juror is one of the fundamental rights guaranteed to all eligible citizens. The right to trial by jury helped spark the American Revolution, was quickly adopted at the Constitutional Convention, and is the only...
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The Poker Bride: The First Chinese in the Wild West

Christopher Corbett · Atlantic Monthly Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

When gold rush fever gripped the globe in 1849, thousands of Chinese immigrants came through San Francisco seeking fortune. In The Poker Bride, Christopher Corbett uses a little-known Idaho legend as a lens into this Chinese experience. Before 1849, the Chinese in the United States were...
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Out of Order: Stories from the History of the Supreme Court

Sandra Day O'Connor · Random House; F First Edition, 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"I called this book Out of Order because it reflects my goal, which is to share a different side of the Supreme Court. Most people know the Court only as it exists between bangs of the gavel, when the Court comes to order to hear arguments or give opinions....
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In Our Hands : A Plan To Replace The Welfare State

Charles Murray · Aei Press
Pages: 214
Format: Hardcover

America's population is wealthier than any in history. Every year, the American government redistributes more than a trillion dollars of that wealth to provide for retirement, health care, and the alleviation of poverty. We still have millions of people without comfortable retirements,...
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Bolivar: American Liberator

Marie Arana · Simon & Schuster; First Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

It is astonishing that Simón Bolívar, the great Liberator of South America, is not better known in the United States. He freed six countries from Spanish rule, traveled more than 75,000 miles on horseback to do so, and became the greatest figure in Latin American history. His life...
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