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Dark Invasion: 1915: Germany's Secret War and the Hunt for the First Terrorist Cell in America

Howard Blum · HarperCollins Canada, Limited
Pages: 474
Format: Hardcover

Combining the pulsating drive of Showtime's Homeland with the fascinating historical detail of such of narrative nonfiction bestsellers as Double Cross and In the Garden of Beasts, Dark Invasion is Howard Blum's gritty, high-energy true-life tale of German espionage and terror on American...
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Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus

Rick Perlstein · Nation Books
Pages: 671
Format: Paperback

Acclaimed historian Rick Perlstein chronicles the rise of the conservative movement in the liberal 1960s. At the heart of the story is Barry Goldwater, the renegade Republican from Arizona who loathed federal government, despised liberals, and mocked "peaceful coexistence" with...
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Betty Crocker Lost Recipes: Beloved Vintage Recipes for Today's Kitchen

BETTY CROCKER · Betty Crocker
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A captivating collection that celebrates the wonderful recipes from the Betty Crocker archives in a package that appeals to the modern cook​

Betty Crocker Lost Recipes is the ultimate treasure for the most devoted Betty Crocker fans, as well as cooks who are interested...
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Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight

Jay Barbree · Thomas Dunne Books; First Edition ~1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

Much has been written about Neil Armstrong, Americas modern hero, historys most famous space traveler, and the first man to walk on the moon. Yet shy of fame and never one to steal the spotlight Armstrong was always reluctant to discuss his personal side of events. Here for the first time...
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The Teacher Wars: A History of America's Most Embattled Profession

Dana Goldstein · Doubleday
Pages: 349
Format: Print book

In her groundbreaking history of 175 years of American education, Dana Goldstein finds answers in the past to the controversies that plague our public schools today.Teaching is a wildly contentious profession in America, one attacked and admired in equal measure. In The Teacher Wars, a rich,...
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The Graves Are Walking: The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People

John Kelly · Henry Holt and Co.; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A magisterial account of the worst disasters to strike humankind—the Great Irish Potato Famine—conveyed as lyrical narrative history from the acclaimed author of The Great MortalityDeeply researched, compelling in its details, and startling in its conclusions about the appalling...
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Dark Forces: The Truth About What Happened in Benghazi

Kenneth R. Timmerman · Broadside Books
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author of Shadow Warriors investigates the tragedy of Benghazi to answer the questions: what really happened - and why?We know the Obama administration's story, of a demonstration caused by an Internet movie that went out of control. But what actually...
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Scalia: A Court of One

Bruce Allen Murphy · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 644
Format: Hardcover

An authoritative, deeply researched biography of the most controversial and outspoken Supreme Court justice of our time and how he chose to be "right" rather than influential.Antonin Scalia knew only success in the first fifty years of his life. His sterling academic and legal...
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Jimmy Stewart: Bomber Pilot

Starr Smith · Zenith Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Of all the celebrities who served their country during World War II -and they were legion -Jimmy Stewart was unique. On December 7th, when the attack on Pearl Harbor woke so many others to the reality of war, Stewart was already in uniform - as a private on guard duty south of San Francisco...
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Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered

Dianne Hales · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Everybody knows her smile, but no one knows her story: Meet the flesh-and-blood woman who became one of the most famous artistic subjects of all time - Mona Lisa.A genius immortalized her. A French king paid a fortune for her. An emperor coveted her. Every year more than nine million visitors...
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Fire and Light: How the Enlightenment Transformed Our World

James MacGregor Burns · Thomas Dunne Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

"With this profound and magnificent book, drawing on his deep reservoir of thought and expertise in the humanities, James MacGregor Burns takes us into the fire's center.  As a 21st-century philosopher, he brings to vivid life the incandescent personalities and ideas that...
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The dead duke, his secret wife, and the missing corpse : an extraordinary Edwardian case of deception and intrigue

Piu Marie Eatwell · Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, 2015.
Pages: 338
Format: Print book

"One of the most notorious and bizarre mysteries of the Edwardian age, for readers who loved The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher. At the close of the Victorian era, as now, privacy was power. The extraordinarily wealthy 5th Duke of Portland had a mania for it, hiding in his horsedrawn carriage...
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A Perfect Mess: The Unlikely Ascendancy of American Higher Education

David F Labaree · University Of Chicago Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Read the news about America's colleges and universities - rising student debt, affirmative action debates, and conflicts between faculty and administrators - and it's clear that higher education in this country is a total mess. But as David F. Labaree reminds us in this book, it's...
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Freedom's Detective: The Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan and the Man Who Masterminded America's First War on Terror

Charles Lane · Hanover Square Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Freedom's Detective reveals the untold story of the Reconstruction-era United States Secret Service and their battle against the Ku Klux Klan, through the career of its controversial chief, Hiram C. Whitle

In the years following the Civil War, a new battle began. Newly freed African...
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Snooze: The Lost Art of Sleep

Michael McGirr · Pegasus Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A profound exploration of the precious resource of sleep -- and of the causes and consequences of getting too little of it. Michael McGirr always had trouble sleeping. The arrival of baby twins, however, made him realize that he'd never before known true exhaustion. And while he celebrated...
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