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Jacob Soboroff · William Morrow
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

NBC News and MSNBC correspondent Jacob Soboroff, winner of the 2019 Walter Cronkite Award for his reporting on the child separation crisis, delivers a profoundly personal and moving report from the border and beyond, revealing the wrenching human story behind one of the most disturbing...
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The Hardhat Riot: Nixon, New York City, and the Dawn of the White Working-Class Revolution

David Paul Kuhn · Oxford University Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

"Perhaps the best book ever on how Democrats lost the white working class." --James Carville In May 1970, four days after Kent State, construction workers chased students through downtown Manhattan, beating scores of protesters bloody. As hardhats clashed with hippies, it soon...
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The Education of John Adams

R. B. Bernstein · Oxford University Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The Education of John Adams is the first biography of John Adams by a biographer with legal training. It examines his origins in colonial Massachusetts, his education, and his struggle to choose a career and define a place for himself in colonial society. It explores the flowering of his legal...
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The Last Kings of Shanghai: The Rival Jewish Dynasties That Helped Create Modern China

Jonathan Kaufman · Viking
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

An epic, multigenerational story of two rival dynasties who flourished in Shanghai and Hong Kong as twentieth-century China surged into the modern era, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalistShanghai, 1936. The Cathay Hotel, located on the city's famous waterfront, is one of the most...
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The Rise of the G.I. Army, 1940-1941: The Forgotten Story of How America Forged a Powerful Army Before Pearl Harbor

Paul Dickson · ATLANTIC MONTHLY PR
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

In September 1939, when Nazi Germany invaded Poland and initiated World War II, a strong strain of isolationism existed in Congress and across the country. The U.S. Army stood at fewer than 200,000 men?unprepared to defend the country, much less carry the fight to Europe and the Far East....
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The Vapors: A Southern Family, the New York Mob, and the Rise and Fall of Hot Springs, America's Forgotten Capital of Vice

David Hill · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The incredible true story of America's original -- and forgotten -- capital of viceBack in the days before Vegas was big, when the Mob was at its peak and neon lights were but a glimmer on the horizon, a little Southern town styled itself as a premier destination for the American leisure...
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Underwater: How Our American Dream of Homeownership Became a Nightmare

Ryan Dezember · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

His assignment was to write about a real-estate frenzy lighting up the Redneck Riviera. So Ryan Dezember settled in and bought a home nearby himself. Then the market crashed, and he became one of the millions of Americans who suddenly owed more on their homes than they were worth. A flood...
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Dewey Defeats Truman: The 1948 Election and the Battle for America's Soul

A. J. Baime · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Accidental President comes the thrilling story of the 1948 presidential election, one of the greatest election stories of all time, as Truman mounted a history-making comeback and staked a claim for a new course for America.On the eve of the 1948...
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The Year of Dangerous Days: Riots, Refugees, and Cocaine in Miami 1980

Nicholas Griffin · 37 Ink
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Miami, Florida, famed for its blue skies and sandy beaches, is one of the world’s most popular vacation destinations, with nearly twenty-three million tourists visiting annually. But few people have any idea how this unofficial capital of Latin America came to be.
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Waiting for an Echo: The Madness of American Incarceration

Christine Montross · Penguin Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Galvanized by her work in our nation's jails, psychiatrist Christine Montross illuminates the human cost of mass incarceration and mental illnessDr. Christine Montross has spent her career treating the most severely ill psychiatric patients. Several years ago, she set out to investigate...
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