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The Last Lion Box Set: Winston Spencer Churchill, 1874 - 1965
By William Manchester
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mpn: 35560900, ean: 9780316227780, isbn: 0316227781,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Universally acclaimed for their compelling narrative, their fresh insights, and their objective renderings of Winston Churchill's life, THE LAST LION trilogy presents a revelatory and unparalleled portrait of this brilliant, flawed, and dynamic adventurer, aristocrat, soldier, and statesman. Born at the end of the 19th century when Imperial Britain still stood at the splendid pinnacle of her power, Churchill would witness the shift a few years later as the Empire hovered on the brink of a catast

Inside Trump's White House: The Real Story of His Presidency
By Center Street
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ean: 9781546085850, isbn: 1546085858,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
After dozens of books and articles by anonymous sources, here is finally a history of the Trump White House with the President and his staff talking openly, on the record.In Inside Trump's White House, Doug Wead offers a sweeping, eloquent history of President Donald J. Trump's first years in office, covering everything from election night to the news of today. The book will include never-before-reported stories and scoops, including how President Trump turned around the American economy, how he

The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke
By Oxford University Press
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mpn: 9780195089578, ean: 9780195089578, isbn: 019508957X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
Winner of the 2018 National Book Award for Nonfiction.A tiny, fastidiously dressed man emerged from Black Philadelphia around the turn of the century to mentor a generation of young artists including Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jacob Lawrence and call them the New Negro -- the creative African Americans whose art, literature, music, and drama would inspire Black people to greatness. In The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke, Jeffrey C. Stewart offers the definitive biography of the

A Wyatt Earp Anthology: Long May His Story Be Told
By University of North Texas Press
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ean: 9781574417739, isbn: 1574417738,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
Wyatt Earp is one of the most legendary figures of the nineteenth-century American West, notable for his role in the gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona. He was a product of his time, often walking both sides of the street, sometimes on the side of law and order and sometimes as the law-breaker. Some see him as the “Lion of Tombstone,” a hero lawman of the Wild West, whereas others see him as yet another outlaw, a pimp, and failed lawman. Roy B. Young, Gary L. Roberts, and Case

The Life of Charles Stewart Mott: Industrialist, Philanthropist, Mr. Flint
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ean: 9780472131723, isbn: 0472131729,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
The name Charles Stewart Mott is today most widely recognizable when used in connection with the word Foundation . Established by the General Motors mogul in 1926, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation has made grants in excess of $3 billion over the past nine decades, both in Mott’s adopted hometown of Flint, Michigan, and around the world. But philanthropy is only one reason the life of Mott—entrepreneur, industrialist, banker, mayor, and sometimes even cowboy—is worth knowing about today

The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Path to Power; Means of Ascent; Master of the Senate; The Passage of Power
By Knopf
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mpn: 9780385351478, ean: 9780385351478, isbn: 038535147X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
The political biography of our time, now available in a four-volume hardcover set. Robert A. Caro's life of Lyndon Johnson is one of the richest, most intensive and most revealing examinations ever undertaken of an American president. It is the magnum opus of a writer perfectly suited to his task: the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer-historian, chronicler also of Robert Moses in ''The Power Broker,'' whose inspired research and profound understanding of the nature of ambition and the dynamics o

The Cartiers: The Untold Story of the Family Behind the Jewelry Empire
By Ballantine Books
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ean: 9780525621614, isbn: 052562161X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
“An enchanting jewel of a book.”—Douglas Smith, author of Former People: The Final Days of the Russian Aristocracy The captivating story of the family behind Cartier and the three brothers who turned their grandfather’s humble Parisian jewelry store into a global luxury icon—as told by a great-granddaughter with exclusive access to long-lost family archives The Cartiers is the revealing tale of a jewelry dynasty—four generations, from revolutionary France to the 1960s. At its heart

Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century
By Doubleday
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ean: 9780385542197, isbn: 0385542194,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
“Elegant and kaleidoscopic . . . This looks to be the perfect moment for King’s resolutely humane book.”—Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times“Captivating.”—NPR.orgFrom an award-winning historian comes a dazzling history of the birth of cultural anthropology and the adventurous scientists who pioneered it—a sweeping chronicle of discovery and the fascinating origin story of our multicultural world.A century ago, everyone knew that people were fated by their race, sex, and nationali

Churchill: Walking with Destiny
By Viking
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ean: 9781101980996, isbn: 1101980990,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROne of The Wall Street Journal’s Ten Best Books of 2018One of The Economist’s Best Books of 2018One of The New York Times’s Notable Books of 2018“Unarguably the best single-volume biography of Churchill . . . A brilliant feat of storytelling, monumental in scope, yet put together with tenderness for a man who had always believed that he would be Britain’s savior.” —Wall Street JournalIn this landmark biography of Winston Churchill based on extensive new ma

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
By Simon & Schuster
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ean: 9781416590316, isbn: 1416590315,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
**Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in History** *Winner of the Bancroft, Parkman, Los Angeles Times (biography), Lincoln, Plutarch, and Christopher Awards* Named one of the Best Books of 2018 by The New York Times Book Review, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle, and Time “Extraordinary…a great American biography” (The New Yorker) of the most important African-American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave

Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers: The Texas Victory That Changed American History
By Sentinel
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ean: 9780525540533, isbn: 0525540539,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
The heart-stopping story of the fight for Texas by The New York Times bestselling author of George Washington's Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates.In his now-trademark style, Brian Kilmeade brings alive one of the most pivotal moments in American history, this time telling the heart-stopping story of America's fight for Texas. While the story of the Alamo is familiar to most, few remember how Sam Houston led Texians after a crushing loss to a shocking victory that secured th

Obama: An Intimate Portrait
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mpn: 48097014, ean: 9780316512589, isbn: 0316512583,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
Relive the extraordinary Presidency of Barack Obama through White House photographer Pete Souza's behind-the-scenes images and stories in this #1 New York Times bestseller--with a foreword from the President himself.During Barack Obama's two terms, Pete Souza was with the President during more crucial moments than anyone else--and he photographed them all. Souza captured nearly two million photographs of President Obama, in moments highly classified and disarmingly candid.Obama: An Intimate Port

The Case for Trump
By FaithWords/Hachette Book Group
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ean: 9781541673540, isbn: 1541673549,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
From an award-winning historian and regular Fox contributor, the true story of how Donald Trump has become one of the most successful presidents in history -- and why America needs him now more than ever In The Case for Trump, award-winning historian and political commentator Victor Davis Hanson explains how a celebrity businessman with no political or military experience triumphed over sixteen well-qualified Republican rivals, a Democrat with a quarter-billion-dollar war chest, and a hostile me

A State at Any Cost: The Life of David Ben-Gurion
By Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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ean: 9780374112646, isbn: 0374112649,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
As the founder of Israel, David Ben-Gurion long ago secured his reputation as a leading figure of the twentieth century. Determined from an early age to create a Jewish state, he thereupon took control of the Zionist movement, declared Israel’s independence, and navigated his country through wars, controversies and remarkable achievements. And yet Ben-Gurion remains an enigma―he could be driven and imperious, or quizzical and confounding. In this definitive biography, Israel’s leading jour

Alone at Dawn: Medal of Honor Recipient John Chapman and the Untold Story of the World's Deadliest Special Operations Force
By Grand Central Publishing
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ean: 9781538729656, isbn: 1538729652,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
The New York Times bestselling true account of John Chapman, Medal of Honor recipient and Special Ops Combat Controller, and his heroic one-man stand during the Afghan War, as he sacrificed his life to save the lives of 23 comrades-in-arms.In the predawn hours of March 4, 2002, just below the 10,469-foot peak of a mountain in eastern Afghanistan, a fierce battle raged. Outnumbered by Al Qaeda fighters, Air Force Combat Controller John Chapman and a handful of Navy SEALs struggled to take the sum

The Speeches & Writings of Abraham Lincoln: A Library of America Boxed Set
By Library of America
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ean: 9781598535679, isbn: 1598535676,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
The definitive Library of America edition of Lincoln's essential writings, now in a deluxe two-volume boxed set.Abraham Lincoln, America's heroic Civil War president, was also the greatest writer ever to occupy the White House. His addresses at Gettysburg and at his inaugurals, his presidential messages and public lectures, are an essential record of the war and have forever shaped the nation's memories of it. This deluxe two-volume boxed set gathers Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings 1832-1

A Dictionary of Irish Saints
By Four Courts Press
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ean: 9781846823183, isbn: 1846823188,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Scarcely a parish in Ireland is without one or more dedications to saints - in the form of churches in ruins, holy wells, or other ecclesiastical monuments. A Dictionary of Irish Saints serves as a guide to the (mainly documentary) sources of information on the saints named in these dedications. The need for a summary biographical dictionary of Irish saints - containing information on such matters as feastdays, localizations, chronology, and genealogies - has never before been satisfied. Author

TIme Life: The Civil War (complete 28 volume set Including Index)
By Civil War
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
This set was first published from 1983 to 1987. There are 28 volumes in all. The complete set includes: 1. Brother Against Brother: The War Begins; 2. First Blood: Fort Sumter to Bull Run; 3. The Blockade: Runners and Raiders; 4. The Road to Shiloh: Early Battles in the West; 5. Forward to Richmond: McClellan's Peninsular Campaign; 6. Decoying the Yanks: Jackson's Valley Campaign; 7. Confederate Ordeal: The Southern Home Front; 8. Lee Takes Command: From Seven Days to Second Bull Run; 9. The Coa

Albert Bierstadt: Witness to a Changing West (The Charles M. Russell Center Series on Art and Photography of the American West)
By University of Oklahoma Press
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ean: 9780806160047, isbn: 0806160047,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
As one of America’s most prominent nineteenth-century painters, Albert Bierstadt (1830–1902) is justly renowned for his majestic paintings of the western landscape. Yet Bierstadt was also a painter of history, and his figural works, replete with images of Plains Indians and the American bison, are an important part of his legacy as well. This splendid full-color volume highlights his achievements in chronicling a rapidly changing American West. Born in Germany, Bierstadt rose to prominence a

Into the Lion's Mouth: The True Story of Dusko Popov: World War II Spy, Patriot, and the Real-Life Inspiration for James Bond
By Berkley Pub Group
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mpn: 9780425281819, ean: 9780425281819, isbn: 0425281817,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER ''A sensational book, telling a remarkable true story that few know, even those in the intelligence business. Written in the style of the best spy thrillers, the book is impossible to put down. A must read.'' —Michael Morell, CIA Director (acting, 2011, 2012-13)''Will keep you planted in your reading chair from start to finish.''—Michael Connelly, #1 New York Times bestselling authorJames Bond has nothing on British double agent Dusko Popov.  As an operative for the

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