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Final Victory: FDR’s Remarkable World War II Presidential Campaign: Library Edition
By Blackstone Audio Inc
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ean: 9781455157419, isbn: 1455157414,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Preeminent historian and biographer Stanley Weintraub recaptures FDR's striking last campaign and the year's momentous events, from the rainy city streets where Roosevelt rode in an open car to the battlefronts where the commander-in-chief's forces were closing in on Hitler and Hirohito..

Paul Revere's Ride
By Tantor Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
Paul Revere's midnight ride looms as an almost mythical event in American history - yet it has been largely ignored by scholars and left to patriotic writers and debunkers. In Paul Revere's Ride, David Hackett Fischer fashions an exciting narrative that offers deep insight into the outbreak of revolution and the emergence of the American republic. Beginning in the years before the eruption of war, Fischer illuminates the figure of Paul Revere, a man far more complex than the simple artisan and

Jefferson: Architect of American Liberty
By Unknown
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
From an eminent scholar of the American South, the first full-scale biography of Thomas Jefferson since 1970. Not since Merrill Peterson's Thomas Jefferson and the New Nation has a scholar attempted to write a comprehensive biography of the most complex Founding Father. In Jefferson, John B. Boles plumbs every facet of Thomas Jefferson's life, all while situating him amid the sweeping upheaval of his times. We meet Jefferson the politician and political thinker - as well as Jefferson the

Young Benjamin Franklin: The Birth of Ingenuity
By Random House Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
In this new account of Franklin's early life, Pulitzer finalist Nick Bunker portrays him as a complex, driven young man who elbows his way to success. From his early career as a printer and journalist, to his scientific work and his role as a founder of a new republic, Benjamin Franklin has always seemed the inevitable embodiment of American ingenuity. But in his youth, he had to make his way through a harsh colonial world where he fought many battles: with his rivals, but also with his wayward

American Serengeti: The Last Big Animals of the Great Plains
By Tantor Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
America's Great Plains once possessed one of the grandest wildlife spectacles of the world, equaled only by such places as the Serengeti, the Masai Mara, or the veld of South Africa. Pronghorn antelope, gray wolves, bison, coyotes, wild horses, and grizzly bears: less than 200 years ago these creatures existed in such abundance that John James Audubon was moved to write ''it is impossible to describe or even conceive the vast multitudes of these animals''. In a work that is at once a lyrical

Glorious War: The Civil War Adventures of George Armstrong Custer
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781452668451, isbn: 1452668450,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
Glorious War, the thrilling and definitive biography of George Armstrong Custer's Civil War years, is nothing short of a heart-pounding cavalry charge through the battlefield heroics that thrust the gallant young officer into the national spotlight in the midst of the country's darkest hours. From West Point to the daring actions that propelled him to the rank of general at age twenty-three to his unlikely romance with Libbie Bacon, Custer's exploits are the stuff of legend. Always leading his

The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
An original and penetrating assessment of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, showing Ike's enormous influence on modern America, the Cold War, and on the presidency itself.  In a 2017 survey, presidential historians ranked Dwight D. Eisenhower fifth on the list of great presidents, behind the perennial top four: Lincoln, Washington, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Teddy Roosevelt. Historian William Hitchcock shows that this high ranking is justified. Eisenhower's accomplishments were enormous and

Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan
By Penguin Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
Resuming the narrative of his Pulitzer Prize-winning Ghost Wars, best-selling author Steve Coll tells for the first time the epic and enthralling story of America's intelligence, military, and diplomatic efforts to defeat Al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 9/11. Prior to 9/11, the United States had been carrying out small-scale covert operations in Afghanistan, ostensibly in cooperation, although often in direct opposition, with I.S.I., the Pakistani intelligence

Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux, The Premier Edition
By Skyyrim Studios
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
The famous life story of the Lakota healer and visionary, Nicholas Black Elk. Widely hailed as a spiritual classic, this inspirational and unfailingly powerful story reveals the life and visions of the Lakota healer Nicholas Black Elk (1863-1950) and the tragic history of his Sioux people during the epic closing decades of the Old West. In 1930, the aging Black Elk met a kindred spirit, the famed poet, writer, and critic John G. Neihardt (1881-1973) on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South

The Fleet at Flood Tide: America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945
By Unknown
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
The extraordinary story of the World War II air, land, and sea campaign that brought the US Navy to the apex of its strength and marked the rise of the United States as a global superpower. One of America's preeminent military historians, James D. Hornfischer has written his most expansive and ambitious book to date. Drawing on new primary sources and personal accounts of Americans and Japanese alike, here is a thrilling narrative of the climactic end stage of the Pacific War, focusing on the

Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valor
By Penguin Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
The only comprehensive, firsthand account of the 13-hour firefight at the Battle of Keating, by Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha, for listeners of Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden and Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell. '''It doesn't get better.' To us, that phrase nailed one of the essential truths, maybe even the essential truth, about being stuck at an outpost whose strategic and tactical vulnerabilities were so glaringly obvious to every soldier who had ever set foot in that place

Conquest of the Americas
By Brand: The Teaching Company
SKU: #XX-092-64-1615511
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sku: XX-092-64-1615511, ean: 9781565853942, isbn: 1565853946,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
Was Christopher Columbus's voyage to the Americas in 1492 the most important event in the history of the world? Professor Eakin's provocative answer is a resounding ''Yes'' - as he presents his case in an intriguing series of 24 lectures. He argues that the voyage gave birth to the distinct identity of the Americas today by creating a collision between three distinct cultures - European, African, and Native American - that radically transformed the view of the world on both sides of the

The Flying Tigers: The Untold Story of the American Pilots Who Waged a Secret War Against Japan
By Penguin Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
The thrilling story behind the American pilots who were secretly recruited to defend the nation's desperate Chinese allies before Pearl Harbor and ended up on the front lines of the war against the Japanese in the Pacific Sam Kleiner's The Flying Tigers uncovers the hidden story of the group of young American men and women who crossed the Pacific before Pearl Harbor to risk their lives defending China. Led by legendary army pilot Claire Chennault, these men left behind an America still at

Killer Clown: The John Wayne Gacy Murders
By Tantor Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
He was a model citizen. A hospital volunteer. And one of the most sadistic serial killers of all time. But few people could see the cruel monster beneath the colorful clown makeup that John Gacy wore to entertain children in his Chicago suburb. Few could imagine what lay buried beneath his house of horrors - until a teenage boy disappeared before Christmas in 1978, leading prosecutor Terry Sullivan on the greatest manhunt of his career. Reconstructing the investigation - from records of

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
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ean: 9781420952421, isbn: 1420952420,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
First published in 1845, the “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass” is the memoir of former slave turned abolitionist, Frederick Douglass. Considered as one of the most famous of all the slave narratives ever written, the story recounts Douglass’s life from early childhood growing up in Maryland as a slave to his eventual escape to the North. Douglass tells of his life with various owners depicting the cruelty that he himself endured and was witness to. Douglass begins to learn to

Drifting to an Unknown Future: The Civil War Letters of James E. Northup and Samuel W. Northup (The Prairie Plains Series, No. 7)
By Center for Western Studies
SKU: #0917-WS1201-A11010-0931170737
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sku: 0917-WS1201-A11010-0931170737, ean: 9780931170737, isbn: 0931170737,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews

An accurate journal and account of the proceedings of the New-England land-forces, during the late expedition against the French settlements on Cape ... containing a just representation of the...
By Gale, Sabin Americana
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ean: 9781275621343, isbn: 1275621341,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
Title: An accurate journal and account of the proceedings of the New-England land-forces, during the late expedition against the French settlements on Cape Breton, to the time of the surrender of Louisbourg : containing a just representation of the transactions and occurrences, and of the behaviour of the said forces : dated, Louisbourg, Oct. 20, 1745. and in form attested by Lieut. General Pepperell ... : with a computation of the French fishery, on the banks of Newfoundland, Acadia, Cape

Gangster Government: Barack Obama and the New Washington Thugocracy
By Regnery Publishing
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ean: 9781596986480, isbn: 9781596986480,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
“GANGSTER GOVERNMENT” Columnist Michael Barone invented the phrase.President Obama has perfected the practice. And in this new and stunning book, New York Times best-selling author David Freddoso (The Case Against Barack Obama) provides the much-needed exposé of an administration that has brought Chicago-style corruption and strong-arm politics to Washington, looking to reward its friends (the unions, federal workers, and other liberal interest groups) and punish its enemies (the private

Old-Time Firefighters (Dover Stickers)
By Old World Industries
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mpn: 0486430723, ean: 9780486430720, isbn: 0486430723,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Twenty-two antique illustrations from rare sources depict horse-drawn fire wagons with hose and ladders; firemen at the site of a blazing building, carrying a child to safety; and other traditional scenes. Great collectibles for firefighting enthusiasts and lovers of old-fashioned vignettes. Dover Original. 22 full-color stickers on 4 plates. Includes 22 stickers Dimensions: 4 1/16 x 5 3/4 Page Count: 4For all our books; Cargo will be delivered in the required time. 100% Satisfaction is

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