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The Family Tree: A Lynching in Georgia, a Legacy of Secrets, and My Search for the Truth
4.0 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
Harris County, Georgia, 1912. A white man, the beloved nephew of the county sheriff, is shot dead on the porch of a black woman. Days later, the sheriff sanctions the lynching of a black woman and three black men, all of them innocent.
For Karen Branan, the great-granddaughter of that sheriff, this isn't just history; this is family history. Branan spent nearly 20 years combing through diaries and letters, hunting for clues in libraries and archives throughout the United States to piece
Facts and Fears
4.9 out of 5 stars with 135 reviews
New York Times best seller
The former director of National Intelligence's candid and compelling account of the intelligence community's successes - and failures - in facing some of the greatest threats to America
When he stepped down in January 2017 as the fourth United States director of national intelligence, James Clapper had been President Obama's senior intelligence adviser for six and a half years, longer than his three predecessors combined. He led the US intelligence community
American Lion: A Biography of President Andrew Jackson
4.5 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency.
Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the pinnacle of power, bending the nation to his will in the cause of democracy. Jackson's election in 1828 ushered in a new and lasting era in which the people, not distant elites, were the guiding force in American
Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery
4.7 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
Amazing Grace tells the story of the remarkable life of the British abolitionist William Wilberforce (1759-1833). This accessible biography chronicles Wilberforce's extraordinary role as a human rights activist, cultural reformer, and member of Parliament.
At the center of this heroic life was a passionate 20-year fight to abolish the British slave trade, a battle Wilberforce won in 1807, as well as efforts to abolish slavery itself in the British colonies, a victory achieved just three days
Tigers in the Mud: The Combat Career of German Panzer Commander Otto Carius
4.3 out of 5 stars with 64 reviews
World War II began with a metallic roar as the German Blitzkrieg raced across Europe, spearheaded by the most dreaded weapon of the 20th century: the Panzer. No German tank better represents that thundering power than the infamous Tiger, and Otto Carius was one of the most successful commanders to ever take a Tiger into battle, destroying well over 150 enemy tanks during his incredible career..
Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, and the Unique Child who Became Theodore Roosevelt
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 122 reviews
Winner of the 1982 National Book Award for Biography,
Mornings on Horseback is the brilliant biography of the young Theodore Roosevelt. Hailed as a masterpiece by
Newsday, it is the story of a remarkable little boy, seriously handicapped by recurrent and nearly fatal attacks of asthma, and his struggle to manhood.
His father, the first Theodore Roosevelt, ''Greatheart'', is a figure of unbounded energy, enormously attractive and selfless, a god in the eyes of his small, frail namesake. His
Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush
4.0 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
From Pulitzer Prize winner and number-one New York Times best-selling author Jon Meacham comes a sweeping yet intimate biography of George H. W. Bush. Based on rigorous research, hours of private interviews, and extraordinary access to Bush's diaries and to his family, Destiny and Power paints a vivid and affecting portrait of the distinctive American life of a man from the Greatest Generation: his childhood in Connecticut, his heroic service in World War II, his entry into the Texas oil
The German Aces Speak II: World War II Through the Eyes of Four More of the Luftwaffe's Most Important Commanders
4.4 out of 5 stars with 141 reviews
The much-anticipated sequel to The German Aces Speak gives voice to four more of WWII's most noteworthy German pilots.
When The German Aces Speak was published in 2011, Air & Space/Smithsonian magazine welcomed Colin Heaton's and Anne-Marie Lewis' masterful command of interview-based narrative, writing, ''[W]hat might have been numbing recitations of dogfights are instead vivid descriptions of life as a warrior during World War II.''
Indeed, it is this unexpected perspective, brought to
The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
After Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln, Doris Kearns Goodwin wields her magic on another larger-than-life president, and another momentous and raucous American time period as she brings Theodore Roosevelt, the muckraking journalists, and the Progressive Era to life.As she focused on the relationships between Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt in No Ordinary Time, and on Lincoln and his Team in Team of Rivals, Goodwin describes the broken friendship between Teddy Roosevelt and