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A History of the World in 6 Glasses
Standage, Tom
(Paperback)

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Throughout human history, certain drinks have done much more than just quench thirst. As Tom Standage relates with authority and charm, six of them have had a surprisingly pervasive influence on the course of history, becoming the defining drink during a pivotal historical period. A History of th...


Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
Kendi, Ibram X.
(Paperback)

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The National Book Award winning history of how racist ideas were created, spread, and deeply rooted in American society.Some Americans insist that we're living in a post-racial society. But racist thought is not just alive and well in America--it is more sophisticated and more insidious than ever...


Leadership: In Turbulent Times
Goodwin, Doris Kearns
(Hardcover)

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In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration of the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership.Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does ad...


Leadership: In Turbulent Times
Goodwin, Doris Kearns
(Hardcover)

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In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration of the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership.Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does ad...


Unbroken
Hillenbrand, Laura
(Paperback)

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In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious talent that had carried him to the Berlin Olympics. But when World War II began, the athlete became an airman, embarking on a journey that led to a doomed fl...


The Lessons of History
Durant, Will
(Paperback)

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A concise survey of the culture and civilization of mankind, The Lessons of History is the result of a lifetime of research from Pulitzer Prize-winning historians Will and Ariel Durant. With their accessible compendium of philosophy and social progress, the Durants take us on a journey through hi...


Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Lansing, Alfred
(Paperback)

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The harrowing tale of British explorer Ernest Shackleton's 1914 attempt to reach the South Pole, one of the greatest adventure stories of the modern age.In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, where he planned to cross the last uncharted...


Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Lansing, Alfred
(Paperback)

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The harrowing tale of British explorer Ernest Shackleton's 1914 attempt to reach the South Pole, one of the greatest adventure stories of the modern age.In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, where he planned to cross the last uncharted...


Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging
Junger, Sebastian
(Hardcover)

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Sebastian Junger, the bestselling author of War and The Perfect Storm, takes a critical look at post-traumatic stress disorder and the many challenges today’s returning veterans face in modern society.There are ancient tribal human behaviors - loyalty, inter-reliance, cooperation - that flare up ...


Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
Blight, David W.
(Hardcover)

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The definitive, dramatic biography of the most important African American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers of the era. As a young man Frederick Douglass (1818–1895) escaped ...


1776
McCullough, David
(Paperback)

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In this masterful book, David McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence -- when the whole American cause was riding on their success, without which all hope for independence would have been dashed ...


1776
McCullough, David
(Paperback)

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In this masterful book, David McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence -- when the whole American cause was riding on their success, without which all hope for independence would have been dashed ...


Columbine
Cullen, Dave
(Paperback)

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On April 20, 1999, two boys went to their high school with bombs and guns. Their goal was to leave "a lasting impression on the world." The horror they inflicted left an indelible stamp on the American psyche. Now in this definitive account, Dave Cullen presents a compelling and utterly human ...


Columbine
Cullen, Dave
(Paperback)

51% off list price of $17.99

On April 20, 1999, two boys went to their high school with bombs and guns. Their goal was to leave "a lasting impression on the world." The horror they inflicted left an indelible stamp on the American psyche. Now in this definitive account, Dave Cullen presents a compelling and utterly human ...


Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life, and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt
McCullough, David
(Softcover)

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A brilliant biography of a young Theodore Roosevelt. Takes you through the story of a remarkable little boy, seriously handicapped by recurrent and almost fatal asthma attacks, and his struggle to manhood.


Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program That Brought Nazi Scientists to America
Jacobsen, Anne
(Paperback)

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The author of the acclaimed bestseller Area 51 reveals the explosive dark secrets behind America's post-WWII science programs. In the chaos following World War II, some of the greatest spoils of Germany's resources were the Third Reich's scientific minds. The U.S. government secretly decided tha...


The Right Stuff
Wolfe, Tom
(Paperback)

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From "America’s nerviest journalist" (Newsweek)--a breath-taking epic, a magnificent adventure story, and an investigation into the true heroism and courage of the first Americans to conquer space. "Tom Wolfe at his very best" (The New York Times Book Review)


Obama: An Intimate Portrait
Souza, Pete
(Hardcover)

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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.Obama: An Intimate Portrait reproduces more than 300 of Souza's most iconic photo...


Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream (25th Anniversary Edition)
Bissinger, H. G.
(Paperback)

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With frankness and compassion, Bissinger chronicles the Panthers' dramatic 1988 season, and shows how single-minded devotion to the team shapes the community, of Odessa, Texas and inspires (or shatters) the teenagers who wear Panther uniforms.


The Pentagon's Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret Military Research Agency
Jacobsen, Annie
(Paperback)

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A Pulitzer Prize Finalist and the definitive history of DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Area 51. No one has ever written the history of the Defense Department's most secret, most powerful, and most controversial military scienc...


The Pentagon's Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret Military Research Agency
Jacobsen, Annie
(Paperback)

75% off list price of $17.99

A Pulitzer Prize Finalist and the definitive history of DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Area 51. No one has ever written the history of the Defense Department's most secret, most powerful, and most controversial military scienc...


On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society (Revised Edition)
Grossman, Dave
(Paperback)

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The good news is that most soldiers are loath to kill. But armies have developed sophisticated ways of overcoming this instinctive aversion. And contemporary civilian society, particularly the media, replicates the army's conditioning techniques, and, according to Lt. Col. Dave Grossman's thesis,...


The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story
Preston, Douglas
(Paperback)

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A five-hundred-year-old legend. An ancient curse. A stunning medical mystery. And a pioneering journey into the unknown heart of the world's densest jungle.Since the days of conquistador Hernán Cortés, rumors have circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden somewhere in the Honduran int...


The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation's Largest Home
Kiernan, Denise
(Paperback)

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The untold, true story behind the Biltmore Estate - the largest, grandest private residence in North America, which has seen more than 120 years of history pass by its front door.The story of Biltmore spans World Wars, the Jazz Age, the Depression, and generations of the famous Vanderbilt family,...


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