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The Wright Brothers
McCullough, David
(Paperback)

61% off list price of $17.00

The #1 New York Times bestseller from David McCullough, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize - the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly - Wilbur and Orville Wright.On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, two brothers...


It's Your Ship (Revised and Updated Special 10th Anniversary Edition)
Abrashoff, D. Michael
(Hardcover)

71% off list price of $26.99

The story of Captain D. Michael Abrashoff and his command of USS Benfold has become legendary inside and outside the Navy. Now Abrashoff offers this fascinating tale of top-down change for anyone trying to navigate today's uncertain business seas. When Captain Abrashoff took over as commander of ...


Endeavour: The Ship That Changed the World
Moore, Peter
(Hardcover)

61% off list price of $28.00

An unprecedented history of the storied ship that Darwin said helped add a hemisphere to the civilized world.The Enlightenment was an age of endeavors, with Britain consumed by the impulse for grand projects undertaken at speed. Endeavour was also the name given to a collier bought by the Royal N...


The Art of the Automobile The 100 Greatest Cars
Adler, Dennis
(Hardcover)

53% off list price of $45.00

Award-winning automotive historian, author, and photographer Dennis Adler takes you on a whirlwind tour through more than a century of automotive history, from the first production motorcar, the 1886 Benz Patent Motorwage, to fabled makes including Hispano-Suiza, Duesenberg, packard, and Hudson. ...


Four Hours of Fury: The Untold Story of World War II's Largest Airborne Invasion and the Final Push into Nazi Germany
Fenelon, James M.
(Hardcover)

74% off list price of $30.00

In this viscerally exciting account, a paratrooper-turned-historian reveals the details of World War II’s largest airborne operation - one that dropped 17,000 Allied paratroopers deep into the heart of Nazi Germany.On the morning of March 24, 1945, more than two thousand Allied aircraft droned th...


Girls Auto Clinic Glove Box Guide
Banks, Patrice
(Paperback)

82% off list price of $25.00

A do-it-herself guide to auto maintenance, roadside emergencies, and the real scoop on how women can get honest car service at the garage, from engineer turned auto mechanic and award-winning entrepreneur Patrice Banks.Do you feel lost when explaining your car problems to a mechanic? Do you panic...


The Aviators - Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight
Groom, Winston
(Paperback)

62% off list price of $15.95

Written by gifted storyteller Winston Groom (author of Forrest Gump), The Aviators tells the saga of three extraordinary aviators--Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle--and how they redefine heroism through their genius, daring, and uncommon courage.


The Complete Bike Owner's Manual
DK Publishing
(Softcover)

61% off list price of $19.95

This essential manual for bike owners is packed with expert advice - from choosing a new bike to optimizing its performance.• Step-by-step sequences explain all repairs and maintenance procedures in detail• Cutting-edge CGI illustrations and exploded-view diagrams illustrate exactly how component...


Barons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship
Ujifusa, Steven
(Hardcover)

67% off list price of $29.99

There was a time, back when the United States was young and the robber barons were just starting to come into their own, when fortunes were made and lost importing luxury goods from China. It was a secretive, glamorous, often brutal business—one where teas and silks and porcelain were purchased w...


Barons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship
Ujifusa, Steven
(Hardcover)

76% off list price of $29.99

There was a time, back when the United States was young and the robber barons were just starting to come into their own, when fortunes were made and lost importing luxury goods from China. It was a secretive, glamorous, often brutal business—one where teas and silks and porcelain were purchased w...


Italian Ways
Parks, Tim
(Paperback)

65% off list price of $15.95

Tim Parks’s books on Italy have been hailed as "so vivid, so packed with delectable details, [they] serve as a more than decent substitute for the real thing" (Los Angeles Times Book Review). Now, in his first Italian travelogue in a decade, he delivers a charming and funny portrait of Ital...


Complete Car Care Manual (Popular Mechanics)
Hearst Books
(Softcover)

55% off list price of $19.95

For more than 100 years, the editors of Popular Mechanics have been providing car enthusiasts with the skills and confidence they need to keep their vehicles running right and looking great. This manual is crucial for anyone who wants to know the automobile’s basic components, from the engine to ...


Sully: My Search for What Really Matters
Sullenberger, Chesley B.
(Paperback)

85% off list price of $15.99

Previously published as Highest DutyOn January 15, 2009, the world witnessed one of the most remarkable emergency landings in aviation history when Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger skillfully glided US Airways Flight 1549 onto the surface of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboar...


Drive!: Henry Ford, George Selden, and the Race to Invent the Auto Age
Goldstone, Lawrence
(Hardcover)

78% off list price of $28.00

From the acclaimed author of Birdmen comes a revelatory new history of the birth of the automobile, an illuminating and entertaining true tale of invention, competition, and the visionaries, hustlers, and swindlers who came together to transform the world.In 1900, the Automobile Club of America s...


Sully: The Untold Story Behind the Miracle on the Hudson
Sullenberger, Chesley B., III
(Pocket Books)

67% off list price of $9.99

On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed a remarkable emergency landing when Captain "Sully" Sullenberger skillfully glided US Airways Flight 1549 onto the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers and crew. His cool actions not only averted tragedy but made him a hero and an inspirati...


Fins: Harley Earl, the Rise of General Motors, and the Glory Days of Detroit
Knoedelseder, William
(Hardcover)

83% off list price of $29.99

The New York Times bestselling author of Bitter Brew chronicles the birth and rise to greatness of the American auto industry through the remarkable life of Harley Earl, an eccentric six-foot-five, stuttering visionary who dropped out of college and went on to invent the profession of automobile ...


Black Noon
Garner, Art
(Paperback)

61% off list price of $16.99

Before noon on May 30th, 1964, the Indy 500 was stopped for the first time in history by an accident. Seven cars had crashed in a fiery wreck, killing two drivers, and threatening the very future of the 500.Black Noon chronicles one of the darkest and most important days in auto-racing history. A...


Daimler & Benz: The Complete History
Adler, Dennis
(Hardcover)

69% off list price of $34.95

From the earliest workshop days to the grandest marque in the automotive world, the story of one of the most important enterprises of the twentieth century comes alive in this complete history.NOTE: This is a Scratch & Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic ...


Daimler & Benz: The Complete History
Adler, Dennis
(Hardcover)

59% off list price of $34.95

From the earliest workshop days to the grandest marque in the automotive world, the story of one of the most important enterprises of the twentieth century comes alive in this complete history.


Salty Dog Talk: The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions
Beavis, Bill
(Paperback)

65% off list price of $16.00

Most of us never realize how many words and expressions used in everyday English have a fascinating nautical origin. This charming pocketbook explains the practical ship-board beginnings of over 200 such phrases-colorful, bizarre and surprising-and how they came ashore. For anyone with an int...


Car Wars - The Rise, the Fall, and the Resurgence of the Electric Car
Fialka, John J.
(Hardcover)

82% off list price of $27.99

The resurgence of the electric car in modern life is a tale of adventurers, men and women who bucked the complete dominance of the fossil fueled car to seek something cleaner, simpler and cheaper. Award-winning former Wall Sreet Journal reporter John Fialka documents the early days of the electri...


Pan Am at War: How the Airline Secretly Helped America Fight World War II
Vaz, Mark Cotta
(Hardcover)

74% off list price of $27.99

Filled with larger-than-life characters, and revelations of the vision and technology it took to dominate the skies before and during, World War II, here is a gripping piece of aviation history.Pan Am at War chronicles the airline's historic role in advancing aviation and serving America's nation...


Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation
Humes, Edward
(Paperback)

67% off list price of $16.99

Transportation dominates our daily existence. Thousands, even millions, of miles are embedded in everything we do and touch. We live in a door-to-door universe that works so well most Americans are scarcely aware of it. The grand ballet in which we move ourselves and our stuff is equivalent to bu...


Driving Honda: Inside the World's Most Innovative Car Company
Rothfeder, Jeffrey
(Paperback)

65% off list price of $16.00

Since its birth as a motorcycle company in 1949, Honda has steadily grown into one of the world's largest automakers and engine manufacturers, as well as one of the most beloved, most profitable, and most consistently innovative multinational corporations. What drives the company that keeps creat...


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