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Prisoner: My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison—Solitary Confinement, a Sham Trial, High-Stakes Diplomacy, and the Extraordinary Efforts It Took to Get Me Out

Jason Rezaian · Anthony Bourdain/Ecco
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"An important story. Harrowing, and suspenseful, yes - but it's also a deep dive into a complex and egregiously misunderstood country with two very different faces. There is no better time to know more about Iran - and Jason Rezaian has seen both of those faces." - Anthony...
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Gods of Ground Zero

Carl Gallups · Defender Publishing
Pages: 350
Format: Paperback

"This explains everything!"From Amazon TOP-60, and critically acclaimed bestselling author Carl Gallups So many renowned biblical scholars have been trying to tell us these truths but their findings have been largely ignored and often disconnected from conventional theological...
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The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present

David Treuer · Riverhead Books
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping history--and counter-narrative--of Native American life from the Wounded Knee massacre to the present.The received idea of Native American history--as promulgated by books like Dee Brown's mega-bestselling 1970 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee--has been that American Indian...
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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land

H. G. M. Williamson · Oxford University Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land covers the 3,000 years which saw the rise of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam--and relates the familiar stories of the sacred texts with the fruits of modern scholarship. Beginning with the origins of the people who became the Israel of the Bible,...
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Howard Zinn and Lois Mottonen Fistfight in the Equality State

Rodger McDaniel · Wordsworth
Pages: 172
Format: Paperback

Howard Zinn...meet Wyoming. The two will become acquainted through the life story of Lois Mottonen. Professor Zinn's "A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present," is an honest look at U.S. history, the sort of which Lois Mottonen took of Wyoming.Sherman Alexie's...
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When Montezuma Met Cortés: The True Story of the Meeting that Changed History

Matthew Restall · Ecco
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

A dramatic rethinking of the encounter between Montezuma and Hernando Cortés that completely overturns what we know about the Spanish conquest of the AmericasOn November 8, 1519, the Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortés first met Montezuma, the Aztec emperor, at the entrance to the capital...
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American Overdose: The Opioid Tragedy in Three Acts

Chris McGreal · PublicAffairs
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A comprehensive portrait of a uniquely American epidemic--devastating in its findings and damning in its conclusionsThe opioid epidemic has been called "one of the greatest mistakes of modern medicine." But calling it a mistake is a generous rewriting of history. Driven by greed,...
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Rush: Revolution, Madness, and Benjamin Rush, the Visionary Doctor Who Became a Founding Father

STEPHEN FRIED · Crown
Pages: 576
Format: Hardcover

The remarkable story of Benjamin Rush, medical pioneer and one of our nation's most provocative and unsung Founding Fathers In the summer of 1776, fifty-six men put their quills to a dangerous document they called the Declaration of Independence. Among them was a thirty-year-old doctor...
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American Entrepreneur: How 400 Years of Risk-Takers, Innovators, and Business Visionaries Built the U.S.A.

Willie Robertson · William Morrow
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The CEO of Duck Commander and star of Duck Dynasty tells the stories of the extraordinary men and women who symbolize the American entrepreneurial spirit. 100,000 first printing.
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The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America's Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War

Andrew Delbanco · Penguin Press
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

The devastating story of how fugitive slaves drove the nation to Civil WarFor decades after its founding, America was really two nations--one slave, one free. There were many reasons why this composite nation ultimately broke apart, but the fact that enslaved black people repeatedly risked...
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