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Tunnel 29: The True Story of an Extraordinary Escape Beneath the Berlin Wall

Helena Merriman - PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

In September 1961, at the height of the Cold War, 22-year-old Joachim Rudolph escaped from East Germany, one of the world's most brutal regimes. He'd risked everything to do it. Then, a few months later, working with a group of students, he picked up a spade... and tunneled back...
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Divided We Stand: The Battle Over Women's Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics

Marjorie J Spruill - Bloomsbury USA
Format: Hardcover

Forty years ago, two women's movements drew a line in the sand between liberals and conservatives. The legacy of that rift is still evident today in American politics and social policies.Gloria Steinem was quoted in 2015 (the New Yorker) as saying the National Women's Conference in 1977...
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Becoming Kim Jong Un: A Former CIA Officer's Insights Into North Korea's Enigmatic Young Dictator

Pak, Jung H. - BALLANTINE BOOKS


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Black Snow: Curtis LeMay, the Firebombing of Tokyo, and the Road to the Atomic Bomb

JAMES M SCOTT - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

"Black Snow brilliantly vivifies the horrific reality of the most destructive air attack in history, against Tokyo on the night of March 9-10, 1945. James Scott deftly employs sharply etched portraits of individuals of all stations and nationalities to survey the global, technological,...
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Please Please Tell Me Now: The Duran Duran Story

Stephen Davis - Hachette Books
Format: Hardcover

In Please Please Tell Me Now, bestselling rock biographer Stephen Davis tells the story of Duran Duran, the quintessential band of the 1980s. Their pretty boy looks made them the stars of fledgling MTV, but it was their brilliant musicianship that led to a string of number one hits. By the end of the decade,...
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1917: War, Peace, and Revolution

D Stevenson - Oxford University Press
Format: Hardcover

1917 was a year of calamitous events, and one of pivotal importance in the development of the First World War. In 1917: War, Peace, and Revolution, leading historian of World War I David Stevenson examines this crucial year in context and illuminates the century that followed. He shows...
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The Kidnapping Club: Wall Street, Slavery, and Resistance on the Eve of the Civil War

Jonathan Daniel Wells - Bold Type Books
Format: Hardcover

Although slavery was outlawed in the northern states in 1827, the illegal slave trade continued in the one place modern readers would least expect, the streets and ports of America's great northern metropolis: New York City. In The Kidnapping Club, historian Jonathan Daniel Wells takes...
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Three Days in Moscow: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Soviet Empire

BRET BAIER - William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

The #1 bestselling author of Three Days in January and Anchor of the #1 rated Special Report with Bret Baier on Fox News Channel reveals as never before President Ronald Reagan's battle to end the Cold War, framed around the historic, three-day 1988 Moscow Summit.In his acclaimed #1 national...
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Saving Bravo: The Greatest Rescue Mission in Navy SEAL History

Stephan Talty - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade
Format: Hardcover

The untold story of the most important rescue mission not just of the Vietnam War, but the entire Cold War: one American aviator, who knew our most important secrets, crashed behind enemy lines and was sought by the entire North Vietnamese and Russian military machines. One Navy SEAL and his Vietnamese...
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