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Red Orchestra: The Story of the Berlin Underground and the Circle of Friends Who Resisted Hitler

Anne Nelson · Random House
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

In this unforgettable book, distinguished author Anne Nelson shares one of the most shocking and inspiring-and least chronicled-stories of domestic resistance to the Nazi regime. The Rote Kapelle, or Red Orchestra, was the Gestapo's name for an intrepid band of German artists, intellectuals,...
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Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields

Wendy Lower · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Wendy Lower’s stunning account of the role of German women on the World War II Nazi eastern front powerfully revises history, proving that we have ignored the reality of women’s participation in the Holocaust, including as brutal killers. The long-held picture of German women...
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World War I and America: Told By the Americans Who Lived It

A. Scott Berg · Library Of America
Pages: 988
Format: Print book

For the centenary of America's entry into World War I, A. Scott Berg presents a landmark anthology of American writing from the cataclysmic conflict that set the course of the 20th century. Few Americans appreciate the significance and intensity of America's experience of World War I, the global...
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Never Caught: Ona Judge, the Washingtons, and the Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave

Erica Armstrong Dunbar · Atria / 37 INK
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"A fascinating and moving account of a courageous and resourceful woman. Beautifully written and utilizing previously untapped sources it sheds new light both on the father of our country and on the intersections of slavery and freedom." - Eric Foner, Pulitzer Prize-winning author...
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TIME Called To Be Free: How the Civil Rights Movement Created a New Nation

Editors of Time Magazine · Time
Format: Hardcover

In 1964, the battle for Civil Rights in the United States reached a climactic moment, sparking a new wave of activism by politicians, thinkers, writers, preachers, and citizens that would challenge the nation to live up to the principles of its founding fathers. The movement remains a cultural...
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My Life, My Love, My Legacy

Coretta Scott King · Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

The Washington Post's Books to Read in 2017The New York Times Book Review Editors' ChoiceUSA Today, "New and Noteworthy""This book is distinctly Coretta's story . . . particularly absorbing. . . generous, in a manner that is unfashionable in our culture." -- New York...
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Backcountry Cooking: The Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Cooking

Sierra Adare · Skyhorse Publishing; Reissue edition
Format: Paperback

Goodbye to mundane, expensive, freeze-dried camping food and welcome to tasty, environmentally conscious, inexpensive dishes. Seasoned outdoor cook Sierra Adare spices her creative and easy-to-follow recipes with Western culinary history and first accounts that are informed by the traditions...
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Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War

Max Hastings · Knopf
Pages: 628
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed military historian, a new history of the outbreak of World War I: the dramatic stretch from the breakdown of diplomacy to the battles - the Marne, Ypres, Tannenberg - that marked the frenzied first year before the war bogged down in the trenches. In Catastrophe 1914,...
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White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

Nancy Isenberg · Viking
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestseller A New York Times Notable and Critics' Top Book of 2016Longlisted for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for NonfictionOne of NPR's 10 Best Books Of 2016 Faced Tough Topics Head OnNPR's Book Concierge Guide To 2016's Great ReadsSan Francisco Chronicle's Best...
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Three Days in Moscow: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Soviet Empire

BRET BAIER · William Morrow
Pages: 368
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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Junius and Albert's Adventures in the Confederacy: A Civil War Odyssey

Peter Carlson · PublicAffairs; 1st Edition, 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

Junius Browne and Albert Richardson covered the Civil War for the New York Tribune until Confederates captured them as they tried to sneak past Vicksburg on a hay barge. Shuffled from one Rebel prison to another, they escaped and trekked across the snow-covered Appalachians with the help...
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