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Blood Moon: An American Epic of War and Splendor in the Cherokee Nation

John Sedgwick · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

This sweeping American epic reveals one of the greatest untold stories of the nineteenth century: the fierce rivalry between two great Cherokee chiefs that led to war, forced migration, and the devastation of a once-proud nation.Blood Moon is the story of the century-long blood feud between...
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Lexington and Concord: The Battle Heard Round the World

GEORGE C DAUGHAN · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

An award-winning historian reinterprets the battle that launched the American Revolution.George C. Daughan's magnificently detailed account of the Battle of Lexington and Concord challenges the prevailing narrative of the American War of Independence. It was, Daughan argues, based as much...
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The Man Who Caught the Storm: The Life of Legendary Tornado Chaser Tim Samaras

Brantley Hargrove · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A tale of obsession and daring. A contest between humankind and nature's fiercest phenomenon. The saga of the greatest storm chaser who ever lived.At the turn of the twenty-first century, the tornado was one of the last true mysteries of the modern world. It was a monster that ravaged the American...
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The Pug Who Bit Napoleon: Animal Tales of the 18th and 19th Centuries

MIMI MATTHEWS · Pen and Sword
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

From elaborate Victorian cat funerals to a Regency era pony who took a ride in a hot air balloon, Mimi Matthews shares some of the quirkiest and most poignant animal tales of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Meet Fortune, the Pug who bit Napoleon on his wedding night, and Looty,...
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The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels

JON MEACHAM · Random House
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham helps us understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear. Our current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in The Soul of America Meacham shows...
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Tiger Woods

Jeff Benedict · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 490
Format: eBook

Based on years of reporting and interviews with more than 250 people from every corner of Tiger Woods's life - many of whom have never spoken about him on the record before - a sweeping, revelatory, and defining biography of an American icon.In 2009, Tiger Woods was the most famous...
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Tough Mothers: Amazing Stories of History's Mightiest Matriarchs

JASON PORATH · Dey Street Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The author of Rejected Princesses returns with an inspiring, fully illustrated guide that brings together the fiercest mothers in history - real life matriarchs who gave everything to protect all they loved.Mothers possess the "maternal instinct" - an innate fierceness that drives...
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We Few: U.S. Special Forces in Vietnam

Nick Brokhausen · Casemate
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

This riveting memoir details the actions and experiences of a small group of Americans and their allies who were the backbone of ground reconnaissance in the Republic of Vietnam during the Vietnam War. On his second tour to Vietnam, Nick Brokhausen served in Recon Team Habu, CCN. This unit...
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