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The Vietnam War: An Intimate History

Geoffrey C Ward · Knopf
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning historian and filmmakers of The Civil War, Baseball, The War, The Roosevelts, and others: a vivid, uniquely powerful history of the conflict that tore America apart--the companion volume to the major, multipart PBS film to be aired in September 2017.More than forty...
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This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm

TED GENOWAYS · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 226
Format: Hardcover

Is there still a place for the farm in today's America?The family farm lies at the heart of our national identity, yet its future is in peril. Rick Hammond grew up on a small ranch, and for forty years he has raised cattle and crops on his wife's fifth-generation homestead in York County,...
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The New Wild West: Black Gold, Fracking, and Life in a North Dakota Boomtown

BLAIRE BRIODY · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Williston, North Dakota was a sleepy farm town for generations -- until the frackers arrived. The oil companies moved into Williston, overtaking the town and setting off a boom that America hadn't seen since the Gold Rush. Workers from all over the country descended, chasing jobs that...
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The Last of the Tsars: Nicholas II and the Russia Revolution

Robert Service · Pegasus Books
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

A riveting account of the last eighteen months of Tsar Nicholas II's life and reign from one of the finest Russian historians writing today. In March 1917, Nicholas II, the last Tsar of All the Russias, abdicated and the dynasty that had ruled an empire for three hundred years was forced...
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Why We Can't Wait

Martin Luther King Jr. · Beacon Press; Reissue edition
Format: Paperback

Dr. King’s best-selling account of the civil rights movement in Birmingham during the spring and summer of 1963  Often applauded as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s most incisive and eloquent book, Why We Can’t Wait recounts the Birmingham campaign in vivid detail,...
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What Happened

HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 494
Format: Hardcover

"In the past, for reasons I try to explain, I've often felt I had to be careful in public, like I was up on a wire without a net. Now I'm letting my guard down." - Hillary Rodham Clinton, from the introduction of What HappenedFor the first time, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals...
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Gorbachev: His Life and Times

WILLIAM TAUBMAN · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 852
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of the transformational world leader by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Khrushchev.When Mikhail Gorbachev became the leader of the Soviet Union in 1985, the USSR was one of the world's two superpowers. By 1989, his liberal policies of perestroika and glasnost...
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Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory

MICHAEL KORDA · Liveright
Pages: 525
Format: Hardcover

Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of World War Two and the great events that led to Dunkirk.An epic of remarkable originality, Alone captures the heroism of World War II as movingly as any book in recent memory. Bringing to vivid life...
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The Riviera Set: Glitz, Glamour, and the Hidden World of High Society

MARY S LOVELL · Pegasus Books
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

The author of the bestselling The Sisters: The Saga of the Mitford Family brings her trademark brio and relish to the charming and fascinating world of the Chteau de l'Horizon on the French RivieraThe Riviera Set reveals the story of the group of people who lived, partied, bed-hopped...
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Killing England: The Brutal Struggle for American Independence

BILL O'REILLY · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The Revolutionary War as never told before.The breathtaking latest installment in Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard's mega-bestselling Killing series transports readers to the most important era in our nation's history, the Revolutionary War. Told through the eyes of George Washington,...
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