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Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins

Andrew Cockburn · Henry Holt & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

An essential and page-turning narrative on the history of drone warfare by the acclaimed author of Rumsfeld, exploring how this practice emerged, who made it happen, and the real consequences of targeted killingAssassination by drone is a subject of deep and enduring fascination. Yet few understand...
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The Last Voyageurs: Retracing La Salle's Journey Across America: Sixteen Teenagers on an Adventure of a Lifetime

Lorraine Boissoneault · Pegasus Books
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

In 1976, America's bicentennial, 24 young men set out to re-create French explorer La Salle's voyage down the entire length of the Mississippi River, abandoning their modern identities in order to live like the voyageurs of the 1600s... Reid Lewis never wanted to be an ordinary...
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Big Tent: The Story of the Conservative Revolution--As Told by the Thinkers and Doers Who Made It Happen

Mallory Factor · Broadside Books
Pages: 418
Format: Hardcover

Drawing from his comprehensive, star-studded course at the Citadel, Mallory Factor, the New York Times bestselling author of Shadowbosses, brings together a fascinating and diverse range of essays from leading figures and activists which explore and illuminate the conservative intellectual...
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The Life and the Adventures of a Haunted Convict

Austin Reed · Random House,
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The earliest known prison memoir by an African American writer - recently discovered and authenticated by a team of Yale scholars - sheds light on the longstanding connection between race and incarceration in America. In 2009, scholars at Yale University came across a startling manuscript:...
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A Wretched and Precarious Situation: In Search of the Last Arctic Frontier

David Welky · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 512
Format: Print book

A remarkable true story of adventure, betrayal, and survival set in one of the world's most inhospitable places.In 1906, from atop a snow-swept hill in the ice fields northwest of Greenland, hundreds of miles from another human being, Commander Robert E. Peary spotted a line of mysterious...
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Seventh Generation Earth Ethics: Native Voices of Wisconsin

Patty Loew · Wisconsin Historical Society Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Wisconsin’s rich tradition of sustainability rightfully includes its First Americans, who along with Aldo Leopold, John Muir, and Gaylord Nelson shaped its landscape and informed its “earth ethics.” This collection of Native biographies, one from each of the twelve Indian...
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Into the Black: The Extraordinary Untold Story of the First Flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia and the Men Who Flew Her

Rowland White · Touchstone Books
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

The real-life techno-thriller from a bestselling author and aviation expert that recaptures the historic moments leading up to the launch of the space shuttle Columbia and the exciting story of her daring maiden flight.Using interviews, NASA oral histories, and recently declassified material,...
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Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War

Karen Abbott · Harper
Format: Hardcover

Karen Abbott, the New York Times bestselling author of Sin in the Second City and "pioneer of sizzle history" (USA Today) , tells the spellbinding true story of four women who risked everything to become spies during the Civil War.Karen Abbott illuminates one of the most fascinating...
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Jacobites: A New History of the '45 Rebellion

Jacqueline Riding · Bloomsbury
Pages: 608
Format: Print book

The Jacobite Rebellion of 1745-46 is one of the most important turning points in British history--in terms of national crisis every bit the equal of 1066 and 1940. The tale of Charles Edward Stuart, "Bonnie Prince Charlie," and his heroic attempt to regain his grandfather's (James...
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Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China

Evan Osnos · Farrar, Straus and Giroux; F First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction finalistWinner of the 2014 National Book Award in nonfiction.An Economist Best Book of 2014.A vibrant, colorful, and revelatory inner history of China during a moment of profound transformationFrom abroad, we often see China as a caricature: a nation...
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Dreamers and Deceivers: True Stories of the Heroes and Villains Who Made America

Glenn Beck · Threshold Editions; First Edition/First Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

From bestselling author and popular radio and television host Glenn Beck the powerful follow-up to his national bestseller Miracles and Massacres which was praised as moving provocative and masterful Michelle Malkin bestselling author of Culture of CorruptionEveryone has heard of a Ponzi...
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Their Promised Land: My Grandparents in Love and War

Ian Buruma · Penguin Press, 2016.
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

A family history of surpassing beauty and power: Ian Buruma's account of his grandparents' enduring love through the terror and separation of two world warsDuring the almost six years England was at war with Nazi Germany, Winifred and Bernard Schlesinger, Ian Buruma's grandparents, and the film...
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In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette

Hampton Sides · Random House Inc
Pages: 454
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded AgeIn the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress...
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