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Patrick Henry: Champion of Liberty

Jon Kukla · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

This authoritative biography of Patrick Henry - the underappreciated founding father best known for saying, "Give me liberty, or give me death!" - restores him and his fellow Virginians to their seminal place in the story of American independence.Born in 1736, Patrick Henry was an attorney...
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Among the Living and the Dead: A Tale of Exile and Homecoming on the War Roads of Europe

Inara Verzemnieks · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A haunting, luminous reckoning with exile and loss.Raised by her Latvian grandparents in Washington State, Inara Verzemnieks grew up among expatriates, scattering smuggled Latvian sand over the coffins of the dead, singing folk songs with other children about a land none of them had visited....
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Written Out of History: The Forgotten Founders Who Fought Big Government

Mike Lee · Sentinel
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Senator Mike Lee tells the story of the Founders whose warnings about the dangers of an all-powerful federal government helped shape our Constitution--but are being ignored today. Today, most Americans are familiar only with the "big names" associated with the Founding - Washington,...
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Unshackling America: How the War of 1812 Truly Ended the American Revolution

WILLARD STERNE RANDALL · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Unshackling America challenges the persistent fallacy that Americans fought two separate wars of independence. Williard Sterne Randall documents an unremitting fifty-year-long struggle for economic independence from Britain overlapping two armed conflicts linked by an unacknowledged global...
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The Little Book of Big History: The Story of the Universe, Human Civilization, and Everything in Between

Ian Crofton · Pegasus Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A lively history of the universe and human civilization, this authoritative volume tells the story of the cosmos, the stars, and human development on earth.The Little Book of Big History is an endeavor to encapsulate the entire story of the cosmos, from the Big Bang to the current day,...
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The Hidden Lives of Tudor Women: A Social History

ELIZABETH NORTON · Pegasus Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The turbulent Tudor Age never fails to capture the imagination. But what was it truly like to be a woman during this era? The Tudor period conjures up images of queens and noblewomen in elaborate court dress; of palace intrigue and dramatic politics. But if you were a woman, it was also...
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The Ranger Way: Living the Code On and Off the Battlefield

KRIS PARONTO · Center Street
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Former Army Ranger Kris Paronto, a survivor of the 2012 Benghazi siege that was subject of the book and movie 13 Hours, provides powerful, motivational tools for surviving and thriving to bring readers discipline, motivation, success, and peace to life....
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Never Call Me a Hero: A Legendary American Dive-Bomber Pilot Remembers the Battle of Midway

NJACK KLEISS · William Morrow
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An extraordinary firsthand account of the Battle of Midway by one of its key participants, timed to the 75th anniversary: American dive-bomber pilot "Dusty" Kleiss helped sink three Japanese warships (including two aircraft carriers) , received the Navy Cross, and is credited...
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Snooze: The Lost Art of Sleep

Michael McGirr · Pegasus Books
Pages: 311
Format: Hardcover

A profound exploration of the precious resource of sleep -- and of the causes and consequences of getting too little of it. Michael McGirr always had trouble sleeping. The arrival of baby twins, however, made him realize that he'd never before known true exhaustion. And while he celebrated...
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The Golden Passport: Harvard Business School, the Limits of Capitalism, and the Moral Failure of the MBA Elite

Duff McDonald · HarperBusiness
Pages: 672
Format: Hardcover

A riveting and timely intellectual history of one of our most important capitalist institutions, Harvard Business School, from the bestselling author of The Firm.With The Firm, financial journalist Duff McDonald pulled back the curtain on consulting giant McKinsey & Company. In The Golden...
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