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Alone at Dawn: Medal of Honor Recipient John Chapman and the Untold Story of the World's Deadliest Special Operations Force

Dan Schilling · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The astonishing true account of John Chapman, Medal of Honor recipient and Special Ops Combat Controller, and his heroic one-man stand during the Afghan War, as he sacrificed his life to save the lives of 23 comrades-in-arms.In the predawn hours of March 4, 2002, just below the 10,000-foot...
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The Buried: An Archaeology of the Egyptian Revolution

Peter Hessler · Penguin Press
Pages: 480
Format: eBook

From the acclaimed author of River Town and Oracle Bones, an intimate excavation of life in one of the world's oldest civilizations at a time of convulsive changeDrawn by a fascination with Egypt's rich history and culture, Peter Hessler moved with his wife and twin daughters to Cairo...
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George Marshall: Defender of the Republic

David L. Roll · Dutton Caliber
Pages: 704
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary career of George Catlett Marshall - America's most distinguished soldier-statesman since George Washington - whose selfless leadership and moral character influenced the course of two world wars and helped define the American century. Winston Churchill called him World...
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Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem: A Memoir

Daniel R. Day · Random House
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"Dapper Dan is a legend, an icon, a beacon of inspiration to many in the Black community. His story isn't just about fashion. It's about tenacity, curiosity, artistry, hustle, love, and a singular determination to live our dreams out loud." - Ava Duvernay, director of Selma,...
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Lincoln in the Illinois Legislature

Ron J. Keller · Southern Illinois University Press
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

In this indispensable account of Abraham Lincoln's earliest political years, Ron J. Keller reassesses Lincoln's arguably lackluster legislative record during four terms in the Illinois House of Representatives to reveal how the underpinnings of his temperament, leadership skills,...
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Places and Names: On War, Revolution, and Returning

Elliot Ackerman · Penguin Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From a decorated Marine war veteran and National Book Award Finalist, an astonishing reckoning with the nature of combat and the human cost of the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria."War hath determined us ..." - John Milton, Paradise LostToward the beginning of Places and Names,...
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This America: The Case for the Nation

Jill Lepore · Liveright
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of These Truths, a work that examines the dilemma of nationalism and the erosion of liberalism in the twenty-first century. At a time of much despair over the future of liberal democracy, Harvard historian Jill Lepore makes a stirring case for the nation in This...
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In Oceans Deep: Courage, Innovation, and Adventure Beneath the Waves

Bill Streever · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A thrilling exploration of the science and history of the deep sea.Full of mystery and danger, the deep sea has long been a symbol of the great unknown. In this dramatic and thrilling account, acclaimed biologist and deep sea diver Bill Streever shows us the incredible adventures happening...
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The Nonsense Factory: The Making and Breaking of the American Legal System

Bruce Cannon Gibney
Format: Hardcover

A withering and witty examination of how the American legal system, burdened by complexity and untrammeled growth, fails Americans and threatens the rule of law itself, by the acclaimed author of A Generation of Sociopaths. Our trial courts conduct hardly any trials, our correctional systems...
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Aloha Rodeo: Three Hawaiian Cowboys, the World's Greatest Rodeo, and a Hidden History of the American West

David Wolman · William Morrow
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

In the spirit of The Boys in the Boat comes the captivating true story of the Hawaiian cowboys who changed rodeo and the West forever. In August 1908, three unknown riders arrived in Cheyenne, Wyoming, their hats adorned with wildflowers, to compete in the world's greatest rodeo. They...
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