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Young Benjamin Franklin: The Birth of Ingenuity

Nick Bunker · Knopf
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

In this new account of Franklin's early life, Pulitzer finalist Nick Bunker portrays him as a complex, driven young man who elbows his way to success.From his early career as a printer and journalist, to his scientific work and his role as a founder of a new republic, Benjamin Franklin...
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On Desperate Ground: The Marines at The Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest Battle

Hampton Sides · Doubleday
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers and In the Kingdom of Ice, a chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism by Marines called on to do the impossible during the greatest battle of the Korean WarOn October 15, 1950, General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Commander...
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Beautiful Country Burn Again: Democracy, Rebellion, and Revolution

BEN FOUNTAIN · Ecco
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

In a sweeping work of reportage set over the course of 2016, New York Times bestselling author Ben Fountain recounts a surreal year of politics and an exploration of the third American existential crisis Twice before in its history, the United States has been faced with a crisis so severe...
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The Stone Crusher: The True Story of a Father and Son's Fight for Survival in Auschwitz

Jeremy Dronfield · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was arrested by the Nazis. Along with his sixteen-year-old son Fritz, he was sent to Buchenwald in Germany, where a new concentration camp was being built. It was the beginning of a six-year odyssey almost without parallel. They...
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Rush: Revolution, Madness, and Benjamin Rush, the Visionary Doctor Who Became a Founding Father

STEPHEN FRIED · Crown
Pages: 576
Format: Hardcover

The remarkable story of Benjamin Rush, medical pioneer and one of our nation's most provocative and unsung Founding Fathers In the summer of 1776, fifty-six men put their quills to a dangerous document they called the Declaration of Independence. Among them was a thirty-year-old doctor...
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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

Ben Macintyre · Crown
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The celebrated author of Double Cross and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Americans-era tale of Oleg Gordievsky, the Russian whose secret work helped hasten the end of the Cold War. If anyone could be considered a Russian counterpart to the infamous British...
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The King and the Catholics: England, Ireland, and the Fight for Religious Freedom, 1780-1829

ANTONIA FRASER · Nan A. Talese
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From beloved historian Antonia Fraser comes the dramatic story of how Catholics in the United Kingdom won back their rights after two centuries of official discrimination.In the summer of 1780, mob violence swept through London. Nearly one thousand people were killed, looting was widespread,...
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The Fighters

C. J. Chivers · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize-winning conflict journalist C.J. Chivers follows the arcs of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq through the experiences of those who fought them, as Stephen Ambrose did for the grunts of WWII, and Michael Herr's classic Dispatches did for Vietnam.Almost 2.5 million Americans...
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Northland: A 4,000-Mile Journey Along America's Forgotten Border

Porter Fox · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A quest to rediscover America's other border -- the fascinating but little-known northern one.America's northern border is the world's longest international boundary, yet it remains obscure even to Americans. The northern border was America's primary border for centuries...
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Mastering Fear: A Navy SEAL's Guide

BRANDON WEBB · Portfolio
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author and former Navy SEAL Brandon Webb comes a simple yet powerful five-step guide to transforming your life by making your fears work for you instead of against you.Brandon Webb has run life-threatening missions in the world's worst trouble spots,...
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