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Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869 Stephen E. Ambrose 0684846098 9780684846095 In this account of an unprecedented feat of engineering, vision, and courage, Stephen E. Ambrose offers a historical Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869

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Im a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away Bill Bryson 076790382X 9780767903820 After living in Britain for two decades, Bill Bryson recently moved back to the United States with his English wife and four children (h Im a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away

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Decision Points George W. Bush 0307590615 9780307590619 President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions of his presidency and personal life. Decision Pointsis the extraordinary account of Americarsquo;s 43rd president. Shattering the conven Decision Points

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Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy Carlos Eire 0743246411 9780743246415 Have mercy on me, Lord, I am Cuban. In 1962, Carlos Eire was one of 14,000 children airlifted out of Cuba -- exiled from his family, his country, and his own Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy

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The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine Michael Lewis 0393072231 9780393072235 A brilliant account--character-rich and darkly humorous--of how the U.S. economy was driven over the cliff. Truth really is stranger than fiction. Who better than the a The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

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Nothing Like It In the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869 Stephen E. Ambrose 0743203178 9780743203173 Nothing Like It in the Worldgives the account of an unprecedented feat of engineering, vision, and courage. It is the Nothing Like It In the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869

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Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors Piers Paul Read 038000321X 9780380003211 Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors   Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors

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Theodore Rex Edmund Morris 0812966007 9780812966008 Theodore Rexis the storynever fully told beforeof Theodore Roosevelts two world-changing terms as President of the United States. A hundred years before the catastrophe of September 11, 2001, TR suc Theodore Rex

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The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression Amity Shlaes 0060936428 9780060936426 In The Forgotten Man, Amity Shlaes, one of the nations most-respected economic commentators, offers a striking reinterpretation of the Great Depression. Sh The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend (Ballantine Readers Circle) Laura Hillenbrand 0449005615 9780449005613 Seabiscuit: An American Legend (Ballantine Readers Circle)   Seabiscuit: An American Legend (Ballantine Readers Circle)

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Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II Robert Kurson 0375508589 9780375508585 In the tradition of Jon KrakauersInto Thin Airand Sebastian JungersThe Perfect Stormcom Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II

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Lincoln on Leadership: Executive Strategies for Tough Times Donald T. Phillips 0446394599 9780446394598 Lincoln on Leadership is the first book to examine Abraham Lincolns diverse leadership abilities and how they can be applied to todays complex wor Lincoln on Leadership: Executive Strategies for Tough Times

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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln Doris Kearns Goodwin 0743270754 9780743270755 On May 18, 1860, William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Edward Bates, and Abraham Lincoln waited in their hometowns for the results from the Republican Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

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1776 David McCullough 0743226720 9780743226721 In this masterful book, David McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence -- when the whole American caus 1776

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The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century Thomas L. Friedman 0312425074 9780312425074 A New Edition of the Phenomenal #1 Bestseller One mark of a great book is that it makes you see things in a new way, and Mr. Friedman certa The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

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The Reagan Diaries Ronald Reagan 006087600X 9780060876005 During his eight years as the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan kept a daily diary, in which he recorded his innermost thoughts and observations. The handwritten diaries have The Reagan Diaries

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Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith Jon Krakauer 1400032806 9781400032808 Jon Krakauers literary reputation rests on insightful chronicles of lives conducted at the outer limits. He now shifts his focus from extremes of physical adve Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith

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American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson Joseph J. Ellis 0679764410 9780679764410 An extraordinary retrospective covering over thirty years of work, Shake Loose My Skin is a stunning testament to the literary, sensual, and political powers American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson

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In the Presidents Secret Service: Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect Ronald Kessler 030746136X 9780307461360 Never before has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Se In the Presidents Secret Service: Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect

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Wait Till Next Year - A Memoir Doris Kearns Goodwin 0684847957 9780684847955 Set in the suburbs of New York in the 1950s,Wait Till Next Yearis Doris Kearns Goodwins touching memoir of growing up in love with her family and baseball. She re-creates th Wait Till Next Year - A Memoir

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Everyday Life in Early America David Freeman Hawke 0060912510 9780060912512 In this clearly written volume, Hawke provides enlightening and colorful descriptions of early Colonial Americans and debunks many widely held assumptions about 17th century Everyday Life in Early America

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John Adams David McCullough 0743223136 9780743223133 In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot who spared John Adams

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Washington, D.C.: A Pictorial Celebration Jeanne Fogle Lyons 1402715277 9781402715273 Jeanne Fogle Lyonsa historian, professor, and certified tour guide in Washingtonand Elan Penn, the gifted photographer who created the superbFrom Sea to Shining Sea Washington, D.C.: A Pictorial Celebration

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John Adams David McCullough 0684813637 9780684813639 In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot -- the colo John Adams

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Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincolns Killer (P.S.) James L. Swanson 0060518502 9780060518509 The murder of Abraham Lincoln set off the greatest manhunt in American history. From April 14 to April 26, 1865, the assassin, John Wilkes Booth, led Union Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincolns Killer (P.S.)

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Marine Sniper: 93 Confirmed Kills Charles Henderson 0425103552 9780425103555 Tells the exciting true story of Sergeant Carlos Hathcock, a legendary Marine sniper in the Vietnam War.   Marine Sniper: 93 Confirmed Kills

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend Seabiscuit: An American Legend

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1776 David McCullough 0743226712 9780743226714 In this stirring book, David McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence -- when the whole American cause 1776

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Personal History Katharine Graham 0375701044 9780375701047 Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Biography An extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of Americas most famous and admired women,Personal Historyis, as its title suggests, Personal History

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Who Was Harriet Tubman? Yona Zeldis McDonough, Who HQ 044842889X 9780448428895 Born a slave in Maryland, Harriet Tubman knew first-hand what it meant to be someones property; she was whipped by owners and almost killed by an overseer. It was from oth Who Was Harriet Tubman?

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Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation Cokie Roberts 006009026X 9780060090265 From #1 New York Times bestselling author Cokie Roberts comes New York Times bestseller Founding Mothers, an intimate and illuminating look at the fervently patr Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation

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The Match: The Day the Game of Golf Changed Forever Mark Frost 1401309615 9781401309619 The year: 1956. Four decades have passed since Eddie Lowery came to fame as the ten-year-old caddie to U.S. Open Champion Francis Ouimet. Now a wealthy car dealer The Match: The Day the Game of Golf Changed Forever

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Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever (Bill OReillys Killing Series) Bill OReilly, Martin Dugard 0805093079 9780805093070 Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever (Bill OReillys Killi Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever (Bill OReillys Killing Series)

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Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship Jon Meacham 0375505008 9780375505003 The most complete portrait ever drawn of the complex emotional connection between two of historys towering leaders Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Ch Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship

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Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War Nathaniel Philbrick 0143111973 9780143111979 Nathaniel Philbrick became an internationally renowned author with his National Book Award winning In the Heart of the Sea, hailed as spellbinding by Time Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War

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Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place Terry Tempest Williams 0679740244 9780679740247 In the spring of 1983 Terry Tempest Williams learned that her mother was dying of cancer. That same season, The Great Salt Lake began to rise to record h Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil John Berendt 0679429220 9780679429227 Shots rang out in Savannahs grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981.Was it murder or self-defense?For nearly a decade, the shooting and its afterma Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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South: The ENDURANCE Expedition Ernest Shackleton 0451198808 9780451198808 In 1914, as the shadow of war falls across Europe, a party led by veteran explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton sets out to become the first to traverse the Antarctic continent. Thei South: The ENDURANCE Expedition

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story John Berendt 0679751521 9780679751526 Shots rang out in Savannahs grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981.Was it murder or self-defense?For nearly a decade, the shooti Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story

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Personal History Katharine Graham 0394585852 9780394585857 An extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of Americas most famous and admired women -- a book that is, as its title suggests, composed of both personal memoir and history. It Personal History

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Dakota: A Spiritual Geography Kathleen Norris 0618127240 9780618127245 A book of stories, a book of prayer, a book to be read meditatively and well, DAKOTA offers a timeless tribute to a place in the American landscape that is at once desolate and su Dakota: A Spiritual Geography

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Washington: The Indispensable Man James Thomas Flexner 0316286168 9780316286169 The year is 1849. Young Jack Flagg sets out to recoup his Aunt Arabellas fortune on a ship bound from Boston to the California gold fields. Thus begin the wild, swashbuck Washington: The Indispensable Man

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Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before Tony Horwitz 0312422601 9780312422608 Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone BeforeTwo centuries after James Cooks epic voyages of discovery, Tony Horwitz takes readers on a wild ride Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before

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The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids on 25 Words or Less Terry Ryan 0743211235 9780743211239 The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohiointroduces Evelyn Ryan, an enterprising woman who kept poverty at bay with wit, poetry, and per The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids on 25 Words or Less

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This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind Ivan Doig 0156899825 9780156899826 This work introduced a major modern author to the reading public. Doigs life was formed among the sheepherders and other denizens of small-town saloons and valley ranc This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind

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The Match: The Day the Game of Golf Changed Forever Mark Frost 1401302785 9781401302788 The year: 1956. Four decades have passed since Eddie Lowery came to fame as the 10-year-old caddie to U.S. Open Champion Francis Ouimet. Now a wealthy car dealer The Match: The Day the Game of Golf Changed Forever

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A Ladys Life in the Rocky Mountains (The Western Frontier Library Series) Isabella Lucy Bird, Daniel J. Boorstin 0806113286 9780806113289 In 1873, a middle-aged Englishwoman toured the Colorado Rockies on horseback -- alone, for the most part. Painti A Ladys Life in the Rocky Mountains (The Western Frontier Library Series)

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His Excellency: George Washington Joseph J. Ellis 1400032539 9781400032532 To this landmark biography of our first president, Joseph J. Ellis brings the exacting scholarship, shrewd analysis, and lyric prose that have made him one of the premier hist His Excellency: George Washington

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The Creators: A History of Heroes of the Imagination The Creators: A History of Heroes of the Imagination

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They Marched Into Sunlight: War and Peace Vietnam and America October 1967 They Marched Into Sunlight: War and Peace Vietnam and America October 1967

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Zeitoun Dave Eggers 0307387941 9780307387943 A New York Times Notable Book, An O, The Oprah Magazine Terrific Read of the Year, A Huffington Post Best Book of the Year, A New Yorker Favorite Book of the Year, A Chicago Tribune Favorite Nonfiction Boo Zeitoun

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Global History and Geography (Barrons Regents Exams and Answers Books) Romano 0812043448 9780812043440 These ever popular guides include study tips, test-taking strategies, score analysis charts, and other valuable features. Each book contains betwee Global History and Geography (Barrons Regents Exams and Answers Books)

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The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir Bill Bryson 0767919378 9780767919371 From one of the most beloved and bestselling authors in the English language, a vivid, nostalgic, and utterly hilarious memoir of growing up in the 1950s Bill Br The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir

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Summer of 49 (Harper Perennial Modern Classics) David Halberstam 0060884266 9780060884260 With incredible skill, passion, and insight, Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Halberstam returns us to a glorious time when the dreams of a now almost forgot Summer of 49 (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)

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