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The World Is Flat [Updated and Expanded]: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century Thomas L. Friedman 0374292795 9780374292799 The World Is Flat is Thomas L. Friedmans account of the great changes taking place in our time, as lightning-swift advan The World Is Flat [Updated and Expanded]: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

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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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Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter

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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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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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Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times Jennifer Worth 0143123254 9780143123255 Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times   Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times

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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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Think a Second Time Dennis Prager 006098709X 9780060987091 Dennis Prager, theologian, philosopher, and host of the highest-rated radio talk show in its time period challenges people to think about right and wrong during the 1996 electin season with t Think a Second Time

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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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The Romanovs: the Final Chapter Robert K. Massie 0345406400 9780345406408 MASTERFUL. --The Washington Post Book World RIVETING . . . UNFOLDS LIKE A DETECTIVE STORY. --Los Angeles Times Book Review In July 1991, nine skeletons were exhumed from a shal The Romanovs: the Final Chapter

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Rosa Parks: My Story Rosa Parks, Jim Haskins 0141301201 9780141301204 Rosa Parks is best known for the day she refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus, sparking the Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott. Yet there is much more to her story than th Rosa Parks: My Story

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The Forever War Dexter Filkins 0307279448 9780307279446 National Bestseller, Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, A New York Times Book Review Best Book of the Year, One of the Best Books of the Year: New York Times, Washington Post, Los The Forever War

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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman Robert K. Massie 0679456724 9780679456728 Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman   Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter (Hinges of History) Thomas Cahill 0385495544 9780385495547 InSailing the Wine-Dark Sea, his fourth volume to explore the hinges of history, Thomas Cahill escorts the reader on another entertainingand h Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter (Hinges of History)

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The Gnostic Gospels Elaine Pagels 0679724532 9780679724537 A provocative study of the gnostic gospels and the world of early Christianity as revealed through the Nag Hammadi texts.   The Gnostic Gospels

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Young Men and Fire Norman Maclean 0226500624 9780226500621 On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen of the United States Forest Services elite airborne firefighters, the Smokejumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in the Montana wildern Young Men and Fire

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The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australias Founding Robert Hughes 0394753666 9780394753669 The history of the birth of Australia which came out of the suffereing and brutality of Englands infamous convict transportation system. With 16 pages of illustra The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australias Founding

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Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman Jon Krakauer 030738604X 9780307386045 This edition has been updated to reflect new developments and includes new material obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. Pat Tillman walked away from a Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman

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Angelas Ashes: A Memoir Frank McCourt 068484267X 9780684842677 When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all. It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while. Worse than the ordinar Angelas Ashes: A Memoir

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D Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II Stephen E. Ambrose 068480137X 9780684801377 Stephen E. Ambrose draws from more than 1,400 interviews with American, British, Canadian, French, and German veterans to create the preeminent chro D Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II

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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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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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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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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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Dont Lets Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood Alexandra Fuller 0375758992 9780375758997 In Don t Let s Go to the Dogs Tonight, Alexandra Fuller remembers her African childhood with candor and sensitivity. Though it is a diary of an unruly li Dont Lets Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood

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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 Intellectual Devotional: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Roam Confidently with the Cultured Class David S. Kidder, Noah D. Oppenheim 1594865132 9781594865138 This daily digest of intellectual challenge and learning will arouse curi The Intellectual Devotional: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Roam Confidently with the Cultured Class

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Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal Ben Macintyre 0307353419 9780307353412 Eddie Chapman was a charming criminal, a con man, and a philanderer. He was also one of the most remarkable double agents Britain has ever produce Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal

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Bill Brysons African Diary Bill Bryson 0767915062 9780767915069 Here is a man who suffers so his readers can laugh. Daily Telegraph Bill Bryson travels to Kenya in support of CARE International. All royalties and profits go to CARE International. Bry Bill Brysons African Diary

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The Match: The Day the Game of Golf Changed Forever The Match: The Day the Game of Golf Changed Forever

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The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future Riane Eisler 0062502891 9780062502896 Bringing together recent discoveries in archaeology with evidence from art, religion, anthropology, sociology, politics, and economics, this national bestseller The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future

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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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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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The Wordy Shipmates Sarah Vowell 1594484007 9781594484001 In this New York Times bestseller, the author of Assassination Vacationbrings the [Puritan] era wickedly to life (Washington Post). To this day, America views itself as a Puritan nation, but S The Wordy Shipmates

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Cleopatra: A Life Stacy Schiff 0316001945 9780316001946 Her palace shimmered with onyx and gold but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator. She was married twic Cleopatra: A Life

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The Far Side Gallery 3 Gary Larson 0836218310 9780836218312 The Far Side and the Larson signature are registered trademarks of FarWorks, Inc.   The Far Side Gallery 3

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Michelangelo and the Popes Ceiling Ross King 0142003697 9780142003695 In 1508, despite strong advice to the contrary, the powerful Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the newly restored Sistine Chapel. With little experie Michelangelo and the Popes Ceiling

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The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History Robert M. Edsel 1599951509 9781599951508 The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History   The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History

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