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The Life of George Washington
John Marshall. Wayne LaPierre, intro.
Publisher: Skyhorse
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781629145013
Daedalus Item Code: 63982
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A Broken Hallelujah: Rock and Roll, Redemption, and the Life of ...
Liel Leibovitz.
Publisher: Norton
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780393350739
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Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter
Kate Clifford Larson.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544811904.  Daedalus Item Code: 69674
Joe and Rose Kennedy's strikingly beautiful daughter Rosemary attended exclusive schools, was presented as a debutante to the queen of England, and traveled the world with her high-spirited sisters, ... (Read More)
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Lee: A Biography
Clifford Dowdey.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781632207180.  Daedalus Item Code: 63997
Too often defined solely by his contributions to the Confederate cause, Robert E. Lee needs to be seen in the context of his entire, altogether remarkable life, avers the author of Lee and His Men ... (Read More)
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Queen Victoria: A Life of Contradictions
Matthew Dennison.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250048899.  Daedalus Item Code: 63433
Queen Victoria is Britain's queen of contradictions, as journalist and royal biographer Matthew Dennison presents her here. Victoria embraced photography, railway travel, and modern art, yet resisted ... (Read More)
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Lucian Freud: Eyes Wide Open
Phoebe Hoban.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544114593.  Daedalus Item Code: 63849
Considered by many to be the preeminent British artist of the 20th century, Lucian Freud (1922–2011) was renowned for his unflinching portraits of celebrities and his own family. In this compact ... (Read More)
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Time to Be in Earnest: A Fragment of Autobiography
P.D. James.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571200948.  Daedalus Item Code: 63840
On the day she turned 77, the extraordinary P.D. James embarked on an endeavor unlike any other in her career: writing a personal memoir in the form of a diary. Over the course of a year she set down ... (Read More)
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American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant
Ronald C. White.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069026.  Daedalus Item Code: 69412
(First Edition, Autographed) In his time, Ulysses S. Grant was grouped with George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in the "Trinity of Great American Leaders," yet fell out of favor in the 20th ... (Read More)
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Leaving Before the Rains Come
Alexandra Fuller.
Publisher: Harvill Secker.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781846559563.  Daedalus Item Code: 63660
Looking to rebuild after a painful divorce, memoirist Alexandra Fuller—who also gave us Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight and Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness—turns to her ... (Read More)
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Hitler's Last Secretary: A Firsthand Account of Life with Hitler
Traudl Junge. Melissa Müller, ed. Anthea Bell, trans.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611453232.  Daedalus Item Code: 63980
Though she came to Berlin with dreams of becoming a ballerina, Traudl Junge—née Gertraud Humps—supported herself with her typing, and was selected by Adolf Hitler in 1942 to be his personal ... (Read More)
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Joshua L. Chamberlain: A Life in Letters
Thomas Desjardin, ed. James McPherson, foreword.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849085595.  Daedalus Item Code: 63065
Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain (1828–1914) earned national fame following the Battle of Gettysburg for his key role in fending off the Confederates at Little Round Top on day two of the battle, ... (Read More)
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Brando's Smile: His Life, Thought, and Work
Susan L. Mizruchi.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393082869.  Daedalus Item Code: 64008
His mastery of method acting and his physical magnetism made Marlon Brando perhaps the most iconic actor of the 20th century, and yet this is only half the picture, suggests Susan Mizruchi. Delving ... (Read More)
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