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Charles Dickens: The Dickens Bicentenary 1812–2012
Lucinda Dickens Hawksley.
 
Publisher: Insight
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781608870523
Daedalus Item Code: 64597
 
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Anne Frank: Pocket Giants
Zoë Waxman.
 
Publisher: History Press
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780750955638
Daedalus Item Code: 64596
 
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Hardtack and Coffee: A Classic Civil War Memoir
John D. Billings.
Publisher: Endeavour.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781911445135.  Daedalus Item Code: 64314
 
Originally published in 1888, John Billings's memoir of serving in the Army of the Potomac is recognized as a classic Civil War testament, written with an immediacy seldom matched by historical ... (Read More)
 
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The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression: Shirley Temple and 1930s America
John F. Kasson.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393240795.  Daedalus Item Code: 64017
 
For four consecutive years Shirley Temple was the world's box-office champion, radiating optimism and plucky good cheer through the Great Depression and personifying the hopes and dreams of ... (Read More)
 
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Collected Nonfiction, Vol. 1: Selections from the Autobiography, Letters, Essays, and Speeches
Mark Twain. Adam Hochschild, intro.
Publisher: Everyman's Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101907702.  Daedalus Item Code: 69409
 
Whether crossing the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans or blazing through Europe and the Americas, Mark Twain turned his wit, candor, and acerbic sarcasm on all his experiences. Along with scores of ... (Read More)
 
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The World of Raymond Chandler: In His Own Words
Barry Day, ed.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385352369.  Daedalus Item Code: 63741
 
In such classics of noir as The Big Sleep and The Long Goodbye, Raymond Chandler wrote of sleuth Philip Marlowe's pursuit of desperate criminals in mid-20th-century southern California. ... (Read More)
 
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Byron's Letters and Journals: A New Selection
Richard Lansdown, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780198722557.  Daedalus Item Code: 63934
 
Though Lord Byron is chiefly known as a poet, his letters and journals are one of the glories of English prose literature. This new selection, taken from the authoritative and unbowdlerized edition ... (Read More)
 
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Kathleen and Christopher: Christopher Isherwood's Letters to His Mother
Lisa Colletta, ed.
Publisher: Minnesota.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780816645800.  Daedalus Item Code: 63634
 
Opening a window into an enigmatic period in Christopher Isherwood's life, this book collects more than a hundred previously unpublished letters he wrote to his mother Kathleen between 1935 and 1940, ... (Read More)
 
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Twelve Years a Slave
Solomon Northup. Dolen Perkins-Valdez, intro.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476767345.  Daedalus Item Code: 64287
 
The inspiration for the triple Oscar-winning film of the same name, this is the 1853 memoir of Solomon Northup, a black man born free in upstate New York who was drugged, beaten, and sold in the ... (Read More)
 
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I Was a Slave in Russia: Eyewitness Accounts
John H. Noble.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781445643731.  Daedalus Item Code: 62960
 
In late 1945, 22-year-old John Noble was arrested by Soviet occupation forces in Dresden on a spurious espionage charge, marking the beginning of his ten-year ordeal as a captive in a former German ... (Read More)
 
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Against the Wind and Tide: Letters and Journals, 1947–1986
Anne Morrow Lindbergh.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307378880.  Daedalus Item Code: 64361
 
Although Anne Morrow Lindbergh penned the perennial bestseller Gift from the Sea and won the National Book Award for North to the Orient and Listen! The Wind, she treated her ... (Read More)
 
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Virginia Woolf: Life Portraits
Zena Alkayat. Nina Cosford, illus.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711236653.  Daedalus Item Code: 64487
 
From Virginia Woolf's idyllic childhood to the formation of the revolutionary Bloomsbury Group, and from the publication of such influential books as A Room of One's Own and Mrs. ... (Read More)
 
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5. Pythagoras: His Lives and the Legacy of a Rational Universe
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John F. Kasson.
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8. Satchel: The Life and Times of an American Legend
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