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The Adventures of Sir Samuel White Baker: Victorian Hero
M.J. Trow.
Publisher: Pen & Sword.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848841789.  Daedalus Item Code: 71214
 
Sir Samuel White Baker (1821–1893) is one of those larger-than-life heroes of the Victorian era—an explorer and naturalist who recorded many new species, as well as a big-game hunter, an able ... (Read More)
 
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Against the Wind & Tide: Letters & 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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Alexander McQueen: Blood Beneath the Skin
Andrew Wilson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781471157998.  Daedalus Item Code: 62359
 
When Alexander McQueen committed suicide in February 2010, aged just 40, a shocked world mourned the loss of a visionary fashion designer. McQueen had risen from humble beginnings as the youngest ... (Read More)
 
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Alexander McQueen: Blood Beneath the Skin
Andrew Wilson.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476776736.  Daedalus Item Code: 62558
 
When Alexander McQueen committed suicide in February 2010, aged just 40, a shocked world mourned the loss of a visionary fashion designer. McQueen had risen from humble beginnings as the youngest ... (Read More)
 
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American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson
Joseph J. Ellis.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679764410.  Daedalus Item Code: 70268
 
(Winner of the 1996 National Book Award for Nonfiction) For a man who insisted that life on the public stage was not what he had in mind, Thomas Jefferson certainly spent a great deal of time ... (Read More)
 
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The Animals: Love Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy
Christopher Isherwood & Don Bachardy. Katherine Buchnell, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374105174.  Daedalus Item Code: 54478
 
English novelist and screenwriter Christopher Isherwood was already famous as the author of Goodbye to Berlin when he met Don Bachardy, a California teenager, on the beach in Santa Monica in ... (Read More)
 
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Anne Frank: Pocket Giants
Zoë Waxman.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750955638.  Daedalus Item Code: 64596
 
Although the posthumous publication of The Diary of a Young Girl made Anne Frank into the most widely known victim of the Holocaust, the German teenager who wrote it remains an enigma in many ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of Youth: Crane, Carrington, Gershwin, and the Nature of First Acts
Nicholas Delbanco.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544114463.  Daedalus Item Code: 53037
 
In a triptych of indelible portraits, Nicholas Delbanco gives us three great creative spirits who lived colorful, productive lives before dying in their 20s or 30s: writer Stephen Crane (The Red ... (Read More)
 
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Arthur Miller
Christopher Bigsby.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753826157.  Daedalus Item Code: 23095
 
Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Arthur Miller's central decade of work—All My Sons (1947), Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953), and A View from the Bridge ... (Read More)
 
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An Artist in Treason: The Extraordinary Double Life of General James Wilkinson
Andro Linklater.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802777713.  Daedalus Item Code: 31868
 
For almost two decades, through the War of 1812, James Wilkinson was the senior general in the United States Army. He was also a spy for the Spanish secret service—a position all the more remarkable ... (Read More)
 
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Bella Tuscany: The Sweet Life in Italy
Frances Mayes.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767902847.  Daedalus Item Code: 70261
 
The author of the 1997 New York Times Notable Book Under the Tuscan Sun here invites us back for a new season of friendship, festivity, and food in her continuing love affair with ... (Read More)
 
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Bird Cloud: A Memoir of Place
Annie Proulx.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743288811.  Daedalus Item Code: 64557
 
"Bird Cloud" is the name that Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Proulx gave to 640 acres of Wyoming wetlands and prairie, with 400-foot cliffs plunging down to the North Platte River; on the day she first ... (Read More)
 
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