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Final Victory: FDR's Extraordinary World War II Presidential Campaign
Stanley Weintraub.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306821134.  Daedalus Item Code: 52567
 
When the wartime 1944 presidential election campaign began, Franklin D. Roosevelt had already occupied the White House longer than any other president. Sensing an opportunity, the Republicans and ... (Read More)
 
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Fire Shut Up in My Bones: A Memoir
Charles M. Blow.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544228047.  Daedalus Item Code: 61356
 
(Winner of a Lambda Literary Award and the Ann M. Sperber Biography Award, as well as a New York Times Notable Book of 2014 and a Best Book of the Year for Publishers Weekly and ... (Read More)
 
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First Family: Abigail & John Adams
Joseph J. Ellis.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269621.  Daedalus Item Code: 43933
 
The author of His Excellency, the Pulitzer Prize winner Founding Brothers, and the National Book Award winner American Sphinx here brings America's preeminent first couple to ... (Read More)
 
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The First Well: A Bethlehem Boyhood
Jabra Ibrahim Jabra. Mohammad Shaheen, foreword. Issa J. Boullata, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913719.  Daedalus Item Code: 53699
 
As a child in British Mandate Palestine, poet and translator Jabra Ibrahim Jabra (1920–94) enjoyed proximity to a rich confluence of cultures in Bethlehem and Jerusalem. In this 1987 memoir, Jabra ... (Read More)
 
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Five Lieutenants: The Heartbreaking Story of Five Harvard Men Who Led America to Victory in World War I
James Carl Nelson.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312604233.  Daedalus Item Code: 52568
 
Telling the dramatic true story of five bright young Harvard men who took up the call to arms in the spring of 1917, when the United States entered World War I, the author of The Remains of ... (Read More)
 
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Flappers: Six Women of a Dangerous Generation
Judith Mackrell.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330529525.  Daedalus Item Code: 61509
 
The 1920s were a time of rapid change, and for women it was a major step toward equality and independence. Illustrated with 16 pages of black and white photographs, Judith Mackrell's history is a ... (Read More)
 
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A Free Man: A True Story of Life and Death in Delhi
Aman Sethi.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224096904.  Daedalus Item Code: 42012
 
Every morning in Sadar Bazaar, one of the oldest markets in Delhi, men gather looking for work in the building trade. For five years, Aman Sethi visited them and talked about their lives, and in ... (Read More)
 
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The French Century: An Illustrated History of Modern France
Brian Moynahan.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080300157.  Daedalus Item Code: 41360
 
Exploring the history of France from the end of the 19th century to the turn of the 21st, this history encapsulates everything from political events and scientific discoveries to cultural ... (Read More)
 
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From Rocks to Rockets: A Humorous History of Warfare
William Gilkerson.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846034978.  Daedalus Item Code: 40180
 
As a boy William Gilkerson—now a painter, sailor, historian, and winner of Canada's Governor General's Literary Award—used to draw little soldiers, an addiction that led to this tongue-in-cheek ... (Read More)
 
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Frost/Nixon: Behind the Scenes of the Nixon Interviews
David Frost, with Bob Zelnick.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061445866.  Daedalus Item Code: 23948
 
The basis for the Tony Award–winning West End and Broadway play of the same name, Frost/Nixon is the extraordinary account of how journalist David Frost landed the biggest interview of his ... (Read More)
 
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The Garments of Court and Palace: Machiavelli and the World That He Made
Philip Bobbitt.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802120748.  Daedalus Item Code: 52628
 
Written by Florentine public servant and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli in the early 16th century, The Prince is considered one of the most influential books on politics and power in ... (Read More)
 
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Genuine and Fake: Coins, Banknotes, and Electronic Money
Bruno Buratti, Gerardo Severino, & Fiorenzo Catalli.
Publisher: Libreria Dello Stato.   Format: Slipcased, pap.
ISBN: 9788824010429.  Daedalus Item Code: 33642
 
A practical spotter's guide to counterfeits in Italian coins, banknotes, and electronic money, this large slipcased volume is rather more valuable to most of us as a visual chronicle of some of the ... (Read More)
 
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