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Napoleon
Alan Forrest.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781784297596.  Daedalus Item Code: 54248
 
Born the son of a Corsican attorney, Napoleon Bonaparte became the most powerful man in Europe, a leader whose charisma and legacy endures even to this day. In this 2011 biography, Alan Forrest ... (Read More)
 
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The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust
Edith H. Beer, with Susan Dworkin.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780688177768.  Daedalus Item Code: 54038
 
An outspoken young woman in 1930s Vienna, law student Edith Hahn was forced into a ghetto and then into a labor camp. Obtaining permission to return to Vienna, she went underground, using identity ... (Read More)
 
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Neil Young: A Life in Pictures
Colin Irwin.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847329653.  Daedalus Item Code: 51742
 
Despite his successes as an innovator and inspiration to other musicians and songwriters, Neil Young has refused to be typified or even pinned down, restlessly changing styles and directions through ... (Read More)
 
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None Wounded, None Missing, All Dead: The Story of Elizabeth Bacon Custer
Howard Kazanjian & Chris Enss.
Publisher: TwoDot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762788156.  Daedalus Item Code: 60584
 
On May 17, 1876, General George Custer's wife Libbie kissed him goodbye and wished him good fortune in his efforts to force Lakota and Cheyenne peoples into a reservation. In her black taffeta dress ... (Read More)
 
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Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik.
Publisher: Dey Street Books.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780062415837.  Daedalus Item Code: 69031
 
We can't say enough about this lighthearted yet genuine and surprisingly informative tribute to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Begun as a Tumblr blog online, and named in parody of ... (Read More)
 
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On My Own
Diane Rehm.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101875285.  Daedalus Item Code: 69098
 
(First Edition, Autographed) The host of her own hugely popular talk show on National Public Radio since 1979, and accustomed to interviewing figures from Barack Obama to Fred Rogers before ... (Read More)
 
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The Other Side of the Tiber: Reflections on Time in Italy
Wallis Wilde-Menozzi.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374280710.  Daedalus Item Code: 50460
 
Having hitchhiked to Rome as a student in the 1960s, American Wallis Wilde-Menozzi fell in love with Italy and eventually settled there. Featuring more than 100 black and white photographs, ... (Read More)
 
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P.G. Wodehouse: A Life in Letters
P.G. Wodehouse. Sophie Ratcliffe, ed.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099514794.  Daedalus Item Code: 52406
 
One of the funniest and most admired writers of the 20th century, the creator of Jeeves & Wooster, Psmith, and the Empress of Blandings, P.G. Wodehouse was in life a quiet, retiring man who shied ... (Read More)
 
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Papillon
Henri Charrière. Patrick O'Brian, trans.
Publisher: HarperCollins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007876235.  Daedalus Item Code: 54748
 
An immediate sensation in France upon its publication in 1969, Papillon is a vivid memoir of brutal penal colonies, daring prison breaks, and seafaring adventures in shark-infested waters. ... (Read More)
 
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Patrick Bronte: Father of Genius
Dudley Green.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752454450.  Daedalus Item Code: 23164
 
Patrick Brontë (1777–1861) was the father of novelists Anne, Charlotte, and Emily as well as their brother Branwell, yet he was also a fascinating man in his own right, says Dudley Green in this ... (Read More)
 
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Patron Saints: A Feast of Holy Cards
Barbara Calamari & Sandra DiPasqua.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810994027.  Daedalus Item Code: 60449
 
For hundreds of years, holy cards—images of saints given as remembrances at wakes and funerals, communions and confirmations—have offered comfort, consolation, and encouragement to Catholics, who ... (Read More)
 
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Personal History
Katharine Graham.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375701047.  Daedalus Item Code: 42323
 
(Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Biography) This extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America's most famous and admired women contains, as its title suggests, both ... (Read More)
 
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