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The Last Journey of William Huskisson: How a Day of Triumph Became a Day of Despair at the Turn of a Wheel
Simon Garfield.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571210480.  Daedalus Item Code: 43943
 
George and Robert Stephenson wanted their "Rocket" to become the most famous locomotive in history, but on September 15th, 1830, the engine's debut was marred by disaster when it fatally crushed the ... (Read More)
 
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Lazy B: Growing up on a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest
Sandra Day O'Connor & H. Alan Day.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812966732.  Daedalus Item Code: 62281
 
What was it in Sandra Day O'Connor's background and early life that helped make her the first female justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and one of the most powerful women in America? In this ... (Read More)
 
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Lee's Last Campaign: The Story of Lee and His Men Against Grant—1864
Clifford Dowdey.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616084110.  Daedalus Item Code: 53999
 
The author of Bugles Blow No More and numerous other books about the Civil War and southern American history, Virginia native Clifford Dowdey (1904–79) was particularly fascinated with ... (Read More)
 
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The Letters of John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy. Martin W. Sandler, ed.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608192717.  Daedalus Item Code: 54287
 
From the 12-year-old John F. Kennedy's charming written plea to his father for a raise in his allowance, to a rather poetic RSVP to a July 1963 sailing event, the correspondence of the 35th president ... (Read More)
 
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LIFE Lincoln: An Intimate Portrait
Henry Louis Gates Jr., foreword. Allen C. Guelzo, narrative.
Publisher: Life Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781618930729.  Daedalus Item Code: 53472
 
A vivid and multifaceted portrait in words and images, this oversized volume commemorates the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's death with a celebration of his life, his unparalleled place in ... (Read More)
 
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Life in a Medieval City
Frances & Joseph Gies.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062415189.  Daedalus Item Code: 69041
 
Originally published in 1969, this is a standard work for those seeking a realistic picture of the medieval world (George R.R. Martin cited it as one of the books he found particularly useful in ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln Dreamt He Died: The Midnight Visions of Remarkable Americans from Colonial Times to Freud
Andrew Burstein.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781137278272.  Daedalus Item Code: 52080
 
Long before Sigmund Freud posited that dreams are a cornerstone of understanding an individual's inner life, Americans shared their dreams unabashedly with one another through letters, diaries, and ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln's Gamble: The Tumultuous Six Months that Gave America the Emancipation Proclamation and Changed the Course of the Civil War
Todd Brewster.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451693867.  Daedalus Item Code: 51912
 
In July 1862, Abraham Lincoln first spoke of freeing the slaves, and in January of the following year, he signed the Emancipation Proclamation. Perhaps surprisingly, the man known as the Great ... (Read More)
 
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A Little Short of Boats: The Battles of Ball's Bluff & Edwards Ferry, October 21–22, 1861
James A. Morgan.
Publisher: Savas Beatie.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611210668.  Daedalus Item Code: 54759
 
Though a small battle by comparison to the bloody confrontations that were to come, the 1861 Union defeat at Ball's Bluff, early in the Civil War, had disproportionate and far-reaching effects, as ... (Read More)
 
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London Bridge in America: The True Story of a Transatlantic Crossing
Travis Elborough.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224096256.  Daedalus Item Code: 51174
 
In 1968 the world's largest antique went to America. But how do you transport a 130-year-old bridge across 4300 miles of ocean and sand? Why did oil baron and chainsaw-manufacturing king Robert ... (Read More)
 
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Lords of the Sky: Fighter Pilots and Air Combat, from the Red Baron to the F-16
Dan Hampton.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062262011.  Daedalus Item Code: 54077
 
A highly decorated retired Air Force lieutenant colonel, Dan Hampton flew 151 combat missions between 1986 and 2006—most of them in the nimble F-16 "Viper"—through the Iraq War, the Kosovo conflict, ... (Read More)
 
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Lost Battlefields of Britain
Martin Hackett.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752464336.  Daedalus Item Code: 52509
 
The British Isles have witnessed hundreds of battles in their 2,000 years of recorded history. Many of these are well known, whether due to their far-reaching consequences, their sheer scale, or the ... (Read More)
 
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