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Nancy: The Story of Lady Astor
Adrian Fort.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250042675.  Daedalus Item Code: 54693
 
When Virginian divorcée Nancy Langhorne Shaw married Englishman Waldorf Astor, she joined one of the richest families in the world. Not content to be a hostess, Lady Astor became the first female ... (Read More)
 
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Naples Declared: A Walk Around the Bay
Benjamin Taylor.
Publisher: Putnam.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780399159176.  Daedalus Item Code: 44361
 
A city of seemingly irreconcilable opposites, Naples is simultaneously "glorious and ghastly" as Ben Taylor acknowledges. And yet such is his affection for the place that Taylor—also the much-praised ... (Read More)
 
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Napoli: La Città e la Musica (English/German/Italian Languages)
Max Dax, photog. Peter Cadera & Lori Münz, eds.
Publisher: Ear Books.   Format: hardcover & CDs.
ISBN: 9783937406268.  Daedalus Item Code: 52020
 
In a series of page-filling photographs as vividly hued as paintings, this book celebrates Naples as an old-world city that has never perished; despite its proximity to Mount Vesuvius, Naples remains ... (Read More)
 
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Nature and Renewal: Wild River Valley and Beyond
Dean B. Bennett, text and illus.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780884483250.  Daedalus Item Code: 43347
 
In the White Mountains of Maine and New Hampshire, Wild River Valley has been both the scene of an ecological disaster and demonstrated nature's ability to revitalize itself. In this history of the ... (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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New York at War: Four Centuries of Combat, Fear, and Intrigue in Gotham
Steven H. Jaffe.
Publisher: Basic/QPB.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620909744.  Daedalus Item Code: 42276
 
Beginning with an Indian attack on one of Henry Hudson's crewmen—who in 1609 became the first recorded fatality of an act of war in the region's history—historian Steven H. Jaffe offers an ... (Read More)
 
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Northern Nurse
Elliott Merrick. Lawrence Millman, foreword.
Publisher: Countryman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780881502992.  Daedalus Item Code: 54645
 
"Every word of it I enjoyed, and I don't think that there is a single change to be made in it," wrote editor Maxwell Perkins when he read the manuscript of Northern Nurse in 1941. By turns ... (Read More)
 
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The Nuns of Sant'Ambrogio: The True Story of a Convent in Scandal
Hubert Wolf. Ruth Martin, trans.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780804169806.  Daedalus Item Code: 69036
 
In 1858, a German princess recently inducted into the convent of Sant'Ambrogio in Rome, wrote a frantic letter to her cousin, a confidant of the Pope, claiming that she feared for her life. A ... (Read More)
 
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On an Irish Island
Robert Kanigel.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269591.  Daedalus Item Code: 43877
 
The author of the National Book Critics Circle Award and Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist The Man Who Knew Infinity, Robert Kanigel offers this love letter to a vanished way of ... (Read More)
 
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On Dupont Circle: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the Progressives Who Shaped Our World
James Srodes.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781582437163.  Daedalus Item Code: 53440
 
The biographer of John Z. DeLorean, Allen Dulles, and Benjamin Franklin, James Srodes here gives us a fascinating group portrait of a dozen Washington intellectuals—twelve young men and women who, on ... (Read More)
 
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On Wheels
Michael Holroyd.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374226572.  Daedalus Item Code: 54538
 
As a child in World War II–era Britain, Michael Holroyd spent his best hours in his family's cramped garage, sitting in the back seat of a black, eight-horsepower Ford. The author of The Book of ... (Read More)
 
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Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920s
Frederick Lewis Allen.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060956653.  Daedalus Item Code: 49029
 
Prohibition, Al Capone, the scandals of the Harding administration, jazz singers, seismic shifts in manners and morals, all capped off by Black Tuesday—these are just a few facets of the tumultuous ... (Read More)
 
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