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Inside a Pearl: My Years in Paris
Edmund White.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408837764.  Daedalus Item Code: 64444
 
Following the memoirs My Lives and City Boy, Edmund White here gives us one of the most essential periods in his life. When he moved to Paris in 1983 he was 43 years old, spoke no ... (Read More)
 
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Inside Pepys' London
Jonathan Bastable.
Publisher: David & Charles.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780715339145.  Daedalus Item Code: 64754
 
Thanks to the detailed private diary that Londoner Samuel Pepys kept from 1660 until 1669, we have an educated, firsthand account of the history of the city during the Restoration, a critical period ... (Read More)
 
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Inspector Minahan Makes a Stand: The Missing Girls of England
Bridget O'Donnell.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330544658.  Daedalus Item Code: 64331
 
In Victorian London, the age of consent was just 13. Unwitting girls were regularly enticed or tricked and sold into prostitution, and could be trafficked to Brussels, Paris, or beyond. The official ... (Read More)
 
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Insurrections of the Mind: 100 Years of Politics and Culture in America
Franklin Foer, ed.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062340399.  Daedalus Item Code: 63515
 
Founded in 1914 to give voice to the growing progressive movement, The New Republic has charted and shaped the state of American liberalism, publishing many of the 20th century's most forward ... (Read More)
 
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Into the Jaws of Death: The True Story of the Legendary Raid on Saint-Nazaire
Robert Lyman.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782064473.  Daedalus Item Code: 61312
 
On the night of March 28, 1942, in one of the most audacious raids of World War II, 600 British commandos and seamen set out across the English Channel in a flotilla bound for occupied France. They ... (Read More)
 
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Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York
Richard Zacks.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385519724.  Daedalus Item Code: 41984
 
The author of The Pirate Hunter, An Underground Education, and History Laid Bare here paints a vivid portrait of the lewd underbelly of 1890s New York, and of Theodore Roosevelt ... (Read More)
 
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The Italian American Cookbook: A Feast of Food from a Great American Cooking Tradition
John Mariani & Galina Mariani.
Publisher: Harvard Common Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781558321663.  Daedalus Item Code: 33429
 
Presenting 250 recipes for Italian-American kitchens, as well as generous helpings of culinary lore, John Mariani (author of The Dictionary of Italian Food and Drink) and his wife Galina (food ... (Read More)
 
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Italoamericana: The Literature of the Great Migration, 18801943
Robert Viscusi, ed.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823260621.  Daedalus Item Code: 64064
 
From Achille Almerini's sardonic poem "Dante's Colony" to Italo Stanco's pulp-inspired tale "Bohemian and Detective," and from Umberto Postiglione's one-act play Two Hawks to Edward Corsi's ... (Read More)
 
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James Madison
Richard Brookhiser.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465063802.  Daedalus Item Code: 62319
 
The author of Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington; Alexander Hamilton, American; and America's First Dynasty: The Adamses, Richard Brookhiser here gives us a rich ... (Read More)
 
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A Journey Into Flaubert's Normandy: ArtPlace Series
Susannah Patton.
Publisher: Roaring Forties Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780976670681.  Daedalus Item Code: 63744
 
At a time when French writers generally resided in Paris, Gustave Flaubert (182180) honed his craft in rural Normandy, drawing upon it for the settings of such novels as Madame Bovary. Richly ... (Read More)
 
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A Journey Into Ireland's Literary Revival: ArtPlace Series
R. Todd Felton.
Publisher: Roaring Forties Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780976670674.  Daedalus Item Code: 63745
 
A great tide of literary invention swept through Ireland between the 1890s and the 1920s, led by such writers as W.B. Yeats, Lady Gregory, John Millington Synge, and Sean O'Casey. From Galway and the ... (Read More)
 
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Jules Verne's Scotland: In Fact and Fiction
Ian Thompson.
Publisher: Luath.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906817374.  Daedalus Item Code: 70104
 
"I still see, as in a vision, beautiful picturesque Edinburgh, with its Heart of Midlothian, and many entrancing memories; the Highlands, world-forgotten Iona, and the wild Hebrides," wrote Jules ... (Read More)
 
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