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Below the Convergence: Voyages Toward Antarctica, 1699–1839
Alan Gurney.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393329049.  Daedalus Item Code: 23872
In a wonderfully written book that "will delight both the armchair traveler and the intellectual tourist" (Chicago Tribune), former yacht designer Alan Gurney tells of the first Herculean ... (Read More)
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Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies
Lawrence Goldstone.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345538031.  Daedalus Item Code: 54274
The feud between America's great air pioneers, the Wright brothers and Glenn Curtiss, was a collision of ambitious and unyielding personalities. It was the Wrights who had solved the centuries-old ... (Read More)
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The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide
Gary J. Bass.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307700209.  Daedalus Item Code: 53382
(Winner of the Lionel Gelber Prize, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and named a Notable Book or Best Book of 2013 by the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Economist, ... (Read More)
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Born to Battle: Grant and Forrest—Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Chattanooga: The Campaigns that Doomed the Confederacy
Jack Hurst.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465020188.  Daedalus Item Code: 53878
Opposing generals who overcame humble beginnings through sheer talent and tenacity, Ulysses S. Grant and Nathan Bedford Forrest squared off in some of the most critical campaigns of the Civil War. As ... (Read More)
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The Boxer's Story: Fighting for My Life in the Nazi Camps
Nathan Shapow, with Bob Harris.
Publisher: Robson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849541909.  Daedalus Item Code: 53429
As a teenager in Latvia, Nathan Shapow had little on his mind other than becoming a champion boxer. But the Nazi invasion of Europe forced him into a different sort of fight, in which his talents ... (Read More)
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The Brilliant Disaster: JFK, Castro, and America's Doomed Invasion of Cuba's Bay of Pigs
Jim Rasenberger.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416596509.  Daedalus Item Code: 32253
The United States–backed military invasion of Cuba in 1961 remains one of the most ill-fated military blunders in American history, with echoes of the event reverberating even today. Despite the ... (Read More)
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Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History
Yunte Huang.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393069624.  Daedalus Item Code: 41466
(Shortlisted for the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography and a 2011 Edgar Award) This provocative first "biography" of fictional detective Charlie Chan presents American ... (Read More)
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Chasing Icarus: The Seventeen Days in 1910 That Forever Changed American Aviation
Gavin Mortimer.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717115.  Daedalus Item Code: 31877
By 1910, just seven years after the Wright brothers first took off at Kitty Hawk, America and the world were transfixed by the challenge of mastering the air. Dirigibles, balloons, and airplanes vied ... (Read More)
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Chasing the Rose: An Adventure in the Venetian Countryside
Andrea di Robilant. Nina Fuga, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307962928.  Daedalus Item Code: 53881
As he did with A Venetian Affair; Lucia: A Venetian Life in the Age of Napoleon; and Irresistible North: From Venice to Greenland on the Trail of the Zen Brothers, Andrea di ... (Read More)
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Paul Johnson.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670021055.  Daedalus Item Code: 52558
For eminent British historian Paul Johnson, the oft-biographied Winston Churchill remained both a fascinatingly complex subject and an enigma in need of unraveling. His life of Churchill is a ... (Read More)
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The Churchills: In Love and War
Mary S. Lovell.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393062304.  Daedalus Item Code: 23875
The biographer of Beryl Markham and the Mitford sisters here presents the epic story of one of England's greatest families, focusing on the towering figure of Winston Churchill. The first Duke of ... (Read More)
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City Fashion Berlin
Christine Anna Bierhals.
Publisher: h.f.ullmann.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9783833160622.  Daedalus Item Code: 33867
In her vividly illustrated tour of the thriving Berlin fashion scene, Christine Anna Bierhals offers 40 brief profiles in German and English of leading design labels in the city, from established ... (Read More)
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