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The Last Outlaws: The Lives and Legends of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Thom Hatch.
Publisher: NAL/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780451239198.  Daedalus Item Code: 42212
 
As leaders of the Wild Bunch, they planned and executed the most daring bank and train robberies of the day, with a professionalism never before seen by authorities. For several years at the end of ... (Read More)
 
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The Laughter of Triumph: William Hone and the Fight for the Free Press
Ben Wilson.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571224715.  Daedalus Item Code: 42363
 
In 1817 British satirist William Hone was compelled to defend himself in court against a government determined to enforce censorship. It was a show trial, where Hone—a self-educated Fleet Street ... (Read More)
 
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The Legacy of the Second World War
John Lukacs.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300171389.  Daedalus Item Code: 42509
 
Nearly 70 years after the end of World War II, its legacies are still with us; here the WWII historian who gave us Five Days in London and Last Rites probes deeply into perplexing ... (Read More)
 
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Leningrad: Hero City: Images of War: Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives
Nik Cornish.
Publisher: Pen & Sword.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848845145.  Daedalus Item Code: 38092
 
The entire course of history's deadliest siege is covered here, from the Germans' September 1941 encirclement of Leningrad, through the Red Army's desperate attempts to stave off the Wehrmacht, to ... (Read More)
 
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Let Freedom Reign: The Words of Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela. Andre Brink, foreword.
Publisher: Interlink.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781566568005.  Daedalus Item Code: 42390
 
In 1994, Nelson Mandela became South Africa's first black president, uttering the words "Let freedom reign" as part of his inaugural address, which is featured here. Mandela's great skill as an ... (Read More)
 
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The Liberator: One World War II Soldier's 500-Day Odyssey from the Beaches of Sicily to the Gates of Dachau
Alex Kershaw.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307887993.  Daedalus Item Code: 42434
 
From the July 1943 Allied landings in Sicily, to May 8, 1945, when victory in Europe was declared, no American regiments saw more action or endured greater risks than the ones commanded by Felix ... (Read More)
 
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The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia
Edward Steers Jr. James L. Swanson, foreword.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061787751.  Daedalus Item Code: 33188
 
One of those remarkable books that you didn't know you needed until it appeared, this A-to-Z reference compiles the many figures, places, events, and peripheral facts associated with the ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln the Inventor
Jason Emerson.
Publisher: Southern Illinois.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780809328970.  Daedalus Item Code: 32804
 
Also the author of The Madness of Mary Lincoln, Jason Emerson here shows us a side of our 16th president that few people consider or even remember. In 1831, when Abraham Lincoln was a young ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln, Life-Size
Philip B. Kunhardt, Peter W. Kunhardt & Peter W. Kunhardt Jr.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307270818.  Daedalus Item Code: 33713
 
While Abraham Lincoln was known as an ugly man, and joked about that reputation, his contemporaries often commented on his striking features—on how animated he became while telling stories, or how at ... (Read More)
 
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The Lincolns: Portrait of a Marriage
Daniel Mark Epstein.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345478009.  Daedalus Item Code: 31283
 
Poet and biographer Daniel Mark Epstein here looks at Lincoln's marriage to Mary Todd, founded in their mutual ambition and unraveled in the demands of the presidency, the tragedies of two sons' ... (Read More)
 
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A Line in the Sand: The Anglo-French Struggle for the Middle East, 1914–1948
James Barr.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393070651.  Daedalus Item Code: 41476
 
In this follow-up to Setting the Desert on Fire, a history of T.E. Lawrence and the secret war in Arabia, James Barr unveils how imperial rivalry shaped the Middle East. In the midst of World ... (Read More)
 
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The Lion Sleeps Tonight: And Other Stories of Africa
Rian Malan.
Publisher: R Ian Lloyd.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802119902.  Daedalus Item Code: 42788
 
The author of My Traitor's Heart, South African journalist Rian Malan here gives us a remarkable chronicle of his country's halting steps and missteps after apartheid, as blacks and whites try ... (Read More)
 
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