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Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion
Robert Morgan.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781565126268.  Daedalus Item Code: 41715
 
A naturalist and visionary by temperament, Thomas Jefferson dreamed that the United States would stretch across the North American continent, from ocean to ocean. How that dream became reality ... (Read More)
 
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Lisbon: War in the Shadows of the City of Light, 1939–1945
Neill Lochery.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: as is, hardcover.
ISBN: 9781586488796.  Daedalus Item Code: 30285
 
Perched at the center of the Atlantic hemisphere, Portugal would have been a strategic prize for the Allies or the Axis powers in World War II, though the country remained stubbornly neutral ... (Read More)
 
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Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy
Ted Widmer, ed. Caroline Kennedy, foreword.
Publisher: Hyperion.   Format: hardcover & CDs.
ISBN: 9781401324568.  Daedalus Item Code: 36244
 
In July 1962, following the Bay of Pigs disaster, John F. Kennedy installed recording systems in the Oval Office and in the Cabinet Room, in an effort to preserve an accurate record of presidential ... (Read More)
 
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Listening to Britain: Home Intelligence Reports on Britain's Finest Hour, May–September 1940
Paul Addison & Jeremy A. Crang, eds.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099548744.  Daedalus Item Code: 42016
 
From May to September 1940, during a period that saw some of the most dramatic events of the war—the evacuation from Dunkirk, the Battle of Britain, and the opening stages of the Blitz—the Ministry ... (Read More)
 
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Little Heathens: Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great Depression
Mildred Armstrong Kalish.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780553384246.  Daedalus Item Code: 42902
 
(One of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of 2007) Mildred Kalish's memoir of growing up fatherless on her grandparents' Iowa farm during the Great Depression is far from ... (Read More)
 
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London Under: The Secret History Beneath the Streets
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385531504.  Daedalus Item Code: 41007
 
The Whitbread Award–winning biographer of T.S. Eliot and William Shakespeare, as well as of the River Thames and London itself, Peter Ackroyd here digs deep into London's underside to offer this ... (Read More)
 
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London's East End Survivors: Voices of the Blitz Generation
Andrew Bissell.
Publisher: Centenar.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781907680007.  Daedalus Item Code: 40063
 
On September 7, 1940—Black Saturday—London's East End took the first aerial assault of the Blitz, and the capital was pounded for 57 consecutive nights. The tightly packed homes, pubs, shops, and ... (Read More)
 
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London Under: The Secret History Beneath the Streets
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307473783.  Daedalus Item Code: 29361
 
The Whitbread Award–winning biographer of T.S. Eliot and William Shakespeare, as well as the River Thames and London itself, Peter Ackroyd here digs deep into London's underside to offer this ... (Read More)
 
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The Lone Assassin: The Epic True Story of the Man Who Almost Killed Hitler
Helmut Ortner. Ross Benjamin, trans.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616083830.  Daedalus Item Code: 40486
 
A carpenter and clock case maker, Georg Elser appeared to be an ordinary citizen in 1939 Munich. But he had grasped the thuggish nature of the Führer and his regime, and realized that many people ... (Read More)
 
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The Lost Chalice: The Real-Life Chase for One of the World's Rarest Masterpieces—A Priceless 2,500-Year-Old Artifact Depicting the Fall of Troy
Vernon Silver.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061558290.  Daedalus Item Code: 33549
 
On a warm June evening in 1990 at Sotheby's in New York City, an anonymous man in a green golf sweater paid three quarters of a million dollars to win a 2500-year-old chalice that had been unearthed ... (Read More)
 
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Lost Rights: The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic
David Howard.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547520216.  Daedalus Item Code: 34233
 
April 1865: Robert E. Lee surrenders at Appomattox, John Wilkes Booth assassinates Abraham Lincoln, and General Sherman's army marches into the vanquished city of Raleigh. Sometime in that tumultuous ... (Read More)
 
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The Lost Spy: An American in Stalin's Secret Service
Andrew Meier.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393335354.  Daedalus Item Code: 23884
 
For half a century the case of Isaiah Oggins, a 1920s New York intellectual brutally murdered on Stalin's orders in 1947, remained hidden in the secret file of the Soviet and American intelligence ... (Read More)
 
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