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None Wounded, None Missing, All Dead: The Story of Elizabeth Bacon Custer
Howard Kazanjian & Chris Enss.
Publisher: TwoDot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762788156.  Daedalus Item Code: 60584
 
On May 17, 1876, General George Custer's wife Libbie kissed him goodbye and wished him good fortune in his efforts to force Lakota and Cheyenne peoples into a reservation. In her black taffeta dress ... (Read More)
 
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Nowhere's Child: The Inspiring Story of How One Woman Survived Hitler's Breeding Camps and Found an Irish Home
Kari Rosvall, with Naomi Linehan.
Publisher: Hachette.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781473609471.  Daedalus Item Code: 61771
 
Her early life was shrouded in mystery until, at age 64, Kari Rosvall received a letter containing a photograph of herself as a young baby—the only such image she had ever seen. This was the first ... (Read More)
 
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Old World, New World: Great Britain and America from the Beginning
Kathleen Burk.
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871139719.  Daedalus Item Code: 13919
 
(Winner of the Henry Adams Prize) America's close bond with Great Britain seems inevitable, given our shared language and heritage. But as Berkeley- and Oxford-educated historian Kathleen Burk ... (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 London
Charles Dickens.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843916154.  Daedalus Item Code: 53757
 
The sense of place was of the utmost importance to Charles Dickens, and nowhere is more associated with him than London; Dickens spent several hours a day exploring its streets and inhabitants, and ... (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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The Origins of Sex: A History of the First Sexual Revolution
Faramerz Dabhoiwala.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199892419.  Daedalus Item Code: 60933
 
A man admits that, when drunk, he tried to have sex with an 18-year-old girl; she is arrested and denies they had intercourse, but finally begs God's forgiveness. Then she is publicly hanged ... (Read More)
 
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Our Supreme Task: How Winston Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech Defined the Cold War Alliance
Philip White.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781610392433.  Daedalus Item Code: 51789
 
In 1945 Communism was on the march: the people of Bulgaria, Romania, Yugoslavia, and Poland all found themselves in the grip of the Soviets, the Red Army occupied a large German territory, and the ... (Read More)
 
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Our Supreme Task: How Winston Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech Defined the Cold War Alliance
Philip White.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781610390590.  Daedalus Item Code: 52578
 
In 1945 Communism was on the march; the people of Bulgaria, Romania, Yugoslavia, and Poland all found themselves in the grip of the Soviets, the Red Army occupied a large German territory, and the ... (Read More)
 
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Outlaws!: Adventures of Pirates, Scoundrels, and Other Rebels
Laurent Maréchaux. Louise Lalaurie Rogers, trans.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080301079.  Daedalus Item Code: 41354
 
The French seem to have a certain weakness for the outlaw—the man or woman of action who, ill-suited to the strictures and reprobation of society, chooses to live by his or her own rules. Indeed, the ... (Read More)
 
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Pacific Payback: The Carrier Aviators Who Avenged Pearl Harbor at the Battle of Midway
Stephen L. Moore.
Publisher: NAL Caliber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780451465535.  Daedalus Item Code: 61564
 
The Douglas SBD Dauntless scout and dive bomber was never a glamorous aircraft; on the other hand, it had a long range, it was ruggedly built, and it was hands down one of the most stable and ... (Read More)
 
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