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Fortune's Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth
Terry Alford.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780195054125.  Daedalus Item Code: 63874
 
(Finalist for the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Prize for Best Biography) Arguably the most reviled man in American history, John Wilkes Booth has for 150 years been seen entirely in the ... (Read More)
 
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Genuine and Fake: Coins, Banknotes, and Electronic Money
Bruno Buratti, Gerardo Severino, & Fiorenzo Catalli.
Publisher: Libreria Dello Stato.   Format: Slipcased, pap.
ISBN: 9788824010429.  Daedalus Item Code: 33642
 
A practical spotter's guide to counterfeits in Italian coins, banknotes, and electronic money, this large slipcased volume is rather more valuable to most of us as a visual chronicle of some of the ... (Read More)
 
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George Washington: Gentleman Warrior
Stephen Brumwell.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781623658458.  Daedalus Item Code: 63131
 
(Winner of the 2013 George Washington Book Prize) This vivid recounting of the formative years and military career of George Washington follows his journey from brutal border skirmishes with ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Escape
Paul Brickhill.
Publisher: Cassell.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780304356874.  Daedalus Item Code: 63778
 
One of the most famous stories from World War II, dramatized in the film of the same name, this is the 1950 account of how more than 600 men in a German prisoner of war camp worked together to ... (Read More)
 
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The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
John Demos.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679455103.  Daedalus Item Code: 63405
 
(Nominated for the 2014 National Book Award for Nonfiction) Historian John Demos, winner of the Bancroft Prize for Entertaining Satan and the Francis Parkman Prize for The Unredeemed ... (Read More)
 
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The Heir Apparent: A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince
Jane Ridley.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812972634.  Daedalus Item Code: 62276
 
(One of the New York Times Book Review's Best 100 Books of 2013 and a Boston Globe Best Book of the Year) Born Prince Albert Edward, and known to familiars as "Bertie," the ... (Read More)
 
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Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill
Candice Millard.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385535731.  Daedalus Item Code: 69656
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) (A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016) At 24, Winston Churchill saw it as his destiny to become Britain's prime minister, despite having ... (Read More)
 
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Hitler: Ascent, 18891939
Volker Ullrich.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385354387.  Daedalus Item Code: 69691
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016) For all the literature about Adolf Hitler, there have been only a handful of significant biographies, generally focusing on the ... (Read More)
 
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House of Exile: The Lives and Times of Heinrich Mann and Nelly Kroeger-Mann
Evelyn Juers.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374533410.  Daedalus Item Code: 40829
 
(Winner of Australia's 2009 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Nonfiction) In 1933 the author and political activist Heinrich Mann and his partner Nelly Kroeger fled Nazi Germany, finding ... (Read More)
 
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Jewish Property Claims Against Arab Countries
Michael R. Fischbach.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231135382.  Daedalus Item Code: 54811
 
(Runner-up for the 2009 British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize) In the 20 years that followed the Arab-Israeli war of 1948, 800,000 Jews left their homes in Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Yemen, ... (Read More)
 
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The Killer of Little Shepherds: The Case of the French Ripper and the Birth of Forensic Science
Douglas Starr.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780857201669.  Daedalus Item Code: 64333
 
(2011 Gold Dagger Winner for Non-Fiction) The co-director of Boston University's Science & Medical Journalism Program, as well as the author of Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and ... (Read More)
 
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The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt's Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer
Anne-Marie O'Connor.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781101873120.  Daedalus Item Code: 79028
 
(Winner of the 2012 California Book Award for Nonfiction (Silver) and one of the Huffington Post's Best Books of the Year) From former Reuters foreign correspondent and Los Angeles ... (Read More)
 
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