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Titanic Thompson: Card-Sharking, Gun-Slinging, Fast-Living American Legend
Kevin Cook.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330529952.  Daedalus Item Code: 43948
 
Traveling only with his golf clubs, a .45 revolver, and a suitcase full of cash, Alvin "Titanic" Thompson (1892–1974) killed five men, won and lost millions, and was married five times to teenaged ... (Read More)
 
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Together We Cannot Fail: FDR and the American Presidency in Years of Crisis
Terry Golway.
Publisher: Sourcebooks.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9781402217166.  Daedalus Item Code: 41397
 
This unique multimedia portrait shows a nation in crisis in the context of a president's direct communication with the public at the dawn of the media age. Historian Terry Golway examines how ... (Read More)
 
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The Tomb in Ancient Egypt: Royal and Private Sepulchres from the Early Dynastic Period to the Romans
Aidan Dodson & Salima Ikram.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500051399.  Daedalus Item Code: 50420
 
From the pyramids and royal burial ground in the Valley of the Kings, and the tombs of queens like Ramesses II's consort Nefertari, to the far more numerous private tombs of such nobles as Rekhmire ... (Read More)
 
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Tools of the Trade: Takenaka Carpentry Museum—Kobe
M.K. Shankar.
Publisher: FormAsia.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9627283770.  Daedalus Item Code: 43754
 
Every bit as beautifully constructed and decorated as the fine products they were used to produce, the traditional tools in this book were the essential heart of any Japanese woodworker's shop; ... (Read More)
 
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Tradition and the Black Atlantic: Critical Theory in the African Diaspora
Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465014101.  Daedalus Item Code: 32999
 
In this conversational tour through the halls of theory, Henry Louis Gates Jr. leaps from Richard Wright to Spike Lee, from Pat Buchanan to Frantz Fanon, and ultimately to the source of ... (Read More)
 
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The Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During World War II
Jan Jarboe Russell.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451693669.  Daedalus Item Code: 51915
 
From 1942 to 1948, thousands of foreign-born American civilians were sent to an internment camp in Crystal City, Texas, where they were sometimes exchanged for other American POWs in Japan and ... (Read More)
 
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The Training Ground: Grant, Lee, Sherman, and Davis in the Mexican War, 1846–1848
Martin Dugard.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803228122.  Daedalus Item Code: 43181
 
Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee are forever linked by history as the great military rivals of the Civil War. Yet less than two decades earlier they had been comrades—both West Point graduates, ... (Read More)
 
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Traitor to the Crown: The Untold Story of the Popish Plot and the Conspiracy Against Samuel Pepys
James Long & Ben Long.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781590202647.  Daedalus Item Code: 41711
 
In 1679, England is awash with suspicions of conspiracy and religious terrorism. Samuel Pepys, Secretary of the Admiralty, finds himself in a position few people then or now would have expected: ... (Read More)
 
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The Trust: The Private and Powerful Family Behind The New York Times
Susan E. Tifft & Alex S. Jones.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316836319.  Daedalus Item Code: 21313
 
(National Book Critics Circle Award finalist) Throughout the 20th century and into the 21st, a single family has controlled America's newspaper of record, setting the agenda not only for the ... (Read More)
 
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Tudors: The History of England: Volume II
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Macmillan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780230764071.  Daedalus Item Code: 43173
 
The winner of two Whitbreads and the Somerset Maugham Award for biographies of Charles Dickens, T.S. Eliot, and Thomas More—and famous for his biography of London itself—Peter Ackroyd here brings the ... (Read More)
 
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Twelve Desperate Miles: The Epic World War II Voyage of the SS Contessa
Tim Brady.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307590374.  Daedalus Item Code: 41067
 
Before General Patton could invade Morocco in Operation Torch, which would then enable the Allied invasion of Nazi Europe through Italy, he needed 500 tons of airplane fuel and 900 tons of bombs ... (Read More)
 
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Twilight at Monticello: The Final Years of Thomas Jefferson
Alan Pell Crawford.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812969467.  Daedalus Item Code: 43525
 
This book offers an unprecedented look behind the public image of Thomas Jefferson by visiting him in his final years, from his return to Monticello in 1809 after two terms as president until his ... (Read More)
 
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