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Just One Catch: A Biography of Joseph Heller
Tracy Daugherty.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312596859.  Daedalus Item Code: 33185
 
Joseph Heller was a Coney Island kid, the son of Russian immigrants, whose experience flying WWII bombing missions over France would become the inspiration for Catch-22 ("The only war novel ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Confederate General: John C. Vaughn and His East Tennessee Cavalry
Larry Gordon.
Publisher: Zenith.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780760335178.  Daedalus Item Code: 53364
 
In the mid-19th century John Crawford Vaughn was one of the most famous men in Tennessee. He was the first man to raise a regiment in the state and the last Confederate general in the eastern theater ... (Read More)
 
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Letters from China: The Canton-Boston Correspondence of Robert Bennet Forbes, 1838–1840
Phyllis Forbes Kerr, ed.
Publisher: Mystic Seaport.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780913372777.  Daedalus Item Code: 52868
 
In the mid-19th century, captain Robert Bennet Forbes's trading expeditions took him from Boston to such far-flung locales as China, Hong Kong, and Macao. These letters he exchanged with his wife ... (Read More)
 
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The Letters of John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy. Martin W. Sandler, ed.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608192717.  Daedalus Item Code: 54287
 
From the 12-year-old John F. Kennedy's charming written plea to his father for a raise in his allowance, to a rather poetic RSVP to a July 1963 sailing event, the correspondence of the 35th president ... (Read More)
 
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A Life of Discovery: Michael Faraday, Giant of the Scientific Revolution
James Hamilton.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400060160.  Daedalus Item Code: 53365
 
Born at the turn of the 19th century, at the end of both the scientific revolution and the Enlightenment, Michael Faraday was the son of a blacksmith and had a slim education, yet he was gifted with ... (Read More)
 
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The Lives of Margaret Fuller: A Biography
John Matteson.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068054.  Daedalus Item Code: 41477
 
Outspoken and quick-witted, idealistic and adventurous, Margaret Fuller (1810–50) was perhaps the most famous American woman of her generation, assays John Matteson, winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize ... (Read More)
 
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Louis Agassiz: Creator of American Science
Christoph Irmscher.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547577678.  Daedalus Item Code: 52615
 
During an 1846 lecture tour in Boston, Swiss biologist Louis Agassiz decided to stay, eventually becoming the best-known American scientist of his era. Renowned for his pioneering studies of the ice ... (Read More)
 
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The Man Within My Head
Pico Iyer.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307267610.  Daedalus Item Code: 44353
 
We all carry people inside our heads—actors, leaders, writers, figures out of history or fiction—who sometimes seem closer to us than people we know; here Pico Iyer sets out to unravel the mysterious ... (Read More)
 
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Mandela: An Illustrated Autobiography
Nelson Mandela.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316550383.  Daedalus Item Code: 62058
 
One of the great moral and political leaders of our time, Nelson Mandela endured a 27-year prison sentence for sabotage, but his untiring fight against racial oppression in South Africa eventually ... (Read More)
 
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Mark Twain's America: A Celebration in Words and Images
Harry L. Katz. Lewis H. Lapham, foreword.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316209397.  Daedalus Item Code: 61646
 
We know Mark Twain today as the author of classics like The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, but in his own time Twain—born Samuel Langhorne Clemens—was a controversial satirist and public figure who ... (Read More)
 
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Memorable Days: The Selected Letters of James Salter and Robert Phelps
John McIntyre, ed. Michael Dirda, foreword.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781582436050.  Daedalus Item Code: 41216
 
The late James Salter had written two novels, The Hunters and The Arm of Flesh, but it was his third, remarkable novel A Sport and a Pastime, together with his film Three ... (Read More)
 
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Mick Jagger
Philip Norman.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061944857.  Daedalus Item Code: 44356
 
"A great band, said the letter from Decca, one of Britain's major record labels, but you'll never get anywhere with that singer. Mick Jagger, voice and all, has always been one of a kind. [Philip] ... (Read More)
 
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