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The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
Candice Millard.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767913737.  Daedalus Item Code: 62295
 
(Named a Best Book of 2005 by the New York Times Book Review, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, and the Kansas City Star, and the winner of the William Rockhill ... (Read More)
 
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Roads to Berlin: Detours and Riddles in the Lands and History of Germany
Cees Nooteboom.
Publisher: Maclehose Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781623658441.  Daedalus Item Code: 63114
 
(Winner of the German Order of Merit) In 1989, the Dutch-born author of Nomad Hotel and The Foxes Come at Night was living in Berlin, giving him a front row seat for the climax ... (Read More)
 
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Robert E. Lee in War and Peace: The Photographic History of a Confederate and American Icon
Donald A. Hopkins.
Publisher: Savas Beatie.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611211207.  Daedalus Item Code: 62150
 
Our mental image of Civil War general and later educator Robert E. Lee comes to us from a handful of photographically based images, yet many photos were made of Lee, for various purposes and at ... (Read More)
 
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The Rooster Prince of Breslov
Ann Redisch Stampler. Eugene Yelchin, illus.
Publisher: Clarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618989744.  Daedalus Item Code: 33438
 
When a spoiled prince tears off his clothes and starts acting like a rooster, his royal parents call in doctors and magicians to help him, in this traditional Yiddish folktale for readers 4 to 8. ... (Read More)
 
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The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Nazi Lines
Cate Lineberry.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316220224.  Daedalus Item Code: 60508
 
(Edgar Award Finalist) When 26 American flight nurses and medics were sent to evacuate wounded and sick troops in November 1943, they didn't anticipate their transport plane crash-landing in ... (Read More)
 
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Selkirk's Island
Diana Souhami.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782060314.  Daedalus Item Code: 61314
 
(Winner of the 2001 Whitbread Biography Award) The author of Gertrude and Alice, Greta and Cecil, and The Trials of Radclyffe Hall, Diana Souhami here gives us a singular ... (Read More)
 
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Snakes with Wings & Gold-Digging Ants
Herodotus. Aubrey de Selincourt & John Marincola, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141025339.  Daedalus Item Code: 32345
 
Because so much of what we know of the ancient world comes from Herodotus, writing in the 5th century BC, he will always remain, as Cicero deemed him, the Father of Historians. At the same time, a ... (Read More)
 
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Strangers on a Bridge: The Case of Colonel Abel and Francis Gary Powers
James B. Donovan. Jason Matthews, foreword.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781501118784.  Daedalus Item Code: 61854
 
On the morning of February 10, 1962, James B. Donovan began his walk down Glienicke Bridge, which then linked West Berlin to East Berlin. With him walked master spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel, for years ... (Read More)
 
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The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: Or, The Murder at Road Hill House
Kate Summerscale.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780747596486.  Daedalus Item Code: 62451
 
(Winner of the 2008 Samuel Johnson Prize) It is midnight, June 30, 1860, and all is quiet in the Kent family's elegant house in Wiltshire. The next morning, however, they wake to find that ... (Read More)
 
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This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War
Drew Gilpin Faust.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375703836.  Daedalus Item Code: 62298
 
(One of Daedalus's 25 Books to Read by Labor Day) (Winner of the Bancroft Prize and the American History Book Prize; finalist for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize; and one of ... (Read More)
 
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Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
H.W. Brands.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307277947.  Daedalus Item Code: 62300
 
(A Pulitzer Prize Finalist and a Washington Post Best Book of 2008) Also the author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, ... (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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