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Encounters That Changed the World
Rodney Castleden.
Publisher: Futura.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780708801642.  Daedalus Item Code: 44171
 
Exploring more than 90 friendships, love affairs, chance meetings, creative partnerships, and political unions that have altered the world as we know it, this browsable book offers fascinating ... (Read More)
 
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Engineers of the Soul: In the Footsteps of Stalin's Writers
Frank Westerman.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099461647.  Daedalus Item Code: 40134
 
This is the story of two journeys—one literal, one imaginary—through contemporary Russia and through Soviet-era literature. Writers of renown, described by Stalin as "engineers of the soul," were ... (Read More)
 
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The Envoy: The Epic Rescue of the Last Jews of Europe in the Desperate Closing Months of World War II
Alex Kershaw.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306820434.  Daedalus Item Code: 43082
 
In July 1944, 32-year-old Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg arrived in Budapest intending to rescue the last major Jewish population in Europe from extermination at the hands of Adolf Eichmann and ... (Read More)
 
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Escape From Germany: The Greatest POW Break-Out of the First World War
Neil Hanson.
Publisher: Corgi.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780552155496.  Daedalus Item Code: 41266
 
Surrounded by steel palisades and barbed-wire fences, patrolled by dogs and heavily armed guards, Germany's Holzminden prisoner-of-war camp was run by the brutal Kommandant Karl Niemeyer. The British ... (Read More)
 
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Etched in Purple: One Soldier's War in Europe
Frank J. Irgang.
Publisher: Potomac.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781597972048.  Daedalus Item Code: 44299
 
"Enemy shells were splashing among the struggling soldiers plunging toward the beach, but some of the men were out so far it was impossible for them to make it. They yowled for help, but there was no ... (Read More)
 
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Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954–1965
Juan Williams. Julian Bond, intro.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143124740.  Daedalus Item Code: 38945
 
From the Montgomery bus boycott to the Little Rock Nine and the Selma-Montgomery march, thousands of ordinary people made up the American civil rights movement in its founding decade. Their stories ... (Read More)
 
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The Fall of the House of Walworth: A Tale of Madness and Murder in Gilded Age America
Geoffrey O'Brien.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312577148.  Daedalus Item Code: 43963
 
A poet and cultural historian as well as the editor in chief for the Library of America, Geoffrey O'Brien crafts an unforgettable true story of greed, corruption, and madness that came to light in ... (Read More)
 
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Farewell the Trumpets: An Imperial Retreat
Jan Morris.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571194681.  Daedalus Item Code: 41297
 
This third book of Jan Morris's remarkable trilogy is the sequel to the 1968 book Pax Britannica (a portrait of the British Empire at its height during Queen Victoria's 1897 Diamond Jubilee, ... (Read More)
 
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Fashion Beyond Versailles: Consumption and Design in Seventeenth-Century France
Donna J. Bohanan.
Publisher: Louisiana State.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780807145210.  Daedalus Item Code: 44470
 
Epicenters of style and innovation, Paris and Versailles dominate studies of consumerism in 17th-century France, while little scholarship exists on the material culture, fashion, and consumption ... (Read More)
 
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Fidel & Gabo: A Portrait of the Legendary Friendship Between Fidel Castro and Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Angel Esteban & Stephanie Panichelli.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605982588.  Daedalus Item Code: 22145
 
Few contemporary writers are more revered by Americans than the late Gabriel García Márquez, the Nobel Prize–winning Colombian author of Love in the Time of Cholera and One Hundred Years of ... (Read More)
 
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Fighting for Life
S. Josephine Baker. Helen Epstein, intro.
Publisher: New York Review Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781590177068.  Daedalus Item Code: 52223
 
In the 1890s, New York's Lower East Side was the most densely populated square mile on Earth, and one third of its children died of such scourges as typhus and smallpox before their fifth birthday. ... (Read More)
 
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Forever Dixie: A Field Guide to Southern Cemeteries & Their Residents
Douglas Keister.
Publisher: Gibbs Smith.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781423603146.  Daedalus Item Code: 30781
 
When Douglas Keister's Stories in Stone was published in 2004, Sunset magazine proclaimed, "Keister has done for cemetery exploration what Audubon did for birding." Here he presents an ... (Read More)
 
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