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Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women
Harriet Reisen.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312658878.  Daedalus Item Code: 42468
 
In her vivid, energetic account of the life of Louisa May Alcott, PBS and HBO television documentarian Harriet Reisen portrays a writer as worthy of interest in her own right as her most famous ... (Read More)
 
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Love Letters of Great Men and Women
Ursula Doyle, ed.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330515139.  Daedalus Item Code: 42876
 
From the private papers of Beethoven and Lord Byron to those of Anne Boleyn and Queen Victoria, this anthology collects some of the most romantic letters in history. Passion, jealousy, hope, and ... (Read More)
 
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Love Song: The Lives of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya
Ethan Mordden.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312676575.  Daedalus Item Code: 43008
 
The preeminent historian of Broadway, Ethan Mordden here gives us the romantic and creative partnership of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, chronicling their entwined careers against the background of the ... (Read More)
 
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Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution
Mary Gabriel.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316066129.  Daedalus Item Code: 29451
 
(Finalist for the 2011 National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Award; Named One of the Year's Best Nonfiction Books by the Washington Post, Boston ... (Read More)
 
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Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings
Alison Weir.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345521347.  Daedalus Item Code: 42321
 
The author of The Lady in the Tower—about the more famous Boleyn sister, Anne—as well as a string of highly regarded histories and novels of Tudor England, Alison Weir looks here to the older ... (Read More)
 
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Mary Poppins, She Wrote: The Life of P.L. Travers
Valerie Lawson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781476762920.  Daedalus Item Code: 49091
 
She is best remembered for the creation of her sharp-tongued nanny Mary Poppins (although the Poppins we know best is Walt Disney's cheerful, watered-down version, whose contentious adaptation was ... (Read More)
 
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Masquerade: The Incredible True Story of How George Soros' Father Outsmarted the Gestapo
Tivadar Soros. Paul Soros & George Soros, forewords. Humphrey Tonkin, trans.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611450248.  Daedalus Item Code: 33023
 
This remarkable account of survival comes from a Jewish lawyer in Budapest, who secured fake Christian identities for himself, his wife, and his two children following the invasion of the Germans in ... (Read More)
 
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Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How to Love
Thomas Maier.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465079995.  Daedalus Item Code: 41628
 
Convincing hundreds of men and women to shed their clothes and copulate for the purposes of scientific inquiry, William Masters and Virginia Johnson began their research partnership in the mid-1950s ... (Read More)
 
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The Mayor of MacDougal Street
Dave Van Ronk with Elijah Wald. Lawrence Block, foreword.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306822162.  Daedalus Item Code: 49071
 
Not only was Dave Van Ronk (1936–2002) one of the founding figures of New York City's 1960s folk music scene—a pioneer of modern acoustic blues, a fine songwriter, a powerful singer, and an ... (Read More)
 
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Meade's Army: The Private Notebooks of Lt. Col. Theodore Lyman
David W. Lowe, ed. John Y. Simon, foreword.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780873389013.  Daedalus Item Code: 42663
 
A Harvard-trained natural scientist by training, Theodore Lyman was exceptionally disciplined in recording the events, the players, and his surroundings during his wartime duty as aide-de-camp to ... (Read More)
 
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Meeting Jimmie Rodgers: How America's Original Roots Music Hero Changed the Pop Sounds of a Century
Barry Mazor.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199891863.  Daedalus Item Code: 34485
 
(Winner of the 2010 Belmont Book Award for the Best Book on Country Music) Often considered to be the Father of Country Music, Jimmie Rodgers rose from obscurity to stardom on the strength of ... (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
 
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 and a ... (Read More)
 
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