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The Sting Man: The True Story Behind the Film American Hustle
Robert W. Greene.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780241970478.  Daedalus Item Code: 60407
 
Did a hustler from the Bronx nearly bring down the U.S. government? In an "absorbing and hilarious" book that "reads like good fiction" (Washington Post), two-time Pulitzer Prize–winning ... (Read More)
 
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A Strange Engine of War: The "Winans" Steam Gun and the Civil War in Maryland
John W. Lamb.
Publisher: Chesapeake Book Co..   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780982304921.  Daedalus Item Code: 62116
 
In the spring of 1861, with Southern states seceding and Baltimore occupied by nervous Union troops, rumors emerged that Southern sympathizers in the city possessed a terrible weapon of mass ... (Read More)
 
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Surgeon in Blue: Jonathan Letterman, the Civil War Doctor Who Pioneered Battlefield Care
Scott McGaugh.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611458398.  Daedalus Item Code: 60769
 
The author of Battlefield Angels, Scott McGaugh here profiles a remarkable if little-heralded figure of the Civil War, but one who would have been well-known to the doctors and nurses depicted ... (Read More)
 
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Tarnished Victory: Finishing Lincoln's War
William Marvel.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547428062.  Daedalus Item Code: P4251
 
In this final book in a quartet focusing on our 16th president in the Civil War—following Mr. Lincoln Goes to War; Lincolns' Darkest Year: The War in 1862; and The Great Task ... (Read More)
 
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The Tastemaker: Carl van Vechten and the Birth of Modern America
Edward White.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374201579.  Daedalus Item Code: 54557
 
One of the early 20th century's most influential cultural impresarios, Carl Van Vechten was a patron and dealmaker of the Harlem Renaissance, a photographer who captured the era's icons, and a ... (Read More)
 
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Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War
Joseph Wheelan.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306823602.  Daedalus Item Code: 60587
 
The author of Terrible Swift Sword and Jefferson's War, Joseph Wheelan here explores the dramatic developments that unfolded early in 1865, from the battles ending the Petersburg siege ... (Read More)
 
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Theodore Roosevelt and the Assassin: Madness, Vengeance, and the Campaign of 1912
Gerard Helferich.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762782994.  Daedalus Item Code: 52301
 
A lonely Manhattan saloonkeeper, John Flammang Schrank was obsessed with the 1912 presidential election and Theodore Roosevelt. The ex-president's extremism and third-term campaign struck Schrank as ... (Read More)
 
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They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine: Two Centuries of Innovators
Harold Evans, Gail Buckland & David Lefer.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316277662.  Daedalus Item Code: 36238
 
The founding editor of Condé Nast Traveler magazine and the former editorial director of U.S. News and World Report and president of Random House, Harold Evans here looks at business ... (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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Three Roads to the Alamo: The Lives and Fortunes of David Crockett, James Bowie, and William Barret Travis
William C. Davis.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060930943.  Daedalus Item Code: 62311
 
"In 1836, [Jim] Bowie and [Buck] Travis, who would lead the 200 doomed Texas rebels at the Alamo, met for the first time at the walled adobe buildings.... A few days later, David Crockett wandered in ... (Read More)
 
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Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks That Saved the Nation
Steve Vogel.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069132.  Daedalus Item Code: 61713
 
In the summer of 1814, the United States teetered on the brink of disaster, apparently headed for defeat in the war against Great Britain. British Admiral George Cockburn invaded Washington in a ... (Read More)
 
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Time: Gettysburg: Turning Point of the Civil War: 150th-Anniversary Tribute
Jeff Shaara, prologue. Richard Stengal & Kelly Knauer, eds.
Publisher: Time Home Entertainment.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781618930538.  Daedalus Item Code: 51471
 
The turning point of the Civil War and arguably the most momentous struggle fought on American soil, the battle of Gettysburg inspires a unique reverence among military historians and the general ... (Read More)
 
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