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Boom!: Talking About the Sixties: What Happened, How It Shaped Today, Lessons for Tomorrow
Tom Brokaw.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback & DVD.
ISBN: 9780812975116.  Daedalus Item Code: 31263
 
In this follow-up to The Greatest Generation, Tom Brokaw offers an epic, multifaceted portrait of another defining era in America: the 1960s. Through the voices and stories of nearly 100 ... (Read More)
 
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Born on a Mountaintop: On the Road with Davy Crockett and the Ghosts of the Wild Frontier
Bob Thompson.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307720894.  Daedalus Item Code: 43954
 
Pioneer, congressman, King of the Wild Frontier, Martyr of the Alamo—over the years, Davy Crockett has been repeatedly reinvented by historians and popular storytellers. In this biography of Crockett ... (Read More)
 
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A Boy Named FDR: How Franklin D. Roosevelt Grew Up to Change America
Kathleen Krull. Steve Johnson & Lou Fancher, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375857164.  Daedalus Item Code: 33496
 
Growing up in a wealthy and privileged family, Franklin Delano Roosevelt would later become the champion of the downtrodden. As Kathleen Krull's inspiring story for readers 4 to 8 shows, though, the ... (Read More)
 
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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Daniel James Brown.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125471.  Daedalus Item Code: 49569
 
In this wildly popular tale of an unlikely triumph at the 1936 Olympics, the author of The Indifferent Stars Above and Under a Flaming Sky here gives us the University of Washington ... (Read More)
 
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The Brilliant Disaster: JFK, Castro, and America's Doomed Invasion of Cuba's Bay of Pigs
Jim Rasenberger.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416596509.  Daedalus Item Code: 32253
 
The United States–backed military invasion of Cuba in 1961 remains one of the most ill-fated military blunders in American history, with echoes of the event reverberating even today. Despite the ... (Read More)
 
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Bundling: Its Origins, Progress, & Decline in America
Henry Reed Stiles.
Publisher: Chapman Billies.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780939218233.  Daedalus Item Code: 42778
 
Physician and genealogist Henry Reed Stiles (1832–1909) wrote a number of histories and biographies; this curious little treatise from 1871 remains one of his better known books. Bundling—the ... (Read More)
 
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By the Hand of Providence: How Faith Shaped the American Revolution
Rod Gragg.
Publisher: Howard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416596301.  Daedalus Item Code: 36269
 
From the crafting of the Declaration of Independence to the signing of the peace treaty with Britain, this follow-up to Rod Gragg's George Washington Book Prize nominee Forged in Faith sheds ... (Read More)
 
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Capital of the World: A Portrait of New York City in the Roaring Twenties
David Wallace.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762780150.  Daedalus Item Code: 41863
 
In the same absorbing style of his Lost Hollywood, David Wallace here presents the personalities and events that he argues made Prohibition-era New York City the cultural and financial capital ... (Read More)
 
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Cemetery John: The Undiscovered Mastermind of the Lindbergh Kidnapping
Robert Zorn. John Douglas & Mark Olshaker, foreword.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590208564.  Daedalus Item Code: 42673
 
The kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh's infant son has haunted the American psyche for more than 80 years. To many investigators, logic and the evidence available cast doubt on the idea that ... (Read More)
 
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Chasing Icarus: The Seventeen Days in 1910 That Forever Changed American Aviation
Gavin Mortimer.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717115.  Daedalus Item Code: 31877
 
By 1910, just seven years after the Wright brothers first took off at Kitty Hawk, America and the world were transfixed by the challenge of mastering the air. Dirigibles, balloons, and airplanes vied ... (Read More)
 
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City of Scoundrels: The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago
Gary Krist.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307454294.  Daedalus Item Code: 43929
 
When 1919 began, the city of Chicago seemed on the verge of transformation; an audacious, expensive plan was already in place to turn the brawling, vulgar city into "the Metropolis of the World." But ... (Read More)
 
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The Civil War: The Seven-Day Scholar: Exploring History One Week at a Time
Dennis Gaffney & Peter Gaffney.
Publisher: Hyperion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781401323745.  Daedalus Item Code: 43962
 
This volume in the Seven-Day Scholar series chronicles significant moments in the "great national calamity," as Clara Barton put it, the Civil War. The 52 chapters each contain a week's worth of ... (Read More)
 
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