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Congressman Lincoln: The Making of America's Greatest President
Chris DeRose.
Publisher: Threshold.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451697285.  Daedalus Item Code: 51840
Despite serving just one term in the House of Representatives, Abraham Lincoln's character and political outlook were deeply influenced by the experience, assays the author of Founding Rivals. ... (Read More)
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Constantine: Unconquered Emperor, Christian Victor
Paul Stephenson.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857381668.  Daedalus Item Code: 62376
In 312 AD, Constantine—one of four Roman emperors ruling a divided empire—marched on Rome to establish his sole control of its western half. Having had a vision of a glowing cross in the sky, ... (Read More)
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The Criminal Conversation of Mrs Norton
Diane Atkinson.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099556480.  Daedalus Item Code: 51082
Married at 19 to bullying Tory lawyer George Norton, Caroline Sheridan had become a respected poet and a celebrated society beauty when she separated from her husband. He then accused her of ... (Read More)
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Crossing the Borders of Time: A True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed
Leslie Maitland.
Publisher: Other Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590514962.  Daedalus Item Code: 51354
On a pier in Marseille in 1942, with desperate refugees pressing to board one of the last ships to escape France before the Nazis closed its ports, an 18-year-old German Jewish girl named Janine was ... (Read More)
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David Crockett in Congress: The Rise and Fall of the Poor Man's Friend
James R. Boylston & Allen J. Wiener.
Publisher: Bright Sky Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781933979519.  Daedalus Item Code: 63536
Our common view of David Crockett as the buckskin-clad frontiersman who stepped in as an admirable if somewhat inept and naive politician is a flawed one, argue Alamo historian James Boylston and ... (Read More)
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David Hockney: A Rake's Progress: The Biography, 1937–1975
Christopher Simon Sykes.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385531443.  Daedalus Item Code: 62640
Born in 1937, David Hockney grew up in a northern English town during the days of postwar austerity, and by the time he was 10 years old he knew he wanted to be an artist. He burst onto the scene at ... (Read More)
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Defiant Brides: The Untold Story of Two Revolutionary-Era Women and the Radical Men They Married
Nancy Rubin Stuart.
Publisher: Beacon Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780807001172.  Daedalus Item Code: 63173
When Peggy Shippen, a celebrated blonde belle of Philadelphia, defied her family to marry American military hero Benedict Arnold in 1779, she anticipated a life of fame and fortune, but financial ... (Read More)
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The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
Glynis Ridley.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307463524.  Daedalus Item Code: 23501
An herbologist in 18th-century France and the lover of botanist Philibert Commerson, Jeanne Baret disguised herself as a man to accompany him on the first French circumnavigation of the world. Glynis ... (Read More)
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E.E. Cummings: A Life
Susan Cheever.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307379979.  Daedalus Item Code: 60800
At the time of his death in 1962, at age 68, Edward Estlin Cummings was, after Robert Frost, the most widely read poet in the United States. Here the author of American Bloomsbury and ... (Read More)
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East Hill Farm: Seasons with Allen Ginsberg
Gordon Ball.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781619020177.  Daedalus Item Code: 53437
"This was Allen Ginsberg," Gordon Ball declares after recounting intimate moments with the Beat generation poet on East Hill Farm. During the late 1960s, Ginsberg funded what he hoped was "a haven ... (Read More)
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Electric Shepherd: A Likeness of James Hogg
Karl Miller.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571218172.  Daedalus Item Code: 61459
A self-educated poet from the Scottish Borders town of Ettrick, James Hogg (1770–1835) was one of the most remarkable literary figures of pre-Victorian Scotland. He was dogged by debt throughout his ... (Read More)
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Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World
Alison Weir.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345521361.  Daedalus Item Code: 62050
She was the first Tudor queen, and the namesake of her granddaughter Elizabeth I. Elizabeth of York was the first-born child of King Edward IV, and like her brothers, the Princes in the Tower, she ... (Read More)
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