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Franklin and Lucy: Mrs. Rutherfurd and the Other Remarkable Women in Roosevelt's Life
Joseph E. Persico.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812974966.  Daedalus Item Code: 42906
 
While Franklin Delano Roosevelt's official circle was predominantly male, it was his relationships with women—particularly with Lucy Mercer Rutherfurd—that most vividly bring to light the human being ... (Read More)
 
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Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship
Jon Meacham.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812972825.  Daedalus Item Code: 42907
 
In this biography of a singular friendship, Jon Meacham considers the two men who piloted the free world to victory in World War II. U.S. president Franklin Roosevelt and British prime minister ... (Read More)
 
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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Rendezvous with Destiny
Frank Freidel.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316292610.  Daedalus Item Code: 43869
 
From Franklin Roosevelt's patrician origins through his Navy career, and from his role as wartime Commander-in-Chief through final burial amid hedges he had played in as a boy, this ... (Read More)
 
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Freeing Charles: The Struggle to Free a Slave on the Eve of the Civil War
Scott Christianson.
Publisher: Illinois.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780252076886.  Daedalus Item Code: 50095
 
Recounting the life and dramatic rescue of fugitive slave Charles Nalle, Scott Christianson follows him from his ownership by the Hansborough family in Culpeper, Virginia, through his escape via the ... (Read More)
 
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From Bloody Shirt to Full Dinner Pail: The Transformation of Politics and Governance in the Gilded Age
Charles W. Calhoun.
Publisher: Hill & Wang.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780809047949.  Daedalus Item Code: 30660
 
In the wake of civil war, American politics were racially charged and intensely sectionalist, with politicians waving the proverbial bloody shirt and encouraging their constituents, as Republicans ... (Read More)
 
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Frost/Nixon: Behind the Scenes of the Nixon Interviews
David Frost & Bob Zelnick.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061445866.  Daedalus Item Code: 23948
 
The basis for the Tony Award–winning West End and Broadway play of the same name, Frost/Nixon is the extraordinary account of how journalist David Frost landed the biggest interview of his ... (Read More)
 
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Fur, Fortune, and Empire: The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America
Eric Jay Dolin.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393067101.  Daedalus Item Code: 23878
 
(Winner of the New England Historical Association's James P. Hanlan Award) "In Fur, Fortune, and Empire, Eric Jay Dolin ranges far and wide over land and sea, searching for the beating ... (Read More)
 
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The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today
Thomas E. Ricks.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204043.  Daedalus Item Code: 43390
 
History has been kind to the American generals of World War II—Marshall, Eisenhower, Patton, and Bradley—and less kind to the generals of the wars that followed. The reason for this, suggests the ... (Read More)
 
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George F. Kennan: An American Life
John Lewis Gaddis.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594203121.  Daedalus Item Code: 44340
 
(Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award) In the late 1940s George Kennan wrote two documents, the "Long Telegram" and the "X Article," which set out the ... (Read More)
 
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The Glitter and the Gold: The American Duchess—In Her Own Words
Consuelo Vanderbilt Balsan. Serena Russell Balfour, intro.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250017185.  Daedalus Item Code: 44214
 
An American heiress who married an English duke and took up residence in Blenheim Palace, Consuelo Vanderbilt Balsan was in many respects the prototype for Downton Abbey's Lady Cora Grantham. ... (Read More)
 
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Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right
Jennifer Burns.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199832484.  Daedalus Item Code: 43587
 
Idealized by her fans, denounced by her political opponents, and forever shadowed by controversy and scandal, novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand was a powerful thinker whose views on government and ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Divide: A Biography of the Rocky Mountains
Gary Ferguson.
Publisher: Countryman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780881507072.  Daedalus Item Code: 41494
 
More than any other landscape, the Rocky Mountains have generated an ongoing procession of fierce, poetic American dreams, posits naturalist Gary Ferguson. From the rebellious sons of wealthy ... (Read More)
 
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