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Diana Nyad.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385353618.  Daedalus Item Code: 59365
(First Edition, Autographed) On September 2, 2013, at the age of 64, Diana Nyad emerged onto the sands of Key West after swimming 111 miles—from Cuba to Florida—in 53 hours, completing an epic ... (Read More)
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First Family: Abigail & John Adams
Joseph J. Ellis.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269621.  Daedalus Item Code: 43933
The author of His Excellency, the Pulitzer Prize winner Founding Brothers, and the National Book Award winner American Sphinx here brings America's preeminent first couple to ... (Read More)
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Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World that Made Him
David Henry & Joe Henry.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616200787.  Daedalus Item Code: 43844
Richard Pryor was one of the most influential performers of the later 20th century, and certainly he was the most successful black actor/comedian ever, argue the authors of this revelatory and ... (Read More)
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Gather Together in My Name
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812980301.  Daedalus Item Code: 49417
In her second volume of autobiography, following the unprecedented I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou continues her remarkable personal story. The time is the end of World War II, ... (Read More)
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Gautama Buddha: The Life and Teachings of the Awakened One
Vishvapani Blomfield.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857388308.  Daedalus Item Code: 52358
A profoundly influential figure whose philosophy is studied and practiced by millions of people worldwide, Gautama Buddha the man remains comparatively unknown. In this biography, Vishvapani ... (Read More)
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Genius in the Shadows: A Biography of Léo Szilárd, the Man Behind the Bomb
William Lanouette. Bela Silard, contributor. Jonas Salk, foreword.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781626363786.  Daedalus Item Code: 33659
(A 1993 New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year) Virtually forgotten outside of the world of atomic physics, Leo Szilárd has long been overshadowed by figures like Albert ... (Read More)
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George Devey: Architect: 1820–1886
Jill Allibone.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780718827854.  Daedalus Item Code: 52451
A major contributor to the British vernacular architecture revival of the 1860s, George Devey is best remembered for the country houses and estates he designed for the Rothschild family. Featuring ... (Read More)
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George Kennan: A Writing Life
Lee Congdon.
Publisher: ISI Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781933859712.  Daedalus Item Code: 31151
There were two George Kennans, posits history professor Lee Congdon: the first was a diplomat and ambassador to the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia, a tough political realist who gained fame as the ... (Read More)
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Gandhi Before India
Ramachandra Guha.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846142666.  Daedalus Item Code: 52938
Although we tend to visualize Mohandas Gandhi in his old age—a peaceful sage leading India on its path toward its independence—many of his ideas and tactics were developed much earlier during his ... (Read More)
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Gilded Youth: Three Lives in France's Belle Époque
Kate Cambor.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374532246.  Daedalus Item Code: 21693
They were the celebrity heirs and heiresses of Belle Époque France, the children and grandchildren of such famous 19th-century men of letters and science as writer Alphonse Daudet, neurologist ... (Read More)
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Grant's Final Victory: Ulysses S. Grant's Heroic Last Year
Charles Bracelen Flood.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306820281.  Daedalus Item Code: 51779
Shortly after losing all of his wealth in an 1884 swindle, Ulysses S. Grant learned that he had terminal throat and mouth cancer. To protect his family from financial hardship, a determined Grant ... (Read More)
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The Great Charles Dickens Scandal
Michael Slater.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300112191.  Daedalus Item Code: 51988
Charles Dickens was regarded as the great proponent of hearth and home in Victorian Britain, though in 1858 this image was nearly shattered by the breakup of his marriage that year and rumors of a ... (Read More)
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