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Isabella: The Warrior Queen
Kirstin Downey.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385534116.  Daedalus Item Code: 71583
 
(Finalist for the 2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography) The author of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist The Woman Behind the New Deal, Kirstin Downey was again a ... (Read More)
 
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The Italian American Cookbook: A Feast of Food from a Great American Cooking Tradition
John Mariani & Galina Mariani.
Publisher: Harvard Common Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781558321663.  Daedalus Item Code: 33429
 
Presenting 250 recipes for Italian-American kitchens, as well as generous helpings of culinary lore, John Mariani (author of The Dictionary of Italian Food and Drink) and his wife Galina (food ... (Read More)
 
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Italoamericana: The Literature of the Great Migration, 1880–1943
Robert Viscusi, ed.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823260621.  Daedalus Item Code: 64064
 
From Achille Almerini's sardonic poem "Dante's Colony" to Italo Stanco's pulp-inspired tale "Bohemian and Detective," and from Umberto Postiglione's one-act play Two Hawks to Edward Corsi's ... (Read More)
 
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James Madison
Richard Brookhiser.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465063802.  Daedalus Item Code: 62319
 
The author of Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington; Alexander Hamilton, American; and America's First Dynasty: The Adamses, Richard Brookhiser here gives us a rich ... (Read More)
 
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Jane Austen's Worthing: The Real Sanditon
Antony Edmonds.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781445650876.  Daedalus Item Code: 70390
 
During her stay in Worthing in late 1805, Jane Austen became friends with Edward Ogle, the driving force behind the chaotic little town's transformation into a well-ordered seaside resort. In 1817, ... (Read More)
 
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A Journey Into Flaubert's Normandy: ArtPlace Series
Susannah Patton.
Publisher: Roaring Forties Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780976670681.  Daedalus Item Code: 63744
 
At a time when French writers generally resided in Paris, Gustave Flaubert (1821–80) honed his craft in rural Normandy, drawing upon it for the settings of such novels as Madame Bovary. Richly ... (Read More)
 
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Jules Verne's Scotland: In Fact and Fiction
Ian Thompson.
Publisher: Luath.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906817374.  Daedalus Item Code: 70104
 
"I still see, as in a vision, beautiful picturesque Edinburgh, with its Heart of Midlothian, and many entrancing memories; the Highlands, world-forgotten Iona, and the wild Hebrides," wrote Jules ... (Read More)
 
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The Kennedy Men: 1901–1963
Laurence Leamer.
Publisher: Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060502881.  Daedalus Item Code: 70185
 
A political dynasty whose tremendous successes are counterbalanced by harrowing losses, the Kennedys are seen here through the lens of patriarch Joseph P. Kennedy's relationship with his family, in ... (Read More)
 
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Kings & Queens: Heritage Series
Vicky Wood.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590752.  Daedalus Item Code: 51836
 
Covering ten centuries of civil wars, executions, abdications, and royal weddings, this little book profiles every reigning English king or queen since Alfred the Great. Here too are events from the ... (Read More)
 
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The Lady Queen: The Notorious Reign of Joanna I, Queen of Naples, Jerusalem, and Sicily
Nancy Goldstone.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802716705.  Daedalus Item Code: 31907
 
"Resilient Queen Joanna of Naples (1326–82) weathered overwhelming political challenges, financial ruin and a papal-run murder trial for the death of her Hungarian husband—all by age 22. Nancy ... (Read More)
 
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The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt's Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer
Anne-Marie O'Connor.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781101873120.  Daedalus Item Code: 79028
 
(Winner of the 2012 California Book Award for Nonfiction (Silver) and one of the Huffington Post's Best Books of the Year) Former Reuters foreign correspondent and Los Angeles ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Escaper: The Untold First-Hand Story of the Legendary World War II Bomber Pilot, "Cooler King" and Arch Escape Artist
Peter Tunstall.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781468310559.  Daedalus Item Code: 70025
 
In what is undoubtedly the final escape memoir of World War II to be published, former RAF pilot and multiple POW camp escapee Peter Tunstall applies a lifetime's reflection and perspective to an ... (Read More)
 
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