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FALL OF RICHARD NIXON: A REPORTER REMEMBERS WATERGATE

Written by Brokaw, Tom
Bestselling author Tom Brokaw brings readers inside the White House press corps in this up-close and personal account of the fall of an American president. In August 1974, after his involvement in the Watergate scandal could no longer be denied, Richard Nixon became the first and only president to resign from office in anticipation of certain impeachment.
October 29, 2019 | Hardcover | Random House |
$27.00
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BAG MAN: THE WILD CRIMES, AUDACIOUS COVER-UP, AND SPECTACULAR DOWNFALL OF A BRAZEN CROOK IN THE WHITE HOUSE

Written by Yarvitz, Michael
The untold story of the other scandal that rocked Nixon's White House: the wild crimes, audacious cover-up, and spectacular downfall of Vice President Spiro Agnew--with new reporting that expands on Rachel Maddow's Peabody Award-nominated podcast Is it possible for an American vice president to direct a vast criminal enterprise within the halls of the White House?
March 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Crown Publishing Group (NY) |
$24.00
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BLACK BOOK (ANNIVERSARY)

A new edition of the classic New York Times bestseller edited by Toni Morrison, offering an encyclopedic look at the black experience in America from 1619 through the 1940s with the original cover restored. "I am so pleased the book is alive again.
December 3, 2019 | Hardcover | Random House (NY) |
$35.00
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EMPIRES OF THE SKY: ZEPPELINS, AIRPLANES, AND TWO MEN'S EPIC DUEL TO RULE THE WORLD

Written by Rose, Alexander
The Golden Age of Aviation is brought to life by the story of the giant Zeppelin airships that once roamed the sky and ended with the fiery destruction of the Hindenburg. At the dawn of the twentieth century, when human flight was still considered an impossibility, Germany's Count von Zeppelin vied with the Wright Brothers to build the world's first successful flying machine.
April 28, 2020 | Hardcover | Random House |
$30.00
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THIS IS CHANCE!: THE SHAKING OF AN ALL-AMERICAN CITY, A VOICE THAT HELD IT TOGETHER

Written by Mooallem, Jon
The thrilling, cinematic story of a community shattered by disaster--and the unlikely woman around whom it pulled together. In 1964, Anchorage, Alaska, was a modern-day frontier town yearning to be a metropolis--the largest, proudest city in a state that was still brand-new. Then, just before sundown on Good Friday, the most powerful earthquake in American history struck.
March 24, 2020 | Hardcover | Random House | 336 Pages |
$28.00
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LAST BOAT OUT OF SHANGHAI: THE EPIC STORY OF THE CHINESE WHO FLED MAO'S REVOLUTION

Written by Zia, Helen
The dramatic real life stories of four young people caught up in the mass exodus of Shanghai in the wake of China's 1949 Communist revolution--a heartrending precursor to the struggles faced by emigrants today. "A true page-turner . . .
February 18, 2020 | Paperback | Ballantine Books | 544 Pages |
$18.00
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D-DAY GIRLS: THE SPIES WHO ARMED THE RESISTANCE, SABOTAGED THE NAZIS, AND HELPED WIN WORLD WAR II

Written by Crown, Sarah Rose
"The ... story of the ... women recruited by Britain's elite spy agency to sabotage the Nazis, shore up the Resistance, and pave the way for Allied victory in World War II."--
May 1, 2019 | Paperback | Crown Publishing Group (NY) |
$18.00
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SPLENDID AND THE VILE: A SAGA OF CHURCHILL, FAMILY, AND DEFIANCE DURING THE BLITZ

Written by Larson, Erik
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers a fresh and compelling portrait of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz On Winston Churchill's first day as prime minister, Hitler invaded Holland and Belgium. Poland and Czechoslovakia had already fallen, and the Dunkirk evacuation was just two weeks away.
March 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Crown Publishing Group (NY) |
$30.00
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ORIGINS OF THE ANGLO-SAXONS: DECODING THE ANCESTRY OF THE ENGLISH

Written by Manco, Jean
Now available as an attractive, compact paperback, The Origins of the Anglo-Saxons combines results from cutting-edge DNA technology with new research from archaeology and linguistics, revealing the adventurous journey undertaken by Anglo-Saxons long before a word of English was spoken.
April 7, 2020 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson |
$16.95
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IRELAND'S FORGOTTEN PAST

Written by Bunbury, Turtle
Ireland is approximately the size of the state of Indiana, yet this small country boasts an extensive, rich, and fascinating history. Ireland's Forgotten Past is an alternative history that covers 13,000 years in 36 stories that are often left out of history books.
March 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 224 Pages |
$19.95

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