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Johnstown Flood (Touchstone Books)
Johnstown Flood (Touchstone Books)
by David McCullough
Publisher Comments
David McCullough is known to millions as the author of the critically acclaimed, best-selling books The Great Bridge, The Path Between the Seas, and Mornings on Horseback, and as host of the popular PBS television series "Smithsonian World?' The... (read more)

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The Feud: The Hatfields and McCoys: The True Story
The Feud: The Hatfields and McCoys: The True Story
by Dean King
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For more than a century, the enduring feud between the Hatfields and the McCoys has been American shorthand for passionate, unyielding, and even violent confrontation. Yet despite numerous articles, books, television shows, and feature films, nobody has... (read more)

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The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge (Touchstone Books)
The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge (Touchstone Books)
by David McCullough
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This monumental book tells the enthralling story of one of the greatest accomplishments in our nations history, the building of what was then the longest suspension bridge in the world. The Brooklyn Bridge rose out of the expansive era following the... (read more)

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Brave Companions
Brave Companions
by David McCullough
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The bestselling author of Truman and John Adams, David McCullough has written profiles of exceptional men and women past and present who have not only shaped the course of history or changed how we see the world but whose stories express much that is... (read more)

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Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt
Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt
by Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco
Staff Pick
Chris Hedges's writing and reportage is consistently trenchant and unequivocal, notable for its discerning examinations and penetrating insights. Joe Sacco's award-winning work as a cartoonist is as distinctive as it is compassionate. Combining the... (read more)

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Here, There, Elsewhere: Stories from the Road
Here, There, Elsewhere: Stories from the Road
by William Least Heat Moon
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"Acclaimed travel writer Least Heat-Moon (Blue Highways) wanders off in every direction in this scintillating collection of short writings. Culled from 30 years of magazine articles, these pieces roam across terrain both familiar and exotic. Many find... (read more)

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Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco
Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco
by Gary Kamiya
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Cool, Gray City of Love brings together an exuberant combination of personal insight, deeply researched history, in-depth reporting, and lyrical prose to create an unparalleled portrait of San Francisco. Each of its 49 chapters explores a specific site... (read more)

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The Quiet World: Saving Alaska's Wilderness Kingdom, 1879-1960
The Quiet World: Saving Alaska's Wilderness Kingdom, 1879-1960
by Douglas Brinkley
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In this fascinating follow-up to his New York Times bestseller Wilderness Warrior, acclaimed historian Douglas Brinkley offers a riveting, expansive look at the past and present battle to preserve Alaskas wilderness. Brinkley explores the colorful... (read more)

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Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Terror, and Deliverance in the City of Love
Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Terror, and Deliverance in the City of Love
by David Talbot
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andlt;Iandgt;Salon andlt;/Iandgt;founder David Talbot chronicles the cultural history of San Francisco and from the late 1960s to the early 1980s when figures such as Harvey Milk, Janis Joplin, Jim Jones, and Bill Walsh helped usher from backwater city... (read more)

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Tide, Feather, Snow: A Life in Alaska
Tide, Feather, Snow: A Life in Alaska
by Miranda Weiss
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"Miranda Weiss's Tide, Feather, Snow is beautifully poetic, her observations are expansive, and the pace and rhythm in which she writes are perfect.” — Lynne Cox, author of Grayson and Swimming to Antarctica "Tide, Feather, Snow is about... (read more)

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The Colony: The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai
The Colony: The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai
by John Tayman
Staff Pick
A fascinating work of history about a cruel response to a misunderstood disease, The Colony vividly recounts the saga of the leprosy colony on Molokai and the community once forcibly interred there. Tayman crafts a gripping, and at times horrifying... (read more)

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Summer at Tiffany
Summer at Tiffany
by Marjorie Hart
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New York City, 1945. Marjorie Jacobson and her best friend, Marty Garrett, arrive fresh from the Kappa house at the University of Iowa hoping to find summer positions as shopgirls. Turned away from the top department stores, they miraculously find jobs... (read more)

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Custer
Custer
by Larry McMurtry
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In this lavishly illustrated volume, Larry McMurtry, the greatest chronicler of the American West, tackles for the first time one of the paramount figures of Western and American history. On June 25, 1876, General George Armstrong Custer and his 7th... (read more)

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Blue Highways: A Journey Into America
Blue Highways: A Journey Into America
by William Least Heat-Moon
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New York Times Bestseller. "Better than Kerouac."--Chicago Sun-Times William Least Heat-Moon's journey into America began with little more than the need to put home behind him. At a turning point in his life, he packed up a van he called Ghost Dancing... (read more)

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The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn
The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn
by Nathaniel Philbrick
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"An engrossing, thoughtfully researched, and tautly written account of a critical chapter in American history." -Los Angeles Times With a fantastic body of work that includes In the Heart of the Sea and Pulitzer Prize finalist Mayflower, Nathaniel... (read more)

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Lost Kingdom: Hawaii's Last Queen, the Sugar Kings, and America's First Imperial Venture
Lost Kingdom: Hawaii's Last Queen, the Sugar Kings, and America's First Imperial Venture
by Julia Flynn Siler
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"Only one American state was formally a sovereign monarchy. In this compelling narrative, the award-winning journalist Julia Flynn Siler chronicles how this Pacific kingdom, creation of a proud Polynesian people, was encountered, annexed, and absorbed." &... (read more)

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The San Francisco Cliff House
The San Francisco Cliff House
by Mary Germ Hountalas
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The shifting fortunes of San Franciscos legendary Cliff House, from raucous seaside roadhouse to fanciful Victorian palace to world-renowned urban destination, are celebrated in this comprehensive illustrated history. The story of San Franciscos Cliff... (read more)

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Hot Time in the Old Town: The Great Heat Wave of 1896 and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt
Hot Time in the Old Town: The Great Heat Wave of 1896 and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt
by Edward P Kohn
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One of the worst natural disasters in American history, the 1896 New York heat wave killed almost 1,500 people in ten oppressively hot days. The heat coincided with a pitched presidential contest between William McKinley and the upstart Democrat William... (read more)

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The Last Bohemia: Scenes from the Life of Williamsburg, Brooklyn
The Last Bohemia: Scenes from the Life of Williamsburg, Brooklyn
by Robert Anasi
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A firsthand account of the swift transformation of Williamsburg, from factory backwater to artists district to trendy hub and high-rise colony      Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is now so synonymous with hipster culture and the very idea of... (read more)

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Quotable Rudy: Words of Insight, Savvy, and Survival by and about Rudy Giuliani, a Mayor for America
Quotable Rudy: Words of Insight, Savvy, and Survival by and about Rudy Giuliani, a Mayor for America
by Monte Carpenter
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Rudy Giuliani was named Time magazine's 2001 Person of the Year, and it's no wonder. He was the courageous and inspirational leader who emerged shaken but not deterred from the smoldering ruins left behind in the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist... (read more)

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