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Men to Match My Mountains: The Opening of the Far West 1840-1900 by Irving Stone (14-Aug-2009) Hardcover

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Publisher: Castle Books; 2001 Reprint edition (14 Aug. 2009): January 1600

Seller ID: 46450

ISBN: B013J912QO

Condition: Used - Good


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Civil War Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Ambrose Bierce

Price: $1.95

Publisher: Dover Publications: July 1994

Seller ID: 43640

ISBN: 0486280381

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Sixteen dark and vivid selections by great satirist and short-story writer. "A Horseman in the Sky," "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," "Chickamauga," "A Son of the Gods," "What I Saw of Shiloh," "Four Days in Dixie" and 10 more. Masterly tales offer excellent examples of Bierce's dark pessimism and storytelling power. Note. View more info

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Cicero: The Life and Times of Rome's Greatest Politician

By: Anthony Everitt

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Random House: June 2002

Seller ID: 43348

ISBN: 0375507469

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The Emancipator's Wife: A Novel of Mary Todd Lincoln

By: Barbara Hambly

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Bantam: December 2005

Seller ID: 45241

ISBN: 0553381938

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As a girl growing up in Kentucky, she lived a sheltered, privileged life filled with picnics and plantation balls. Vivacious, impulsive, and intoxicated by politics, she is a Todd of Lexington, an aristocratic family whose ancestors defeated the British. But no one knows her secret fears and anxieties. Although she is courted by the most eligible suitors in the land, including future senator Stephen Douglas, it is a gangly lawyer from Illinois who captures her heart. After a stormy courtship and a broken engagement, Abraham Lincoln will marry twenty-four-year-old Mary Todd and give her a ring ... View more info

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My Name Is America: The Journal Of William Thomas Emerson, A Revolutionary War Patriot

By: Barry Denenberg

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.: September 1998

Seller ID: 45499

ISBN: 0590313509

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Set in Massachusetts, this is the journal of a boy, surrounded by the politics and violence of war, who becomes a spy for the rebel colonists. View more info

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The Middle East: A Brief History of the Last 2,000 Years

By: Bernard Lewis

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Scribner: August 1997

Seller ID: 48449

ISBN: 0684832801

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In a sweeping and vivid survey, renowned historian Bernard Lewis charts the history of the Middle East over the last 2,000 years, from the birth of Christianity through the modern era, focusing on the successive transformations that have shaped it. Elegantly sritten, scholarly yet accessible, "The Middle East" is the most comprehensive single volume history of the region ever written from the world's foremost authority on the Middle East. View more info

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A Short History of Nearly Everything

By: Bill Bryson

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Broadway Books: May 2003

Seller ID: 48335

ISBN: 0767908171

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Bill Bryson is one of the world's most beloved and bestselling writers. In "A Short History of Nearly Everything," he takes his ultimate journey-into the most intriguing and consequential questions that science seeks to answer. It's a dazzling quest, the intellectual odyssey of a lifetime, as this insatiably curious writer attempts to understand everything that has transpired from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization. Or, as the author puts it, ..".how we went from there being nothing at all to there being something, and then how a little of that something turned into us, and also what hap... View more info

Veil: The Secret Wars of the CIA 1981-1987

By: Bob Woodward

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: October 1987

Seller ID: 46501

ISBN: 0671601172

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A Dark History: The Kings and Queens of Europe from Medieval Tyrants to Mad Monarchs

By: brenda-lewis

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Metro: January 2008

Seller ID: 45337

ISBN: 1435102096

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Gettysburg: The Final Fury, with Maps and Illustrations

By: Bruce Catton

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Doubleday: January 1974

Seller ID: 49164

ISBN: 0385020600

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The House of Medici: Its Rise and Fall

By: Christopher Hibbert

Price: $2.95

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks: May 1999

Seller ID: 43947

ISBN: 0688053394

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It was a dynasty with more wealth, passion, and power than the houses of Windsor, Kennedy, and Rockefeller combined. It shaped all of Europe and controlled politics, scientists, artists, and even popes, for three hundred years. It was the house of Medici, patrons of Botticelli, Michelangelo and Galileo, benefactors who turned Florence into a global power center, and then lost it all.The House of Medici picks up where Barbara Tuchman's Hibbert delves into the lives of the Medici family, whose legacy of increasing self-indulgence and sexual dalliance eventually led to its self-destruction. Wi... View more info

Downwinders : An Atomic Tale

By: Curtis Oberhansly,Dianne Nelson Oberhansly

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Black Ledge Pr: April 2001

Seller ID: 48790

ISBN: 0970796595

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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

By: Daniel James Brown

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Penguin Books: January 2014

Seller ID: 46518

ISBN: 0143125478

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The "New York Times"-bestselling story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany Out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times--the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American West showed the world at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin what true grit really meant. It was an unlikely quest from the start. With a team composed of the sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the University of Washington's eight-oar crew team was never expected to defeat the eli... View more info

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1776: The Illustrated Edition

By: David McCullough

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: October 2007

Seller ID: 46352

ISBN: 1416542108

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With a new introduction by David McCullough, "1776: The Illustrated Edition" brings 140 powerful images and 37 removable replicas of source documents to this remarkable drama. In "1776," David McCullough's bestselling account of a pivotal year in our nation's struggle, readers learned of the greatest defeats, providential fortune, and courageous triumphs of George Washington and his bedraggled army. Now, in "1776: The Illustrated Edition," the efforts of the Continental Army are made even more personal, as an excerpted version of the original book is paired with letters, maps, and seminal... View more info

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Lost Discoveries : The Ancient Roots of Modern Science--from the Babylonians to the Maya

By: Dick Teresi

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: November 2002

Seller ID: 44033

ISBN: 0684837188

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"Lost Discoveries," Dick Teresi's innovative history of science, explores the unheralded scientific breakthroughs from peoples of the ancient world -- Babylonians, Egyptians, Indians, Africans, New World and Oceanic tribes, among others -- and the non-European medieval world. They left an enormous heritage in the fields of mathematics, astronomy, cosmology, physics, geology, chemistry, and technology. The mathematical foundation of Western science is a gift from the Indians, Chinese, Arabs, Babylonians, and Maya. The ancient Egyptians developed the concept of the lowest common denominator... View more info

Butte's Memory Book

By: Don James

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Caxton Printers: January 1975

Seller ID: 47825

ISBN: 0870042459

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Nimitz

By: E. B. Potter

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: March 2008

Seller ID: 46514

ISBN: 1591145805

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Called a great book worthy of a great man, this definitive biography of the commander in chief of the Pacific Fleet in World War II, first published in 1976 and now available in paperback for the first time, continues to be considered the best book ever written about Adm. Chester W. Nimitz. Highly respected by both the civilian and naval communities, Nimitz was sometimes overshadowed by more colorful warriors in the Pacific such as MacArthur and Halsey. Potter's lively and authoritative style fleshes out Admiral Nimitz's personality to help readers appreciate the contributions he made as the p... View more info

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LIFE 100 Photographs that Changed the World: An Updated Edition of LIFE's Classic Book (Life (Life Books))

By: Editors of Life

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Life: August 2011

Seller ID: 46272

ISBN: 1603201769

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Can a still image change the way people feel and act concerning the world they live in? It surely can, often has, and still does today. The power of pictures is celebrated in this portfolio of the most forceful still images of all time. Robert Capa's dispatches from the beach at Normandy and Joe Rosenthal's photographic report of Iwo Jima stirred a nation as in quite an opposite way did Eddie Adams' and Larry Burrows' searing imagery from Vietnam. LIFE thinks outside the box in this book: Did Marilyn Monroe's pinup change the world? Did Harry Benson's photography of the Beatles deplaning in Ne... View more info

Legend: The Secret World of Lee Harvey Oswald

By: Edward Jay Epstein

Price: $4.25

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: March 1978

Seller ID: 46517

ISBN: 0070195390

Condition: Used - Good


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The Man Who Killed The Deer

By: Frank waters

Price: $1.95

Publisher: Pocket: October 1979

Seller ID: 45366

ISBN: 0671834622

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