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Sprinting Through No Man's Land

The inspiring, heart-pumping true story of soldiers turned cyclists and the historic 1919 Tour de France that helped to restore a war-torn country and its people. On June 29, 1919, one day after ...
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Quackery

What won’t we try in our quest for perfect health, beauty, and the fountain of youth? Well, just imagine a time when doctors prescribed morphine for crying infants. When liquefied gold was ...
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9780761189817
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Movie Posters

A collection of posters featuring movies that have helped shape the history of world cinema. This book focuses on some of the finest movie posters ever produced – some because of the ...
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Island of the Lost

 “Riveting.” —The New York Times Book Review Hundreds of miles from civilization, two ships wreck on opposite ends of the same deserted island in this ...
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9781616209704
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Avro Lancaster

The Avro Lancaster was the Royal Air Force's main four-engine bomber in World War II. Its superb design, overall performance, and load-carrying capacity proved key factors in successfully ...
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9780764358456
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Myasishchev M-4 and 3M

When the Myasishchev design bureau was reborn in 1951, it was immediately tasked with creating a high-speed strategic bomber to balance the threat posed by NATO’s heavy bombers, notably the ...
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9780764361821
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Mad City

An Amazon Charts most-read book.Mad City: The True Story of the Campus Murders That America Forgot is a chilling, unflinching exploration of American crimes of the twentieth century and how one ...
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Bushido

In eighteenth-century Japan, Tsunetomo Yamamoto created the Hagakure, a document that served as the basis for samurai warrior behavior. Its guiding principles greatly influenced the Japanese ruling ...
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Marvelous Manhattan

A collection of essays from New York Times columnist Reggie Nadelson, profiling and celebrating the (largely family-owned) institutions—restaurants, bookstores, museums—that make up the ...
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9781579659790
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Party Like a President

There’s the office: President of the United States. And then there’s the man in the office—prone to temptation and looking to unwind after a long day running the country. ...
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9780761180845
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Paper Bullets

“A Nazi resistance story like none you’ve ever heard or read.” —Hampton Sides, author of Ghost Soldiers and On Desperate Ground"Every page is gripping, and the amount of ...
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9781616209162
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9781643752051
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Atlas of Empires

Featuring 60 beautiful and detailed maps, Atlas of Empires tells the story of how and why the great empires of history came into being, operated, and ultimately declined, and discusses the future of ...
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9781620082874
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Chanel No. 5

The history of the most famous perfume in the world lives on in the pages of this illustrated book. For a century, Chanel No.5 has resisted the whims of fashion and the passing of time, as if Coco ...
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The Stonewall Generation

“It deserves prominent placement on LGBTQ history bookshelves. . . . An indelible collection of wise voices resonating with experience, pride, resilience, and revolution." —Kirkus ...
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To Marry an English Lord

From the Gilded Age until 1914, more than 100 American heiresses invaded Britannia and swapped dollars for titles--just like Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham, the first of the Downton Abbey ...
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9780761171959
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