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Previous biographies of John F. Kennedy have been based almost entirely on newspaper files and personal recollections. Geoffrey Perret's Jack is both the first comprehensive one-volume biography of JF…
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From the Oval Office to Camp David to Air Force One, a portrait of the real Ronald Reagan, away from the journalists, cameras, and microphones.

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Harry S. Truman was Commander-in-Chief at one of the (if not the) critical moments in American--and global--military history: when the decision had to be made to drop the Bomb. As to his military cred…
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From noted historian Bruce Chadwick, acclaimed as "a writer incapable of dull storytelling," Triumvirate is the dramatic story of the uniting of a nation and the unlikely alliance at the heart of it a…
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Residence and First Women—also a New York Times bestseller—comes a poignant, news-making look at the lives of the five former p…
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Brother and sister, Constance and Kenneth Fielding live in calm respectability, just out of reach of London and the Blitz. But when a series of uninvited guests converge upon them – from a Balkan exil…
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Setting the World Ablaze: Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and the American Revolution
Setting the World Ablaze is the story of the three men who, perhaps more than any others, helped bring the United States into being: George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson. Braiding three…
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It is a time of renewal, five years after the destruction of the Death Star and the defeat of Darth Vader and the Empire.

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The Terror by Arthur Machen, Fiction, Fantasy, Classics, Mystery & Detective
"Explosion at Munition Works in the Northern District: Many Fatalities."

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Red Pill
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From the widely acclaimed author of White Tears, a bold new novel about searching for order in a world that frames madness as truth.

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1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed
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Foundation and Empire tells the incredible story of a new breed of man who create a new force for galactic government. Thus, the Foundation hurtles into conflict with the decadent, decrepit First Empi…
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The Thirty Years War
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Europe in 1618 was divided between Protestants and Catholics, and Bourbon and Hapsburg, as well as empires, kingdoms, and countless independent states. After angry Protestants tossed three representat…
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