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Burning the Days
James Salter.
 
Publisher: Picador
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780330448826
Daedalus Item Code: 51077
 
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Citizen Soldier: A Life of Harry S. Truman
Aida D. Donald.
 
Publisher: Basic Books
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780465031207
Daedalus Item Code: 51772
 
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Charles Dickens in Love
Robert Garnett.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605983950.  Daedalus Item Code: 51294
 
Charles Dickens's gift for creating memorable and believable female characters owes much to his love for three women over the course of his lifetime, suggests Robert Garnett. In this biography—which ... (Read More)
 
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Robert K. Massie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345408778.  Daedalus Item Code: 51951
 
(Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction) The Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and the Romanov family here relates the ... (Read More)
 
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The Autobiography of Mark Twain
Mark Twain. Charles Neider, ed.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062280824.  Daedalus Item Code: 51043
 
Writing his autobiography in fits and starts over several decades—including dictations from his deathbed—Mark Twain vowed to be "free and frank and unembarrassed" in the recounting of his life and ... (Read More)
 
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Boyhood Days
Rabindranath Tagore. Amartya Sen, foreword. Radha Chakravarty, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843918509.  Daedalus Item Code: 50347
 
Celebrated for Gitanjali and The Home and the World, 1913 Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore is one of India's preeminent literary figures. Published the year before he died, this 1940 ... (Read More)
 
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Charles Dickens' Favorite Daughter: The Life, Loves, And Art Of Katey Dickens Perugini
Lucinda Hawksley.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762785216.  Daedalus Item Code: 51293
 
Also the biographer of Pre-Raphaelite artists' model Lizzie Siddal, as well as Charles Dickens himself, Lucinda Hawksley here gives us the life of Dickens's daughter Katey, who refused to be eclipsed ... (Read More)
 
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Personal History
Katharine Graham.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375701047.  Daedalus Item Code: 42323
 
(Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Biography) This extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America's most famous and admired women contains, as its title suggests, both ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief Guide to Jane Austen: The Life and Times of the World's Favorite Author
Charles Jennings.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762446292.  Daedalus Item Code: 51766
 
Despite the apparent modernism of Jane Austen's wit and perception into the affairs of the well-mannered heart, her England of 200 years ago was a place we would scarcely recognize, notes Charles ... (Read More)
 
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The Profligate Son: Or, a True Story of Family Conflict, Fashionable Vice, and Financial Ruin in Regency England
Nicola Phillips.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199687534.  Daedalus Item Code: 51808
 
In early-19th-century England, charming young William Jackson racks up enormous debts as he attempts to keep up with his wealthy friends. Drawing heavily upon a detailed dossier compiled by Jackson's ... (Read More)
 
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Letters from Sea, 1882–1901: Joanna and Lincoln Colcord's Seafaring Childhood
Parker Bishop Albee Jr. Andrew J. Nesdall, foreword.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780884482147.  Daedalus Item Code: 43345
 
Fifth-generation seafarers from Maine, Joanna and Lincoln Colcord spent their youth at sea aboard their father's ships, traveling to such far-flung locales as Argentina, South Africa, Hong Kong, and ... (Read More)
 
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Going Home
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060976309.  Daedalus Item Code: 44341
 
This is Doris Lessing's account of her first journey back to Africa, the land in which she grew up and in which so much of her emotion and her concern remained invested. Returning to Southern ... (Read More)
 
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