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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns.
 
Publisher: Knopf
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780307700230
Daedalus Item Code: 49740
 
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Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal ...
Timothy Egan.
 
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780618969029
Daedalus Item Code: 42558
 
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The Autobiography of Mark Twain
Mark Twain. Charles Neider, ed.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062280824.  Daedalus Item Code: 43490
 
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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John Keats
Nicholas Roe.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300124651.  Daedalus Item Code: 42099
 
This biography of Romantic poet John Keats (1795–1821) presents a fascinating reassessment of his entire life, from his early years at Keats's Livery Stables through his harrowing battle with ... (Read More)
 
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Young Mr. Roosevelt: FDR's Introduction to War, Politics, and Life
Stanley Weintraub.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306821189.  Daedalus Item Code: 42910
 
In his third book on the Roosevelt era, following Final Victory and Pearl Harbor Christmas, National Book Award–nominated historian and biographer Stanley Weintraub takes us back to ... (Read More)
 
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A House in the Sky: A Memoir
Amanda Lindhout & Sara Corbett.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451645606.  Daedalus Item Code: 43664
 
As a child, Amanda Lindhout escaped a violent household by paging through issues of National Geographic and imagining herself in its exotic locales. In this New York Times bestselling ... (Read More)
 
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The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League
Jeff Hobbs.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476731902.  Daedalus Item Code: 49462
 
Also the author of The Tourists, Jeff Hobbs gives us this heartfelt, riveting biography of the short life of Robert Peace, a talented, hard-working young African American who escaped the slums ... (Read More)
 
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Silvie
Silvia Grohs-Martin.
Publisher: Welcome Rain.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566492409.  Daedalus Item Code: 43290
 
A former actress, singer, and dancer who had been performing at the Hollandsche Schouwburg—the Jewish theater and cultural center in Amsterdam—when the Nazis shut it down, Sylvia Grohs-Martin worked ... (Read More)
 
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The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar: Living with a Tawny Owl
Martin Windrow. Christa Hook, illus.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374228460.  Daedalus Item Code: 49572
 
They were an odd couple, the British military historian and the tawny owl he named Mumble, sharing a flat in a South London tower block. And yet the two would soon prove to be all but inseparable; as ... (Read More)
 
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Arthur Rimbaud: Presence of an Enigma
Jean-Luc Steinmetz. Jon Graham, trans.
Publisher: Welcome Rain.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566492515.  Daedalus Item Code: 43288
 
(A 2001 LA Times Best Book of the Year; Winner of the Grand Prix de L'Académie Française) He gave up writing poetry in his early twenties and he only lived to be 37, yet Arthur Rimbaud ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief Guide to J.R.R. Tolkien: The Unauthorized Guide to the Author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings
Nigel Cawthorne.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762447411.  Daedalus Item Code: 43401
 
J.R.R. Tolkien was a bookish, pipe-smoking, bike-riding Oxford don, most comfortable at home or with his "Inkling" friends like C.S. Lewis, but found himself suddenly famous when his Lord of the ... (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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