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The Road to Monticello: The Life and Mind of Thomas Jefferson
Kevin J. Hayes.
 
Publisher: Oxford
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780199895830
Daedalus Item Code: 40957
 
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Memorable Days: The Selected Letters of James Salter and Robert Phelps
John McIntyre, ed. Michael Dirda, foreword.
 
Publisher: Counterpoint
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781582436050
Daedalus Item Code: 41216
 
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Into The Frame: The Four Loves of Ford Madox Brown
Angela Thirlwell.
Publisher: Chatto & Windus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780701179021.  Daedalus Item Code: 41286
 
Exploring the public art and private demons of Ford Madox Brown, one of the finest but least understood among the Pre-Raphaelite artists, this book is as much about the four women central to his ... (Read More)
 
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Understanding Thomas Jefferson
E.M. Halliday.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060957612.  Daedalus Item Code: 41017
 
In this "fascinating volume on our most human Founding Father" (Newsweek), longtime American Heritage senior editor E.M. Halliday considers the supposed enigmas and inconsistencies of ... (Read More)
 
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Maidens' Trip: A Wartime Adventure on the Grand Union Canal
Emma Smith.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408801253.  Daedalus Item Code: 41293
 
(Winner of the 1949 John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize) Emma Smith's first book (her second was the James Tait Black Memorial Prize winner The Far Cry) is a now-classic memoir about her ... (Read More)
 
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Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How to Love
Thomas Maier.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465079995.  Daedalus Item Code: 41628
 
Convincing hundreds of men and women to shed their clothes and copulate for the purposes of scientific inquiry, William Masters and Virginia Johnson began their research partnership in the mid-1950s ... (Read More)
 
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The Sound of Music Family Scrapbook With DVD: The Inside Story of the Beloved Movie Musical, Revealed by the Actors Who Starred as the Von Trapp Children
Fred Bronson.
Publisher: Sevenoaks.   Format: book & DVD-ROM.
ISBN: 9781862008380.  Daedalus Item Code: 41168
 
Winning five Oscars and breaking box-office records when it was released in 1965, The Sound of Music remains a perennial favorite among family films—indeed, the young actors portraying the Von ... (Read More)
 
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Winter Journal
Paul Auster.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805095531.  Daedalus Item Code: 41689
 
On January 3, 2011, one month before his 64th birthday, Paul Auster sat down and wrote the first entry of this unorthodox, beautifully wrought examination of his life, as seen through the history of ... (Read More)
 
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Oink: My Life with Mini-Pigs
Matt Whyman.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451618280.  Daedalus Item Code: 40851
 
English novelist Matt Whyman once enjoyed a quiet writer's life in the countryside, until his career wife Emma discovered the existence of a pig said to fit in a handbag. After seeing a few ... (Read More)
 
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Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama
Alison Bechdel.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618982509.  Daedalus Item Code: 41722
 
Beyond being a sequel to her brilliant and widely praised Fun Home, which explored her relationship with the father she had lost, this next graphic memoir from cartoonist Alison Bechdel delves ... (Read More)
 
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The Diaries of Nella Last: Writing in War and Peace
Nella Last. Robert & Patricia Malcolmson, eds.
Publisher: Profile.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781846685460.  Daedalus Item Code: 41331
 
"I can never understand how the scribbles of such an ordinary person ... can possibly have value," wrote Nella Last in her diary on September 2, 1949. More than 60 years later, thousands of people ... (Read More)
 
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Climbing the Stairs: Further Tales of a 1920s Kitchen Maid
Margaret Powell.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447201960.  Daedalus Item Code: 41247
 
Whether in the grand houses of Brighton or imposing London mansions, life as a kitchen maid could be exhausting and demoralizing, avers Margaret Powell; it's not just being at the beck and call of ... (Read More)
 
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