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100 Things You Will Never Find: Lost Cities, Hidden Treasures and Legendary Quests
Daniel Smith.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781623658373.  Daedalus Item Code: 60556
 
What happened to Amelia Earhart's airplane, or Vincent van Gogh's painting of Dr. Gachet, or the crew of the Mary Celeste? This intriguing and beautifully illustrated book opens up the world's ... (Read More)
 
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12 Years a Slave
Solomon Northup. Steve McQueen, foreword.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125419.  Daedalus Item Code: 60462
 
The inspiration for the multiple Oscar and Golden Globe Award–winning motion picture by British director Steve McQueen and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, this is the memoir of Solomon Northup, a black ... (Read More)
 
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1789: The Threshold of the Modern Age
David Andress.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374100131.  Daedalus Item Code: 54474
 
1789—a year of revolution—was crowned with two documents drafted at almost the same time: the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and the American Bill of Rights. These texts gave the world a new ... (Read More)
 
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1913: In Search of the World before the Great War
Charles Emmerson.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781610392563.  Daedalus Item Code: 54269
 
Today, 1913 is inevitably viewed as the last year before a war that would shatter the global political order, undermining Europe's stability for decades. In this reappraisal of the era, the author of ... (Read More)
 
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The 40s: The Story of a Decade (The New Yorker)
Henry Finder, ed. David Remnick, intro.
Publisher: Modern Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812983296.  Daedalus Item Code: 59143
 
The 1940s were a watershed decade of the 20th century—a time of world war and also of profound and lasting cultural change, of Casablanca and Citizen Kane, zoot suits and Christian ... (Read More)
 
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50 Children: One Ordinary American Couple's Extraordinary Rescue Mission into the Heart of Nazi Germany
Steven Pressman.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062237477.  Daedalus Item Code: 54064
 
This companion to the HBO documentary of the same name, written by the film's creator, tells how one American couple transported 50 Jewish children—the single largest group of unaccompanied refugee ... (Read More)
 
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Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy
John Julius Norwich.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812978841.  Daedalus Item Code: 43822
 
Following histories of Norman Sicily, Byzantium, Venice, and the Mediterranean, as well as explorations of Shakespeare's history plays, of music, and of architecture, John Julius Norwich here gives ... (Read More)
 
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Act of War: Lyndon Johnson, North Korea, and the Capture of the Spy Ship Pueblo
Jack Cheevers.
Publisher: NAL Caliber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780451466198.  Daedalus Item Code: 54270
 
In January 1968, the poorly armed U.S.S. Pueblo was engaged in surveillance off the coast of North Korea. Soon captured, the resolute captain Lloyd Bucher and his young crew were subjected to ... (Read More)
 
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After Lincoln: How the North Won the Civil War and Lost the Peace
A.J. Langguth.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451617320.  Daedalus Item Code: 50962
 
This final book by journalist and historian A.J. Langguth follows Patriots, Union 1812, and Driven West, taking us into the post–Civil War era following Abraham Lincoln's ... (Read More)
 
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Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day
Stephan Talty.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547614816.  Daedalus Item Code: 43245
 
Before he remade himself as the master spy codenamed Garbo, Juan Pujol was known simply as a poultry farmer from Barcelona. Posing as the Nazis' only reliable spy inside England, however, he gave the ... (Read More)
 
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America Aflame: How the Civil War Created a Nation
David Goldfield.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596917026.  Daedalus Item Code: 53174
 
The author of Still Fighting the Civil War and Black, White, and Southern, historian David Goldfield here explores what he argues is a hugely significant yet overlooked force driving ... (Read More)
 
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American Spring: Lexington, Concord, and the Road to Revolution
Walter R. Borneman.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316221023.  Daedalus Item Code: 54272
 
Although the American Revolution may seem like a foregone conclusion to us now, it was a time of great uncertainty, as a small band of guerilla fighters opposed the best army in the world. Taking a ... (Read More)
 
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