The Oregon Trail
: A New American Journey
An epic account of traveling the length of the Oregon Trail the old-fashioned wayin a covered wagon with...
: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams
An intimate portrait of Louisa Catherine Adams, the wife of John Quincy Adams, who witnessed firsthand the ...
Dr. Mütter's Marvels
: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine
Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz
A mesmerizing biography of the brilliant and eccentric medical innovator who revolutionized American surgery ...
Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy
: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War
Karen Abbott tells the stories of four courageous women - a socialite, a farmgirl, an abolitionist, and a ...
: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival
In 1810, John Jacob Astor sent out two advance parties to settle the wild, unclaimed western coast of North ...
The Race Underground
: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway
The Race Underground is a great American saga of two rival American cities, their rich, powerful and sometimes...
Banquet at Delmonico's
: Great Minds, the Gilded Age, and the Triumph of Evolution in America
In Banquet at Delmonicos, Barry Werth, the acclaimed author of The Scarlet Professor, draws readers ...
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