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  • My First Coup d'Etat: And Other True Stories from the Lost Decades of Africa
    John Mahama
    Paperback: 05/14/2013
     
    My First Coup d'Etat chronicles the coming-of-age of John Dramani Mahama in Ghana during the dismal post-...
  • The Siege of Mecca: The Forgotten Uprising in Islam's Holiest Shrine and the Birth of al-Qaeda
    Yaroslav Trofimov
    Paperback: 09/09/2008
     
    The dramatic and immensely consequential story of the violent takeover of Islam's holiest shrine, the Grand ...
  • Guests of the Ayatollah: The First Battle in America's War with Militant Islam
    Mark Bowden
    Paperback: 03/28/2007
     
    The story of the Iran hostage crisis, America’s first battle with militant Islam.
  • 1968
    Mark Kurlansky
    Paperback: 01/01/2005
     
    Brings to teeming life the cultural and political history of the pivotal year of 1968, when television's ...
  • They Marched Into Sunlight: War and Peace Vietnam and America October 1967
    David Maraniss
    Paperback: 10/04/2004
     
    Moving between the campus at Madison and the jungles of Vietnam, with side trips to Hanoi and Washington, the ...
  • In The Footsteps of Mr Kurtz: Living on the Brink of Disaster in Mobutu's Congo
    Michela Wrong
    Paperback: 06/01/2002
     
    "Provocative, touching, and sensitively written ... an eloquent, brilliantly researched account and a ...
  • The Unwanted
    Kien Nguyen
    Paperback: 04/01/2002
     
    The biography of an Amerasian child in Vietnam after the fall of Saigon. A wonderful book - highly ...

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