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  • The Three-Year Swim Club: The Untold Story of Maui's Sugar Ditch Kids and Their Quest for Olympic Glory
    Julie Checkoway
    Paperback: 06/21/2016
     
    The inspirational, untold story of impoverished children who transformed themselves into world-class swimmers.
  • Zero Night: The Untold Story of World War Two's Greatest Escape
    Mark Felton
    Hardcover: 08/25/2015
     
    On August 30, 1942 - 'Zero Night' - 40 Allied officers staged the most audacious mass escape of World War II. ...
  • A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
    Ben Macintyre
    Paperback: 05/12/2015
     
    Master storyteller Ben Macintyre's most ambitious work to date brings to life the twentieth century'...
  • The Ingenious Mr. Pyke: Inventor, Fugitive, Spy
    Henry Hemming
    Hardcover: 05/05/2015
     
    The untold story of an enigmatic genius who changed warfare forever.
  • Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
    Laura Hillenbrand
    Paperback: 07/29/2014
     
    In her long-awaited new book, Laura Hillenbrand writes with the same rich and vivid narrative voice she ...
  • Saving Italy: The Race to Rescue a Nation's Treasures from the Nazis
    Robert M. Edsel
    Paperback: 02/03/2014
     
    An unforgettable story of epic thievery and political intrigue, Saving Italy is a testament to heroism on ...
  • Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956
    Anne Applebaum
    Paperback: 08/13/2013
     
    In the long-awaited follow-up to her Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag, acclaimed journalist Anne Applebaum ...

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