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  • Of Arms and Artists: The American Revolution Through Painters' Eyes
    Paul Staiti
    Hardcover: 10/18/2016
     
    A fascinating look at how the art world viewed the American Revolution, and how their work still effects the ...
  • The Ingenious Mr. Pyke: Inventor, Fugitive, Spy
    Henry Hemming
    Paperback: 09/13/2016
     
    The untold story of an enigmatic genius who changed warfare forever.
  • 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.
  • Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War
    Karen Abbott
    Paperback: 09/08/2015
     
    Karen Abbott tells the stories of four courageous women - a socialite, a farmgirl, an abolitionist, and a ...
  • 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. ...
  • The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution
    Jonathan Eig
    Paperback: 10/13/2014
     
    The fascinating story of one of the most important scientific discoveries of the twentieth century.
  • 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 ...

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