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  • The Saga of Billy the Kid

    The Thrilling Life of America's Original Outlaw

    Originally published in 1926, this biography tells the rousing tale of Billy the Kid, once of the most well known outlaws in the Old West. The Saga of Billy the Kid focuses on a period of time where two dangerous gangs tore a bloody path across Lincoln, New Mexico. After being shot to death in 1881 by the intrepid Lincoln County sheriff Pat Garret, Billy the Kid became a romanticized symbol of the ... Read more

    $10.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Lightning Down

    A World War II Story of Survival

    by Tom Clavin ...
    An American fighter pilot doomed to die in Buchenwald but determined to survive.On August 13, 1944, Joe Moser set off on his forty-fourth combat mission over occupied France. Soon, he would join almost 170 other Allied airmen as prisoners in Buchenwald, one of the most notorious and deadly of Nazi concentration camps. Tom Clavin's Lightning Down tells this largely untold and riveting true story ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • Special Relationships

    People and Places

    by Asa Briggs ...
    July 2011 marked the 90th birthday of a remarkable man Lord Asa Briggs. A Cambridge graduate, Bletchley Park code-breaker, and one of the most eminent and influential historians of our time, his experiences could easily fill several autobiographies. Yet, surprisingly this memoir is the first book that he has ever written about himself. In it, Briggs delves deep into his own history-from the ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Bibi

    My Story

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu’s ”compelling” (The Economist) and“substantive” (The Guardian) autobiography, the newly reelected prime minister of Israel tells the story of his family, his path to leadership, and his unceasing commitment to defending his country and securing its future.From their earliest days, Bibi and his close-knit brothers, Yoni and Iddo, were instilled ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Founding Brothers

    The Revolutionary Generation

    PULITZER PRIZE WINNER **• NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A landmark work of history explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals—Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and Madison—confronted the overwhelming challenges before them to set the course for our nation.“A splendid book—humane, learned, written with flair and radiant with a calm intelligence and wit.” —The ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Agatha Christie

    An Elusive Woman

    by Lucy Worsley ...
    A new, fascinating account of the life of Agatha Christie from celebrated literary and cultural historian Lucy Worsley."Nobody in the world was more inadequate to act the heroine than I was."Why did Agatha Christie spend her career pretending that she was “just” an ordinary housewife, when clearly she wasn’t? Her life is fascinating for its mysteries and its passions and, as Lucy Worsley says, ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Unbecoming

    A Memoir of Disobedience

    Brimming “with the ebullient Bhagwati’s fierce humanism, seething humor, and change-maker righteousness,” (Shelf Awareness) a raw, unflinching memoir by a former US Marine Captain chronicling her journey from dutiful daughter of immigrants to radical activist fighting for historic policy reform.After a lifetime of buckling to the demands of her strict Indian parents, Anuradha Bhagwati abandons ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Kittyhawk Pilot

    This is the true inspirational story of James “Stocky” Edwards, Canada’s top living fighter pilot. The story begins in Battleford, Saskatchewan where Stocky grew up. During his childhood, shooting partridge, and working hard, Stocky learned the lessons that would serve him well during the Desert War. The story progresses through Stocky's training and then his posting over seas to the Desert War ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Life Of Flavius Josephus Or Autobiography Of Flavius Josephus (Mobi Classics)

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the iPad, Nook, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including eReaders, Smartphones and other Mobile Devices with a small display. TABLE OF ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • San Francisco's Queen of Vice

    The Strange Career of Abortionist Inez Brown Burns

    by Lisa Riggin ...
    San Francisco’s Queen of Vice uncovers the story of one of the most skilled, high-priced, and corrupt abortion entrepreneurs in America. Even as Prohibition was the driving force behind organized crime, abortions became the third-largest illegal enterprise as state and federal statutes combined with changing social mores to drive abortionists into hiding. Inez Brown Burns, a notorious socialite ... Read more

    $20.99 USD

  • Sea Stories

    My Life in Special Operations

    Following the success of his #1 New York Times bestseller Make Your Bed, which has sold over one million copies, Admiral William H. McRaven is back with amazing stories of bravery and heroism during his career as a Navy SEAL and commander of America's Special Operations Forces.Admiral William H. McRaven is a part of American military history, having been involved in some of the most famous ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Wellington Against Junot

    The First Invasion of Portugal, 1807–1808

    by David Buttery ...
    The first French invasion of Portugal in 1807 - which was commanded by Junot, one of Napoleon's most experienced generals - was a key event in the long, brutal Peninsular War. It was the first campaign fought in the Peninsular by Sir Arthur Wellesley, later Duke of Wellington, yet it tends to be overshadowed by more famous episodes in the six-year conflict that followed.David Buttery, in this ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • We March at Midnight

    A War Memoir

    by Ray McPadden ...
    What would the war do without me?We March at Midnight is award-winning author Ray McPadden’s chronicle of his experience as a highly decorated Ranger Officer leading some of the most dangerous missions during the height of the Iraq and Afghan wars. In 2005, Ray joined the army in search of what he calls “the moment”—a chance to prove to himself and his brothers in arms that he is a true leader. ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • American Rebels

    How the Hancock, Adams, and Quincy Families Fanned the Flames of Revolution

    Nina Sankovitch’s American Rebels explores, for the first time, the intertwined lives of the Hancock, Quincy, and Adams families, and the role each person played in sparking the American Revolution.Before they were central figures in American history, John Hancock, John Adams, Josiah Quincy Junior, Abigail Smith Adams, and Dorothy Quincy Hancock had forged intimate connections during their ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • Alexander Hamilton

    by Ron Chernow ...
    **The #1 New York Times bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton!Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, and shaped the newborn nation."Grand-scale biography at its best—thorough, insightful, consistently fair, and superbly written . . . A genuinely great ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Spearhead

    An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and a Collision of Lives in World War II

    by Adam Makos ...
    **THE NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, LOS ANGELES TIMES, AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER“A band of brothers in an American tank . . . Makos drops the reader back into the Pershing’s turret and dials up a battle scene to rival the peak moments of Fury.”—The Wall Street JournalFrom the author of the international bestseller A Higher Call comes the riveting World War II story of an American tank gunner ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Óscar Naranjo El general de las mil batallas

    Julio Sánchez Cristo confiesa al policía más poderoso de nuestro tiempo

    series Planeta Testimonio
    Durante años, decenas de periodistas, editoriales y productoras de cine y televisión le pidieron al general Óscar Naranjo que contara su historia. La razón de la insistencia es más que justificada: este veterano ex oficial de la Policía colombiana combatió con éxito por más de 30 años a narcotraficantes, guerrilleros y delincuentes comunes. Al mismo tiempo, ningún otro uniformado ha logrado ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • The Twelve Caesars

    by Robert Graves ...
    This ancient biographical history of Roman rulers from Julius Caesar to Domitian is translated by the acclaimed classicists and author of I, Claudius.As personal secretary to Emperor Hadrian, the second century scholar Suetonius had unlimited access to the Roman Imperial archives. Drawing on this wealth of source material, he wrote a sweeping account of the lives of Rome’s first twelve emperors. ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • The Narrative of Sojourner Truth (Including "Ain't I a Woman?" Momentous Speech)

    This eBook edition of "The Narrative of Sojourner Truth" has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Sojourner Truth (c. 1797 – 1883) was an African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist. Truth was born into slavery in Swartekill, Ulster County, New York, but escaped with her infant daughter to freedom in 1826. After going to court ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • One Soldier's War

    A visceral and unflinching memoir of a young Russian soldier’s experience in the Chechen wars.In 1995, Arkady Babchenko was an eighteen-year-old law student in Moscow when he was drafted into the Russian army and sent to Chechnya. It was the beginning of a torturous journey from naïve conscript to hardened soldier that took Babchenko from the front lines of the first Chechen War in 1995 to the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Lincoln: A Very Short Introduction

    series Very Short Introductions
    Beneath the surface of the apparently untutored and deceptively frank Abraham Lincoln ran private tunnels of self-taught study, a restless philosophical curiosity, and a profound grasp of the fundamentals of democracy. Now, in Lincoln: A Very Short Introduction, the award-winning Lincoln authority Allen C. Guelzo offers a penetrating look into the mind of one of our greatest presidents. If Lincoln ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • WAR

    In his breakout bestseller, The Perfect Storm, Sebastian Junger created "a wild ride that brilliantly captures the awesome power of the raging sea and the often futile attempts of humans to withstand it" (Los Angeles Times Book Review).Now, Junger turns his brilliant and empathetic eye to the reality of combat--the fear, the honor, and the trust among men in an extreme situation whose survival ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The World Remade

    America in World War I

    by G. J. Meyer ...
    A bracing, indispensable account of America’s epoch-defining involvement in the Great War, rich with fresh insights into the key issues, events, and personalities of the periodAfter years of bitter debate, the United States declared war on Imperial Germany on April 6, 1917, plunging the country into the savage European conflict that would redraw the map of the continent—and the globe. The World ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • To War with the 4th

    A century of valor among one of the finest infantry divisions ever to serve, vividly chronicled through extensive research and interviews with veterans.From the Great War to the War on Terror, the US 4th Infantry Division has always been there. To War with the 4th recounts a hundred years of combat, beginning with their first battle on September 14th, 1918. The men of the “Ivy” Division faced ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $2.99 USD