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  • 夕陽紅:百位三國英雄勾勒成敗興衰

    by 公孫策 ...
    Series series ViewPoint
    「人才莫盛於三國,亦為三國之主,各能用人,故得眾力相扶,以成鼎足之勢。」三國時代風起雲湧、詭譎多變,其實前三國時期才是這段歷史最精采的前奏曲。公孫策講述這大時代的一百位重要英雄豪傑事蹟,面目清晰、個性分明的人物故事便勾勒出完整的歷史面貌。曹魏、蜀漢、東吳三國的魅力無遠弗屆、歷久彌新,至今仍是許多電影、小說、漫畫等改編範本,其中的英雄人物,曹操、劉備、關羽、張飛、孫策、孫權、諸葛亮、周瑜......甚至龐統、魯肅、趙雲、呂布、徐束、袁紹......都是大家耳熟能詳的角色。《三國演義》巨大的魅力,不僅成人愛看,也吸引很多青少年,透過閱讀以古鑑今,增長歷史知識,從中領略人生經歷,吸收其中的養分。而本書── 【公孫策說歷史故事】系列四《夕陽紅》,則將從人物作為與其心境,引領讀者看見不一樣的三國,更深入領略故事中的精彩細膩。曹操其實不只是個奸雄--如果在治世,他應該會是能臣 ... Read more

    $8.21 USD

  • Can't Hurt Me

    Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds

    by David Goggins ...
    New York Times Best Seller Over 5 million copies sold For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare - poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance athletes ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Diaries, 1910-1923

    by Franz Kafka ...
    Series series The Schocken Kafka Library
    **The diaries of the acclaimed author of The Metamorphosis and The Trial—one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century—provide a penetrating look into Prague and the life and dreams of one of the most important writers of the twentieth century.These diaries cover the years 1910 to 1923, the year before Kafka’s death at the age of forty. They provide a look into Kafka’s accounts of his ... Read more

    $12.69 USD

  • Jungle of Stone

    The Extraordinary Journey of John L. Stephens and Frederick Catherwood, and the Discovery of the Lost Civilization of the Maya

    The acclaimed chronicle of the discovery of the legendary lost civilization of the Maya. Includes the history of the major Maya sites, including Palenque, Uxmal, Chichen Itza, Tuloom, Copan, and more.NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Illustrated with a map and more than 100 images.In 1839, rumors of extraordinary yet baffling stone ruins buried within the unmapped jungles of Central America reached two ... Read more

    $12.79 USD $1.99 USD

  • Le Comte de Monte-Cristo (Intégrale, les 6 Volumes)

    Le Comte de Monte-Cristo (Intégrale, les 6 Volumes) - Alexandre DumasCe livre comprend l'édition intégrale (les 6 Volumes) et comporte une table des matières dynamique. Il est parfaitement mis en page pour une lecture sur liseuse électronique.Le Comte de Monte-Cristo est un roman des plus connus de l'écrivain français Alexandre Dumas (1802 - 1870).- Résumé :Le livre raconte comment, au début du ... Read more

    $2.13 USD

  • 冰鑑

    by 曾國藩 ...
    有人說,清代中興名臣曾國藩十三套學問,流傳下來的只有一套,那就是《曾國藩家書》。其實傳下來的有兩套,另一套是曾國藩識人的學問——《冰鑑》這部書。讀曾文聖公手書能輕鬆破解傳世識人秘笈,寧可不識字,不可不識人,五千年歷史中,立德立功立言者只有兩個人:范仲淹和曾國藩。五千年歷史中事業有繼衣缽得傳者只有一個人:曾國藩。《蔣氏王朝興衰史》一書說:曾國藩著有《冰鑑》一書,是談氣觀相的一代宗師。據說蔣緯國在擔任三軍大學校長期間,《冰鑑》一書曾被指定為學生重要參考書籍。 ... Read more

    $6.84 USD

  • Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

    The Mavericks Who Plotted Hitler's Defeat

    by Giles Milton ...
    Six gentlemen, one goal: the destruction of Hitler's war machineIn the spring of 1939, a top-secret organization was founded in London: its purpose was to plot the destruction of Hitler's war machine through spectacular acts of sabotage.The guerrilla campaign that followed was every bit as extraordinary as the six men who directed it. One of them, Cecil Clarke, was a maverick engineer who had ... Read more

    $10.79 USD

  • 臺灣名人傳記漫畫:湯德章【臺文版】

    by 蠢羊 ...
    Translated by 薛翰駿, 李盈佳 ...
    Series series FUN
    臺灣人袂當放袂記的正義佮勇氣;二二八受難人權律師──湯德章勇敢悲壯的一生。臺灣第一本「臺文本位」漫畫!隨書附贈:華文翻譯本「臺灣人,萬歲!」這是湯德章律師,在槍決前,用日文大聲吶喊的遺言。過去,國民政府視他為叛亂暴徒,罵他是日本人的混血走狗;如今,臺南人卻說他是英雄;臺南市政府更將他被行刑的3月13號訂為紀念日,視為臺灣人不可遺忘的正義與勇氣……【關於本書】出生於1907年、臺日混血,精通中日臺三方語言的湯德章,是日治時期的臺南菁英。他一生志向都是為本島人(臺灣人)伸張正義;不論是少年時期擔任巡察(警察),不惜抗命查辦日本顯貴鹿沼正雄;在日本考取辯護士(律師)資格後,決定回到故鄉臺南執業,幫助弱勢鄉親抵抗欺... ... Read more

    $7.82 USD

  • Winnie and Nelson

    Portrait of a Marriage

    **A NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER • AN LA TIMES BOOK PRIZE FINALIST • A WASHINGTON POST AND NEW YORKER BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR • A deeply researched, shattering new account of Nelson Mandela’s relationship with Winnie Madikizela-Mandela that “does justice both to the couple’s political heroism and to the betrayals and the secrets that hounded their union” (The New Yorker).Drawing on ... Read more

    $12.69 USD

  • To Fly and Fight

    Memoirs of a Triple Ace

    Bud Anderson is a flyers flyer. The Californians enduring love of flying began in the 1920s with the planes that flew over his fathers farm. In January 1942, he entered the Army Air Corps Aviation Cadet Program. Later after he received his wings and flew P-39s, he was chosen as one of the original flight leaders of the new 357th Fighter Group. Equipped with the new and deadly P-51 Mustang, the ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • American Prometheus

    The Inspiration for the Major Motion Picture OPPENHEIMER

    THE INSPIRATION FOR THE ACADEMY AWARD®-WINNING MAJOR MOTION PICTURE OPPENHEIMER • "A riveting account of one of history’s most essential and paradoxical figures.”—Christopher Nolan#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • The definitive biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer, one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, a brilliant physicist who led the effort to build the atomic ... Read more

    $12.69 USD

  • Marine Sniper

    93 Confirmed Kills

    The explosive true story of Sergeant Carlos Hathcock, a legendary Marine sniper in the Vietnam War.There have been many Marines. There have been many marksmen. But there has only been one Sergeant Carlos Hathcock.He stalked the Viet Cong behind enemy lines—on their own ground. And each time, he emerged from the jungle having done his duty. His record is one of the finest in military history, with ... Read more

    $12.69 USD

  • Hudson Fysh

    The extraordinary life of the WWI hero who founded Qantas and gave Australia its wings from the popular award-winning journalist and author of BANJO, BANKS and MRS KELLY

    The extraordinary life of the Gallipoli veteran and WWI Flying Corp gunner who founded Qantas and gave Australia its wingsBy the critically acclaimed author of bestselling biographies of John Monash, Banjo Paterson, Joseph Banks, Lachlan Macquarie and Henry Lawson, this is a fascinating, lively and thoroughly researched portrait of a modest, resolute family man with a steady hand during turbulence ... Read more

    $14.49 USD

  • Sister Viv

    The inspiring gripping WWII story of survival and heroism of a courageous young army nurse from the bestselling award-winning author of THE REMARKABLE MRS REIBEY, LAWSON and HUDSON FYSH

    The inspiring story of the nursing hero who survived a wartime massacre and dedicated her life to saving others - from the critically acclaimed, bestselling author of Flinders, The Remarkable Mrs Reibey, Hudson Fysh and BanjoBangka Island, 1942: Australian Army nurse Vivian Bullwinkel was just twenty-six when Japanese soldiers marched her and her fellow nurses into the shallow waters of a remote ... Read more

    $14.79 USD

  • Grant

    by Ron Chernow ...
    **The #1 New York Times bestseller and New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2017“Eminently readable but thick with import . . . Grant hits like a Mack truck of knowledge.” —Ta-Nehisi Coates*, The Atlantic***Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant.Ulysses S. Grant's life has ... Read more

    $14.29 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

    $8.69 USD

  • The Life of Napoleon I, volume 2

    According to Wikipedia: "Napoleon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 5 May 1821) later known as Emperor Napoleon I, was a military and political leader of France whose actions shaped European politics in the early 19th century. Born in Corsica and trained as an artillery officer in mainland France, Bonaparte rose to prominence under the First French Republic and led successful campaigns against the First ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Escape from Stalag Luft III

    The True Story of My Successful Great Escape: The Memoir of Bob Vanderstok

    A memoir of the most decorated pilot in Dutch history and one of the World War II POWs who fled Nazi Germany what is known as “The Great Escape.”On the night of 24 March 1944, Bram Vanderstok was the eighteenth of 76 men who crawled out of Stalag Luft III in Zagan, Poland. The 1963 film The Great Escape was largely based on this autobiography but—with Vanderstok's agreement—filmmakers chose to ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Flinders

    The fascinating life, loves & great adventures of the man who put Australia on the map from the award winning author of BANJO, BANKS and HUDSON FYSH

    The extraordinary life, loves and voyages of the man who put Australia on the mapIn 1810, Matthew Flinders made his final voyage home to his beloved wife, Ann, his body ravaged by the deprivations of years of imprisonment by the French. Four years later, at the age of just 40, he would be dead - a premature, tragic end to one of the world's greatest maritime adventurers who circumnavigated and ... Read more

    $18.09 USD

  • The Unexpected Spy

    From the CIA to the FBI, My Secret Life Taking Down Some of the World's Most Notorious Terrorists

    A highly entertaining account of a young woman who went straight from her college sorority to the CIA, where she hunted terrorists and WMDs"Reads like the show bible for Homeland only her story is real." —Alison Stewart, WNYC"A thrilling tale...Walder’s fast-paced and intense narrative opens a window into life in two of America’s major intelligence agencies" —Publishers Weekly (starred review)... ... Read more

    $8.89 USD

  • The Last Hill

    The Epic Story of a Ranger Battalion and the Battle That Defined WWII

    Bob Drury and Tom Clavin's The Last Hill is the incredible untold story of one Ranger battalion's heroism and courage in World War II.They were known as “Rudder’s Rangers,” the most elite and experienced attack unit in the United States Army. In December 1944, Lt. Col. James Rudder's 2nd Battalion would form the spearhead into Germany, taking the war into Hitler’s homeland at last. In the process, ... Read more

    $15.19 USD $10.79 USD

  • On Great Fields

    The Life and Unlikely Heroism of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From the author of A. Lincoln and American Ulysses comes the dramatic and definitive biography of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, the history-altering professor turned Civil War hero.“A vital and vivid portrait of an unlikely military hero who played a key role in the preservation of the Union and therefore in the making of modern America.”—Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize–winning ... Read more

    $12.59 USD $3.50 USD

  • Soldier Spy

    by Tom Marcus ...
    The explosive, shocking and honest account from an MI5 officer, revealing never-before-seen detail into MI5's operation'I do it because it is all I know. I'm a hunter of people and I'm damn good at it.'Recruited after the 7/7 attacks on London, Tom quickly found himself immersed in the tense world of watching, following and infiltrating networks of terrorists, spies and foreign agents.It was a job ... Read more

    $3.94 USD

  • SAS: Sea King Down

    The thrilling, edge-of-your-seat true story of one soldier's Special Forces operations in the Falklands War'BRILLIANT. A ROLLERCOASTER OF BLISTERING ACTION, SURVIVAL AND BEHIND-THE-LINES DARING' DAMIEN LEWIS________THE BIGGEST SINGLE LOSS OF LIFE FOR THE SAS SINCE WORLD WAR TWO . . .1982, the British task force sails to liberate the Falkland Islands. Aboard: SAS D Squadron, determined to make ... Read more

    $8.89 USD