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Fall of the House of Dixie

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The Fall of the House of Dixie: The Civil War and the Social Revolution That Transformed the South Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780812978728
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 1st, 2014

Think Lincoln had problems keeping the North united? Confederate leaders, always seeking to preserve their own wealth and power, continually made decisions that increasingly squandered middle and lower class citizen support for the war and eventually up went the cry: "Rich man's war, poor man's fight". A surprising and enlightening story. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


Saving Italy

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Saving Italy: The Race to Rescue a Nation's Treasures from the Nazis Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393348804
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 3rd, 2014

Edsel shows how a special Allied arts unit tracked down Italy’s hidden art treasures, preventing the Nazis from shipping them to Germany. A sequel to his fascinating The Monuments Men and just as absorbing. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


Maus: A Survivor's Tale by Art Spiegelman - Charles Bottomley

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Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780394747231
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Published: Pantheon - August 12th, 1986

The Holocaust continues to loom over one survivor of Auschwitz and his son. More than just a history lesson, this graphic memoir shows the psychic damage inflicted on generations. By fusing art and Jewish literary tradition, Spiegelman also changed "the funny pages" forever. ~ Reviewed by Charles Bottomley


The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. Edsel - Book Review

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The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781599951508
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Published: Center Street - September 17th, 2010

This is a fabulous read! It actually reads like a Dan Silva or James Rollins novel. But it's true. ALL TRUE! AND when you read this you think there were cohorts of these guys and really there were 20 of them at the most at any one time. ~ Reviewed by Maeve Noonan


Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies by Ben Macintyre - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780307888778
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Published: Broadway Books - May 14th, 2013

A fabulous spy thriller about the campaign of deception surrounding the Allies' D-Day invasion during World War II. A real page-turner. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person


The War That Ended Peace

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The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914 Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781400068555
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Published: Random House - October 29th, 2013

A rich, engrossing narrative portrayal of Europe 1900-1914: the tangled relationships, both familial and ideological, among those who sought peace and the warmongers, the changing alliances and the slow-moving inevitability of WWI Magnificent. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


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