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Was he New York City’s last pirate . . . or its first gangster? This is the true story of the bloodthirsty underworld legend who conquered Manhattan, dock by dock—for fans of Gangs of New York and Boardwalk Empire.
A timely work of groundbreaking history explains how the American middle class ballooned at mid-century until it dominated the nation, showing who benefited and what brought the expansion to an end.
In Promised Land, David Stebenne examines the extraordinary revival of the middle class in mid-twentieth century America and how it drastically changed the country.
From the New York Times best-selling author of The Accidental President comes the thrilling story of the 1948 presidential election, one of the greatest election stories of all time, as Truman mounted a history-making comeback and staked a claim for a new course for America.
On the eve of the 1948 election, America was a fractured country.$30.00ISBN: 9780525560159Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Viking - June 16th, 2020
The author of American Nations returns to the historical study of a fractured America by examining how a myth of national unity was created and fought over in the nineteenth century--a myth that continues to affect us today$28.00ISBN: 9781982105044Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Simon & Schuster - August 11th, 2020
“A rallying cry in the age of climate change.” —Robert Redford
An environmental clarion call, told through bestselling author David Gessner’s wilderness road trip inspired by America’s greatest conservationist, Theodore Roosevelt.$18.00ISBN: 9781501168703Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Simon & Schuster - May 5th, 2020
The #1 New York Times bestseller by Pulitzer Prize–winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important chapter in the American story that’s “as resonant today as ever” (The Wall Street Journal)—the settling of the Northwest Territory by courageous pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would$20.00ISBN: 9780812987911Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 19th, 2020
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times • The New York Times Book Review • NPR • Publishers Weekly$29.99ISBN: 9781250317476Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Flatiron Books - May 5th, 2020
Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch, the bestselling authors of The First Conspiracy, which covers the secret plot against George Washington, now turn their attention to a little-known, but true story about a failed assassination attempt on the sixteenth president in The Lincoln Conspiracy.$17.00ISBN: 9780525540540Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Sentinel - May 12th, 2020
The New York Times bestseller now in paperback with a new epilogue.$17.99ISBN: 9781335081919Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Hanover Square Press - May 26th, 2020
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A Mental Floss Book to Read in Summer 2019 "Gripping.... Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense is a must-read." --NPR
$30.00ISBN: 9781635572490Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Bloomsbury Publishing - May 5th, 2020
A riveting narrative of Wall Street buccaneering, political intrigue, and two of American history's most colossal characters, struggling for mastery in an era of social upheaval and rampant inequality.