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Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 3: The War Years and After, 1939-1962

By: Blanche Wiesen Cook

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Penguin Books: November 2017

Seller ID: 16789

ISBN: 0143109626

Condition: New


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JACK KENNEDY: Elusive Hero

By: Chris Matthews

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: November 2011

Seller ID: 17607

ISBN: 1451635087

Condition: New


""What was he like?"" ""Jack Kennedy said the reason people read biography is to answer that basic question. With the verve of a novelist, Chris Matthews gives us just that. We see this most beloved president in the company of friends. We see and feel him close-up, having fun and giving off that restlessness of his. We watch him navigate his life from privileged, rebellious youth to gutsy American president. We witness his bravery in war and selfless rescue of his PT boat crew. We watch JFK as a young politician learning to play hardball and watch him grow into the leader who averts a ... View more info

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Daniel Patrick Moynihan: A Portrait in Letters of an American Visionary

By: Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Price: $10.95

Publisher: PublicAffairs: October 2010

Seller ID: 5090

ISBN: 1586488015

Condition: Used - Like New


Glued binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 705 p. Contains: Unspecified, Illustrations, black & white. Audience: General/trade. Brand new. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. New condition with clean texta and tight binding except for a 1 inch tear on the back of the dustjacket. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy

By: David Nasaw

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Penguin Books: September 2013

Seller ID: 16930

ISBN: 0143124072

Condition: New


A "brilliant, compelling" ("The New York Times Book Review") biography of Joseph P. Kennedy, selected by the "New York Times "as one of the Ten Best Books of the Yearand a 2013 Pulitzer Prize Finalist in Biography In this pioneering new work, celebrated historian David Nasaw examines the life of Joseph P. Kennedy, the founder of the twentieth century's most famous political dynasty. Drawing on never-before-published materials from archives on three continents and interviews with Kennedy family members and friends, Nasaw tells the story of a man who participated in the major events of his ... View more info

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John McCain: American Maverick

By: Elaine S. Povich

Price: $15.15

Publisher: Sterling: May 2018

Seller ID: 17091

ISBN: 1454930675

Condition: New


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Acheson: The Secretary of State Who Created the American World

By: James Chace

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: August 1998

Seller ID: 17567

ISBN: 0684808439

Condition: New


"Acheson" is the first complete biography of the most important and controversial secretary of state of the twentieth century. More than any other of the renowned "Wise Men" who together proposed our vision of the world in the aftermath of World War II, Dean Acheson was the quintessential man of action. Drawing on Acheson family diaries and letters as well as recent revelations from Russian and Chinese archives, historian James Chace traces Acheson's remarkable life, from his days as a schoolboy at Groton and his carefree life at Yale to his work for President Franklin Roosevelt on internat... View more info

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William Howard Taft: The American Presidents Series: The 27th President, 1909-1913

By: Jeffrey Rosen

Price: $15.15

Publisher: Times Books: March 2018

Seller ID: 3798

ISBN: 0805069542

Condition: New


Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 208 p. American Presidents. Audience: General/trade. Brand new. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 208 p. American Presidents. Audience: General/trade. Brand new. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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Tip O' Neill and the Democratic Century: A Biography

By: John A. Farrell

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Little, Brown: March 2001

Seller ID: 17861

ISBN: 0316260495

Condition: New


Welcomed on the cover of The New York Times Book Review -- and now in paperback -- the definitive life and times of the legendary Speaker of the House who was one of the most influential political leaders in postwar America. To read this book is to revisit many of the greatest moments of late 20th-century American politics: its most colorful characters, its grandest triumphs, its most bitter ideological wars and crises. View more info

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Jimmy Carter: The American Presidents Series: The 39th President, 1977-1981

By: Julian E. Zelizer

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Times Books: September 2010

Seller ID: 16511

ISBN: 0805089578

Condition: New


The maverick politician from Georgia who rode the post- Watergate wave into office but whose term was consumed by economic and international crises A peanut farmer from Georgia, Jimmy Carter rose to national power through mastering the strategy of the maverick politician. As the face of the "New South," Carter's strongest support emanated from his ability to communicate directly to voters who were disaffected by corruption in politics. But running as an outsider was easier than governing as one, as Princeton historian Julian E. Zelizer shows in this examination of Carter's presidency.... View more info

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Madam Secretary: A Memoir

By: Madeleine Albright

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Miramax: September 2003

Seller ID: 17859

ISBN: 0786868430

Condition: New


One of the most admired women of our era and the first in American history to serve as Secretary of State shares her life story for the very first time. View more info

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The Plot to Destroy Democracy: How Putin and His Spies Are Undermining America and Dismantling the West

By: Malcolm Nance

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Hachette Books: June 2018

Seller ID: 16936

ISBN: 0316484814

Condition: New


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Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House

By: Michael Wolff

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.: January 2018

Seller ID: 16938

ISBN: 1250158060

Condition: New


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A Cruel and Shocking Act: The Secret History of the Kennedy Assassination

By: Philip Shenon

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.: October 2013

Seller ID: 2841

ISBN: 0805094202

Condition: New


A groundbreaking, explosive account of the Kennedy assassination that will rewrite the history of the 20th century's most controversial murder investigationThe questions have haunted our nation for half a century: Was the President killed by a single gunman? Was Lee Harvey Oswald part of a conspiracy? Did the Warren Commission discover the whole truth of what happened on November 22, 1963?Philip Shenon, a veteran investigative journalist who spent most of his career at "The New York Times," finally provides many of the answers. Though "A Cruel and Shocking Act" began as Shenon's attem... View more info

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The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan

By: Rick Perlstein

Price: $17.05

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: August 2014

Seller ID: 16805

ISBN: 1476782415

Condition: New


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JFK: A Vision for America

By: Stephen Kennedy Smith,Douglas Brinkley

Price: $28.45

Publisher: Harper: May 2017

Seller ID: 16601

ISBN: 0062668846

Condition: New


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JFK's Secret Doctor: The Remarkable Life of Medical Pioneer and Legendary Rock Climber Hans Kraus

By: Susan E.B. Schwartz

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Skyhorse: June 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16545

ISBN: 1616085479

Condition: New


JFK's Secret Doctor tells a thrilling story of adventure and a historic medical career. Set against the grand panorama of twentieth century world events, it captures the remarkable life and spirit of climber and medical visionary Hans Kraus (1905 1996). Kraus was taught English by writer James Joyce, escaped Nazi-dominated Europe, and was JFK s secret back specialist. A legendary rock climber, known for hair-raising ascents on two continents, Kraus lived a life full of triumph, tragedy, intensity, verve, and a whole lot of guts, glory, and wit. Few realized that the same man, considered one... View more info