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The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey

By: Candice Millard

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Broadway Books: October 2006

Seller ID: 4934

ISBN: 0767913736

Condition: New


Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 416 p. Contains: Illustrations. 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. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 416 p. Contains: Illustrations. 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. View more info

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Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President

By: Candice Millard

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Anchor Books: January 2012

Seller ID: 16999

ISBN: 0767929713

Condition: New


A" Booklist" Notable Book of 2012 The extraordinary "New York Times "bestselling account of James Garfield's rise from poverty to the American presidency, and the dramatic history of his assassination and legacy, from bestselling author of "The River of Doubt," Candice Millard. James Abram Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president. Born into abject poverty, he rose to become a wunderkind scholar, a Civil War hero, a renowned congressman, and a reluctant presidential candidate who took on the nation's corrupt political establishment. But four months after ... View more info

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The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris

By: David McCullough

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: May 2012

Seller ID: 4937

ISBN: 1416571779

Condition: New


Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 558 p. Contains: Unspecified, Illustrations, black & white, Illustrations, color, Maps. Audience: General/trade. NEW off the shelf. NOT remaindered or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day from Richmond VA with FREE tracking. Promise. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 558 p. Contains: Unspecified, Illustrations, black & white, Illustrations, color, Maps. Audience: General/trade. NEW off the shelf. NOT remaindered or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day from Richmond VA with FREE tracking. Promise... View more info

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Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt

By: David McCullough

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: May 1982

Seller ID: 17973

ISBN: 0671447548

Condition: New


"Mornings on Horseback" is the brilliant biography of the young Theodore Roosevelt. Hailed as "a masterpiece" (John A. Gable, "Newsday), " it is the winner of the "Los Angeles Times" 1981 Book Prize for Biography and the National Book Award for Biography. Written by David McCullough, the author of "Truman, " this is the story of a remarkable little boy, seriously handicapped by recurrent and almost fatal asthma attacks, and his struggle to manhood: an amazing metamorphosis seen in the context of the very uncommon household in which he was raised. The father is the first Theodore Roosevelt... View more info

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Brave Companions: Portraits In History

By: David McCullough

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: November 1992

Seller ID: 18188

ISBN: 0671792768

Condition: New


The bestselling author of "Truman" and "John Adams, " David McCullough has written profiles of exceptional men and women past and present who have not only shaped the course of history or changed how we see the world but whose stories express much that is timeless about the human condition. Here are Alexander von Humboldt, whose epic explorations of South America surpassed the Lewis and Clark expedition; Harriet Beecher Stowe, "the little woman who made the big war"; Frederic Remington; the extraordinary Louis Agassiz of Harvard; Charles and Anne Lindbergh, and their fellow long-distance ... View more info

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Crusader Nation: The United States in Peace and the Great War: 1898-1920

By: David Traxel

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Vintage: January 2007

Seller ID: 17469

ISBN: 0375724656

Condition: New


In this absorbing history of progressive-era America, acclaimed historian David Traxel paints a vivid picture of a tumultuous time of change that was the foundation for the twentieth century.. With WWI on the horizon, the struggles to end child labor, improve public health, advance education, win votes for women, and rid cities of corrupt political machines brought forth passionate responses from millions of Americans. There was a demand for reform and a desire for a more efficient and compassionate society. From wide-eyed dreamers to hard-line politicians, seasoned reporters to diary keeping ... View more info

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Appetite for America: Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the Wild West--One Meal at a Time

By: Stephen Fried

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Bantam: May 2011

Seller ID: 17904

ISBN: 0553383485

Condition: New


Featured in the PBS documentary "The Harvey Girls"The legendary life and entrepreneurial vision of Fred Harvey helped shape American culture and history for three generations--from the 1880s all the way through World War II--and still influence our lives today in surprising and fascinating ways. Now award-winning journalist Stephen Fried re-creates the life of this unlikely American hero, the founding father of the nation's service industry, whose remarkable family business civilized the West and introduced America to Americans. "Appetite for America" is the incredible real-life st... View more info