John Emmert

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On Wings of Eagles

• <b>Author:</b> Ken Follett<p><b>#1 bestselling author Ken Follett tells the inspiring true story of the Middle East hostage crisis that began in 1978, and of the unconventional means one American used to save his countrymen. . . .</b><p>When two of his employees were held hostage in a heavily guarded prison fortress …

1491 (Second Edition)

• <b>Author:</b> Charles C. Mann<p>In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492. <br>Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school, the pre-Columbian Indians were not sparsely settled …

Miracles and Massacres

• <b>Author:</b> Glenn Beck<p>History as it's supposed to be told: true and thrilling.<p>History is about so much more than memorizing facts. It is, as more than half of the word suggests, about the story. And, told in the right way, it is the greatest one ever written: Good and evil, triumph and tragedy, …

George Washington's Secret Six

• <b>Author:</b> Brian Kilmeade & Don Yaeger<p><b>“As a Long Islander endlessly fascinated by events that happened in a place I call home, I hope with this book to give the secret six the credit they didn’t get in life. The Culper spies represent all the patriotic Americans who give so much for their country but,</b> …

Bunker Hill

• <b>Author:</b> Nathaniel Philbrick<p><b>The bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea, Valiant Ambition, and In the Hurricane's Eye tells the story of the Boston battle that ignited the American Revolution, in this "masterpiece of narrative and perspective." (Boston Globe)</b><br>Boston in 1775 is an island city …

A Patriot's History of the United States

• <b>Author:</b> Larry Schweikart & Michael Patrick Allen<p>For the past three decades, many history professors have allowed their biases to distort the way America’s past is taught. These intellectuals have searched for instances of racism, sexism, and bigotry in our history while downplaying the greatness of …

Boston 1775

• <b>Author:</b> Francis Russell<p>The leading actors and events in Boston in the 1770s - Samuel Adams, John Hancock, the Boston Tea Party, Lexington, Concord, and Bunker Hill - have assumed a cherished place in history. Yet, with the passage of time, a layer of legend has obscured the true picture. Here, from …