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In the Heart of the Sea

• <b>Author:</b> Nathaniel Philbrick<p><b>From the author of Mayflower, Valiant Ambition, and In the Hurricane's Eye--the riveting bestseller tells the story of the true events that inspired Melville's Moby-Dick.</b><p>Winner of the National Book Award, Nathaniel Philbrick's book is a fantastic saga of survival and …

Destiny of the Republic

• <b>Author:</b> Candice Millard<p>James A. 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, and a renowned and admired reformist congressman. Nominated for president against his will, he engaged in a …

Dead Mountain

• <b>Author:</b> Donnie Eichar<p>New York Times bestseller! — What happened that night on Dead Mountain?<p>The mystery of Dead Mountain: In February 1959, a group of nine experienced hikers in the Russian Ural Mountains died mysteriously on an elevation known as Dead Mountain. Eerie aspects of the …

The River of Doubt

• <b>Author:</b> Candice Millard<p><b>At once an incredible adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, The River of Doubt is the true story of Theodore Roosevelt’s harrowing exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth.</b><p>The River of Doubt—it is a black, uncharted tributary of the …

Ten Days In a Mad-House

• <b>Author:</b> Nellie Bly<p>Ten Days in a Mad-House is a book written by newspaper reporter Nellie Bly and published by Ian L. Munro in New York City in 1887. The book comprised Bly's reportage for the New York World while on an undercover assignment in which she feigned insanity to investigate reports of …

The First Family Detail

• <b>Author:</b> Ronald Kessler<p>Since publication of his <i>New York Times</i> bestselling book <i>In the President’s Secret Service,</i> award-winning investigative reporter Ronald Kessler has continued to penetrate the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service, breaking the story that Secret Service agents …

When Paris Went Dark

• <b>Author:</b> Ronald C. Rosbottom<p>The spellbinding and revealing chronicle of Nazi-occupied Paris On June 14, 1940, German tanks entered a silent and nearly deserted Paris. Eight days later, France accepted a humiliating defeat and foreign occupation. Subsequently, an eerie sense of normalcy settled over …