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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Jon Meacham.
 
Publisher: Random House
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780812979480
Daedalus Item Code: 52287
 
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Women Who Dare: Eleanor Roosevelt
Anjelina Michelle Keating.
 
Publisher: Pomegranate
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780764935435
Daedalus Item Code: 53094
 
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Encounters: My Life in Publishing
George Braziller.
Publisher: Braziller.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780807600160.  Daedalus Item Code: 59637
 
George Braziller is one of the great small publishers of the golden age of American publishing. When other publishers have been gobbled up by corporate entities, Braziller has remained independent, ... (Read More)
 
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Women Who Dare: Amelia Earhart
Susan Reyburn.
Publisher: Pomegranate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780764935459.  Daedalus Item Code: 53093
 
From the moment she first flew in an airplane, Amelia Earhart (1897–1937) determined that her destiny was to fly, believing that "to live fully requires courage to take some risks." She was ... (Read More)
 
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Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family's Feuds
Lyndall Gordon.
Publisher: Virago.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844084548.  Daedalus Item Code: 43992
 
The James Tait Black Prize–winning biographer of Virginia Woolf and Mary Wollstonecraft here gives us an entirely new Emily Dickinson—one who at last seems capable of the fierce intelligence at work ... (Read More)
 
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Dwight D. Eisenhower
Tom Wicker. Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., general ed.
Publisher: Times Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805069075.  Daedalus Item Code: 53102
 
A bona fide American hero at the close of World War II, General Dwight Eisenhower rode an enormous wave of popularity into the Oval Office seven years later, and Americans still tend to view the ... (Read More)
 
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The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris
John Baxter.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061998546.  Daedalus Item Code: 59634
 
Paris, by custom and design, is a pedestrian's city; each block is a revelation, and every neighborhood is rich with history and romance. John Baxter—the one-time co-director of the Paris Writers' ... (Read More)
 
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Women Who Dare: Helen Keller
Aimee Hess.
Publisher: Pomegranate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780764935442.  Daedalus Item Code: 53095
 
An illness in early childhood left Helen Keller (1880–1968) deaf and blind. Unable to express herself and impossible to communicate with, she was completely shut off from the world around her. She ... (Read More)
 
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The Wright Brothers
David McCullough.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476728742.  Daedalus Item Code: 59515
 
Two-time Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner David McCullough here tells the surprising, profoundly American story of Wilbur and Orville Wright. On a December day in 1903, in the Outer ... (Read More)
 
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
Geoffrey C. Ward. Ken Burns, preface.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307700230.  Daedalus Item Code: 52925
 
The Emmy and Peabody Award–winning director of such PBS documentaries as The Civil War, Ken Burns once again teamed up with historian Geoffrey Ward—whose biography of Franklin Roosevelt won ... (Read More)
 
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George Devey: Architect: 1820–1886
Jill Allibone.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780718827854.  Daedalus Item Code: 52451
 
A major contributor to the British vernacular architecture revival of the 1860s, George Devey is best remembered for the country houses and estates he designed for the Rothschild family. Featuring ... (Read More)
 
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The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir
Bill Bryson.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767919371.  Daedalus Item Code: 52277
 
Born in the middle of the American century (1951) in the middle of the United States (Des Moines), Bill Bryson, like millions of his peers, grew up with a rich fantasy life as a superhero—in his ... (Read More)
 
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