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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns.
 
Publisher: Knopf
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780307700230
Daedalus Item Code: 49740
 
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An A–Z of Hellraisers: A Comprehensive Compendium of Outrageous ...
Robert Sellers.
 
Publisher: Arrow
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781848092464
Daedalus Item Code: 43279
 
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Open Heart
Elie Wiesel. Marion Wiesel, trans.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307961846.  Daedalus Item Code: 43121
 
In 2011, facing emergency heart surgery and his own mortality at the age of 82, Elie Wiesel reflected on his life. In this slim yet profound book, originally published in French and here translated ... (Read More)
 
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The Contemplated Spouse: The Letters of Wallace Stevens to Elsie
J. Donald Blount, ed.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570032486.  Daedalus Item Code: 23709
 
Here in a single volume are the 272 extant letters written by Wallace Stevens to the woman with whom he shared his life, Elsie Viola Kachel. Written over 25 years, the correspondence reflects Elsie's ... (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: 43505
 
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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The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens
Jenny Hartley, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199591411.  Daedalus Item Code: 43614
 
In his correspondence, Charles Dickens was just as prodigious as he was in constructing his novels; although he lived to be just 58, he penned more than 14,000 letters. Jenny Hartley has singled out ... (Read More)
 
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A Story of Days Gone By: A Translation of Biti Kahani: An Autobiography of Princess Shahr Bano Begam of Pataudi
Tahira Aftab, trans.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199060122.  Daedalus Item Code: 43567
 
One of the earliest autobiographies in Urdu literature, Biti Kahani was written in 1885 by Princess Shahr Bano Begam; she added a short introduction two years later. A personal narrative as ... (Read More)
 
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Love and Kisses and a Halo of Truffles: Letters to Helen Evans Brown
James Beard. John Ferrone, ed.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781559703185.  Daedalus Item Code: 41543
 
A pioneer of modern American cookery, James Beard was for more than five decades America's most celebrated cook and food writer. This book collects a rich cache of more than 300 letters—many ... (Read More)
 
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Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World
Howard Pollack.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199791590.  Daedalus Item Code: 43600
 
A composer and lyricist of enormous innovation and influence, Marc Blitzstein remains one of the most versatile and fascinating figures in the history of American music. A prominent leftist who was ... (Read More)
 
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Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War
Robert M. Gates.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307959478.  Daedalus Item Code: 49213
 
From the former Secretary of Defense under George W. Bush and then Barack Obama, this is Robert Gates's warm, vividly told, strikingly candid account of his 2006–2011 service, during the wars in Iraq ... (Read More)
 
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Ford Madox Ford: A Dual Life: Volume II: The After-War World
Max Saunders.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199668359.  Daedalus Item Code: 43582
 
The second volume of Max Saunders's biography of Ford Madox Ford takes up the story from Ford's enlistment in the army and departure for France in 1916; it establishes Ford's importance to modern ... (Read More)
 
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The Books They Gave Me: True Stories of Life, Love, and Lit
Jen Adams.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451688795.  Daedalus Item Code: 42610
 
The gift of a book becomes part of the story of your life. Perhaps it came with a note as simple as "This made me think of you," but it takes up residence in your heart and your home. A reader of ... (Read More)
 
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