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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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Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal ...
Timothy Egan.
 
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780618969029
Daedalus Item Code: 42558
 
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The Autobiography of Mark Twain
Mark Twain. Charles Neider, ed.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062280824.  Daedalus Item Code: 43490
 
Writing his autobiography in fits and starts over several decades—including dictations from his deathbed—Mark Twain vowed to be "free and frank and unembarrassed" in the recounting of his life and ... (Read More)
 
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John Keats
Nicholas Roe.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300124651.  Daedalus Item Code: 42099
 
This biography of Romantic poet John Keats (1795–1821) presents a fascinating reassessment of his entire life, from his early years at Keats's Livery Stables through his harrowing battle with ... (Read More)
 
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Young Mr. Roosevelt: FDR's Introduction to War, Politics, and Life
Stanley Weintraub.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306821189.  Daedalus Item Code: 42910
 
In his third book on the Roosevelt era, following Final Victory and Pearl Harbor Christmas, National Book Award–nominated historian and biographer Stanley Weintraub takes us back to ... (Read More)
 
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A House in the Sky: A Memoir
Amanda Lindhout & Sara Corbett.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451645606.  Daedalus Item Code: 43664
 
As a child, Amanda Lindhout escaped a violent household by paging through issues of National Geographic and imagining herself in its exotic locales. In this New York Times bestselling ... (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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Silvie
Silvia Grohs-Martin.
Publisher: Welcome Rain.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566492409.  Daedalus Item Code: 43290
 
A former actress, singer, and dancer who had been performing at the Hollandsche Schouwburg—the Jewish theater and cultural center in Amsterdam—when the Nazis shut it down, Sylvia Grohs-Martin worked ... (Read More)
 
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The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar: Living with a Tawny Owl
Martin Windrow. Christa Hook, illus.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374228460.  Daedalus Item Code: 49572
 
They were an odd couple, the British military historian and the tawny owl he named Mumble, sharing a flat in a South London tower block. And yet the two would soon prove to be all but inseparable; as ... (Read More)
 
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Arthur Rimbaud: Presence of an Enigma
Jean-Luc Steinmetz. Jon Graham, trans.
Publisher: Welcome Rain.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566492515.  Daedalus Item Code: 43288
 
(A 2001 LA Times Best Book of the Year; Winner of the Grand Prix de L'Académie Française) He gave up writing poetry in his early twenties and he only lived to be 37, yet Arthur Rimbaud ... (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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Letters from Sea, 1882–1901: Joanna and Lincoln Colcord's Seafaring Childhood
Parker Bishop Albee Jr. Andrew J. Nesdall, foreword.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780884482147.  Daedalus Item Code: 43345
 
Fifth-generation seafarers from Maine, Joanna and Lincoln Colcord spent their youth at sea aboard their father's ships, traveling to such far-flung locales as Argentina, South Africa, Hong Kong, and ... (Read More)
 
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