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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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H is for Hawk
Helen Macdonald.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802123411.  Daedalus Item Code: 59400
 
(Winner of the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize and the Costa Book of the Year Award) When her father died suddenly on a London street, falconer Helen Macdonald was devastated; in her grief, she ... (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 Last Confederate General: John C. Vaughn and His East Tennessee Cavalry
Larry Gordon.
Publisher: Zenith.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780760335178.  Daedalus Item Code: 53364
 
In the mid-19th century John Crawford Vaughn was one of the most famous men in Tennessee. He was the first man to raise a regiment in the state and the last Confederate general in the eastern theater ... (Read More)
 
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D.H. Lawrence: Selected Letters
D.H. Lawrence. James T. Boulton, ed.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847490490.  Daedalus Item Code: 53409
 
Writing to aristocrats, fellow authors, painters, publishers, and others from the intelligentsia—and with equal concern to his sisters, a childhood friend suffering from tuberculosis, a post office ... (Read More)
 
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Making the Cat Laugh: One Woman's Journal of Single Life on the Margins
Lynne Truss.
Publisher: Fourth Estate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007355235.  Daedalus Item Code: 53292
 
We know her as the language maven who gave us her zero-tolerance treatise on punctuation, Eats, Shoots and Leaves. But Lynne Truss has been cracking up British readers for years on BBC radio ... (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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