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Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington
Terry Teachout.
Publisher: Gotham Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781592407491.  Daedalus Item Code: 43104
 
The author of Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong, as well as a cultural critic, playwright, and musician, Terry Teachout offers this major biography of a singular musical figure. Edward Kennedy ... (Read More)
 
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An A–Z of Hellraisers: A Comprehensive Compendium of Outrageous Insobriety
Robert Sellers.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848092464.  Daedalus Item Code: 43279
 
From Alexander the Great—whose drunken revelries once ended with the destruction of an entire city—to W.C. Fields, who passed critical judgment on a brass band by urinating over them from a hotel ... (Read More)
 
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Abraham Lincoln: His Life and Times: An Illustrated History
Kelly Knauer, ed.
Publisher: Time Life.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603200639.  Daedalus Item Code: 32749
 
This visual biography celebrates Abraham Lincoln's life and times in more than 160 captioned illustrations and rare photos depicting a great nation still young and rapidly transforming. Here are the ... (Read More)
 
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African American National Biography: Two-Volume Set
Henry Louis Gates & Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, eds.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: 2 set.
ISBN: 9780199920785.  Daedalus Item Code: 43560
 
The 2008 publication of African American National Biography was perhaps the most thorough biographical series of its kind, but editors Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham ... (Read More)
 
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Alexander the Great
Philip Freeman.
Publisher: History Book Club.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781620907108.  Daedalus Item Code: 42282
 
Also the biographer of Julius Caesar and Saint Patrick, classicist and historian Philip Freeman here tells the remarkable life story of one of the most enduring figures in history. A Macedonian king, ... (Read More)
 
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Alice, Let's Eat: Further Adventures of a Happy Eater
Calvin Trillin.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812978063.  Daedalus Item Code: 43485
 
In the 1970s, New Yorker columnist Calvin Trillin informed America that its most glorious food was not found at the pretentious restaurants he referred to as "La Maison de la Casa House," but ... (Read More)
 
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Alix and Nicky: The Passion of the Last Tsar and Tsarina
Virginia Rounding.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312381004.  Daedalus Item Code: 40996
 
There are perhaps few characters in history about whom opinion has been more divided than the last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II, and his wife the Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna. While some have ... (Read More)
 
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Always Been There: Rosanne Cash, the List, and the Spirit of Southern Music
Michael Streissguth.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306819179.  Daedalus Item Code: 43397
 
"Author and music journalist [Michael] Streissguth, having already written a biography of Johnny Cash, joined Johnny's daughter Rosanne to document the creation of an album (and tour) that in many ... (Read More)
 
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American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House
Jon Meacham.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812973464.  Daedalus Item Code: 43487
 
(Winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Biography) Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous political career are at the heart of this superb biography, portraying ... (Read More)
 
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Ann the Word: The Story of Ann Lee, Female Messiah, Mother of the Shakers, the Woman Clothed with the Sun
Richard Francis.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611457957.  Daedalus Item Code: 42947
 
Believed by her followers to have been the second incarnation of Christ, Ann Lee may be one of the most extraordinary and mysterious women in Western history. From humble origins in Manchester, ... (Read More)
 
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Arthur Miller
Christopher Bigsby.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753826157.  Daedalus Item Code: 23095
 
Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Arthur Miller's central decade of work—All My Sons (1947), Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953), and A View from the Bridge ... (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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