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Eisenhower

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, c1990.:

Seller ID: BB0235375


Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with Eisenhower himself to offer the fullest, richest, most objective rendering yet of the soldier who became president. He gives us a masterly account of the European war theater and Eisenhower's magnificent leadership as Allied Supreme Commander. Ambrose's recounting of Eisenhower's presidency, the first of the Cold War, brings to life a man and a country st... View more info

Last Patrician

By: Beran, Michael Knox

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Griffin:

Seller ID: BB0225227


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Thomas Jefferson

By: Bernstein, Richard J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c2003.:

Seller ID: BB0233147


Thomas Jefferson designed his own tombstone, describing himself simply as "Author of the Declaration of Independence and of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, and Father of the University of Virginia." It is in this simple epitaph that R.B. Bernstein finds the key to this enigmatic Founder--not as a great political figure, but as leader of "a revolution of ideas that would make the world over again." In Thomas Jefferson, Bernstein offers the definitive short... View more info

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Theodore Roosevelt: Champion of the American Spirit

By: Betsy Harvey Kraft ; Besty Harvey Kraft

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, June 2003:

Seller ID: BB0246178


People often associate Theodore Roosevelt with the Rough Riders, the volunteer cavalry regiment that he led to vic-tory in 1898 in the Spanish-American War. But the list of accomplishments of the 26th president of the United States is long: besides holding office as vice president, governor of New York State, and police commissioner of New York City, he was a writer, cowboy, historian, conservationist, and soldier. Above all, he ushered the United States into the ranks o... View more info

The Reagan legacy

By: Blumenthal, Sidney

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, c1988.:

Seller ID: BB0218751


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The Clinton Tapes

By: Branch, Taylor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster:

Seller ID: BB0231659


A GROUNDBREAKING BOOK about the modern presidency, "The Clinton Tapes" invites readers into private dialogue with a gifted, tormented, resilient President of the United States. Here is what President Clinton thought and felt but could not say in public. This book rests upon a secret project, initiated by Clinton, to preserve for future historians an unfiltered record of presidential experience. During his eight years in office, between 1993 and 2001, Clinton answered... View more info

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Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times

By: Brands, H. W.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, October 2006:

Seller ID: BB0249066


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Roosevelt: The Soldier of Freedom

By: Burns, James MacGregor

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Harvest/HBJ Book:

Seller ID: BB0240947


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Decision points

By: Bush, George W.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c2010.:

Seller ID: BB0227013


In this candid and gripping account, President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions that shaped his presidency and personal life. George W. Bush served as president of the United States during eight of the most consequential years in American history. The decisions that reached his desk impacted people around the world and defined the times in which we live."Decision Points "brings readers inside the Texas governor's mansion on the night of the ... View more info

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The years of Lyndon Johnson

By: Caro, Robert A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1982-<1990 >:

Seller ID: BB0235372


Robert A. Caro's life of Lyndon Johnson, which began with the greatly acclaimed The Path to Power, also winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, continues -- one of the richest, most intensive and most revealing examinations ever undertaken of an American President. In Means of Ascent the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer/historian, chronicler also of Robert Moses in The Power Broker, carries Johnson through his service in World War II and the foundation of his ... View more info

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The Roosevelt women

By: Caroli, Betty Boyd

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY : Basic Books, c1998.:

Seller ID: BB0234734


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An hour before daylight

By: Carter, Jimmy

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2001.:

Seller ID: BB0240278


"In An Hour Before Daylight, " Jimmy Carter, bestselling author of "Living Faith" and "Sources of Strength, " re-creates his Depression-era boyhood on a Georgia farm before the civil rights movement forever changed it and the country. Carter writes about the powerful rhythms of countryside and community in a sharecropping economy, offering an unforgettable portrait of his father, a brilliant farmer and a strict segregationist who treated black workers with respect and fa... View more info

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The Personal Beliefs of Jimmy Carter

By: Carter, Jimmy

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Crown Publishing Group, December 2002:

Seller ID: BB0248200


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George Washington's First War

By: Clary, David A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster:

Seller ID: BB0240262


"I heard the bullets whistle, and, believe me, there is something charming in the sound." So said the young George Washington, something no veteran soldier would say. He had not been the target of enemy fire. Instead, he was papering over the fact that his men and Indian allies had just massacred a diplomatic party, setting off the French and Indian War of 1754-63. He had violated international law, something else he would not admit. Washington could, after all, tell a l... View more info

It takes a village

By: Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c1996.:

Seller ID: BB0248179


For more than twenty-five years, First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton has made children her passion and her cause. Her long experience with children -- not only through her personal roles as mother, daughter, sister, and wife but also as advocate, legal expert, and public servant -- has strengthened her conviction that how children develop and what they need to succeed are inextricably entwined with the society in which they live and how well it sustains and supports its fa... View more info

The Roosevelts

By: Collier, Peter

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c1994.:

Seller ID: BB0234737


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Eleanor Roosevelt

By: Cook, Blanche Wiesen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, c1992-:

Seller ID: BB0225229


Historians, politicians, feminists, critics, and reviewers everywhere have praised Blanche Wiesen Cook's monumental Eleanor Roosevelt as the definitive portrait of this towering female figure of the twentieth century. Now in her long-awaited, majestic second volume, Cook takes readers through the tumultuous era of the Great Depression, the New Deal, and the gathering storms of World War II, the years of the Roosevelts' greatest challenges and finest achievements. In her ... View more info

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Eleanor Roosevelt

By: Cook, Blanche Wiesen

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, NY : Viking, 1992-:

Seller ID: BB0239359


Eleanor Roosevelt was born into the privileges and prejudices of American aristocracy and into a family ravaged by alcoholism. She overcame debilitating roots: in her public life, fighting against racism and injustice and advancing the rights of women; and in her private life, forming lasting intimate friendships with some of the great men and women of her times. This landmark biography provides a compelling new evaluation of one of the most inspiring women in Ame... View more info

George Washington

By: Crutchfield, James Arthur

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Forge Books, 2005.:

Seller ID: BB0240271


Between 1753, when he was commissioned as a major of Virginia militia, and 1775, when the Second Continental Congress named him Commander-in-Chief of all colonial military forces, George Washington rose from anonymity as a minor landowner and surveyor to become America's first national hero. With little military training he led the thirteen fledgling colonies through six years of grueling war against formidable British forces, steered the proceedings of the Constitut... View more info