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The Boxer's Story: Fighting for My Life in the Nazi Camps
Nathan Shapow, with Bob Harris.
 
Publisher: Robson
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781849541909
Daedalus Item Code: 53429
 
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The World of Charles Dickens: The Life, Times and Works of the Great ...
Martin Fido.
 
Publisher: Carlton
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781847329431
Daedalus Item Code: 53163
 
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Alexander Hamilton: A Life
Willard Sterne Randall.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060954666.  Daedalus Item Code: 53516
 
From a less than auspicious start in 1755 on the Caribbean Island of Nevis to his untimely death in a duel with his old enemy Aaron Burr in 1804, Alexander Hamilton—despite his short life—left a huge ... (Read More)
 
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Fierce Patriot: The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
Robert L. O'Connnell.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812982121.  Daedalus Item Code: 59018
 
The author of The Ghosts of Cannae, Of Arms and Men, and Soul of the Sword, military historian Robert O'Connell offers this bold, revisionist portrait of William Tecumseh ... (Read More)
 
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My Life with Che: The Making of a Revolutionary
Hilda Gadea. Ricardo Gadea, foreword.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780230614420.  Daedalus Item Code: 53507
 
In this memoir of Che Guevara, his first wife Hilda Gadea gives us a vivid portrait of Guevara as political icon, romantic wanderer, philosopher, doting suitor, and father. Ernesto Guevara sought out ... (Read More)
 
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Never Turn Your Back on an Angus Cow: My Life as a Country Vet
Jan Pol, with David Fisher.
Publisher: Gotham Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781592409129.  Daedalus Item Code: 59706
 
Born and raised in the Netherlands on a dairy farm, and now the star of the National Geographic Wild's television program The Incredible Dr. Pol, Jan Pol has been treating animals in rural ... (Read More)
 
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Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis
Timothy Egan.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618969029.  Daedalus Item Code: 53324
 
(Winner of the 2012 Carnegie Medal for Nonfiction) Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter Timothy Egan, author of The Big Burn and the National Book Award winner The Worst Hard Time, ... (Read More)
 
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Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
Susannah Cahalan.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451621389.  Daedalus Item Code: 53315
 
One day in 2009, journalist Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a strange hospital room, strapped to her bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. A wristband marked her as a "flight risk," and ... (Read More)
 
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Clouds of Glory: The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee
Michael Korda.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062116307.  Daedalus Item Code: 59599
 
The biographer of Dwight D. Eisenhower, T.E. Lawrence, and Ulysses S. Grant, as well as the author of the memoirs Charmed Lives and Queenie, Michael Korda here offers a vivid and ... (Read More)
 
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My Life with Che: The Making of a Revolutionary
Hilda Gadea. Ricardo Gadea, foreword.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780230614420.  Daedalus Item Code: 53507
 
In this memoir of Che Guevara, his first wife Hilda Gadea gives us a vivid portrait of Guevara as political icon, romantic wanderer, philosopher, doting suitor, and father. Ernesto Guevara sought out ... (Read More)
 
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John Wayne: The Life and Legend
Scott Eyman.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439199589.  Daedalus Item Code: 53623
 
John Wayne was one of Hollywood's most famous and most successful actors, but more than that, he became a symbol of America itself. Though he claimed to have become an actor almost by accident, he ... (Read More)
 
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Rutka's Notebook: A Voice from the Holocaust: The Long-Lost Diary of 14-Year-Old Rutka Laskier, "The Polish Anne Frank"
Rutka Laskier. Daniella Zaidman-Mauer, ed.
Publisher: Time Inc.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603200196.  Daedalus Item Code: 53510
 
Rutka Laskier, a 14-year-old Jewish girl in the town of Bedzin in Poland, died in Auschwitz in 1943. But she left behind a notebook in which she recorded her thoughts, fears, and dreams—some are the ... (Read More)
 
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6. The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar: Living with a Tawny Owl
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7. Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
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8. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption (Movie Tie-In Edition)
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