Tears in the Darkness The Story of the Bataan Death March and Its Aftermath

For the first four months of 1942, U.S., Filipino, and Japanese soldiers fought what was America's first major land battle of World War II, the battle for the tiny Philippine...

South Pacific Cauldron World War Ii's Great Forgotten Battlegrounds

Authoritative, yet written in a highly readable narrative style, South Pacific Cauldron is the first complete history embracing all land, sea, and air operations in the Pacific...

Cronkite's War His World War II Letters Home

A giant in American journalism in the vanguard of "The Greatest Generation" reveals his World War II experiences in this National Geographic book. Walter Cronkite, an obscure...

Twilight of the Mammoths Ice Age Extinctions and the Rewilding of America

As recently as 11,000 years ago—"near time" to geologists—mammoths, mastodons, gomphotheres, ground sloths, giant armadillos, native camels and horses, the dire wolf,...

Cavalryman of the Lost Cause A Biography of J. E. B. Stuart

Mortally wounded in battle when he was only thirty-one, the dashing J. E. B. Stuart, the South's "plumed warrior knight," stands with Stonewall Jackson as one of the Confederacy's...

Comrade J The Untold Secrets of Russia's Master Spy in America After the End of the Cold War

Spymaster, defector, double agent-the remarkable true story of the man who ran Russia's post-cold war spy program in America.In 1991, the Soviet Union collapsed, the cold war...

In Defense of Our America The Fight for Civil Liberties in the Age of Terror

From Anthony D. Romero, executive director of the ACLU, and award-winning journalist Dina Temple-Raston, In Defense of Our America takes a critical look at civil liberties in this...

The Qur'an A Biography

Few books in history have been as important or as poorly understood as the Qur'an. Sent down in a series of revelations to the Prophet Muhammad, the Qur'an is the unmediated word...

Mao Ii

Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award“One of the most intelligent, grimly funny voices to comment on life in present-day America" (The New York Times), Don DeLillo presents an...

Hong Kong

This time, for Admiral Jake Grafton, the stakes are chillingly personal...Admiral Jake Grafton takes his wife, Callie, along when the U.S. government sends him to Hong Kong to...

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