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In the American Grain

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In the American Grain

Author: William Carlos WILLIAMS
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1956

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One Summer

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One Summer
America 1927

Author: Bill Bryson
Publication Date: 22 May 2014

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In summer 1927, America had a booming stock market, a president who worked just four hours a day, a sensational murder trial, and an unknown aviator named Charles Lindbergh who became the most famous man on earth. This book brings to life a forgotten summer when America came of age, took centre stage, and changed the world.

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102 Minutes

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102 Minutes

Author: Jim Dwyer
Publication Date: 1 September 2005

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At 8.46 am on September 11, 2001, 14,000 people were inside the Twin Towers in New York - reading emails, making calls, eating croissants... over the next 102 minutes each would become part of a drama for the ages. This title tells the saga of the men and women - the 12,000 who escaped and the 2,749 who perished - as they made 102 minutes count.

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Where The Broken Heart Still Beats

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Where The Broken Heart Still Beats

Author: Carolyn Meyer
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In 1836, nine-year-old Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped from her home in West Texas by raiding Comanche warriors. Twenty-five years later, Cynthia Ann- now called Naduah-considers herself Comanche. She is the wife of a chief and the mother of a baby girl and two young warriors. But Cynthia Ann's life changes again when she and her daughter are recaptured by Texas rangers and forced to return to th...

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Not In Your Lifetime

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Not In Your Lifetime
The Assassination of JFK

Author: Anthony Summers
Publication Date: 10 October 2013

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The most definitive book yet written on the assassination of JFK, published for the fiftieth anniversary.

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Miami and the Seige of Chicago

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Miami and the Seige of Chicago

Author: Norman Mailer
Publication Date: 15 July 2008

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Mailer conjures up the raucous vulgarity of the Republican convention held in the sweltering heat of Miami, and pinpoints just what is new about the 'New Nixon'. Moving to the charnel-house city of Chicago, he captures in brilliant glimpses of frustration and anguish the mood of the Democratic convention, and analyses the pecuiliar amalgam of bland cynicism and naked power which is the essence of ...

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Nothing Like it in the World

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Nothing Like it in the World
The Men That Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869

Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
Publication Date: 15 April 2002

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The brave men who built the American Transcontinental Railroad between 1865 and 1869 came from China, Ireland and the defeated South. The Union had won the Civil War and the government pitted the Union Pacific against the Central Pacific in a race that encouraged speed over caution.

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Bush at War

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Bush at War

Author: Bob Woodward
Publication Date: 7 July 2003

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Award-winning author and journalist Bob Woodward gives the dramatic inside story of President Bush's response to the earth shattering events of September 11.

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Paradise with Serpents

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Paradise with Serpents
Travels in the Lost World of Paraguay

Author: Robert Carver
Publication Date: 3 September 2007

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Robert Carver, journalist and author of the acclaimed 'Among the Mountains', searches for high adventure and intense experiences as he follows the trail of a family mystery .

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Crazyladies of Pearl Street

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The Crazyladies of Pearl Street
Memories of a Depression Era Childhood

Author:  Trevanian
Publication Date: 2 July 2007

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Conquest of New Spain

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The Conquest of New Spain

Author: Bernal Diaz del Castillo
Publication Date: 26 July 1973

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Presents a description of the Spanish landing in Mexico in 1520 and their amazement at the city, the exploitation of the natives for gold and other treasures, the expulsion and flight of the Spaniards, their regrouping and eventual capture of the Aztec capital.

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Death in Belmont

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A Death in Belmont

Author: Sebastian Junger
Publication Date: 1 May 2007

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A compelling portrait of 1960s America that takes as its starting point the brutal events of 11 March 1963, the day on which the lives of three complete strangers -- a black handyman, an Italian-American carpenter and a second-generation Jewish housewife -- collided in the leafy Boston suburb of Belmont.

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Heinemann Advanced History: The USA 1917-45

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Heinemann Advanced History: The USA 1917-45

Author: Susan Willoughby
Publication Date: 27 October 2000

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A study of America between 1917 and 1945. It is designed to fulfil the AS and A Level specifications in place from September 2000. The two AS sections deal with narrative and explanation of the topic. The A2 section reflects the different demands of the higher level examination.

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UNITED STATES IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY-DEMOCRACY

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UNITED STATES IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY-DEMOCRACY

Author: RICHARD MAIDMENT
Publication Date: 1.1.2000

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daily Life of the aztecs

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daily Life of the aztecs

Author: Jacques Soustelle
Publication Date: 1 Jan 0000

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FATHERALONG

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FATHERALONG

Author: JOHN WIDEMAN
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1996

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The author, who is African-American, takes us back from blue-collar Pittsburgh to his ancestors who were slaves in South Carolina.As the Times Literary Supplement review by A.Robert Lee said "Rarely has there been a more invigorating assault on the ideology of race"Picador paperback....

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End of Barbary Terror

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The End of Barbary Terror
America's 1815 War Against the Pirates of North Africa

Author: Frederick Leiner
Publication Date: 1 April 2006

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Focuses on the fledgling American nation's diplomatic and naval campaign in 1812 to break the Barbary pirates, rogue states of North Africa.

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Winter Soldiers

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The Winter Soldiers

Author: Richard Ketchum
Publication Date: 1 January 1991

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My Life

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My Life

Author: Bill Clinton
Publication Date: 22 June 2004

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An autobiography of Bill Clinton. Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe IV on August 19, 1946, in Hope, Arkansas. In 1998, as a result of issues surrounding personal indiscretions with a young woman White House intern, Clinton was the second US president to be impeached by the House of Representatives.

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D-Day

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D-Day
June 6, 1944: The Battle for the Normandy Beaches

Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
Publication Date: 5 June 2002

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The gripping and heroic story of D-Day from the Number One bestselling author of BAND OF BROTHERS, Stephen E Ambrose.

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
An Indian History of the American West

Author: Dee Brown
Publication Date: 3 January 1998

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Describes how the American Indians lost their land and lives to a dynamically expanding white society. This book described the opening of the West from the Indians' viewpoint. It focuses on a national disgrace.

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Big Chief Elizabeth

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Big Chief Elizabeth
How England's Adventurers Gambled and Won the New World

Author: Giles Milton
Publication Date: 20000803

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In 1586, Queen Elizabeth I was enthralled by captive American Indian Manteo. Manteo was returned to his homeland as Governor, a gamble that resulted in the first English settlement in the New World. Using first-hand accounts, this book tells a story that was to have an extraordinary twist.

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Letters from an American Farmer, introduction by Warren Barton Blake (Everyman's Library 640)

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Letters from an American Farmer, introduction by Warren Barton Blake (Everyman's Library 640)

Author: J. Hector Crevecoeur
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1962

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American Revolution

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The American Revolution

Author: Edward Countryman
Publication Date: 1 January 2003

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This book is not only a highly accessible account of the Revolution; it also breaks new ground in showing what the struggle ...

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Tecumseh

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Tecumseh
A Life

Author: John Sugden
Publication Date: 6 May 1999

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In the early years of the 19th century, Tecumseh, the legendary Shawnee chieftain, dreamed of welding the diverse North American tribes into a vast confederacy that could defend native culture from US aggression. This is his story.

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