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Product Description: From New Yorker staff writer and Harvard historian Jill Lepore, the dark, spellbinding tale of her restless search for the long-lost, longest book ever written, a century-old manuscript called “The Oral History of Our Time.” Joe Gould, a madman, believed he was the most brilliant historian of the twentieth century...read more

Hardcover:

9781101947586 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, May 17, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: From New Yorker staff writer and Harvard historian Jill Lepore, the dark, spellbinding tale of her restless search for the long-lost, longest book ever written, a century-old manuscript called “The Oral History of Our Time.

By Jill Lepore (introduced by)

Hardcover:

9781101907603 | Reprint edition (Everymans Library, September 8, 2015), cover price $26.95

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Product Description: A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of Wonder Woman, one of the world’s most iconic superheroes, hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminismHarvard historian and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore has uncovered an astonishing trove of documents, including the never-before-seen private papers of William Moulton Marston, Wonder Woman’s creator...read more

Hardcover:

9781922247889 | Gardners Books, December 1, 2014, cover price $33.85
9780385354042 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 28, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminismWonder Woman, created in 1941, is the most popular female superhero of all time.

Paperback:

9780804173407 | Vintage Books, July 7, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of Wonder Woman, one of the world’s most iconic superheroes, hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminismHarvard historian and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore has uncovered an astonishing trove of documents, including the never-before-seen private papers of William Moulton Marston, Wonder Woman’s creator.
9780345319791, titled "China Silk" | Ballantine Books, November 1, 1986, cover price $3.95 | also contains China Silk | About this edition: Marianne Oliver, a brilliant young executive eager to mine the new monetary opportunites of China, finds financial treasure and romantic temptation, when she visits the home of her mother, who had abandoned her years before

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Product Description: NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR NPR • Time Magazine • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Boston Globe A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK From one of our most accomplished and widely admired historians—a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin's youngest sister, Jane, whose obscurity and poverty were matched only by her brother’s fame and wealth but who, like him, was a passionate reader, a gifted writer, and an astonishingly shrewd political commentator...read more

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9781410466143 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, March 12, 2014), cover price $32.99 | About this edition: From one of our most accomplished and widely admired historians, a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin's youngest sister and a history of history itself.
9780307958341 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 2013, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: National Book Award FinalistFrom one of our most accomplished and widely admired historians, a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin’s youngest sister and a history of history itself.

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9780307948830 | Vintage Books, July 1, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR NPR • Time Magazine • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Boston Globe A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK From one of our most accomplished and widely admired historians—a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin's youngest sister, Jane, whose obscurity and poverty were matched only by her brother’s fame and wealth but who, like him, was a passionate reader, a gifted writer, and an astonishingly shrewd political commentator.

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Product Description: In The Story of America, Harvard historian and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore investigates American origin stories--from John Smith's account of the founding of Jamestown in 1607 to Barack Obama's 2009 inaugural address--to show how American democracy is bound up with the history of print...read more

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9780691153995 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 17, 2012, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In The Story of America, Harvard historian and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore investigates American origin stories--from John Smith's account of the founding of Jamestown in 1607 to Barack Obama's 2009 inaugural address--to show how American democracy is bound up with the history of print.

Paperback:

9780691159591 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, October 27, 2013), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: In The Story of America, Harvard historian and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore investigates American origin stories--from John Smith's account of the founding of Jamestown in 1607 to Barack Obama's 2009 inaugural address--to show how American democracy is bound up with the history of print.

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Product Description: Renowned Harvard scholar and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore has composed a strikingly original, ingeniously conceived, and beautifully crafted history of American ideas about life and death from before the cradle to beyond the grave...read more

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9781455882762, titled "The Mansion of Happiness: A History of Life and Death: Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, June 5, 2012), cover price $69.97 | About this edition: Renowned Harvard scholar and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore has composed a strikingly original, ingeniously conceived, and beautifully crafted history of American ideas about life and death from before the cradle to beyond the grave.
9781455882779 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, June 5, 2012), cover price $39.97 | About this edition: Renowned Harvard scholar and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore has composed a strikingly original, ingeniously conceived, and beautifully crafted history of American ideas about life and death from before the cradle to beyond the grave.

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Product Description: Renowned Harvard scholar and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore has written a strikingly original, ingeniously conceived, and beautifully crafted history of American ideas about life and death from before the cradle to beyond the grave...read more

Hardcover:

9780307592996 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, June 5, 2012, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Renowned Harvard scholar and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore has composed a strikingly original, ingeniously conceived, and beautifully crafted history of American ideas about life and death from before the cradle to beyond the grave.

Paperback:

9780307476456 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, March 26, 2013), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Renowned Harvard scholar and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore has written a strikingly original, ingeniously conceived, and beautifully crafted history of American ideas about life and death from before the cradle to beyond the grave.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781455882731 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, June 5, 2012), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Renowned Harvard scholar and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore has composed a strikingly original, ingeniously conceived, and beautifully crafted history of American ideas about life and death from before the cradle to beyond the grave.
9781455882755 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, June 5, 2012), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Renowned Harvard scholar and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore has composed a strikingly original, ingeniously conceived, and beautifully crafted history of American ideas about life and death from before the cradle to beyond the grave.

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Product Description: Americans have always put the past to political ends. The Union laid claim to the Revolution--so did the Confederacy. Civil rights leaders said they were the true sons of liberty--so did Southern segregationists. This book tells the story of the centuries-long struggle over the meaning of the nation's founding, including the battle waged by the Tea Party, Glenn Beck, Sarah Palin, and evangelical Christians to "take back America...read more

Hardcover:

9780691150277 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 20, 2010, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Americans have always put the past to political ends.

Paperback:

9780691153001 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, August 8, 2011), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Americans have always put the past to political ends.

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Product Description: "A national language is a national tie, and what country wants it more than America? " - Noah Webster What makes American English American? In 1800, irascible patriot Noah Webster set out to answer this question by tirelessly recording the vocabulary of a novel breed - the American citizen...read more
By Jill Lepore (introduced by)

Hardcover:

9781416561361 | Free Pr, October 14, 2008, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: "A national language is a national tie, and what country wants it more than America?

Paperback:

9781416577010 | Free Pr, November 15, 2010, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: "A national language is a national tie, and what country wants it more than America?

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Product Description: Book by Kamensky, Jane, Lepore, Jill

Hardcover:

9781410415790, titled "Blindspot: By a Gentleman in Exile and a Lady in Disguise" | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, June 3, 2009), cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Book by Kamensky, Jane, Lepore, Jill

CD/Spoken Word:

9781433257636 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, December 9, 2008), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Written with wit and exuberance by longtime friends and accomplished historians, Blindspot is at once fiction and history, mystery and love story, tragedy and farce.
9781433257643 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, December 9, 2008), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Written with wit and exuberance by longtime friends and accomplished historians, Blindspot is at once fiction and history, mystery and love story, tragedy and farce.

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Product Description: Stewart Jameson, a Scottish portrait painter fleeing his debtors in Edinburgh, has washed up on the British Empire's far shores—in the city of Boston, lately seized with the spirit of liberty. Eager to begin anew, he advertises for an apprentice, but the lad who comes knocking is no lad at all...read more

Hardcover:

9780385526197 | Spiegel & Grau, December 9, 2008, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: “Tis a small canvas, this Boston,” muses Stewart Jameson, a Scottish portrait painter who, having fled his debtors in Edinburgh, has washed up on America’s far shores.

Paperback:

9780385526203 | Reprint edition (Spiegel & Grau, December 29, 2009), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Stewart Jameson, a Scottish portrait painter fleeing his debtors in Edinburgh, has washed up on the British Empire's far shores—in the city of Boston, lately seized with the spirit of liberty.

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Product Description: Set in Boston on the eve of the American Revolution, Blindspot is the story of a Scottish portrait painter and his apprentice, a fallen woman from one of Bostons most powerful families who has disguised herself as a boy.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781433257612 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, December 9, 2008), cover price $120.00 | About this edition: [Library Edition Audiobook CD in Vinyl case.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781433257605 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, December 9, 2008), cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Set in Boston on the eve of the American Revolution, Blindspot is the story of a Scottish portrait painter and his apprentice, a fallen woman from one of Bostons most powerful families who has disguised herself as a boy.

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An illuminating chronicle of an alleged eighteenth-century slave conspiracy to destroy New York City explores the social and political climate of the 1730s and 1740s, examining the interactions between slaves and their masters, the influence of the threat of black rebellion, and the implications of the events of the era in terms of American politics and history. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.

Hardcover:

9781400040292 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, August 23, 2005, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: A chronicle of an alleged eighteenth-century slave conspiracy to destroy New York City explores the social and political climate of the 1730s and 1740s and the implications of the conspiracy in terms of American politics and history.

Paperback:

9781400032266 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, August 8, 2006), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A chronicle of an alleged eighteenth-century slave conspiracy to destroy New York City explores the social and political climate of the 1730s and 1740s and the implications of the conspiracy in terms of American politics and history.

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An illuminating chronicle of an alleged eighteenth-century slave conspiracy to destroy New York City explores the social and political climate of the 1730s and 1740s, examining the interactions between slaves and their masters, the influence of the threat of black rebellion, and the imiplications of the events of the era in terms of American politics and history.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781565119680 | Abridged edition (Highbridge Co, September 8, 2005), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A chronicle of an alleged eighteenth-century slave conspiracy to destroy New York City explores the social and political climate of the 1730s and 1740s and the implications of the conspiracy in terms of American politics and history.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781565119673 | Penguin/Highbridge, August 4, 2005, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: An illuminating chronicle of an alleged eighteenth-century slave conspiracy to destroy New York City explores the social and political climate of the 1730s and 1740s, examining the interactions between slaves and their masters, the influence of the threat of black rebellion, and the imiplications of the events of the era in terms of American politics and history.

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A study of the ways in which language was used in the early American republic to define national character and shape national boundaries focuses on the contributions of seven men who worked with alphabets, codes, and signs--including Noah Webster, William Thornton, Sequoyah, Thomas Gallaudet, Abdul Rahaman, Samuel F. B. Morse, and Alexander Graham Bell. Reprint. 15,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780375404498 | 1 edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 1, 2002), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A study of the ways in which language was used in the early American republic to define national character and shape national boundaries focuses on the contributions of seven men who worked with alphabets, codes, and signs.

Paperback:

9780375704086 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, February 1, 2003), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A study of the ways in which language was used in the early American republic to define national character and shape national boundaries focuses on the contributions of seven men who worked with alphabets, codes, and signs--including Noah Webster, William Thornton, Sequoyah, Thomas Gallaudet, Abdul Rahaman, Samuel F.

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Product Description: From Columbus's voyage in 1492 to the publication of the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano, a former slave, in 1789, Jill Lepore, winner of the distinguished Bancroft Prize for history, brings to life in exciting, first-person detail some of the earliest events in American history in Encounters in the New World...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780195105131 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, February 17, 2000), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: A collection of documents illustrating encounters between Native American peoples and a variety of European newcomers from the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries.

Paperback:

9780195154917 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 4, 2002, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: From Columbus's voyage in 1492 to the publication of the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano, a former slave, in 1789, Jill Lepore, winner of the distinguished Bancroft Prize for history, brings to life in exciting, first-person detail some of the earliest events in American history in Encounters in the New World.

Prebinding:

9780613573566 | Turtleback Books, January 1, 2002, cover price $34.25 | About this edition: From Columbus's voyage in 1492 to the publication of the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano, a former slave, in 1789, Jill Lepore, winner of the distinguished Bancroft Prize for history, brings to life in exciting, first-person detail some of the earliest events in American history in Encounters in the New World.

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Examines how the American colonists interpreted the brutal war that erupted between them and Native Americans in New England in 1675, showing how they looked to it during the Revolution and used it to justify nineteenth-century Indian removals. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780679446866 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 1, 1998, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Examines how the American colonists interpreted the brutal war that erupted between them and Native Americans in New England in 1675, showing how they looked to it during the Revolution and used it to justify nineteenth-century Indian removals.

Paperback:

9780375702624, titled "Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity" | Vintage Books, April 1, 1999, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Examines how the American colonists interpreted the brutal war that erupted between them and Native Americans in New England in 1675, showing how they looked to it during the Revolution and used it to justify nineteenth-century Indian removals.

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