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Product Description: Zalmay Khalilzad grew up in a traditional family in the ancient city of Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan. As a teenager, Khalilzad spent a year as an exchange student in California, where after some initial culture shocks he began to see the merits of America's very different way of life...read more

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9781250083005 | St Martins Pr, March 22, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Zalmay Khalilzad grew up in a traditional family in the ancient city of Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan.

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Product Description: With his policy of containment, US diplomat George F. Kennan (1904–2005) devised a way to resist the Soviet Union’s attempt to conquer the world for Communism. That way was to go to the brink of war to prevent war. His idea was first expressed in his famous Long Telegram from Moscow on February 22, 1946...read more

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9781412856881 | Transaction Pub, October 6, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: With his policy of containment, US diplomat George F.

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Product Description: A helicopter ride to visit troops in the Afghanistan war zone, a tense meeting with the newly elected Prime Minister, and…a wild boar hunt! Eleni Kounalakis was forty-three and a land developer in Sacramento, California, when she was tapped by President Barack Obama to serve as the U...read more

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9781620971116 | New Pr, May 5, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: A helicopter ride to visit troops in the Afghanistan war zone, a tense meeting with the newly elected Prime Minister, and…a wild boar hunt!

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Product Description: “I hope I shall have ambition until the day I die,” Clare Boothe Luce told her biographer Sylvia Jukes Morris. Price of Fame, the concluding volume of the life of an exceptionally brilliant polymath, chronicles Luce’s progress from her arrival on Capitol Hill through her career as a diplomat, prolific journalist, and magnetic public speaker, as well as a playwright, screenwriter, pioneer scuba diver, early experimenter in psychedelic drugs, and grande dame of the GOP in the Reagan era...read more

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9780679457114 | Random House Inc, June 17, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: “I hope I shall have ambition until the day I die,” Clare Boothe Luce told her biographer Sylvia Jukes Morris.

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9780804179706 | Reprint edition (Random House Inc, March 17, 2015), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: “I hope I shall have ambition until the day I die,” Clare Boothe Luce told her biographer Sylvia Jukes Morris.

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Product Description: In this major biography of an important politician and statesman, Dean Kotlowski presents the life of Paul V. McNutt, a great understudied figure in the era of FDR. McNutt was governor of Indiana, high commissioner to the Philippines (while serving he helped 1,300 Jews flee Nazi Germany for Manila), head of the WWII Federal Security Agency, and would-be presidential candidate...read more

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9780253014689 | Indiana Univ Pr, January 2, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In this major biography of an important politician and statesman, Dean Kotlowski presents the life of Paul V.

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Product Description: An “inside the room” memoir from one of our most distinguished ambassadors who—in a career of service to the country—was sent to some of the most dangerous outposts of American diplomacy. From the wars in the Balkans to the brutality of North Korea to the endless war in Iraq, this is the real life of an American diplomat...read more

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9781451685916 | Simon & Schuster, October 7, 2014, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: An “inside the room” memoir from one of our most distinguished ambassadors who—in a career of service to the country—was sent to some of the most dangerous outposts of American diplomacy.

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Product Description: During the five years that he represented Brazil in the United States (under both the Cardoso and Lula presidencies), Ambassador Barbosa witnessed presidential elections that brought opposition parties to power in both the United States and Brazil, the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the outbreak of war in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the election of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva...read more

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9780826520111 | Vanderbilt Univ Pr, December 15, 2014, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: During the five years that he represented Brazil in the United States (under both the Cardoso and Lula presidencies), Ambassador Barbosa witnessed presidential elections that brought opposition parties to power in both the United States and Brazil, the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the outbreak of war in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the election of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

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9780826520128 | Vanderbilt Univ Pr, December 15, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: During the five years that he represented Brazil in the United States (under both the Cardoso and Lula presidencies), Ambassador Barbosa witnessed presidential elections that brought opposition parties to power in both the United States and Brazil, the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the outbreak of war in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the election of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

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Product Description: In this pioneering new work, celebrated historian David Nasaw examines the life of Joseph P. Kennedy, the founder of the twentieth century's most famous political dynasty. Drawing on never-before-published materials from archives on three continents and interviews with Kennedy family members and friends, Nasaw tells the story of a man who participated in the major events of his times: the booms and busts, the Depression and the New Deal, two world wars and the Cold War, and the birth of the New Frontier...read more

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9781594203763 | Penguin Pr, November 13, 2012, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: 2013 Pulitzer Prize FinalistNew York Times Ten Best Books of 2012“Riveting…The Patriarch is a book hard to put down.

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9780143124078 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, September 24, 2013), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: In this pioneering new work, celebrated historian David Nasaw examines the life of Joseph P.

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9781611761382 | Unabridged edition (Penguin/Highbridge, November 13, 2012), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Celebrated historian David Nasaw brings to life the story of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, in this, the first and only biography based on unrestricted and exclusive access to the Joseph P.

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Product Description: The Sun Never Sets tells the extraordinary story of L.W. "Bill" Lane, Jr., longtime publisher of Sunset magazine, pioneering environmentalist, and U.S. ambassador. Written with Stanford historian Bertrand Patenaude, this fascinating memoir traces Sunset's profound impact on a new generation of Americans seeking opportunity and adventure in the great American West...read more
By L. W. Lane, Jr., Bertrand M. Patenaude (contributor) and Kevin Starr (introduced by)

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9780804785112 | Stanford Univ Pr, May 8, 2013, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The Sun Never Sets tells the extraordinary story of L.

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Product Description: As a longtime leader of the Democratic Party and key member of Woodrow Wilson's cabinet, Josephus Daniels was one of the most influential progressive politicians in the country, and as secretary of the navy during the First World War, he became one of the most important men in the world...read more

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9781469606958 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, May 1, 2013, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: As a longtime leader of the Democratic Party and key member of Woodrow Wilson's cabinet, Josephus Daniels was one of the most influential progressive politicians in the country, and as secretary of the navy during the First World War, he became one of the most important men in the world.

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9781482910896 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 1, 2013), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Lee Craig's definitive biography of political powerhouse Josephus Daniels.

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Product Description: [Library Edition Audiobook CD in sturdy Vinyl case.] Lee Craig's definitive biography of political powerhouse Josephus Daniels. As a longtime leader of the Democratic Party and key member of Woodrow Wilson's cabinet, Josephus Daniels was one of the most influential progressive politicians in the country, and as secretary of the navy during the First World War, he became one of the most important men in the world...read more
By Lee A. Craig and Johnny Heller (narrator)

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9781482910902 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 1, 2013), cover price $123.00 | About this edition: [Library Edition Audiobook CD in sturdy Vinyl case.

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Product Description: David Bruce (1898-1977) was a prominent American diplomat, who served in France, Germany, and the UK. His work is examined here to provide an in-depth look at the practice of diplomacy and the role of the ambassador as diplomatic actor...read more

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9781441112019 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, May 8, 2014, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: David Bruce (1898-1977) was a prominent American diplomat, who served in France, Germany, and the UK.

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Product Description: A national bestseller on its original publication in 2003, Madam Secretary is a riveting account of the life of America's first woman Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright. For eight years, during Bill Clinton's two presidential terms, Albright was a high-level participant in some of the most dramatic events of our time—from the pursuit of peace in the Middle East to NATO's intervention in the Balkans to America's troubled relations with Iran and Iraq...read more

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9780062265463 | Reprint edition (Perennial, January 22, 2013), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: A national bestseller on its original publication in 2003, Madam Secretary is a riveting account of the life of America's first woman Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright.

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Product Description: Richard Holbrooke, who died in December 2010, was a pivotal player in U.S. diplomacy for more than forty years. Most recently special envoy for Iraq and Afghanistan under President Obama, Holbrooke also served as assistant secretary of state for both Asia and Europe, and as ambassador to both Germany and the United Nations...read more

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9781610390781 | 1 edition (Public Affairs, November 8, 2011), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Richard Holbrooke, who died in December 2010, was a pivotal player in U.

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Product Description: Richard Holbrooke, who died in December 2010, was a pivotal player in U.S. diplomacy for more than forty years. Most recently special envoy for Iraq and Afghanistan under President Obama, Holbrooke also served as assistant secretary of state for both Asia and Europe, and as ambassador to both Germany and the United Nations...read more
By Derek Chollet (editor) and Samantha Power (editor)

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9781610392150 | Reprint edition (Public Affairs, November 6, 2012), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Richard Holbrooke, who died in December 2010, was a pivotal player in U.

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Product Description: “Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did,” so the saying goes, “but she did it backwards and in high heels.” Faith Whittlesey popularized this quotation during the 1980s, and many books attribute the line to her...read more

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9781612001593 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, October 19, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: “Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did,” so the saying goes, “but she did it backwards and in high heels.

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Product Description: William Douglas Pawley was a cross between Indiana Jones and Donald Trump. A self-made millionaire with little education, he immersed himself in whatever business venture he chose and usually came out on top. As a sales representative for the Curtiss-Wright Corporation, Pawley traveled to China in the 1930s and positioned himself as the single source of American military aircraft for the Chinese government...read more

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9781597977142 | Potomac Books Inc, March 31, 2012, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: William Douglas Pawley was a cross between Indiana Jones and Donald Trump.

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Product Description: Although he was Abraham and Mary Lincoln’s oldest and last surviving son, the details of Robert T. Lincoln’s life are misunderstood by some and unknown to many others. Nearly half a century after the last biography about Abraham Lincoln’s son was published, historian and author Jason Emerson illuminates the life of this remarkable man and his achievements in Giant in the Shadows: The Life of Robert T...read more

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9780809330553 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, March 27, 2012, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Although he was Abraham and Mary Lincoln’s oldest and last surviving son, the details of Robert T.

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Product Description: This is the memoir of James C. Hormel—a man who grew up feeling different not only because his family owned the Hormel “empire” and lived in a twenty-six-bedroom house in a small Midwest town, but because he was gay at a time when homosexuality was not discussed or accepted...read more

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9781616083984 | 1 edition (Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, November 15, 2011), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This is the memoir of James C.

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Product Description: A dozen years out of Harvard, investment banker Bill Middendorf’s salary hit $250,000 a year; another dozen years, with his own firm and a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, his income was well into seven figures. But he was restive...read more

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9781591145370 | Naval Inst Pr, July 15, 2011, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A dozen years out of Harvard, investment banker Bill Middendorf’s salary hit $250,000 a year; another dozen years, with his own firm and a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, his income was well into seven figures.

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Product Description: When the White House Calls tells the life story of John Price, one of Utah’s most prominent citizens, beginning with his birth in Germany through his years as a successful builder and real estate developer—with business interests in broadcasting, manufacturing, distribution, and banking—to his life as a diplomat...read more

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9781607811435 | Univ of Utah Pr, June 17, 2011, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: When the White House Calls tells the life story of John Price, one of Utah’s most prominent citizens, beginning with his birth in Germany through his years as a successful builder and real estate developer—with business interests in broadcasting, manufacturing, distribution, and banking—to his life as a diplomat.

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