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Product Description: The definitive history of the Carter Administration from the man who participated in its surprising number of accomplishments―drawing on his extensive and never-before-seen notes.Stuart Eizenstat was at Jimmy Carter’s side from his political rise in Georgia through four years in the White House, where he served as Chief Domestic Policy Adviser...read more

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9781250104557 | Thomas Dunne Books, March 21, 2017, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The definitive history of the Carter Administration from the man who participated in its surprising number of accomplishments―drawing on his extensive and never-before-seen notes.

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Product Description: Includes all-new chapter about the 45th POTUS, Donald J. Trump.This updated and redesigned edition of Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents features outrageous and uncensored profiles of our commanders in chief—complete with hundreds of little-known, politically incorrect, and downright wacko facts...read more

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9781594749353 | Quirk Books, February 7, 2017, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Includes all-new chapter about the 45th POTUS, Donald J.

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Product Description: "If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?"―Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln is revered in the USA and throughout the world as a political hero and virtual martyr. He is known as the saviour of the Union, victor in the American Civil War and the Great Emancipator of slaves...read more

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9781780764832 | I B Tauris & Co Ltd, March 30, 2017, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: "If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?

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Product Description: This unique collection combines the public and private words of our most beloved and eloquent American president into one essential notebook of his writings.In addition to being one of the most admired and successful politicians in history, Abraham Lincoln was a gifted writer whose speeches, eulogies, and addresses are quoted often and easily recognized all around the world...read more
By Harold Holzer (editor)

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9780316389891 | Black Dog & Leventhal Pub, January 17, 2017, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: This unique collection combines the public and private words of our most beloved and eloquent American president into one essential notebook of his writings.

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Product Description: The blockbuster #1 national bestsellerBret Baier, the Chief Political Anchor for Fox News Channel and the Anchor and Executive Editor of Special Report with Bret Baier, illuminates the extraordinary yet underappreciated presidency of Dwight Eisenhower by taking readers into Ike’s last days in power...read more

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9780062569035 | William Morrow & Co, January 17, 2017, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: The blockbuster #1 national bestsellerBret Baier, the Chief Political Anchor for Fox News Channel and the Anchor and Executive Editor of Special Report with Bret Baier, illuminates the extraordinary yet underappreciated presidency of Dwight Eisenhower by taking readers into Ike’s last days in power.

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Product Description: The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Kennedy and Me and Five Days in November reflects on his seventeen years on the Secret Service for presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford.The assassination of one president, the resignation of another, and the swearing-in of the two who followed those traumatic events...read more

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9781476794136 | Gallery Books, May 3, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A rare and fascinating portrait of the American presidency from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Mrs.

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9781476794143 | Reprint edition (Gallery Books, January 10, 2017), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Mrs.

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Product Description: “Steven Hayward thinks presidents should be graded on their loyalty to their oath of office. Why, it’s just crazy enough to work!”--Jonah GoldbergGovernment scholar Steven Hayward is ready to debunk some of the biggest presidential myths Americans believe are facts...read more

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9781621575795 | Regnery Pub, January 10, 2017, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: “Steven Hayward thinks presidents should be graded on their loyalty to their oath of office.
9781596987760 | Regnery Pub, February 13, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: What Makes a President Great?

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Product Description: “If you love American history, as I do, you’ll love Professor Schweikart’s provocative profiles… A great book.”--David Limbaugh, New York Times bestselling authorLarry Schweikart, a retired history professor, is ready to set the record straight on the American presidents...read more

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9781621575245 | Regnery Pub, January 9, 2017, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: “If you love American history, as I do, you’ll love Professor Schweikart’s provocative profiles… A great book.

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Product Description: In the heart of Europe's current crisis, one of the continent's foremost statesmen issues a clarion call to radically remake the European Union in the mold of the United States' own federal governmentEurope is caught in its greatest crisis since the Second World War...read more

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9780465096855 | Basic Books, January 3, 2017, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: In the heart of Europe's current crisis, one of the continent's foremost statesmen issues a clarion call to radically remake the European Union in the mold of the United States' own federal governmentEurope is caught in its greatest crisis since the Second World War.

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Product Description: The story of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., a fortunate son who proved himself on the battlefields of two world wars.General Omar Bradley said of him, “I have never known a braver man or a more devoted soldier.” But for much of his life, Theodore Roosevelt’s son Ted seemed born to live in his father’s shadow...read more

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9781101988152 | New Amer Library, January 3, 2017, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The story of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.

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Product Description: In response to criticism and disappointment from the Left, A Consequential President offers a bold assessment of the lasting successes and major achievements of President Obama.Had he only saved the U.S. economy with his economic recovery act and his program to restore the auto industry, President Obama would have been considered a successful president...read more

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9781250081391 | Thomas Dunne Books, January 3, 2017, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: In response to criticism and disappointment from the Left, A Consequential President offers a bold assessment of the lasting successes and major achievements of President Obama.

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Product Description: America's many presidents, both famous and obscure, have been as varied as the history of the country they have ruled. Over two centuries the presidential seat has been occupied by soldiers and school teachers, judges and journalists, haberdashers, Hollywood actors, professors, postmasters and even, believe it or not, a peanut farmer...read more

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9781445656502 | Amberley Pub Plc, December 31, 2016, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: America's many presidents, both famous and obscure, have been as varied as the history of the country they have ruled.

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Product Description: A moving and compulsively readable look into the lives, loves, relationships, and rivalries among the three women at the heart of the British royal family today: Queen Elizabeth II, Camilla Parker-Bowles, and Kate Middleton—from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Good Son, These Few Precious Days, and The Day Diana Died...read more

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9781476743950 | Gallery Books, April 19, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The #1 New York Times bestselling author of William and Kate and The Day Diana Died takes a compulsively readable look into the relationships and rivalries of Queen Elizabeth, Camilla Parker Bowles, and Kate Middleton.

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9781476743967 | Reprint edition (Gallery Books, November 15, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A moving and compulsively readable look into the lives, loves, relationships, and rivalries among the three women at the heart of the British royal family today: Queen Elizabeth II, Camilla Parker-Bowles, and Kate Middleton—from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Good Son, These Few Precious Days, and The Day Diana Died.

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Product Description: A fresh look at President William McKinley from New York Times bestselling author and political mastermind Karl Rove—“a rousing tale told by a master storyteller whose love of politics, campaigning, and combat shines through on every page” (Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Team of Rivals)...read more

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9781476752952 | Simon & Schuster, November 24, 2015, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: From New York Times bestselling author and political mastermind Karl Rove comes a fresh look at President William McKinley, whose 1896 campaign ended a bitter period of political gridlock and reformed and modernized his party, thereby creating a governing majority that dominated American politics for the next thirty-six years.

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9781476752969 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, July 12, 2016), cover price $18.00 | also contains The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters, The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters | About this edition: A fresh look at President William McKinley from New York Times bestselling author and political mastermind Karl Rove—“a rousing tale told by a master storyteller whose love of politics, campaigning, and combat shines through on every page” (Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Team of Rivals).

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Product Description: He was born in Buenos Aires and educated in Geneva and Cuba. He was a daring WWII paratrooper who parachuted behind enemy lines on D-Day. He was a handsome, charming man who briefly worked as a Hollywood stuntman.He was also a spy who may have killed John F...read more

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9781621574873 | Regnery History, November 14, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: He was born in Buenos Aires and educated in Geneva and Cuba.

“Another blockbuster! Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates reads like an edge-of-your-seat, page-turning thriller. You will love this book and also wonder why so few people know this story. No one captures the danger, intrigue, and drama of the American Revolution and its aftermath like Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger.” —Brad ThorThis is the little-known story of how a newly indepen­dent nation was challenged by four Muslim powers and what happened when America’s third president decided to stand up to intimidation. When Thomas Jefferson became president in 1801, America faced a crisis. The new nation was deeply in debt and needed its economy to grow quickly, but its merchant ships were under attack. Pirates from North Africa’s Barbary coast routinely captured American sailors and held them as slaves, demanding ransom and tribute payments far beyond what the new coun­try could afford. Over the previous fifteen years, as a diplomat and then as secretary of state, Jefferson had tried to work with the Barbary states (Tripoli, Tunis, Algiers, and Morocco). Unfortunately, he found it impossible to negotiate with people who believed their religion jus­tified the plunder and enslavement of non-Muslims. These rogue states would show no mercy—at least not while easy money could be made by extorting the Western powers. So President Jefferson decided to move beyond diplomacy. He sent the U.S. Navy’s new warships and a detachment of Marines to blockade Tripoli—launching the Barbary Wars and beginning America’s journey toward future superpower status. As they did in their previous bestseller, George Washington’s Secret Six, Kilmeade and Yaeger have transformed a nearly forgotten slice of history into a dramatic story that will keep you turning the pages to find out what happens next. Among the many sus­penseful episodes:  ·Lieutenant Andrew Sterett’s ferocious cannon battle on the high seas against the treacherous pirate ship Tripoli. ·Lieutenant Stephen Decatur’s daring night raid of an enemy harbor, with the aim of destroying an American ship that had fallen into the pirates’ hands.·General William Eaton’s unprecedented five-hundred-mile land march from Egypt to the port of Derne, where the Marines launched a surprise attack and an American flag was raised in victory on foreign soil for the first time. Few today remember these men and other heroes who inspired the Marine Corps hymn: “From the Halls of Montezuma to the Shores of Tripoli, we fight our country’s battles in the air, on land and sea.” Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates recaptures this forgot­ten war that changed American history with a real-life drama of intrigue, bravery, and battle on the high seas.

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9781591848066 | Sentinel, November 3, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: “Another blockbuster!

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9780143129431 | Sentinel, October 18, 2016, cover price $17.00

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9781611764826 | Unabridged edition (Penguin/Highbridge, November 3, 2015), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: “Another blockbuster!

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Product Description: The “insightful [and] entertainingly irreverent”* account of Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the rivalry that ended in murder.In the summer of 1804, two of America’s most eminent statesmen squared off, pistols raised, on a bluff along the Hudson River...read more

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9781592408528 | Berkley Pub Group, October 20, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A provocative and penetrating investigation into the rivalry between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, whose infamous duel left the Founding Father dead and turned a sitting Vice President into a fugitive.

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9781592409693 | Reprint edition (New Amer Library, October 18, 2016), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: The “insightful [and] entertainingly irreverent”* account of Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the rivalry that ended in murder.

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Product Description: In the midst of the Jazz Age, while Americans were making merry, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was stricken by polio and withdrew from public life. From 1924 to 1926, believing that warm water and warm air would help him walk again, he spent the winter months on his new houseboat, the "Larooco," sailing the Florida Keys, fishing, swimming, playing Parcheesi, entertaining guests, and tending to engine mishaps...read more
By Karen Chase (editor)

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9781438462271 | Excelsior Editions, November 1, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In the midst of the Jazz Age, while Americans were making merry, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was stricken by polio and withdrew from public life.

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Product Description: On September 6, 1901, President William McKinley held a public reception at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York. In the receiving line, holding a gun concealed by a handkerchief, was Leon Czolgosz, a young man with anarchist leanings...read more

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9781476666303 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, October 31, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: On September 6, 1901, President William McKinley held a public reception at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York.

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Product Description: Writers often depict Thomas Jefferson as a narrow-minded defender of states' rights and Virginia's interests, despite his authorship of the Declaration of Independence and vigorous defense of the young republic's sovereignty. Some historians claim he was particularly hostile to the New England states, whose Federalist electorate he regarded as enemies of his Democratic-Republican Party...read more

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9780786475377 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, October 31, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Writers often depict Thomas Jefferson as a narrow-minded defender of states' rights and Virginia's interests, despite his authorship of the Declaration of Independence and vigorous defense of the young republic's sovereignty.

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Product Description: Based on twenty years of research, a book that rewrites the history of the Eisenhower presidency “Irwin Gellman has emerged from years in the archives to tell the fascinating story of President Dwight Eisenhower and his relationship with his vice president, Richard Nixon...read more

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9780300181050 | Yale Univ Pr, July 28, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Based on twenty years of research, a book that rewrites the history of the Eisenhower presidency “Irwin Gellman has emerged from years in the archives to tell the fascinating story of President Dwight Eisenhower and his relationship with his vice president, Richard Nixon.
9780443047572, titled "Textbook of Pain" | 3rd edition (Churchill Livingstone, January 1, 1994), cover price $265.00 | also contains Textbook of Pain | About this edition: A new edition of the first comprehensive textbook on pain covering basic scientific knowledge, clinical aspects of diseases in which pain predominates, and the management of pain.

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9780300223521, titled "The President and the Apprentice: Eisenhower and Nixon 1952-1961" | Yale Univ Pr, October 25, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Based on twenty years of research, a book that rewrites the history of the Eisenhower presidency “Irwin Gellman has emerged from years in the archives to tell the fascinating story of President Dwight Eisenhower and his relationship with his vice president, Richard Nixon.

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Product Description: The life—and lessons—of the Founding Father who mastered the arts of wit, war, and wealth, long before becoming the subject of Broadway’s Hamilton: An American Musical Two centuries after his death, Alexander Hamilton is shining once more under the world’s spotlight—and we need him now more than ever...read more

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9780451498090 | Three Rivers Pr, September 20, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The life—and lessons—of the Founding Father who mastered the arts of wit, war, and wealth, long before becoming the subject of Broadway’s Hamilton: An American Musical Two centuries after his death, Alexander Hamilton is shining once more under the world’s spotlight—and we need him now more than ever.

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Product Description: A long over-due tribute to the extraordinary woman who was Winston Churchill’s closest confidante, fiercest critic and shrewdest advisor that captures the intimate dynamic of one of history’s most fateful marriages, as seen on The Crown and Darkest Hour—“Engrossing…the first formal biography of a woman who has heretofore been relegated to the sidelines...read more

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9780525429777 | Viking Pr, October 27, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A long over-due tribute to the extraordinary woman who was Winston Churchill’s closest confident, fiercest critic and shrewdest advisor that captures the intimate dynamic of one of history’s most fateful marriages, as seen on The Crown and Darkest Hour—“Engrossing…the first formal biography of a woman who has heretofore been relegated to the sidelines.

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9780143128915 | Penguin USA, October 25, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A long over-due tribute to the extraordinary woman who was Winston Churchill’s closest confidante, fiercest critic and shrewdest advisor that captures the intimate dynamic of one of history’s most fateful marriages, as seen on The Crown and Darkest Hour—“Engrossing…the first formal biography of a woman who has heretofore been relegated to the sidelines.

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Product Description: A revealing portrait of the end of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's life and presidency, shedding new light on how he made his momentous final policy decisions The first hundred days of FDR's presidency are justly famous, often viewed as a period of political action without equal in American history...read more

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9780465048717 | Basic Books, January 3, 2017, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: A revealing portrait of the end of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's life and presidency, shedding new light on how he made his momentous final policy decisions The first hundred days of FDR's presidency are justly famous, often viewed as a period of political action without equal in American history.

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