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Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for HistoryFrom the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes and a National Book Award, a brilliant biography of Gen. George Armstrong Custer that radically changes our view of the man and his turbulent times.In this magisterial biography, T. J. Stiles paints a portrait of Custer both deeply personal and sweeping in scope, proving how much of Custer’s legacy has been ignored. He demolishes Custer’s historical caricature, revealing a volatile, contradictory, intense person—capable yet insecure, intelligent yet bigoted, passionate yet self-destructive, a romantic individualist at odds with the institution of the military (he was court-martialed twice in six years). The key to understanding Custer, Stiles writes, is keeping in mind that he lived on a frontier in time. In the Civil War, the West, and many areas overlooked in previous biographies, Custer helped to create modern America, but he could never adapt to it. He freed countless slaves yet rejected new civil rights laws. He proved his heroism but missed the dark reality of war for so many others. A talented combat leader, he struggled as a manager in the West. He tried to make a fortune on Wall Street yet never connected with the new corporate economy. Native Americans fascinated him, but he could not see them as fully human. A popular writer, he remained apart from Ambrose Bierce, Mark Twain, and other rising intellectuals. During Custer’s lifetime, Americans saw their world remade. His admirers saw him as the embodiment of the nation’s gallant youth, of all that they were losing; his detractors despised him for resisting a more complex and promising future. Intimate, dramatic, and provocative, this biography captures the larger story of the changing nation in Custer’s tumultuous marriage to his highly educated wife, Libbie; their complicated relationship with Eliza Brown, the forceful black woman who ran their household; as well as his battles and expeditions. It casts surprising new light on a near-mythic American figure, a man both widely known and little understood.

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9780307592644 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 27, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for HistoryFrom the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes and a National Book Award, a brilliant biography of Gen.

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9780307475947 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, November 1, 2016), cover price $17.00

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Product Description: In these pages, acclaimed historian Flora Fraser unfurls the story of George and Martha, brilliantly narrating the lives of an extraordinarily dedicated, accomplished, and historic couple. When they married in colonial Virginia in 1759, he was an awkward but ambitious young officer, she, a graceful, wealthy young widow...read more

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9780307272782 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 3, 2015, cover price $30.00

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9780307474438, titled "The Washingtons: George and Martha, Join'd by Friendship, Crown'd by Love" | Anchor Books, October 18, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In these pages, acclaimed historian Flora Fraser unfurls the story of George and Martha, brilliantly narrating the lives of an extraordinarily dedicated, accomplished, and historic couple.

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Product Description: A native of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Major General Logan Feland (1869–1936) played a major role in the development of the modern Marine Corps. Highly decorated for his heroic actions during the battle of Belleau Wood in World War I, Feland led the hunt for rebel leader Augusto César Sandino during the Nicaraguan revolution from 1927 to 1929―an operation that helped to establish the Marines' reputation in guerrilla warfare and search-and-capture missions...read more

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9780813144573 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, February 18, 2014, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A native of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Major General Logan Feland (1869–1936) played a major role in the development of the modern Marine Corps.

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9780813168456 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Kentucky, October 6, 2016), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A native of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Major General Logan Feland (1869–1936) played a major role in the development of the modern Marine Corps.

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Product Description: From the bestselling author of Assassination Vacation and The Partly Cloudy Patriot, an insightful and unconventional account of George Washington’s trusted officer and friend, that swashbuckling teenage French aristocrat the Marquis de Lafayette...read more

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9781410483737 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, November 18, 2015), cover price $32.99 | About this edition: A portrait of the French Revolutionary War hero, the Marquis de Lafayette, discusses his nonpartisan influence on a fledgling United States, his relationships with the Founding Fathers, and his contributions during the contentious 1824 presidential election.
9781594631740 | Riverhead Books, October 20, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: From the bestselling author of Assassination Vacation and The Partly Cloudy Patriot, an insightful and unconventional account of George Washington’s trusted officer and friend, that swashbuckling teenage French aristocrat the Marquis de Lafayette.

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9780399573101 | Reprint edition (Riverhead Books, October 4, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: From the bestselling author of Assassination Vacation and The Partly Cloudy Patriot, an insightful and unconventional account of George Washington’s trusted officer and friend, that swashbuckling teenage French aristocrat the Marquis de Lafayette.

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9781442391086 | Unabridged edition (Simon & Schuster, October 20, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: From the bestselling author of Assassination Vacation and Unfamiliar Fishes, a humorous account of the Revolutionary War hero Marquis de Lafayette—the one Frenchman we could all agree on—and an insightful portrait of a nation's idealism and its reality.

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Product Description: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of A. Lincoln, a major new biography of one of America’s greatest generals—and most misunderstood presidentsWinner of the William Henry Seward Award for Excellence in Civil War Biography • Finalist for the Gilder-Lehrman Military History Book Prize In his time, Ulysses S...read more

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9781400069026 | Random House Inc, October 4, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of A.

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Product Description: Robert Lee Scott was larger than life. A decorated Eagle Scout who barely graduated from high school, the young man from Macon, Georgia, with an oversize personality used dogged determination to achieve his childhood dream of becoming a famed fighter pilot...read more

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9781250040183 | Thomas Dunne Books, August 23, 2016, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Robert Lee Scott was larger than life.

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By Kelly Roscoe (editor)

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9781680485240 | Britannica Educational Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $33.90

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Product Description: Few 19th-century Americans were as adventurous as Henry Baxter. Best known for his Civil War exploits--from leading the 7th Michigan Volunteer Infantry across the Rappahannock River at Fredericksburg in the first daylight amphibious assault in American history, to his defense of the Union line on day one of Gettysburg--he accomplished these despite having no prewar military training...read more

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9781476663395 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, December 31, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Few 19th-century Americans were as adventurous as Henry Baxter.

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Product Description: Distinguished Book Award--Gettysburg Civil War Roundtable General Winfield Scott Hancock was perhaps the most influential officer in the federal lines, though he commanded only one of seven Union corps at Gettysburg. On day one, he rallied fleeing troops and placed them in the formidable position the Union army occupied for the remainder of the battle...read more

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9780786499786, titled "Observing Hancock at Gettysburg: The General’s Leadership Through Eyewitness Accounts" | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, January 25, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Distinguished Book Award--Gettysburg Civil War Roundtable General Winfield Scott Hancock was perhaps the most influential officer in the federal lines, though he commanded only one of seven Union corps at Gettysburg.

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Product Description: This work is a narrative of Zachary Taylor’s Mexican War campaign, from the formation of his army in 1844 to his last battle at Buena Vista in 1847, with emphasis on the 163 men in his “Army of Occupation” who became Confederate or Union generals in the Civil War...read more

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9780817316785 | Univ of Alabama Pr, March 16, 2010, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: This work is a narrative of Zachary Taylor’s Mexican War campaign, from the formation of his army in 1844 to his last battle at Buena Vista in 1847, with emphasis on the 163 men in his “Army of Occupation” who became Confederate or Union generals in the Civil War.

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9780817358693 | Univ of Alabama Pr, June 15, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This work is a narrative of Zachary Taylor’s Mexican War campaign, from the formation of his army in 1844 to his last battle at Buena Vista in 1847, with emphasis on the 163 men in his “Army of Occupation” who became Confederate or Union generals in the Civil War.

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Product Description: A major new biography of one of America’s most storied military figures. General Sherman’s 1864 burning of Atlanta solidified his legacy as a ruthless leader. Yet Sherman proved far more complex than his legendary military tactics reveal...read more

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9780393241570 | W W Norton & Co Inc, June 14, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A major new biography of one of America’s most storied military figures.

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Product Description: A new, definitive life of an American icon, the visionary general who led American forces through three wars and foresaw his nation’s great geopolitical shift toward the Pacific Rim—from the Pulitzer Prize finalist and bestselling author of Gandhi & Churchill Douglas MacArthur was arguably the last American public figure to be worshipped unreservedly as a national hero, the last military figure to conjure up the romantic stirrings once evoked by George Armstrong Custer and Robert E...read more

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9780812994889 | Random House Inc, June 14, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A new, definitive life of an American icon, the visionary general who led American forces through three wars and foresaw his nation’s great geopolitical shift toward the Pacific Rim—from the Pulitzer Prize finalist and bestselling author of Gandhi & Churchill Douglas MacArthur was arguably the last American public figure to be worshipped unreservedly as a national hero, the last military figure to conjure up the romantic stirrings once evoked by George Armstrong Custer and Robert E.

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World War II changed the course of history. Douglas MacArthur changed the course of World War II. MacArthur at War will go deeper into this transformative period of his life than previous biographies, drilling into the military strategy that Walter R. Borneman is so skilled at conveying, and exploring how personality and ego translate into military successes and failures. Architect of stunning triumphs and inexplicable defeats, General MacArthur is the most intriguing military leader of the twentieth century. There was never any middle ground with MacArthur. This in-depth study shows how MacArthurs influence spread far beyond the war-torn Pacific.

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9780316405324 | Little Brown & Co, May 10, 2016, cover price $30.00

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9781478939771 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 10, 2016), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: World War II changed the course of history.

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A New York Times BestsellerWinner of the George Washington PrizeA surprising account of the middle years of the American Revolution and the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold, from the New York Times bestselling author of In The Heart of the Sea, Mayflower, and In the Hurricane's Eye."May be one of the greatest what-if books of the age—a volume that turns one of America’s best-known narratives on its head.”—Boston Globe"Clear and insightful, [Valiant Ambition] consolidates Philbrick's reputation as one of America's foremost practitioners of narrative nonfiction."—Wall Street JournalIn the second book of his acclaimed American Revolution series, Nathaniel Philbrick turns to the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold. In September 1776, the vulnerable Continental army under an unsure George Washington evacuated New York after a devastating defeat by the British army. Three weeks later, one of his favorite generals, Benedict Arnold, miraculously succeeded in postponing the British naval advance down Lake Champlain that might have lost the war. As this book ends, four years later Washington has vanquished his demons, and Arnold has fled to the enemy. America was forced at last to realize that the real threat to its liberties might not come from without but from withinComplex, controversial, and dramatic, Valiant Ambition is a portrait of a people in crisis and the war that gave birth to a nation.

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9780525426783 | Viking Pr, May 10, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A New York Times BestsellerWinner of the George Washington PrizeA surprising account of the middle years of the American Revolution and the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold, from the New York Times bestselling author of In The Heart of the Sea, Mayflower, and In the Hurricane's Eye.
9781410489500 | Large print edition (Wheeler Pub Inc, May 4, 2016), cover price $37.99 | About this edition: From the "New York Times" bestselling author of "In The Heart of the Sea"--soon to be a major motion picture starring Chris Hemsworth and directed by Ron Howard--comes a surprising account of the middle years of the American Revolution, and the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold.

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9780147524362 | Unabridged edition (Penguin/Highbridge, May 10, 2016), cover price $45.00

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Product Description: From New York Times bestselling author Jonathan W. Jordan—author of Brothers, Rivals, Victors—comes the intimate true story of President Franklin Roosevelt’s inner circle of military leadership, the team of rivals who shaped World War II and America...read more

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9780451414571 | New Amer Library, May 5, 2015, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: American Warlords is the story of the greatest “team of rivals” since the days of Lincoln.
9780391034174, titled "Wordsworth" | Humanities Pr, May 1, 1986, cover price $29.95 | also contains Wordsworth

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9780451414588 | Reprint edition (New Amer Library, May 3, 2016), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: From New York Times bestselling author Jonathan W.

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9781504616515 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 5, 2015), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: In a lifetime shaped by politics, President Franklin D.

By Robert Norris (foreword by), Frank A. Settle, Jr. and Robert Strong (other contributor)

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9781440842849 | Praeger Pub Text, April 18, 2016, cover price $48.00

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Product Description: An unbiased look at military leaders during the Civil War. Want to know which general was the most respected by soldiers on both sides? Or why George Thomas is considered the best combat general of the war? Read history professor Richard M...read more
By Charles Hayes (illustrator) and Richard M. Walsh

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9781455621361 | Pelican Pub Co Inc, April 21, 2016, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: An unbiased look at military leaders during the Civil War.

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Product Description: Reissued with a new preface, this definitive biography of Washington Territorys controversial first governor continues to be an essential work about early history in Washington, northern Idaho and western Montana.

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9780874223385, titled "Isaac I. Stevens: Young Man in a Hurry" | Washington State Univ Pr, April 15, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Reissued with a new preface, this definitive biography of Washington Territorys controversial first governor continues to be an essential work about early history in Washington, northern Idaho and western Montana.
9780874220940, titled "Isaac I. Stevens: Young Man in a Hurry" | Reprint edition (Washington State Univ Pr, December 1, 1993), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Washington Territory's first governor remains as controversial today as he was to his frontier contemporaries during the Pacific Northwest's most turbulent era--the mid-1850s.
9780842516976 | Brigham Young Univ Pr, January 1, 1990, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Washington Territory's first governor remains as controversial today as he was to his frontier contemporaries during the Pacific Northwest's most turbulent era--the mid-1850s.

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.

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9781432622329 | Kessinger Pub Co, April 30, 2005, cover price $53.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
9780781212458 | Reprint Services Corp, May 1, 1988, cover price $79.00 | About this edition: Looking back upon his own life, Hamlin Garland charts the trials and tribulations of a generation in this tale of the quest for new frontiers in the last half of the 19th century.
9780841443266, titled "Son of the Middle Border" | Reprint edition (Folcroft Library Editions, June 1, 1985), cover price $49.50 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
9780803221024 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, June 1, 1979, cover price $29.95
9780403029983, titled "Son of the Middle Border" | Scholarly Pr, June 1, 1974, cover price $79.00 | also contains Young General and The fall of Richmond: The Life and Career of Godfrey Weitzel | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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9781517681296 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 6, 2015, cover price $12.99
9781508565826 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 25, 2015, cover price $7.49 | About this edition: A SON OF THE MIDDLE BORDER January twenty-second.
9781409985457 | Dodo Pr, August 15, 2009, cover price $29.99 | also contains A Son of the Middle Border | About this edition: Hamlin Hannibal Garland (1860-1940) was an American novelist, poet, essayist, and short story writer.
9781406770810 | Brousson Pr, March 31, 2007, cover price $32.99 | also contains A Son of the Middle Border | About this edition: Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.
9780873515658 | Borealis Books, January 15, 2007, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A classic of American realism, A Son of the Middle Border (1917) is the true coming-of-age odyssey of a farm boy who—informed by the full brute force of a homesteaders' life on the vast unbroken prairie—would become a preeminent American writer of the early twentieth century.
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Product Description: Generals South, Generals North highlights twenty-fourcommanders—twelve each from the Confederacy and the Union. Best-selling author and military historian Alan Axelrod presents a biography of each, narrates the major engagements in which each fought (emphasizing tactical leadership and outcome produced), and explores each man’s ever-controversial reputation...read more

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9780762761494 | Lyons Pr, March 1, 2011, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Generals South, Generals North highlights twenty-fourcommanders—twelve each from the Confederacy and the Union.

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Product Description: From the National Book Award–winning and bestselling author Timothy Egan comes the epic story of one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth-century America.The Irish-American story, with all its twists and triumphs, is told through the improbable life of one man...read more

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9781480562752 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, March 1, 2016), cover price $69.97 | About this edition: From the National Book Award–winning and bestselling author Timothy Egan comes the epic story of one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth-century America.

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Product Description: From the National Book Award–winning and bestselling author Timothy Egan comes the epic story of one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth-century America.The Irish-American story, with all its twists and triumphs, is told through the improbable life of one man...read more

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9780544272880 | Houghton Mifflin, March 1, 2016, cover price $28.00

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9781480562776 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, March 1, 2016), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: From the National Book Award–winning and bestselling author Timothy Egan comes the epic story of one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth-century America.
9781480562745 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, March 1, 2016), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: From the National Book Award–winning and bestselling author Timothy Egan comes the epic story of one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth-century America.

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Product Description:     Focusing on Washington’s early years, Bancroft Prize winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Robert Middlekauff penetrates his mystique, revealing his all-too-human fears, values, and passions. Rich in psychological detail regarding Washington’s temperament, idiosyncrasies, and experiences, this book shows a self-conscious Washington who grew in confidence and experience as a young soldier, businessman, and Virginia gentleman, and who was transformed into a patriot by the revolutionary ferment of the 1760s and ’70s...read more

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9781101874233 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 3, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A vivid, insightful, essential new account of the formative years that shaped a callow George Washington into an extraordinary leader, from the Bancroft Prize winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Robert Middlekauff.

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9781101872390 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, February 9, 2016), cover price $17.00 | About this edition:     Focusing on Washington’s early years, Bancroft Prize winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Robert Middlekauff penetrates his mystique, revealing his all-too-human fears, values, and passions.
9780373160563, titled "Love Match" | Harlequin Books, May 1, 1984, cover price $2.25 | also contains Love Match | About this edition: Suzy Bedford, a British journalist, is leary of covering tennis star Craig Dickson because of his playboy reputation

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Product Description: A vivid new portrait of the formative years that made George Washington a great leader, from a highly respected and accomplished historian who is a Bancroft Prize winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist.George Washington was famously unknowable, but Robert Middlekauff penetrates the mystique to reveal the fears, values, and passions that drove him...read more
By Christopher Lane (narrator)

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9781501228780 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, February 2, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A vivid new portrait of the formative years that made George Washington a great leader, from a highly respected and accomplished historian who is a Bancroft Prize winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist.
9781501228797 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, February 2, 2016), cover price $19.99
9781501228759 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, February 3, 2015), cover price $34.99
9781501228766 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, February 3, 2015), cover price $24.99

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