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How Different It Was

by Michael J. Goodspeed

  • Canada in the Victorian era was markedly different from the UK, Europe, and America of the same age, and this is the first book to show specifically how unique it was
  • 2017 will be Canada’s sesquicentennial...


Andrew Jackson Potter - The fighting parson of the Texan frontier

by Hiram Atwill Graves

Andrew Jackson Potter was an Indian fighter, race rider, common soldier in the U. S. army, chaplain in C. S. army, and circuit rider on the Texan frontier at a time when it required courage and judgment. The...


Einstein in Berlin

by Thomas Levenson

In a book that is both biography and the most exciting form of history, here are eighteen years in the life of a man, Albert Einstein, and a city, Berlin, that were in many ways the defining years of the twentieth...


When I Grow Up I Want To Be...Third Edition

by Gino Narboni & Charlotte Narboni

As a young boy living a sheltered life in a predominately Sephardic Jewish enclave in pre-WWII North Africa, Gino Narboni dreamed of a military life in service to his country.

But life has a way of intruding...


The Lives of the Twelve Caesars

by C. Suetonious Tranquillus

The Lives of the Twelve Caesars, is a set of twelve biographies of Julius Caesar and the first 11 emperors of the Roman Empire written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus. The work, written in AD 121 during the reign...


Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1856

by Sidney Blumenthal

“Masterful.” —Los Angeles Times

“Magnificent.” —BookPage

Volume II of Sidney Blumenthal’s acclaimed, landmark biography, The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, reveals the future president’s genius...


The Gettysburg Address

by Abraham Lincoln

The Gettysburg Address is a speech by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, one of the best-known in American history. It was delivered by Lincoln during the American Civil War, on the afternoon of Thursday, November...


Love, Madness, and Scandal

by Johanna Luthman

The high society of Stuart England found Frances Coke Villiers, Viscountess Purbeck (1602-1645) an exasperating woman. She lived at a time when women were expected to be obedient, silent, and chaste, but Frances...


Spies in the Family

by Eva Dillon

A riveting true-life thriller and revealing memoir from the daughter of an American intelligence officer—the astonishing true story of two spies and their families on opposite sides of the Cold War.

In the...


The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family's Quest to Bring Him Home

by Sally Mott Freeman

The extraordinary, real-life adventure of three brothers at the center of the most dramatic turning points of World War II and their mad race to change history—and save one of their own.

They are three brothers,...


The Road to Camelot: Inside JFK's Five-Year Campaign

by Thomas Oliphant & Curtis Wilkie

“A must-read for fans of presidential history.” —USA TODAY

“Splendid…a gripping, authoritative campaign history.” —The Boston Globe

“Terrific…a tougher and more balanced account of the long campaign...


Two Generations: Visions of Life

by Rick Rick Wilcox

Two Generations is not just the story of the Wilcox family, father and son.  It is also a study of life in America for more than 100 years as seen through the lives of one family, ranging from basic pre-electricity...


Two Generations

by Rick Rick Wilcox

Two Generations is not just the story of the Wilcox family, father and son.  It is also a study of life in America for more than 100 years as seen through the lives of one family, ranging from basic pre-electricity...


The Greatest Beer Run Ever

by John (Chick) Donohue & J.T. Molloy

In 1967, John (Chick) Donohue was a 26-year-old U.S. Marine Corps veteran working as a merchant seaman when he was challenged one night in a New York City bar. The men gathered at this hearth had lost family...


The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

by Benjamin Franklin

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790; however, Franklin himself appears to have called the work...


The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie

by Andrew Carnegie

The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie is a very well written and interesting history of one of the most wealthy men in the United states. He was born in Scotland in 1835 and emigrated to America in 1848. Among...


The Marriage Bureau

by Penrose Halson

A riveting glimpse of life and love during and after World War II—a heart-warming, touching, and thoroughly absorbing true story of a world gone by.

In the spring of 1939, with the Second World War looming,...


Two Generations

by Rick A. Wilcox

Two Generations is not just the story of the Wilcox family, father and son.  It is also a study of life in America for more than 100 years as seen through the lives of one family, ranging from basic pre-electricity...


The Flood

by Michael Brown

What is it like to experience a flood? The answers that Michael Brown comes up with are surprising. His house was underwater for several weeks during the inundation of the Somerset Levels. He decided to stay...


Beneath Safer Skies

by Anthea Toft

Fleeing the heavy bombing in Kent in 1940, Anthea Toft was eight years old when she arrived with her mother to live on a remote farm in deepest Shropshire. The contrast between her sheltered middle class life...