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Joan of Arc

by Helen Castor

The acclaimed historian Helen Castor—bestselling author and BBC broadcaster of She-Wolves, the story of England's queens before Elizabeth I—returns with the incredible story of Joan of Arc, as only a biographer...


SOL'S STORY

by Richard Chardkoff

THIS IS A STORY OF A POLISH YOUTH DURING WORLD WAR ii. IT TRACES HIS NARRATIVE WHEN HE WAS BETWEEN THE AGES OF 13 AND 18. ORPHANED BY THE NAZIS, HE WAS DISPATCHED TO FOUR CONCENTRATION CAMPS, TWO SLAVE LABOR...


Life and Teaching of Karl Marx

by M. Beer

Karl Marx belongs to the ranks of those philosophical and sociological thinkers who throw potent thought-ferment into the world, and set in motion the masses of mankind. They awaken slumbering doubts and contradictions....


The Great Diamond Hoax

by Asbury Harpending

On my return to California, after an absence of many years, my attention was called, for the first time, to the fact that my name had been associated unpleasantly with the great diamond fraud that startled the...


Beyond NJ 9842

by Nitin A Gokhale

Operation Meghdoot was launched by the Indian Army on the barren and icy heights of the Siachen Glacier to thwart Pakistan from gaining control of this strategically located glacier. For three decades since...


My Experiments with Truth: An Autobiography of Mahatma Gandhi

by M.K. Gandhi

"It is not my purpose to attempt a real autobiography. I simply want to tell the story of my numerous experiments with truth, and as my life consists of nothing but those experiments, it is true that the story...


Cleopatra, the Queen of Egypt.

by Jacob Abbott

THE story of Cleopatra is a story of crime. It is a narrative of the course and the consequences of unlawful love. In her strange and romantic history we see this passion portrayed with the most complete and...


Genghis Khan: his life and battles

by Jacob Abbott

The word khan is not a name, but a title. It means chieftain or king. It is a word used in various forms by the different tribes and nations that from time immemorial have inhabited Central Asia, and has been...


The Laundry Room

by Lynda Lippman-Lockhart

The Laundry Room dramatizes a fascinating moment in the history of the founding of Israel as a self-ruling nation. Based on actual events, Lynda Lippmann-Lockhart follows the lives of several young Israelis...


M-Mother: Dambuster Flight Lieutenant John 'Hoppy' Hopgood

by Jenny Elmes & Shere Fraser Lowe

John Hopgood was one of the pilots of the 19 Lancaster bombers that took part in the Dambusters raid of May 1943. Wounded by flak and with his aircraft falling apart, 'Hoppy' managed to gain height for two of...


Mrs. Lee's Rose Garden: The True Story of the Founding of Arlington National Cemetery

by Carlo Devito

Mrs. Lee’s Rose Garden is an intimate retelling of Arlington National Cemetery’s tragic beginnings, and sheds new light on this profound chapter in American history.

Mrs. Lee’s Rose Garden is the intensely...


The Life of Joan of Arc

by Andrew Lang

JOAN OF ARC was perhaps the most wonderful person who ever lived in the world. The story of her life is so strange that we could scarcely believe it to be true, if all that happened to her had not been told...


Four Years in the Mountains of Kurdistan: An Armenian Boy's Memoir of Survival

by Aram Haigaz

Armenian Aram Haigaz was only 15 when he lost his father, brothers, many relatives and neighbors, all killed or dead of starvation when enemy soldiers surrounded their village. He and his mother were put into...


Water to the Angels

by Les Standiford

In 1907, Irish immigrant William Mulholland designed and began to build one of the greatest civil engineering feats in history: the aqueduct that carried water 233 miles from the Sierra Nevada Mountains to Los...


Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth

by Marc Peyser & Timothy Dwyer

A lively and provocative double biography of first cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, two extraordinary women whose tangled lives provide a sweeping look at the twentieth century.

When...


Colin Campbell: Lord Clyde

by Archibald Forbes

The British Military Service is fertile in curious contrasts. Among the officers who sailed from England for the East in the spring of 1854 were three veterans who had soldiered under the Great Duke in Portugal...


Women of Sicily: Saints, Queens and Rebels

by Jacqueline Alio

Rarely have women found their place in the chronicles of Sicily's thirty-century history. Here one of Sicily's most popular historians introduces seventeen women of varied backgrounds who defied convention to...


Pioneer in Tibet

by Douglas Wissing

Dr. Albert Shelton was a medical missionary and explorer who spent nearly twenty years in the Tibetan borderlands at the start of the last century. During the Great Game era, the Sheltons' sprawling station...


Tea on the Great Wall: An American Girl in War-Torn China

by Patricia Luce Chapman

“Shirley Temple” in Wonderland meets Chinese opium addicts, Nazis, and Japanese bayonets—Tea on the Great Wall is a young American girl’s account as the world falls apart in 1930s China. Patricia Luce...


Chasing Thugs, Nazis, and Reds

by Kemp Dixon

Texas Ranger Norman Dixon made the front pages of newspapers, but his rigid sense of integrity prevented him from discussing his cases with his wife or his sons, or anyone else, even decades later.

As a Ranger,...