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Quest Biographies Bundle - Books 31-35: Harriet Tubman / Laura Secord / Joey Smallwood / Prince Edward, Duke of Kent / John A. Macdonald

by Rosemary Sadlier, Nathan Tidridge & Peggy Dymond Leavey

This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series presents a variety of influential Canadian lives. In this volume we find anti-slavery crusader Harriet Tubman, War of 1812 heroine Laura Secord, Canada's first...


Quest Biographies Bundle - Books 21-25: Louis Riel / James Wilson Morrice / Vilhjalmur Stefansson / Robertson Davies / James Douglas

by Julie H. Ferguson, Tom Henighan & Nicholas Maes

This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series entertainingly presents a variety of influential Canadian lives. In this volume we find Metis leader Louis Riel, renowned painter James Wilson Morrice, intrepid...


Quest Biographies Bundle - Books 26-30: William C. Van Horne / George Simpson / Tom Thomson / Simon Girty / Mary Pickford

by Wayne Larsen, Valerie Knowles & D.T. Lahey

This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series entertainingly presents a variety of influential Canadian lives. In this volume we find railway tycoon William C. Van Horne, tragic but talented painter Tom...


Quest Biographies Bundle - Books 6-10: John Franklin / Marshall McLuhan / Phyllis Munday / Wilfrid Laurier / Nellie McClung

by Judith Fitzgerald, John Wilson & Kathryn Bridge

This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series entertainingly presents a variety of influential Canadian lives. In this volume we find doomed explorer John Franklin, philosopher and media guru Marshall...


Quest Biographies Bundle - Books 11-15: William Lyon Mackenzie King / René Lévesque / Samuel de Champlain / John Grierson / Lucille Teasdale

by lian goodall, Marguerite Paulin & Jonathan Kaplansky

This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series entertainingly presents a variety of influential Canadian lives. In this volume we find Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King, Quebec premier Réne Lévesque,...


The Five of Hearts

by Patricia O'Toole

The Five of Hearts, who first gathered in Washington in the Gilded Age, included Henry Adams, historian and scion of America's first political dynasty; his wife, Clover, gifted photographer and tragic victim...


Hitler's Spy Chief

by Richard Bassett

Wilhelm Canaris was appointed by Hitler to head the Abwehr (the German secret service) 18 months after the Nazis came to power. But Canaris turned against the Fuhrer and the Nazi regime, believing that Hitler...


The Horror of Love

by Lisa Hilton

'I've given up everything - my friends, my family, my country, & he simply roared with laughter, and then of course so did I' - Nancy Mitford. THE HORROR OF LOVE is a story about two people - Nancy Mitford and...


Dear Abigail: The Intimate Lives and Revolutionary Ideas of Abigail Adams and Her Two Remarkable Sisters

by Diane Jacobs

For readers of the historical works of Robert K. Massie, David McCulough, and Alison Weir comes the first biography on the life of Abigail Adams and her sisters.

 

“Never sisters loved each other better than...


The Mob and Me: Wiseguys and the Witness Protection Program

by John Partington & Arlene Violet

This revealing first-person narrative, by one of the founders of the Witness Protection Program and a personal protector to more than five hundred informants, offers an eye-opening, dead-on authentic perspective...


Rav Kook: Mystic in a Time of Revolution

by Yehudah Mirsky

Rav Abraham Isaac Kook (1865–1935) was one of the most influential—and controversial—rabbis of the twentieth century. A visionary writer and outstanding rabbinic leader, Kook was a philosopher, mystic,...


The Explorer King: Adventure, Science, and the Great Diamond Hoax--Clarence King in the Old West

by Robert Wilson

In this, one of the year's most compelling biographies, Robert Wilson paints a brilliant portrait of Clarence King -- a scientist-explorer whose mountain-scaling, desert-crossing, river-fording, blizzard-surviving...


Life Lit by Some Large Vision

by Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee

Ossie Davis, the celebrated civil rights activist, actor, writer, and director, is remembered for a film, television, and stage career of more than half a century. His awards include an Emmy Award, an NAACP...


Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte

by Carol Berkin

From the award-winning historian and author of Revolutionary Mothers (“Incisive, thoughtful, spiced with vivid anecdotes. Don’t miss it.”—Thomas  Fleming) and Civil War Wives (“Utterly fresh . . ....


Magnifico: The Brilliant Life and Violent Times of Lorenzo de' Medici

by Miles J. Unger

Magnifico is a vividly colorful portrait of Lorenzo de' Medici, the uncrowned ruler of Florence during its golden age. A true "Renaissance man," Lorenzo dazzled contemporaries with his prodigious talents and...


The Colonel and Little Missie: Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, and the Beginnings of

by Larry Mcmurtry

From the early 1800s to the end of his life in 1917, Buffalo Bill Cody was as famous as anyone could be. Annie Oakley was his most celebrated protégée, the 'slip of a girl' from Ohio who could (and did) outshoot...


The Secret Life of Houdini: The Making of America's First Superhero

by William Kalush & Larry Sloman

Handcuff King. Escape Artist. International Superstar.

Since his death eighty-eight years ago, Harry Houdini’s life has been chronicled in books, in film, and on television. Now, in this groundbreaking biography,...


My Bondage and My Freedom

by Frederick Douglass & David W. Blight

Born into slavery in 1818, Frederick Douglass escaped to freedom and became a passionate advocate for abolition and social change and the foremost spokesperson for the nation’s enslaved African American population...


Kinky Gazpacho: Life, Love & Spain

by Lori Tharps

Magazine writer and editor Lori Tharps was born and raised in the comfortable but mostly White suburbs of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where she was often the only person of color in her school and neighborhood. At...


Julius Caesar

by Philip Freeman

More than two thousand years after his death, Julius Caesar remains one of the great figures of history. He shaped Rome for generations, and his name became a synonym for "emperor" -- not only in Rome but as...