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The Mariana & Palau Islands Campaign

History | 21 | 3-10-2017, 20:05

Author: Charles River Editors  |  Isbn: 9781537258980  |  File size: 8.81MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 60  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History *Includes pictures *Includes accounts of the fighting by soldiers *Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading The powerful forces of the United States Navy (USN), Marine Corps, and Army advanced inexorably against Imperial Japan in 1944. Following...

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Ally: My Journey Across The American-israeli Divide

Biographies & Memoirs | 85 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Michael B. Oren  |  Isbn: 9780812996418  |  File size: 20 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 432  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Includes a new afterword about the Iran nuclear agreement, the 2016 presidential race, and the future of the U.S.-Israel alliance Michael B. Oren’s memoir of his time as Israel’s ambassador to the United States—a period of...

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Diamonds in the Rough : A History of Alabama's Cahaba Coal Field

Economics | 153 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: James Sanders Day  |  Isbn: 9780817386740  |  File size: 2 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Economics Diamonds in the Rough reconstructs the historical moment that defined the Cahaba Coal Field, a mineral-rich area that stretches across sixty-seven miles and four counties of central Alabama. Combining existing written sources with oral accounts and personal recollections,...

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Faces Of Power

Politics & Sociology | 143 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Seyom Brown  |  Isbn: 9780231133296  |  File size: 18.9 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 864  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Seyom Brown's authoritative account of U.S. foreign policy from the end of the Second World War to the present challenges common assumptions about American presidents and their struggle with power and purpose. Brown shows Truman to be more anguished than he...

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New York Observed

Art | 94 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Barbara Cohen and Seymour Chwast  |  Isbn: 978-0810923430  |  File size: 36.3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 198  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art In this illustrated collection of New York City lore, excerpts from the works of Truman Capote and A. J. Liebling stand side by side with selections from Washington Irving and Charles Dickens. In all, some 150 writers and artists are represented, including...

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The Path Between The Seas: The Creation Of The Panama Canal, 1870-1914

History | 162 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: David McCullough  |  Isbn: 9780671244095  |  File size: 61 MB  |  Year: 1977  |  Pages: 698  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History The story of the Panama Canal is complex, full of heroes, villains, and victims. McCullough's long, richly detailed, and eminently literate book pays homage to an immense undertaking. The National Book Award–winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a...

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Tiny Terror: Why Truman Capote (almost) Wrote Answered Prayers

Educational | 123 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: William Todd Schultz  |  Isbn: 0199752044  |  File size: 766.5 KB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 198  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Languages Truman Capote was one of the most gifted and flamboyant writers of his generation, renowned for such books as Other Voices, Other Rooms, Breakfast at Tiffany's, and his masterpiece, the nonfiction novel In Cold Blood. What has received comparatively little attention,...

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The Fame Lunches: On Wounded Icons, Money, Sex, The Brontës, & The Importance Of Handbags

Culture | 88 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Daphne Merkin  |  Isbn: 978-1250074768  |  File size: 777 KB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 416  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture A New York Times Book Review Notable Book Daphne Merkin brings her signature combination of wit, candor, and penetrating intelligence to subjects that touch on every aspect of contemporary culture, from the high calling of the literary life to the poignant underside of...

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The Korean War by Max Hastings

History | 127 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Max Hastings  |  Isbn: 9780671668341  |  File size: 63MB  |  Year: 1988  |  Pages: 389  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History It was the first war we could not win. At no other time since World War II have two superpowers met in battle. Now Max Hastings, preeminent military historian takes us back to the bloody bitter struggle to restore South Korean independence after the Communist invasion of June...

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Creating the National Security State

History | 185 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Douglas T. Stuart  |  Isbn: 9780691133713  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 360  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History For the last sixty years, American foreign and defense policymaking has been dominated by a network of institutions created by one piece of legislation--the 1947 National Security Act. This is the definitive study of the intense political and bureaucratic struggles that...

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Desire: A Valentine's Anthology by Opal Carew et al (.ePUB)

Romance | 150 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.1 MB Overview: Nine sizzling romantic stories from your favourite authors Opal Carew, Erotic Romance Author, Jayne Rylon, Evangeline Anderson, Avery Aster, Bianca Darc, Cynthia Sax, Daire St. Denis, Lauren Hawkeye, TJ Stokes and me! Genre: Erotic Romance Taken By Storm by Opal Carew - When Jessica is almost run over by a red hot rock musician on a motorcycle, she knows he’s exactly the kind of dangerous character she needs to avoid. But he insists on turning her safe...

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Waging War by David J Barron (.ePUB)

History | 98 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 5.74MB Overview: Waging War shows us our country's revered and colorful presidents at their most trying times–Washington, Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Johnson, both Bushes, and Obama. Their wars have made heroes of some and victims of others, but most have proved adept at getting their way over reluctant or hostile Congresses. The next president will face this challenge immediately–and the Constitution and its fragile...

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Troubled Waters by Arthur M. Wyatt (.ePUB)(.MOBI)(.AZW)

Sci-Fi & Fantasy | 82 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB / MOBI / AZW Reader, 1.1MB Overview: They thought they were safe. They thought it was over. They were wrong... In the world of The Demon Dead, no place is safe. Not even on the massive aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman. John, Amy, Derek and Jimmy are trapped deep within the bowels of the ship. To escape they must get to the flight deck. To get to the flight deck they must fight their way through blood thirsty corpses and demonic forces that roam the ship's passageways. To survive...

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Battle-Cruiser HMS Renown 1916-48 by Peter C. Smith (.ePUB)

History | 72 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader l 1.5 MB Overview: This is the story of the Royal Navy battle-cruiser H.M.S. Renown, a famous ship with a long and distinguished operational career. Originally built for the First World War she subsequently served in the post-war fleet and took royalty around the world. Modernized just in time for World War Two, she re-joined the fleet in September, 1939 and for the first two years of the war her speed and heavy gun armament made her one of the most important ships of the fleet....

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Biographies & Memoirs | 150 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, MOBI Reader, AZW Reader, 2 MB Overview: This mesmerizing story of playwright and author Joe Orton’s brief and remarkable life was named book of the year by Truman Capote and Nobel Prize–winning novelist Patrick White Told with precision and extensive detail, Prick Up Your Ears is the engrossing biography of playwright and novelist Joe Orton. Orton’s public career spanned only three years (1964–1967), but his work made a lasting mark on the international stage. From...

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Drama High by Michael Sokolove (.EPUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 82 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: EPUB Reader, 3.99 Mb Overview: Friday Night Lights meets Glee—the incredible and true story of an extraordinary drama teacher who has changed the lives of thousands of students and inspired a town. Why would the multimillionaire producer of Cats, The Phantom of the Opera, and Miss Saigon take his limo from Manhattan to the struggling former steel town of Levittown, Pennsylvania, to see a high school production of Les Misérables? To see the show performed by the astoundingly successful...

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The Presidents & UFOs by Larry Holcombe (.ePUB)

History | 191 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: Any ePUB Reader, 6.4 MB Overview: The UFO enigma has been part of our culture since the 1940s and building to a worldwide explosion of acceptance today. Now, as governments around the world open their files and records on internal UFO investigations, the US remains steadfast in its denial of interest in the UFO issue. As more of the world's population accepts the possibility of an extraterrestrial presence, the demand is building for disclosure from the United States. Using newly...

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After Hitler by Michael Jones (.ePUB)

History | 193 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader | 12.3 MB | Version: Retail Overview: On April 30, 1945, Adolf Hitler committed suicide in a bunker in Berlin. But victory over the Nazi regime was not celebrated in western Europe until May 8. Why did a peace agreement take so much time? How did this brutal, protracted conflict coalesce into its unlikely endgame? Combining exhaustive research with masterfully paced storytelling, Michael Jones recounts the Fuhrer's frantic last stand; the devious maneuverings of his handpicked...

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Ellen S. Woodward by Martha H. Swain (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

Biographies & Memoirs | 197 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 2.5MB (a very bad conversion) Overview: Ellen S. Woodward (1887-1971) was touted as Roosevelt's second most powerful woman appointee. Among American women only Eleanor Roosevelt and Labor Department Secretary Frances Perkins could claim more elevated roles in the circle of FDR's administration. This long overdue biography of such a remarkable leader traces Woodward's odyssey from the parlors of her Mississippi clubwomen associates to a position as director of women's...

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The Iron Curtain by Fraser J. Harbutt (.ePUB)

History | 67 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.5MB Overview: Winston Churchill made his famous speech in Fulton, Missouri, in which he popularized the phrase "Iron Curtain." This speech, according to Fraser Harbutt, set forth the basic Western ideology of the coming East-West struggle. It was also a calculated move within, and a dramatic public definition of, the Truman administration's concurrent turn from accommodation to confrontation with the Soviet Union. It provoked a response from Stalin that goes far to explain...

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Eisenhower: A Life by Paul Johnson (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 89 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader 0.86 MB Overview: Acclaimed historian Paul Johnson’s lively, succinct biography of Dwight D. Eisenhower explores how his legacy endures today In the rousing style he’s famous for, celebrated biographer Paul Johnson offers a fascinating portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower, focusing particularly on his years as a five-star general and his time as the thirty-fourth President of the United States. Johnson chronicles President Eisenhower's modest childhood in Kansas, his...

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Nixon Volume I by Stephen E. Ambrose (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 154 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 4.9 MB Overview: From acclaimed biographer Stephen E. Ambrose comes the life of one of the most elusive and intriguing American political figures, Richard M. Nixon. From his difficult boyhood and earnest youth to bis ruthless political campaigns for Congress and Senate to his defeats in '60 and '62, Nixon emerges life-size in all his complexity. Ambrose charts the peaks and valleys of Nixon's first fifty years -- his critical support as a freshman congressman of the Truman...

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Children & Young Adult | 87 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB/MOBI Reader, 82.8MB Overview: Sarah Weeks has been writing children’s books and songs for the past twenty years. She is a graduate of Hampshire College and NYU and recently became an adjunct faculty member in the prestigious Writing Program at the New School University, in New York City. Genre: Children | Fiction | Humor Oggie Cooder - From the author of So B. It, a super charming middle-grade Napoleon Dynamite with heart - the tale of a very average boy who's put in his...

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Dreamcatcher series by Ellen Ginsberg (.PDF)

Erotic | 107 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: PDF Reader, 1.32 mb Overview: Ellen Ginsberg is the pseudonym of an Austin-based writer who has published numerous works of fiction and nonfiction and has had plays professionally produced in New York, Washington DC, Chicago, and across the Midwest. She graduated from Truman State University with her Master’s degree in English in 2010, and moved to Austin, TX with her husband, who, as a heterosexual male, may nevertheless be the single most enthusiastic supporter of her recent...

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Gore Vidal: A Biography by Fred Kaplan (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 201 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 4.7 MB Overview: Novelist, cultural critic, essayist, historian, comic satirist, image maker, provocateur, actor, homosexual, bisexual...controversial, brilliant, confrontational, unflinching, cynical, idealistic...finding words to describe Gore Vidal is never difficult. And yet, an accurate picture of this multifaceted chameleon has eluded us until now. Here, at last, is a vastly entertaining biography of an American icon. From his Washington childhood, a world of high...


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