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Ghosts of Eden Park: The Bootleg King, the Women Who Pursued Him, and the Murder That Shocked Jazz-Age America Karen Abbott

THE GHOSTS OF EDEN PARK  is an expertly written and researched account of the life and crimes of George Remus, one of the first and most successful bootleggers during the Prohibition era. Called "The King of Bootleggers" and at one time controlling 35 percent of the liquor in the United States.  Abbott chronicles his...

John Adams Under Fire: The Founding Father's Fight for Justice in the Boston Massacre Murder Trial Dan Abrams

JOHN ADAMS UNDER FIRE follows the aftermath of the Boston Massacre, where British soldier fired on civilians in Boston in 1770, which many believe to be the first shots fired in the American Revolution. Despite the outcry from his fellow patriots, the young lawyer John Adams vowed that the soldiers would receive a fair...

Every Drop of Blood: The Momentous Second Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln Edward Achorn

EVERY DROP OF BLOOD is a spellbinding account of Lincoln's second and final inaguration, which...

The Suspect: An Olympic Bombing, the FBI, the Media, and Richard Jewell, the Man Caught in the Middle Kent Alexander

THE SUSPECT is a masterful account of the 1996 Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta and the man who was at first a hero and then the FBI's main suspect: security guard Richard Jewell, a former police officer who discovered the bomb before it detonated, saving countless lives. Former U.S. Attorney Kent Alexander and former...

All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. III, 1856-1860 Sidney Blumenthal

A SELF-MADE MAN 1809 - 1849: THE POLITICAL LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN covers The Great Emancipator's...

The Allies: Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance That Won World War II Winston Groom

THE ALLIES is historian Winston Groom's account of the unlikely alliance between Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin, who despite their vast differences in style and philosophy, managed to lead the Allied powers to victory in World War II.

 

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Franklin & Washington: The Founding Partnership Edward J. Larson

FRANKLIN & WASHINGTON illuminates the partnership of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington, two very different men who perhaps did the most to shape America's image and ideas. Brilliantly written and researched, Larson illustrates how Franklin and Washington worked together and separately to form the country's...

No Place Like Home: An Architectural Study of Auburn, Alabama - The First 150 Years Emily Sparrow

NO PLACE LIKE HOME examines the beautiful structures that make up the architectural history of Auburn, from the historical churches, the old businesses and homes, and of course the mighty buildings that make up Auburn's campus. Anchored by a strong sense of place, No Place Like Home will inspire readers to a...

Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days That Changed the World Chris Wallace

COUNTDOWN 1945 begins on April 12, 1945, the day of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's death, and follows the new president Harry Truman as he winds down the war in Europe and wrestles with the newly discovered knowledge of the atomic bomb. Over the 116 days between FDR's passing and the end of the war in Japan, Wallace...