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The Sea Hunters: True Adventures with Famous Shipwrecks

By: Clive Cussler

Price: $4.25

Publisher: Pocket Star: September 2003

Seller ID: 125730

ISBN: 0743480694

Condition: Used - Good


FROM THE CREATOR OF DIRK PITT(R) -- THE WORLD'S #1 ACTION HERO..."REAL" STORIES. "REAL" EXCITEMENT. "REAL" ADVENTURE.THE SEA HUNTERSA steamboat goes up in flames...and down to the bottom of the sea. A locomotive plunges into a creek...and vanishes into mystery. A German U-boat sends an American troop transport, and eight hundred on board, to a watery grave...on Christmas Eve.Clive Cussler and his crack team of NUMA (National Underwater Marine Agency, a nonprofit... View more info

The Longest Day

By: Cornelius Ryan

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Fawcett Popular Library: January 1967

Seller ID: 120151

ISBN: 0445083808

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The Egyptians (Ancient Peoples and Places Series)

By: Cyril Aldred

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: March 1987

Seller ID: 123476

ISBN: 0500273456

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What the Orangutan Told Alice

By: Dale Smith

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Deer Creek publishing: October 2001

Seller ID: 18792

ISBN: 096514528X

Condition: Used - Good


This carefully researched adventure story is about two teenagers who wander into a Borneo rain forest where they encounter endangered orangutans and scientists working to save them from extinction. The teens become inspired to educate others about the challenges the orangutans face due to poaching, the illegal pet trade, and loss of habitat. View more info

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History Lessons: How Textbooks from Around the World Portray U.S. History

By: Dana Lindaman, Kyle Ward

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New Press: July 2004

Seller ID: 93925

ISBN: 1565848942

Condition: Used - Good


- China- France- Russia- Saudi Arabia- Canada- Mexico- North Korea- Egypt- Cuba- Great Britain- South Africa- Iran- India View more info

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The Americans: The Colonial Experience

By: Daniel J. Boorstin

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Vintage: April 1964

Seller ID: 97547

ISBN: 0394705130

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The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride

By: Daniel James Brown

Price: $7.00

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks: June 2010

Seller ID: 119579

ISBN: 0061348112

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In April of 1846, twenty-one-year-old Sarah Graves, intent on a better future, set out west from Illinois with her new husband, her parents, and eight siblings. Seven months later, after joining a party of emigrants led by George Donner, they reached the Sierra Nevada Mountains as the first heavy snows of the season closed the pass ahead of them. In early December, starving and desperate, Sarah and fourteen others set out for California on snowshoes and, over the next... View more info

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The Ordeal of the Longhouse: The Peoples of the Iroquois League in the Era of European Colonization (Institute of Early American History & Culture)

By: Daniel K. Richter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press: December 1992

Seller ID: 118340

ISBN: 0807843946

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Richter examines a wide range of primary documents to survey the responses of the peoples of the Iroquois League--the Mohawks, Oneidas, Onondagas, Cayugas, Senecas, and Tuscaroras--to the challenges of the European colonialization of North America. He demonstrates that by the early eighteenth century a series of creative adaptations in politics and diplomacy allowed the peoples of the Longhouse to preserve their cultural autonomy in a land now dominated by foreign powers... View more info

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1215: The Year of Magna Carta

By: Danny Danziger, John Gillingham

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Touchstone: June 2005

Seller ID: 120332

ISBN: 0743257782

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Surveying a broad landscape through a narrow lens, "1215" sweeps readers back eight centuries in an absorbing portrait of life during a time of global upheaval, the ripples of which can still be felt today. At the center of this fascinating period is the document that has become the root of modern freedom: the Magna Carta. It was a time of political revolution and domestic change that saw the Crusades, Richard the Lionheart, King John, and -- in legend -- Robin Hood all ... View more info

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Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

By: Dava Sobel

Price: $7.25

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics): November 2000

Seller ID: 45761

ISBN: 0140280553

Condition: Used - Good


-- Also appeared on the Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, Newsday, Publishers Weekly, San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Post, Independent, Wordstock, NCIBA, and Booksense bestseller lists-- Winner of the Christopher Award and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award-- Named a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Esquire, and the American Library Association-- Longitude sold more than 300,000 copies in paperback and spe... View more info

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The First Eden: The Mediterranean World and Man

By: David Attenborough

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little Brown & Co (T): March 1990

Seller ID: 17186

ISBN: 0316057509

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The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal

By: David E. Hoffman

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Anchor: May 2016

Seller ID: 119676

ISBN: 0345805976

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The Good Soldiers

By: David Finkel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books: September 2009

Seller ID: 82761

ISBN: 0374165734

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It was the last-chance moment of the war. In January 2007, President George W. Bush announced a new strategy for Iraq. He called it the surge. "Many listening tonight will ask why this effort will succeed when previous operations to secure Baghdad did not. Well, here are the differences," he told a skeptical nation. Among those listening were the young, optimistic army infantry soldiers of the 2-16, the battalion nicknamed the Rangers. About to head to a vicious area ... View more info

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Everyday Life in Early America

By: David Freeman Hawke

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Harper & Row: January 1989

Seller ID: 125962

ISBN: 0060912510

Condition: Used - Good


"In this clearly written volume, Hawke provides enlightening and colorful descriptions of early Colonial Americans and debunks many widely held assumptions about 17th century settlers."--Publishers Weekly View more info

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The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon (Vintage Departures)

By: David Grann

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Vintage: January 2010

Seller ID: 77184

ISBN: 1400078458

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A "New York Times," "USA Today," "Wall Street Journal," "Washington Post," "Boston Globe," "San Francisco Chronicle," "Los Angeles Times," and "Denver Post" Bestseller In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle, in search of a fabled civilization. He never returned. Over the years countless perished trying to find evidence of his party and the place he called "The Lost City of Z." In this masterpiece of narrative nonfiction,... View more info

Brave Men: The Blood-and-Guts Combat Chronicle of One of America's Most Decorated Soldiers

By: David H. Hackworth

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Pocket: June 1993

Seller ID: 124249

ISBN: 0671865609

Condition: Used - Good


Odyssey of an Infantryman Condensed from Colonel David H. Hackworth's blockbuster "New York Times" bestseller, "About Face, Brave Men" is an explosive battlefield chronicle from one of America's most decorated soldiers. Vividly recalling his experiences as an infantry leader, Hackworth takes you to the steep, razor-backed hills and bone-chilling cold of Korea, to the steamy guerrilla-infested jungles of Vietnam, to the real wars fought in the chaos of close combat. H... View more info

The Fifties

By: David Halberstam

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Ballantine Books: June 1994

Seller ID: 101482

ISBN: 0449909336

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The Voyage of the Armada: The Spanish Story

By: David Howarth

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: October 1981

Seller ID: 108796

ISBN: 0670748285

Condition: Used - Good


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The Impending Crisis, 1848-1861

By: David M. Potter

Price: $9.25

Publisher: Harper Perennial: May 1976

Seller ID: 117210

ISBN: 0061319295

Condition: Used - Good


David M. Potter's Pulitzer Prize-winning The Impending Crisis is the definitive history of antebellum America. Potter's sweeping epic masterfully charts the chaotic forces that climaxed with the outbreak of the Civil War: westward expansion, the divisive issue of slavery, the Dred Scott decision, John Brown's uprising, the ascension of Abraham Lincoln, and the drama of Southern succession. Now available in a new edition, The Impending Crisis remains one of the most ce... View more info

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

By: David McCullough

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: November 1978

Seller ID: 113816

ISBN: 0671244094

Condition: Used - Good


Winner of the National Book Award From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Truman," here is the national bestselling epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal. In The Path Between the Seas, acclaimed historian David McCullough delivers a first-rate drama of the sweeping human undertaking that led to the creation of this grand enterprise. "The Path Between the Seas" tells the story of the men and women who fought against all odds to fulfill the 400-year... View more info