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Brigades of Gettysburg by Bradley M. Gottfried

A New York Times bestseller: Learn the true story behind the Civil War’s most crucial battle. The behind-the-lines drama comes to life in this “exhaustive, engrossing study… vividly written” (Publishers Weekly).

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The Gold Rush by Ralph K. Andrist

A New York Times bestselling author chronicles a time of greed and economic upheaval: When gold was discovered in California in 1848, people from all over the country were lured west, determined to claim their fortunes.

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General George Washington by Edward G. Lengel

This “outstanding” examination (Publishers Weekly starred review) of George Washington’s military career offers insight into the first president’s strategic prowess. “A fluid and suitably dramatic narrative of Washington’s campaigns and battles” (Booklist).

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The Wilderness Warrior by Douglas Brinkley

This deftly researched, “magnificent” New York Times bestseller (Doris Kearns Goodwin) brings to life Theodore Roosevelt’s indomitable crusade to preserve America’s wilderness. “This wonderful book is as vibrant as he was” (Walter Isaacson).

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D-Day by Al Hine

In June of 1944, the Allied invasion of Normandy dealt a tremendous blow to Hitler’s Third Reich. This concise, fast-paced history takes you into the legendary battle that turned the tide of World War II.

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Corsets & Codpieces by Karen Bowman

Human history is full of outlandish and unwieldy garments. Take a fascinating tour of centuries of odd clothing in this “brisk romp through a millennium of fashion’s victims” (The New York Times Book Review).

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The Land of the Pharaohs by Leonard Cottrell

In 1922, British archaeologist Howard Carter astounded the world when he unearthed the 3,000-year-old tomb of King Tutankhamen. This detailed read chronicles this amazing discovery and how it transformed our knowledge of ancient Egyptian life.

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Eisenhower in War and Peace by Jean Edward Smith

This New York Times bestseller offers a rich, revealing portrait of the nation’s 34th president. “Despite competing biographies… this is the best” (Publishers Weekly starred review). With over 1,500 five-star ratings on Goodreads.

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The Wilderness of Ruin by Roseanne Montillo

In the 1870s, a serial killer terrorized Boston — only to be unmasked as a teenage boy. This fascinating true story comes to life in a historical account that is “supremely creepy… As thrilling as it is disturbing” (The Boston Globe).

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Into Africa by Martin Dugard

Stanley and Livingstone made history with their daring expeditions to Africa — but their achievements came at a terrible cost. “Fine entertainment for adventure buffs, solidly researched and fluently told” (Kirkus Reviews), with over 1,200 five-star ratings on Goodreads.

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Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand

The #1 New York Times bestseller that inspired the hit movie! Follow the extraordinary journey of Seabiscuit, the horse who took the world by storm. “Remarkable” (The Washington Post), with nearly 50,000 five-star ratings on Goodreads.

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Savage Beauty by Nancy Milford

One of the first women to win the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, Edna St. Vincent Millay was a beloved, transgressive figure. This New York Times bestseller chronicles the turbulent life of a Jazz Age titan. “A haunting drama of artistic fame… not to be missed” (Publishers Weekly).

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Washington’s Circle by David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler

George Washington’s friends, family, and advisers played an indispensable role in his success as a leader. Two New York Times bestselling authors paint a fascinating portrait of the first US president’s inner circle in a “fluid work of historical research and engaging biography” (Kirkus Reviews).

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Into Africa by Thomas Sterling

This sweeping narrative chronicles the first European adventurers to explore Africa — from Henry Stanley’s intrepid quest down the Congo River to Richard Francis Burton’s legendary journey to Lake Victoria. Five centuries of death-defying expeditions and exciting discoveries!

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Bunker Hill by Thomas Fleming

From a New York Times bestselling historian: The Battle of Bunker Hill comes vividly to life in this engaging read that covers both sides of the infamous Revolutionary conflict. “Written with skill and suspense… an inspiring story” (Chicago Tribune).

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