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Title: John Adams
Author: McCullough, David
Item #: 0770
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NY, 2001. Illus., ports., photos, color plates, 751 pp. This work is a riviting portrait of an abundantly human man and a vivid evocation of his time, much of it drawn from the Adams family letters and diaries. Mint in DJ.
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Title: Spymistress - The Life of Vera Atkins, the Greatest Female Secret Agent of World War II
Author: Stevenson, William
Item #: 1460
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NY, 2007. First Edition. Photos, 353 pp. Until now cloaked in silence, this is the story of a fascinating woman whose many talents propelled her to the leadership echelon of the highly secretive Special Operations Executive (SOE), that reported directly to Winston Churchill. Fine in DJ.
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Title: Seward - Lincoln's Indispensable Man
Author: Stahr, Walter
Item #: 1679
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NY, 2012. First Edition. Maps, illus., photos, ports., 701 pp. A beautifully told, carefully researched narrative of William H. Seward's momentous career. Fine in DJ. 
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Title: In Search of Churchill - A Historian's Journey
Author: Gilbert, Martin
Item #: 1711
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UK, 1994. First Edition. Illus., photos, maps, 338 pp. Gilbert here gives us Churchill's vast humanity with the politics largely left out, it is vivid and painted with affection and humor. Fine in DJ.
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Title: The Golden Dragon - Alfred the Great and His Times
Author: Mapp, Alf J., Jr.
Item #: 1712
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IL, 1974. Illus., appendices, 224 pp. This is the story of one of the greatest geniuses Western civilization has ever produced. Alfred's courage, faith, and temperance are enduing examples for modern men. VG/Fine in DJ.
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Title: Lawrence - The Uncrowned King of Arabia
Author: Asher, Michael
Item #: 1713
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NY, 1999. First Edition. Maps, photos, 419 pp. The author, a former SAS man and desert expert, probably gets nearer to the truth about Lawrence and any of his previous biographers. VG/Fine in DJ.
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Title: Captain James Cook
Author: Villiers, Alan
Item #: 1714
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NY, 1967. Front., maps, illus., 307 pp. This is the definitive biography of Cook, by an author who is probably the best-known and last of the truly great deep-water sailing ship men. Fine in DJ.
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Title: William Wallace - Brave Heart
Author: Mackay, James
Item #: 1715
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UK, 1995. Maps, 288 pp. The author here uses all of his skills as a historical detective to produce this incredible story of a man who, without wealth or noble birth, rose to become Guardian of Scotland. Fine in DJ.
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Title: Bill Mauldin - A Life Up Front
Author: DePastino, Todd
Item #: 1716
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NY, 2008. First Edition. Illus., photos, maps, 370 pp. This is the definitive biography of two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Bill Mauldin, the greatest cartoonist of the greatest generation. Fine in DJ.
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Title: That Man - An Insider's Portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Author: Jackson, Robert H.
Item #: 1717
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NY, 2003. First Edition. Photos, 293 pp. Written by his close friend and Supreme Court Justice, this is the last memoir of Roosevelt by someone who worked with him and knew him well. Fine in DJ.
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