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Street Fighting Years: An Autobiography of the Sixties
Street Fighting Years
An Autobiography of the Sixties
Paperback      ISBN: 0806512822
Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary
Thurgood Marshall
American Revolutionary
Paperback      ISBN: 0812932994
Presents a biography of the first African American appointed to the Supreme Court, from his crusade against segregation to his friendships with other famous Black figures
The Long Walk
The Long Walk
Paperback      ISBN: 1558216847
Describes the four-thousand-mile journey across the Gobi Desert and the Himalayas of seven men who escaped from a Siberian prison camp
The Dark Side of Camelot
The Dark Side of Camelot
Paperback      ISBN: 0316360678
An investigative chronicle by the author of The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House examines the dark side of the Kennedy family legacy from its earliest beginnings to the 1990s. Reprint. 150,000 first printing.
A Man's Reach
A Man's Reach
Hardcover      ISBN: 0816637385
"Andersen's story is the Horatio Alger myth made real, but his life is about much more than money and politics. He believes in public service, in democracy, and in striving to meet the needs of all citizens, especially those in the worst circumstances. Andersen's strong faith and values resonate from the first page of this autobiography. His writing is honest, personable, straightforward, portraying both the personal rigor and thoughtfulness of his business and newspaper careers." -St. Paul Pioneer Press"Andersen and his skillful editor Sturdevant have produced a book that refreshes the spirit by reminding us of the possibilities of a life devoted to the service of others. This delightful memoir will rejuvenate the faith of all who believe in the value of honesty and the power of perseverance harnessed to a noble cause." -Minnesota HistoryGovernor Elmer L. Andersen is one of Minnesota's leading political, business, and cultural figures. He lives in Arden Hills, Minnesota.Lori Sturdevant is an editorial writer for the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
I Shall Live: Surviving Against All Odds, 1939-1945
I Shall Live
Surviving Against All Odds, 1939-1945
Hardcover      ISBN: 0825304415
Set against the panorama of the German and Soviet armies, the S.S. hunt for Jews, five concentration camps, and the Sachsenhausen death march, the author reveals his story of courage, sacrifice, love, and survival during the Holocaust
Alexander Hamilton, American
Alexander Hamilton, American
Paperback      ISBN: 0684863316
Explores the life and times of an American founding father, who grew from an impoverished immigrant to a patriot, war hero, Secretary of the Treasury, and a man whose vision helped shape America.
Blinded by the Right: The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative
Blinded by the Right
The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative
Paperback      ISBN: 1400047285
The author describes his disenchantment with the neo-conservative movement and offers an insider's view of the hypocrisy and treachery of the right-wing political force that abandoned its principles to sabotage the Clinton presidency.
I Trust To Be Believed: Speeches And Reflections
I Trust To Be Believed
Speeches And Reflections
Paperback      ISBN: 193247207x
Manuscripts and transcriptions of recorded addresses given by former Minnesota Governor Elmer L. Andersen from 1949 to 2003 on a variety of topics. Includes comments by the former Governor on the continued relevance of these issues in the 21st century.
Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan
Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan
Paperback      ISBN: 0060931302
A biography of the Japanese emperor reveals a powerful man who successfully cultivated an image of a reluctant king while manipulating important events behind the scenes for five decades.