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The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant: June 1-August 15, 1864
The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant
June 1-August 15, 1864
Hardcover      ISBN: 0809311178
On June 2, 1864, Ulysses S. Grant post­poned until the following morning an assault on Confederate lines near Cold Harbor planned for that afternoon be­cause of delays in positioning troops. In the meantime, Confederate forces strengthened their lines, and the assault became a slaughter that haunted Grant for the rest of his life. Thus began a summer of frustration for the general-in-chief of the U.S. Army. By failing to press their advantage, Major General William F. “Baldy

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John Adams
John Adams
Paperback      ISBN: 0743223136
Chronicles the life of America's second president, including his youth, his career as a Massachusetts farmer and lawyer, his marriage to Abigail, his rivalry with Thomas Jefferson, and his influence on the birth of the United States.
First Ladies
First Ladies
Paperback      ISBN: 044922323x
From her own unique perspective, the former First Daughter reveals the fascinating truth behind some of the most misunderstood First Ladies in history, in an honest portrait of those who were protector, partner, advisor, and scolder to the most powerful men in the world. Reprint.
Truman
Truman
Hardcover      ISBN: 0671456547
A biography of the U.S. president explores Truman's brutal frontier childhood, his education, his dogged optimism, and his rise through the ranks of the Pendergast machine that controlled Missouri politics
Thomas Jefferson: A Life
Thomas Jefferson
A Life
Paperback      ISBN: 0060976179
A comprehensive portrayal of Jefferson's public and private life and the era in which he lived reveals his struggle to reconcile two personalities--controlled philosopher and suffering romantic--and explores the contradictions between his life and his ideals. Reprint. PW. K. NYT.
T.R: The Last Romantic
T.R
The Last Romantic
Paperback      ISBN: 0465069592
Making use of newfound letters from Theodore Roosevelt's adult sons, a biography of the twenty-sixth president reveals how his larger-than-life persona masked feelings of inadequacy
An Hour Before Daylight: Memories of a Rural Boyhood
An Hour Before Daylight
Memories of a Rural Boyhood
Paperback      ISBN: 0743211995
The former president offers an account of growing up on a Georgia farm during the Depression and provides profiles of the people who shaped his life.
Napoleon: A Penguin Life
Napoleon
A Penguin Life
Hardcover      ISBN: 0670030783
An acclaimed historian turns his sights on Napoleon, casting his towering life in a new light, from his early displays of military genius through his lust for power and his eventual defeat at Waterloo and exile on St. Helena. 30,000 first printing.
Jefferson Writings: Autobiography Notes on the State of Virginia Public and Private Papers Addresses Letters
Jefferson Writings
Autobiography Notes on the State of Virginia Public and Private Papers Addresses Letters
Hardcover      ISBN: 094045016x
Gathers Jefferson's letters to politicians, scientists, and family members, public speeches, travel essays, and political writings
It Takes a Village, and Other Lessons Children Teach Us
It Takes a Village, and Other Lessons Children Teach Us
Hardcover      ISBN: 0684818434
The First Lady shares her observations on the needs of children and families in the modern, fragmented, fast-paced world and explores diverse ways in which we can improve family and community life. 500,000 first printing. $125,000 ad/promo.