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Old Bill Miner: Last of the Famous Western Bandits
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Old Bill Miner: Last of the Famous Western Bandits

Bill Miner, the gentleman bandit, enjoyed more popularity in his day than Jesse James or Billy the Kid. He robbed stagecoaches and trains across California, Colorado, Arizona, Georgia, Washington State, and British

Heritage House Publishing - 9781894384049

The Amazing Mr. Franklin: Or the Boy Who Read Everything
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The Amazing Mr. Franklin: Or the Boy Who Read Everything

EVERYONE KNOWS Benjamin Franklin was an important statesman, inventor, and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. But did you know he started the first library in America for the public good?

Peachtree Publishers - 9781561453061

HOUGOUMONT (Battleground Europe)
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HOUGOUMONT (Battleground Europe)

The successful defense of the fortified farmhouse of Hougoumont by Britain's Brigade of Guards might be described as the Little Roundtop of the battle of Waterloo. The farmhouse and grounds survive today

Pen And Sword - 9780850527162

Riding in Cars with Boys: Confessions of a Bad Girl Who Makes Good
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Riding in Cars with Boys: Confessions of a Bad Girl Who Makes Good

"Trouble began in 1963 . . . the age-old trouble." Unable to attend college, Beverly Ann Donofrio lost interest in everything but riding around in cars, drinking, smoking, and rebelling against authority.

Penguin (non-classics) - 9780140156294

Ella Fitzgerald: A Biography of the First Lady of Jazz
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Ella Fitzgerald: A Biography of the First Lady of Jazz

Ella Fitzgerald, who died in 1996, came from a poverty-stricken background. She was abandoned by her father, possibly abused by her stepfather and lived on the streets as a teenager. As a

Routledge - 9780415971195

Waffen-Ss Commanders: The Army, Corps and Divisional Leaders of a Legend : Kruger to Zimmermann (Schiffer Military History)
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Waffen-Ss Commanders: The Army, Corps and Divisional Leaders of a Legend : Kruger to Zimmermann (Schiffer Military History)

The units of the Waffen-SS were some of the most successful and influential combat formations produced by any country in this century. Their abilities and accomplishments, in both defense and offense, remain

Schiffer Publishing - 9780764307690

Happy Jack's Go Buggy: A Fighter Pilot's Story (Schiffer Military/Aviation History)
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Happy Jack's Go Buggy: A Fighter Pilot's Story (Schiffer Military/Aviation History)

This autobiography was originally written in 1946 by eight-victory WWII Fighter Ace, Jack Ilfrey. This new edition has been expanded with many new photographs (many never before published), a special color photo

Schiffer Publishing - 9780764306648

Flying Tiger to Air Commando (Schiffer Military History)
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Flying Tiger to Air Commando (Schiffer Military History)

Flying Tiger to Air Commando is an enlisted man's story of over twenty years of service to his country. From enlistment in the Army Air Corps at age nineteen as a Private

Schiffer Publishing - 9780764306907

G-2: Intelligence for Patton: Intelligence for Patton (Schiffer Military History Book)
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G-2: Intelligence for Patton: Intelligence for Patton (Schiffer Military History Book)

The enigmatic science of military intelligence is examined in this personal record, written by Brig.Gen. Oscar W. Koch, who served during World War II as chief of intelligence for General George S.

Schiffer Publishing - 9780764308000

Annie Lennox:: The Biography
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Annie Lennox:: The Biography

The definitive biography of the Scottish singer who graduated from The Tourists to The Eurythmics and went on to international solo stardom. From Love is a Stranger through Diva to the reformed

Music Sales - 9780711991927

Alice Keppel & Agnes Keyser: Edward VII's Last Loves
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Alice Keppel & Agnes Keyser: Edward VII's Last Loves

Reportedly, Camilla Parker Bowles said to Prince Charles when she first met him in 1970: My great grandmother was the mistress of your great great grandfather--so how about it? Here, you can

Sutton Publishing - 9780750941747

Churchill: Visionary. Statesman. Historian.
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Churchill: Visionary. Statesman. Historian.

This powerful book presents a clear-eyed view of Winston Churchill, the workings of his historical imagination, and his successes and failures as a statesman.

Yale University Press - 9780300103021

Later Chapters of My Life: The Lost Memoir of Queen Marie of Romania
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Later Chapters of My Life: The Lost Memoir of Queen Marie of Romania

Queen Marie of Romania was one of the most brilliant monarchs of the twentieth century. This recently discovered last volume of her memoirs--long believed to have been destroyed--covers the period following the

Sutton Publishing - 9780750936910

In the Saddle: Exploits of the 5th Georgia Cavalry During the Civil War
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In the Saddle: Exploits of the 5th Georgia Cavalry During the Civil War

In the Saddle is the touching story of a memorable Civil War unit, and covers the first days of the war, the middle war with its exhausting battles, skirmishes and cavalry raids,

Schiffer Publishing - 9780764309724

Divas Uncovered (WWE)
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Divas Uncovered (WWE)

There's no doubt that World Wrestling Entertainment is represented by the most beautiful and athletic women in sports entertainment, if not the entire world. In fact, these Divas are as competitive and

World Wrestling Entertainment - 9781416513131

The Road Past Mandalay (Cassell Military Paperbacks)
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The Road Past Mandalay (Cassell Military Paperbacks)

This is the second part of John Masters' autobiography: how he fought with his Gurkha regiment during World War II until his promotion to command one of the Chindit columns behind enemy

Cassell Military - 9780304361571

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