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    Browse today's selection of fascinating history and biography ebooks—deals expire at midnight, December 18, 2018

    Close to the Knives by David Wojnarowicz

    The savage, beautiful, and unforgettable memoirs of an extraordinary artist, activist, and iconoclast who lit up the New York art scene in the late twentieth century.

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    Close to the Knives

    By David Wojnarowicz

    The Galvanized Yankees by Dee Brown

    The little-known true Civil War story of the Confederate soldiers who served in the Union Army by a #1 New York Times–bestselling author.

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    The Galvanized Yankees

    By Dee Brown

    The San Francisco Earthquake by Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan-Witts

    New York Times bestselling authors: A moment-by-moment account of the 1906 disaster, using eyewitness reports and historical documents from insurance companies, the military, and the Red Cross, by the authors of Shipwreck.

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    The San Francisco Earthquake

    By Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan-Witts

    Belles on Their Toes by Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey

    In this delightful memoir by the authors of Cheaper by the Dozen, the twelve Gilbreth children cope with the loss of their father as they grow up together.

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    Belles on Their Toes

    By Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey

    1759 by Frank McLynn

    Guiding us through England's conquests (and often extremely narrow victories), Frank McLynn (Wagons West) brilliantly interweaves primary sources, ranging from material in the Vatican archives to oral histories of Native Americans.

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    The Far Traveler by Nancy Marie Brown

    The remarkable story of Gudrid, the female explorer who sailed from Iceland to the New World a millennium ago.

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    The Far Traveler

    By Nancy Marie Brown

    The Man Called Brown Condor by Thomas E. Simmons

    “Riveting, with a style and pace that take the reader on the journey with John Robinson—the African American man called the brown condor” (New York Journal of Books).

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    The Man Called Brown Condor

    By Thomas E. Simmons

    The Plots Against Hitler by Danny Orbach

    The first definitive account of the anti-Nazi underground in Germany: "Superb" (Publishers Weekly).

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    The Plots Against Hitler

    By Danny Orbach

    The Picnic and Suchlike Pandemonium by Gerald Durrell

    Uproarious antics and surreal situations take center stage in six tales from the celebrated British naturalist and author of the Corfu Trilogy.

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    The Picnic and Suchlike Pandemonium

    By Gerald Durrell

    Clearly Now, the Rain by Eli Hastings

    This memoir of a relationship with a self-destructive woman is “as elemental, lyrical and cringe-inducing a love story as they come” (Kirkus Reviews).

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    Clearly Now, the Rain

    By Eli Hastings

    The Secret Team by L. Fletcher Prouty

    With a new foreword by Jesse Ventura: A government insider's shocking expose´ of crimes committed by America's intelligence agencies during the Cold War.

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    The Secret Team

    By L. Fletcher Prouty

    Golf in the Kingdom by Michael Murphy

    By turns comic, philosophical, and mythic, this tale traces the arc of 24 hours—from a round on the Links of Burningbrush to a night fueled by whiskey, wisdom, and wandering. The story delves into the transformative power of golf and reveals a unique and unforgettable approach to the game.

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    Golf in the Kingdom

    By Michael Murphy

    Half in Shade by Judith Kitchen

    A treasure trove of lost family photos illuminates a singular perspective on family, memory, and history in this hypnotically enjoyable memoir.

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    Half in Shade

    By Judith Kitchen

    A Farewell to Justice by Joan Mellen

    This new look at the culprits in the assassination of JFK “brings an astonishing amount of information to light” (Publishers Weekly).

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    A Farewell to Justice

    By Joan Mellen

    Not Dead Yet by Herbert Gold

    From a revered writer of the Beat Generation: a “tour de force” that contemplates aging—and how to make the most of it (Booklist).

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    Not Dead Yet

    By Herbert Gold

    To the Barricades by Alix Kates Shulman

    An "engrossing" biography of the fiery crusader Emma Goldman, from her childhood in Tsarist Russia to her anarchist activism in turn-of-the-century New York and disillusionment with the Soviet Union (Library Journal).

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    To the Barricades

    By Alix Kates Shulman

    Dead Reckoning by Dave Atcheson

    Reminiscent of The Perfect Storm and Into the Wild—an intimate look at life at sea, small-town Alaska, and the people drawn to its endless thrills.

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    Dead Reckoning

    By Dave Atcheson

    Call of the American Wild by Guy Grieve

    "A wild adventure.” —Independent

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    Call of the American Wild

    By Guy Grieve

    The World, the World by Norman Lewis

    Norman Lewis's fascinating, humorous, and powerful memoir of six decades spent traveling the globe.

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    The World, the World

    By Norman Lewis

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