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Alex Haley: The Man Who Traced America's Roots Alex Haley: The Man Who Traced America's Roots
by Editors of Reader's Digest

Alex Haley: The Man Who Traced America's Roots is a collection of articles the Pulitzer Prize-winning author wrote for Reader's Digest from 1954 to 1991. Haley's stories are timeless, as powerful and relevant today as when they were first written.



Adopted Son: Washington, Lafayette, and the Friendship That Saved the Revolution Adopted Son: Washington, Lafayette, and the Friendship That Saved the Revolution
by David A. Clary

In Adopted Son, historian David A. Clary tells the exciting story of possibly the most important friendship in American history. Bringing together the latest research, this dramatic narrative interweaves the private and public lives of George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette, who did together what neither could have done alone.



Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy
by Barbara Ehrenreich

In the highly acclaimed Blood Rites, Barbara Ehrenreich delved into the origins of our species' attraction to war. Here, she explores the opposite human inclination, one that is equally universal and deep-rooted, yet has been so effectively suppressed that we lack even a convenient phrase for it: the desire for collective joy, expressed throughout the ages in ecstatic celebrations of feasting, costuming, and dancing.



SailingActs: Following an Ancient Voyage SailingActs: Following an Ancient Voyage
by Linford Stutzman

Seafaring isn't for the faint of heart. It wasn't for the Apostle Paul in the first century A.D.-- shipwrecked, imprisoned, and often a stranger in foreign lands. And it turned out to be a heart-stopping task some 2,000 years later when Linford Stutzman, a religion professor, and his wife undertook a 14-month journey by sailboat.



Over Here: How the G.I. Bill Transformed the American Dream Over Here: How the G.I. Bill Transformed the American Dream
by Edward Humes

The G.I. Bill made homeowners, college graduates, professionals, rocket scientists, and a booming middle class out of a Depression-era generation that never expected such opportunity. Today's America was built on the bill's greatness. The Greatest Generation would not exist without it.



The Museum of Lost Wonder The Museum of Lost Wonder
by Jeff Hoke

Open The Museum of Lost Wonder and step into an alternative world full of compelling images, fascinating historical tidbits, and provocative challenges to common myths. Follow your whimsy into this treasure trove to create a place where you can expand your mind.



Triumph Forsaken: The Vietnam War, 1954-1965 Triumph Forsaken: The Vietnam War, 1954-1965
by Mark Moyar

Drawing on a wealth of new evidence from all sides, Triumph Forsaken overturns most of the historical orthodoxy on the Vietnam War. Through the analysis of international perceptions and power, it shows that South Vietnam was a vital interest of the United States.



The Secrets of Judas: The Story of the Misunderstood Disciple and His Lost Gospel The Secrets of Judas: The Story of the Misunderstood Disciple and His Lost Gospel
by James M. Robinson

The discovery of a previously lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot has electrified the Christian community. What Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John tell us about Judas, the disciple who betrayed Jesus, is inconsistent and biased.



The Jesus Papers: Exposing the Greatest Cover-Up in History The Jesus Papers: Exposing the Greatest Cover-Up in History
by Michael Baigent

What if everything you think you know about Jesus is wrong? In The Jesus Papers, Michael Baigent reveals the truth about Jesus's life and crucifixion.



The Pocket Book of Patriotism The Pocket Book of Patriotism
by Jonathan Foreman

The Pocket Book of Patriotism retells the thrilling story of America from an unabashedly traditional, proudly patriotic point of view. A concise handbook for the informed modern patriot, it is a unique and inspired celebration of the great American experiment.



The Man Behind the Microchip: Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon Valley The Man Behind the Microchip: Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon Valley
by Leslie Berlin

Hailed as the Thomas Edison and Henry Ford of Silicon Valley, Robert Noyce was a brilliant inventor, a leading entrepreneur, and a daring risk taker who piloted his own jets and skied mountains accessible only by helicopter. Now, in The Man Behind the Microchip, Leslie Berlin captures not only this colorful individual but also the vibrant interplay of technology, business, money, politics, and culture that defines Silicon Valley.