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      20 Hours, 40 Minutes: Our Flight in the Friendship.

      Publisher Description The legend of Amelia Earhart has grown so large that this book, her account of her first flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 1928, is a refreshing glimpse into her remarkable spirit of adventure. In simple, candid prose, Earhart...

      Was: $28.00
      Now: $9.95
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      Alexander Hamilton: American.

      He was one of the 'founding fathers' of America but is one of the least understood. He is remembered for his illegitimacy, his very public adultery and his death in a duel where he was shot by the vice-president of the United States. But he balanced the...

      Was: $29.95
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      George Washington: Gentleman Warrior.

      We tend to think of George Washington as a patriotic plantation owner and dignified political leader of his country. This shows another side of the man, focusing on his formative years and military career when he was a young frontier officer having...

      Was: $69.99
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      Glorious War: The Civil War Adventures of George Armstrong Custer.

      Custer will always be remembered for his defeat at Little Bighorn, and has been cast as a failure. This revisionist biography illustrates his outstanding achievements and incredible service to his country. He entered West Point at age 17 where he...

      Was: $57.95
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      Herge: The Man Who Created Tintin.

      Takes full measure of HergŽ's life and art. He weighs such controversial issues as HergŽ's support for Belgium imperialism in the Congo and his alleged collaboration with the Nazis. Also analyses the underpinnings of Tintin - how the conception of the...

      Was: $29.95
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      John Paul Jones: Maverick Hero.

      Publisher Description An associate of Benjamin Franklin and hero of the American War of Independence, John Paul Jones was the first captain to sail an American warship under an American flag and was instrumental in the creation of a coordinated naval...

      Was: $60.00
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      Julian Assange: The Unauthorised Autobiography.

      He tells the story of his life, from his childhood and teenage years in Australia. He describes his moral and political development, and his travels in Europe, Asia and Africa. As well, he writes about the work of Wikileaks which has caused so much...

      Was: $29.95
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      Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print and Power.

      A very good biography of the Jewish Hungarian immigrant to the USA who became a media baron and transformed American journalism into a ÔÉmedium of mass consumption and immense influence.' Pulitzer is portrayed as ÔÉan ambitious hotheaded, at times...

      Was: $39.95
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      The Sea King: The Life of James Iredell Waddell.

      He commanded the Confederate commerce raider the Shenandoah. Because he did not know the war had ended he continued to fight, capturing and sinking ships, singlehandedly destroying the country's whaling fleet and almost bringing Britain and America to...

      Was: $29.95
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      Thomas Paine.

      Publisher Description Definitive, concise, and very interesting...From William Shakespeare to Winston Churchill, the Very Interesting People series provides authoritative bite-sized biographies of Britain's most fascinating historical figures - people...

      Was: $15.95
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      William Randolph Hearst: Final Edition, 1911-1951.

      A vivid portrait of the final 40 years of the newspaper baron's life - his journalistic innovations, his impassioned patriotism, his fierce belief in 'government by newspaper', his frustrated political ambitions, profligate spending and voracious art...

      Was: $45.00
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