Keggie Carew grew up in the gravitational field of an unorthodox
father who lived on
his wits and dazzling charm. As his memory begins to fail, she
embarks on a quest to unravel his story, and soon finds herself in
a far more consuming place than she had bargained for.
From New York Times bestselling author of Destiny of
the Republic and The River of Doubt, a thrilling
narrative of Winston Churchill's extraordinary and little-known
exploits during the Boer War
At age twenty-four, Winston Churchill was utterly convinced it was
his destiny to become prime minister of England one day, despite
the fact he had just lost his first election campaign for
The only comprehensive, firsthand account of the thirteen hour
firefight at the Battle of Keating by Medal of Honor recipient
Clinton Romesha, for readers of Black Hawk Down by Mark
Bowden and Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell
General David Petraeus is the most transformative leader the
American military has seen since the generation of Marshall. In the
New York Times bestseller All In, military expert
Paula Broadwell examines Petraeus's career, his intellectual
development as a military officer, and his impact on the U.
On the evening of March 17, 1959, as the people of Tibet braced for
a violent power grab by Chinese occupiers—one that would
forever wipe out any vestige of national sovereignty—the
twenty-four-year-old Dalai Lama, Tibet’s political and
spiritual leader, contemplated the impossible.
Theodore Rex is the sequel to Edmund Morris’s
classic bestseller The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt. It begins
by following the new President (still the youngest in American
history) as he comes down from Mount Marcy, New York, to take his
emergency oath of office in Buffalo, one hundred years ago.
Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction
books of all time
Described by the Chicago Tribune as "a classic," The Rise
of Theodore Roosevelt stands as one of the greatest biographies
of our time. The publication of The Rise of Theodore
Roosevelt on September 14th, 2001 marks the 100th anniversary
of Theodore Roosevelt becoming president.
25th ANNIVERSARY EDITION. One of the most acclaimed books of
our time—the definitive Vietnam War exposé.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.
When he came to Vietnam in 1962, Lieutenant Colonel John
Paul Vann was the one clear-sighted participant in an enterprise
riddled with arrogance and self-deception, a charismatic soldier
who put his life and career on the line in an attempt to convince
his superiors that the war should be fought another way.