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TITLE / DATE
AUTHOR
HARD or SOFT
CONDITION
NO. OF PAGES
QTY.
PRICE
PAYPAL
1943 - The Victory That Never Was / 1980
Grigg, John
Hard Cover
V.
Good -
1943: The Victory That Never Was is a brilliant and fascinating account of the Second World War and the crucial military decisions of 1943
231
1
$5.00

A. G. Spalding And The Rise Of Baseball / 1985
Levine, Peter
Hard Cover
V.
Good
A major new biography of one of baseball's founding fathers and one of America's great entrepreneurs, this book is also an exciting account of baseball's early history
147
1
$5.00

A Terrible Glory / 2008
Donovan, James
Soft Cover
V.
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Custer And The Little Bighorn - The Last Great Battle In The American West
485
1
$5.00

America's Victories / 2006
Schweikart, Larry
Hard Cover
V.
Good
America's armed services are under attack. From college campuses to the floor of the Senate, the Iraq war is portrayed as a quagmire, the Army is described as "broken," and our men and women in uniform are maligned as torturers. Hollywood keeps producing antiwar films, and the media celebrates liberal antimilitary activists such as Cindy Sheehan
308
1
$5.00

An Unsung Hero / 2006
Smith, Michael
Soft Cover
V.
Good
Tom Crean - Antarctic Survivor: This is a moving account of a genuine hero - modest, honest and powerful. Michael Smith's book is timely in an age when we pull down our heroes and replace them with nothing. Tom Crean could have come from any period in the history of Ireland's western seaboard where the Atlantic has a tradition of seperating the men from the boys
319
1
$5.00

Are You Lonesome Tonight? / 1987
de Barbin, Lucy and Matera, Dary
Hard Cover
V.
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The Untold Story of Elvis Presley's One Time Love - and the Child He Never Knew
294
1
$5.00

At The Center Of The Storm / 2007
Tenet, George with Bill Harlow
Hard Cover
V.
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"My Years At The CIA"
520
1
$6.00

Baseball: A Doubleheader Collection Of Facts, Feats & Firsts / 1992
By the editors of The Sporting News
Hard Cover
V.
Good
"Here is a grand slam collection of everything you wanted to know about the game of baseball but didn't know who to ask!
560
1
$7.00

Bats / 1986
Johnson, Davey (Manager of the New York Mets) & Golenbock, Peter
Hard Cover
V.
Good
"A manager's-eye view of the agonies and ecstasies of the '85 Mets - from way inside! There are easy jobs and hard jobs. An easy job is being a brain surgeon or a kamikaze pilot. A hard job is being manager of the New York Mets. And Davey Johnson shows you why in this intimate, controversial story of the 1985 season"
316
1
$5.00

Battle Cry Of Freedom / 1988
McPherson, James M.
Paperback
V.
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The Oxford History Of The United States - The Civil War Edition
862
1
$6.00

Best Little Stories From World War II / 1989
Kelly, C. Brian
Soft Cover
V.
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A journalistic history of World War II in the form of 101 vignettes reflecting the humor and the pathos, the triumph and the tragedy of the war as it affected soldier and civilian, leader and "common man", worldwide
213
1
$5.00

Billy Ray Cyrus: Hillbilly Heart / 2013
Cyrus, Billy Ray
Hard Cover
V.
Good
Billy Ray Cyrus is an award-winning country music legend whose "Achy Breaky Heart" propelled his debut album, Some Gave All, to the top of the charts for a record-breaking seventeen weeks. He's also the father of Miley Cyrus, one of Hollywood's most successful young stars, who grew up on stage and on screen, most famously as the lead on the Disney Channel's Hannah Montana - where Billy Ray Cyrus played her dad. But sometimes the truth is even stranger than fiction. Now fans can read about Cyrus's tenacious, inspiring struggle to find his own way through faith, family and the power of music
273
1
$7.00

Cordwood Masonry Houses: A Practical Guide For The Owner Builder / 1981
Roy, Robert L.
Soft Cover
V.
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It is still possible to design, build and live in your "dream house"...and for less money than you thought possible! All you need, according to Robert L. Roy, lecturer, builder and author of the best-selling "Underground Houses: How To Build A Low-Cost Home" is desire, imagination, a minimal financial investment, and a knowledge of cordwood masonry - an age-old method of construction in which very short logs are laid up in a wall like firewood, with a mortar fill between them.
157
1
$4.00

Descent From Glory / 1983
Nagel, Paul C.
Hard Cover
V.
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The public lives of John Adams and his descendants made them America's most distinguished family. But what of their private world? What was it like to be part of such an eminent lineage, which included presidents, diplomats and renowned historians? Descent From Glory answers these questions in rich, perceptive detail, unfolding the Adams saga from 1735 to 1927
389
1
$6.00

First Ladies / 1995
Truman, Margaret
Hard Cover
V.
Good
An Intimate Group Portrait Of White House Wives
355
1
$5.00

Fortresses Of Savannah Georgia / 2005
Guss, John Walker
Soft Cover
V.
Good
Like stalwart soldiers standing silent guard, the mighty fortresses of Savannah once served as guardians over the new colony of Georgia. In 1733, Gen. James Oglethorpe, upon stepping ashore in the new world, authorized fortifications to be constructed to protect her new residents. Forts and townships now known only in name defended Georgia's first citizens against the Native Americans and the Spanish. Later they would stand a much greater challenge protecting them against more aggressive foes - the British, the Union Army, and ultimately, the Third Reich of Germany
126
1
$6.00

Game Dog / 1983
Wolters, Richard A.
Hard Cover
V.
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"At long last all bird and waterfowl hunters are being presented with their 'Bible,'" Dave Meisner writes in his foreward to Game Dog. "This book is a clever, concise, step-by-step guide to rapidly developing any of the popular retrieving breeds from a seven-week-old pup into a finished hunting companion
200
1
$4.00

Generation Kill / 2008
Wright, Evan
Soft Cover
V.
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Devil Dogs, Iceman, Captain America and the new face of American war
370
1
$5.00

Great Battles Of World War I / 1989
Livesey, Anthony with an introduction by Major-General Sir Jeremy Moore
Hard Cover
V.
Good
Stunning 3-Dimensional Computer Graphics Re-create the most important battles of World War I from Passchendaele to the Argonne
197
1
$7.00

Harriet Beecher Stowe: The Known And The Unknown / 1965
Wagenknecht, Edward
Hard Cover
V.
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Abraham Lincoln called her "the little lady who made this big war," but Harriet Beecher Stowe was far more than the author of the sensationally popular Uncle Tom's Cabin. Primarily, she was a family woman - a daughter, a wife and a mother. Secondly, she was an artist, a natural-born storyteller who could no more avoid writing than she could have stopped breathing
251
1
$5.00

Hell And Good Company / 2015
Rhodes, Richard
Hard Cover
V.
Good
The Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) inspired and haunted an extraordinary number of exceptional artists and writers, including Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro, Martha Gellhorn, Ernest Hemingway, George Orwell and John Dos Passos. The idealism of the cause - defending democracy from fascism at a time when Europe was darkening toward another world war - and the brutality of the conflict drew from them some of their best work: Guernica, For Who The Bell Tolls, Homage To Catalonia, The Spanish Earth
239
1
$6.00

Imagining India: The Idea Of A Reworked Nation / 2009
Nilekani, Nandan
Hard Cover
V.
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Indian software entrepreneur Nandan Nilekani has written the definitive book about modern India. India is a young nation; recent economic growth has triggered tremendous social, politicial and cultural change. In Imagining India, Nilekani traces the central ideas that shaped the country's past and present and asks the key question of the future: How will India as a global power avoid the mistakes of earlier development models?
494
1
$6.00

Into The Rising Sun / 2002
O'Donnell, Patrick K.
Hard Cover
V.
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In their own words, World War II's Pacific veterans reveal the heart of combat
294
1
$5.00

June 1944 / 1984
Willmott, H. P.
Hard Cover
V.
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In France, Italy, Eastern Europe and the Pacific, Allied armies fought momentous battles which decided the war and the future of the world itself
257
1
$5.00

Left For Dead / 2002
Nelson, Pete
Paperback
V.
Good
A Young Man's Search For Justice For The USS Indianapolis
191
1
$5.00

Lake Superior's Shipwreck Coast / 1985
Stonehouse, Frederick
Paperback
V.
Good
Maritime Accidents From Whitefish Bay to Grand Maris, Michigan
271
1
$5.00

MacArthur's Undercover War / 1995
Breur, William B.
Hard Cover
V.
Good
Spies, Saboteurs, Guerrillas and Secret Missions
239
1
$5.00

Magic's Touch / 1989
Johnson, Earvin "Magic" Jr. and Johnson, Roy S.
Hard Cover
V.
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Magic Johnson redefined pro basketball when he burst into the NBA in 1979: a point guard in the body of a power forward. He has since led the Los Angeles Lakers to five championships in ten years, and has made the Lakers "showtime" style of fast and acrobatic play the hottest ticket whenever they hit town
232
1
$5.00

Namath: A Biography / 2004
Kriegel, Mark
Hard Cover
V.
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"I Guarantee It." It was pure Namath - outrageous, almost arrogantly confident, blasphemous to old sports hands, a great big nose-thumbing to the establishment. When Joe Namath vowed that the New York Jets, representing the perenially hapless AFL, would beat the NFL's great Baltimore Colts, he was dismissed as a kid quarterback with too much money and not enough humility. After all, the Jets were 18-point underdogs in 1969's upcoming "Third World Championship Game" - a Super Bowl that until then had been anything but super. But in making good on his guarantee, Namath did more than deliver one of the most stunning upsets of all time. He changed the face of sports forever
447
1
$6.00

Peter Lawford: The Man Who Kept The Secrets / 1991
Spada, James
Hard Cover
V.
Good
His name conjures up visions of a handsome young actor surrounded by beautiful starlets. It evokes memories of a clan who became "America's Royal Family." And it is forever linked with a fragile blonde sex goddess whose death remains shrouded in mystery. But beneath the publicity, the glamour, and the scandal that swirled around Peter Lawford, there lived an individual of enormous complexity, and immensely insecure - a man beset by demons
475
1
$7.00

Pictorial History Of The Second World War - Volume 1 - 1944
Wise, Wm. H. and Co.
Hard Cover
V.
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A Photographic Record Of All Theaters Of Action Chronologically Arranged
512
1
$7.00

Pinheads And Patriots: Where You Stand In The Age Of Obama / 2010
O'Reilly, Bill
Hard Cover
V.
Good
When Bill O'Reilly interviewed then Senator Barack Obama during the 2008 presidential elections, the two had a lively debate about the nation's future. Since that time, America has changed rapidly - some would even say seismically. And many believe these shifts are doing more than just rocking the political and social climate, they're rocking the American core
242
1
$5.00

Seal Team Six / 2011
Wasdin, Howard E. and Templin, Stephen
Hard Cover
V.
Good
SEAL Team Six is a secret unit tasked with counterterrism, hostage rescue and counterinsurgency. In this dramatic, behind-the-scenes chronicle, Howard E. Wasdin takes readers deep inside the world of Navy SEALs and Special Forces snipers, beginning with the grueling selection process of Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) - the toughest and longest military training in the world
315
1
$6.00

Soviet Russia Since The War / 1947
Johnson, The Very Reverand Dr. Hewlett, Dean Of Canterbury
Hard Cover
V.
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Here, at last, is the book for which millions of the Dean's readers throughout the world have been waiting. It is on the subject of most urgent information interest: Soviet Russia Since The War and the author - one of the great religious personalities of our age - has come to be known also as a political observer of surpassing authority
270
1
$6.00

Standing In A River Waving A Stick / 1999
Gierach, John
Paperback
V.
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The prose flows across that page at the same graceful tempo as a well-cast fly line. Cover-to-cover, chapter and verse, it never falters, never stops
235
1
$4.00

Still On The Beat / 1994
Cummins, Fred H.
Paperback
V.
Good
A History Of The Battle Creek Police Department - Including The Former Battle Creek Township Police Department
163
1
$5.00

Take A Lesson / 2001
Clarke, Caroline V.
Hard Cover
V.
Good
Today's Black Achievers On How They Made It & What They Learned Along The Way
275
1
$5.00

The American West / 1994
Brown, Dee
Hard Cover
V.
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Dee Brown is most renowned for authoring the all-time bestselling book on the West, Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee, which has sold more than 5,000,000 copies in English and has had countless translations the world over. This was the first fully realized, sympathetic history of Native Americans and became an immediate classic
416
1
$6.00

The Bedford Boys / 2003
Kershaw, Alex
Soft Cover
V.
Cover
One American Town's Ultimate D-Day Sacrifice
240
1
$5.00

The Best Of Baseball / 1996
Adomites, Paul and Wisnia, Saul
Hard Cover
V.
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Baseball's Greatest Players, Teams, Games and More
211
1
$5.00

The Boys Of Summer / 1972
Kahn, Roger
Hard Cover
V.
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A warm delightful narrative of growing up within shouting distance of Ebbets Field, working for the Herald Tribune in the Jackie Robinson years...and what's happened to everybody since
439
1
$6.00

The Colony / 2006
Tayman, John
Hard Cover
V.
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The Colony reveals the untold history of the infamous American leprosy settlements on the Hawaiian island of Molokai and of the exceptional people who managed to survive under the most horrific circumstances
386
1
$6.00

The Few And The Proud / 2006
Smith, Larry
Soft Cover
V.
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Marine Corps Drill Instructors in Their Own Words
320
1
$5.00

The Fords: An American Epic / 1987
Collier, Peter and Horowitz, David
Hard Cover
V.
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"By the best-selling authors of The Kennedys and The Rockefellers, this is a magnificent epic of an American dynasty and of three generations of Fords who played out the dramatic conflict between fathers and sons against the backdrop of the great industrial empire they built"
479
1
$6.00

The Mysterious Montague / 2008
Montville, Leigh
Hard Cover
V.
Good
A True Tale Of Hollywood, Golf And Armed Robbery
299
1
$6.00

The Phantom Major / 1985
Cowles, Virginia
Hard Cover
V.
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In the dark and uncertain days of 1941 and 1942, when Rommel's tanks were sweeping towards Suez, a handful of daring raiders were making history for the Allies. They operated deep behind the German lines, often driving hundreds of miles through the deserts of North Africa, where there were no roads and the nearest water might be several hundred miles away. They hid by day and struck by night, destroying aircraft, blowing up ammunition dumps, derailing trains and killing many times their own numbers
308
1
$6.00

The Red Rose Crew: A True Story Of Women, Winning And The Water / 2000
Boyne, Daniel J.
Hard Cover
V.
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More than twenty years before Mia Hamm led the U.S. Women's Soccer team to win the 1999 World Cup, a group of amazing women rowed their way to international success and glory, battling sexual prejudice, bureaucracy and male domination in one of the most grueling and competitive sports. Among the members of the first national women's crew team were Gail Pierson, the soft-spoken M.I.T. professor who fought equally hard off the water to win the political battles needed for her team to succeed; lead rower Carie Graves, a statuesque bohemian from rural Wisconsin who dropped out of college and later became the most intense rower of the crew; Anne Warner and Chris Ernst, two courageoous members of the Yale women's crew who shamed their prestigious Ivy League college into Title IX compliance; and Lynn Silliman, a tiny sixteen-year-old coxswain from California
206
1
$5.00

The Right Thing / 2002
Waddle, Cmdr Scott (Ret) with Ken Abraham
Hard Cover
V.
Cover
"The untold story of the deadly collision of the nuclear submarine USS Greenville with a Japanese fishing vessel, and one man's courageous decision to do ..."
242
1
$5.00

The Roosevelts: An American Saga / 1994
Collier, Peter and Horowitz, David
Hard Cover
V.
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The story of the Roosevelts is usually seen as a tale of two presidents - Theodore and Franklin - who were distant cousins from distinct worlds, seperated by time and politics. And of two families - the Oyster Bay and Hyde Park branches - that had little to do with each other. Now comes an explosive new portrait. The Roosevelts: An American Saga, which offers a completely unique view of America's longest lasting and most powerful dynasty
482
1
$6.00

The Roosevelt Family Of Sagamore Hill / 1954
Hagedorn, Hermann
Hard Cover
Good
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"It is a story of family success equalling Theodore Roosevelt's individual public success"
428
1
$5.00

The Stryker Story /
Breneman, James C., M.D. and Hager, Dave
Hard Cover
V.
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Why do I write this Iliad of Homer Stryker, or Homer's Iliad? Homer Stryker impressed me the first day I met him in 1947. I was a young physician looking for a place to practice as soon as I could get out of the Army after World War II. His friendly attitude, his easy-going, story-telling ways certainly made me aware of how unique he was. Little did I know then that in the next 45 years this man would become a world renowned multimillionaire by applying his inventive genius to his chosen specialty, orthopedic surgery. My admiration and respect grew in fondness, awe and fast friendship
175
1
$5.00

The Two-Ocean War / 1963
Morison, Samuel Eliot
Hard Cover
V.
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A short history of the United States Navy in the Second World War
586
1
$6.00

The Universal Tone - Carlos Santana / 2014
Santana, Carlos, Ashley Kahn and Hal Miller
Hard Cover
V.
Good
The Intimate and Long Awaited Autobiography Of A Legend
516
1
$6.00

The Way We Lived Then / 1999
Dunne, Dominick
Hard Cover
V.
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Mesmerizing, revelatory text combines with more than two hundred photographs - most of them taken by the author - in a startling illustrated memoir that will both astonish and move you
216
1
$6.00

Three Years With Quantrill / 1992
Barton, O. S.
Hard Cover
V.
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This famous memoir by John McCorkle, reissued for the first time, is the best published account by a scout who "rode with Quantrill." The new edition, with a critical introduction by Herman Hattaway and supplementary notes by Albert Castel, enables readers to experience vividly one of the most dramatic and violent phases of the Civil War
224
1
$6.00

Vanished / 2013
Hylton, Wil S.
Hard Cover
V.
Good
The Sixty-Year Search For The Missing Men Of World War II
239
1
$6.00

Vietcong Memoir / 1985
Nhu Tang, Truong with Charnoff, David and Van Toai, Doan
Hard Cover
V.
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An inside account of the Vietnam War and its Aftermath
310
1
$6.00

Weapons Of World War II / 2012
Ludeke, Alexander
Soft Cover
V.
Good
Outstanding leadership, fighting spirit and brilliant tactics may have decided the outcome of individual engagements or battles during World War II but it was no longer possible to win an entire war this way
313
1
$5.00

Wins, Losses And Lessons / 2006
Holtz, Lou
Hard Cover
V.
Good
Few people in the history of college sports have been more influential or had a bigger impact than Lou Holtz. Winner of the three National Coach of the Year honors, the only coach ever to lead six different schools to season-ending bowl games, and the ninth winningest coach in college football history. Holtz is still teaching and coaching, although he is no longer on the gridiron
368
1
$6.00