"The unforgettable story of the birth of modern America and the western writers who gave voice to its emerging identity" "The Bohemians" begins in 1860s San Francisco. The Gold Rush has ended; the Civil War thre... read more

The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented American Literature

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The first fully realized portrait of Abraham Lincoln's ambitious and controversial early political career written by the "gifted young historian" (Richard Norton Smith) and author of "Founding Rivals. " In 1847, Abraham Lincoln arrived in Washington in near anonymity. After years ... read more

Congressman Lincoln

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 American

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 American

From the author of the Magellan biography, "Over the Edge of the World, " a mesmerizing new account of the great explorer. Christopher Columbus's 1492 voyage across the Atlantic Ocean in search of a trading route to China, and his unexpected landfall in the Americas, is a wa... read more

Columbus: The Four Voyages