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Labyrinth of Ice: The Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition

Based on the author s exhaustive research, the incredible true story of the Greely Expedition, one of the most harrowing adventures in the annals of polar exploration In July 1881, Lt A.W Greely and his crew of 24 scientists and explorers were bound for the last region unmarked on global maps.

Disney's Land: Walt Disney and the Invention of the Amusement Park That Changed the World

A propulsive history chronicling the conception and creation of Disneyland, the masterpiece California theme park, as told like never before by popular historian Richard Snow.One day in the early 1950s, Walt Disney stood looking over 240 acres of farmland in Anaheim, California, and imagined

The Broken Road: George Wallace and a Daughter’s Journey to Reconciliation

From the daughter of one of America s most virulent segregationists, a memoir that reckons with her father George Wallace s legacy of hate and illuminates her journey towards redemption In the summer of 1963, Peggy Wallace Kennedy was a young girl watching her father stand in a schoolhouse door as

The Way We All Became The Brady Bunch: How the Canceled Sitcom Became the Beloved Pop Culture Icon We Are Still Talking About Today

In celebration of the Brady Bunch s 50th anniversary, TV writer Kimberly Potts writes a Seinfeldia like definitive history of the show that changed the family sitcom and made an indelible impact on pop culture.There isn t a person in this country who hasn t heard of The Brady Bunch Whether it s the

An Impeccable Spy: Richard Sorge, Stalin’s Master Agent

The thrilling true story of Richard Sorge the man John le Carr called the spy to end spies , and whose actions turned the tide of the Second World War Richard Sorge was a man with two homelands Born of a German father and a Russian mother in Baku in 1895, he moved in a world of shifting

Genius & Anxiety: How Jews Changed the World, 1847-1947

A unique chronicle of the years 1847 1947, the century when the Jewish people changed the world and it changed them.In a hundred year period, a handful of men and women changed the way we see the world Many of them are well known Marx, Freud, Proust, Einstein, Kafka Others have vanished from

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: Major Impossible

The ninth book in the bestselling series tells the story of John Wesley Powell, the one armed geologist who explored the Grand Canyon John Wesley Powell 1834 1902 always had the spirit of adventure in him As a young man, he traveled all over the United States exploring When the Civil War began,

Mary Ball Washington: The Untold Story of George Washington's Mother

The Mother of the Father of our Country Mary Ball Washington was an unlikely candidate to be the mother of history s most famous revolutionary In fact, George Washington s first fight for independence was from his controlling, singular mother Stubborn, aristocratic Mary Ball Washington was

Once More To The Rodeo: A Memoir

Five years into fatherhood, Calvin Hennick is plagued by self doubt and full of questions How can he teach his son to be a man, when his own father figures abandoned him As a white man, what can he possibly teach his biracial son about how to live as a black man in America And what does it even

One Day at Disney: Meet the People Who Make the Magic Across the Globe

Discover what it s like to report to work every day for The Walt Disney Company Step behind the scenes to immerse yourself in one ordinary day at Disney In addition to the book, the Disney team was on hand to capture stories along the way A full length documentary and 52 short form episodes