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Foreign Correspondence

By: Brooks, Geraldine

Price: $2.59

Publisher: New York, Anchor Books/Doubleday: 1999, c1998.

Seller ID: 1263


10% discount off sticker on front cover and pages are yellowed on edges.As a young girl in a working-class neighborhood of Sydney, Australia, Geraldine Brooks longed to discover the places where history happens and culture comes from, so she enlisted pen pals who offered her a window on adolescence in the Middle East, Europe, and America. Twenty years later Brooks, an award-winning foreign correspondent, embarked on a human treasure hunt to find her pen friends. She f... View more info

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My American Journey

By: Powell, Colin L. and Joseph Persico

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1996

Seller ID: 1602


This is the powerful story of a life well lived and well told. At a time when Americans feel disenchanted with their leaders, General Powell's passionate views on family, personal responsibility, and, in his own words, "the greatness of America and the opportunities it offers" inspire hope and present a blueprint for the future. An utterly absorbing account, it is history with a vision. View more info

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The American Dream

By: Rather, Dan

Price: $6.25

Publisher: Harpercollins: 2001

Seller ID: 495


Each person in this book exemplifies the American dream, living and expressing this national ideal in his or her own way. For some the American dream is simply to own a home or start a family. Some wish to serve God, country, or community; to teach; to test boundaries; to rise out of poverty. Some yearn to live off the land or run their own business. Some want to learn to read or earn a college degree. There are those who work to achieve fame and fortune, while still oth... View more info

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Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan

By: Wilber, Del Quentin

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co.: 2011

Seller ID: 1012


For the first time, a minute-by-minute account of the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan. On March 30, 1981, President Reagan walked out of a hotel in Washington, D. C. , and was shot by a would-be assassin. For years, few people knew the truth about how close the president came to dying, and no one has ever written a detailed narrative of that harrowing day. Now, drawing on exclusive new interviews, Del Quentin Wilber tells the electrifying story of a moment wh... View more info