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Non-Fiction

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

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The Wright Brothers by David McCullough A charmingly pared-down life of the “boys” that grounds their dream of flight in decent character and work ethic. There is a quiet, stoical awe to the accomplishments of these two unprepossessing Ohio brothers in this fluently rendered, skillfully focused study by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning and two-time National Book Award-winning historian McCullough (The Greater ... Read More »

Capital Dames: the Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868

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Capital Dames: the Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868 by Cokie Roberts Cokie Roberts, the author of three New York Times bestsellers, including Founding Mothers and Ladies of Liberty, turns her attention to the Civil War in a riveting exploration of the ways in which the conflict transformed not only the lives of women in Washington, D.C., but ... Read More »