Friday, July 3, 2015
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Non-Fiction

Pirate Hunters by Robert Kurson

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Pirate Hunters : Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship Kurson, Robert From the author of Shadow Divers (2004), an account of the search for the sunken pirate ship Golden Fleece, sunk off the coast of the Dominican Republic. Thrillingly details the highs and lows of chasing not just gold and silver but also history. Read More »

Ty Cobb by Charles Leerhsen

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Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty by Charles Leerhsen The Georgia Peach was a great baseball player with a terrible reputation.  But was he really as sinister as they said?  Leerhsen, the former executive editor of Sports Illustrated, seeks the truth about the former Detroit Tiger. Read More »

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 »