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- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 14.99
Douglas Brinkley presents the definitive, revealing biography of an American legend: renowned news anchor Walter Cronkite. An acclaimed author and historian, Brinkley has drawn upon recently disclosed letters, diaries, and other artifacts at the recently opened Cronkite Archive to bring detail and depth to this deeply personal portrait. He also... more...
- HarperCollins 2006; US$ 13.99
In the span of five violent hours on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina destroyed major Gulf Coast cities and flattened 150 miles of coastline. Yet those wind-torn hours represented only the first stage of the relentless triple tragedy that Katrina brought to the entire Gulf Coast, from Louisiana to Mississippi to Alabama. First came the hurricane,... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 14.99
In the span of five violent hours on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina destroyed major Gulf Coast cities and flattened 150 miles of coastline. But it was only the first stage of a shocking triple tragedy. On the heels of one of the three strongest hurricanes ever to make landfall in the United States came the storm-surge flooding, which submerged... more...
- HarperCollins US 2006; US$ 10.99
Profiles Father Michael McGivney, a Catholic priest and founder of the Knights of Columbus, who built a way for laymen to make a substantial and enduring contribution to their parishes and communities, and to the security of their families. more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 15.99
In this fascinating follow-up to his New York Times bestseller Wilderness Warrior , acclaimed historian Douglas Brinkley offers a riveting, expansive look at the past and present battle to preserve Alaska?s wilderness. Brinkley explores the colorful diversity of Alaska?s wildlife, arrays the forces that have wreaked havoc on its primeval arctic... more...
- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 27.99
The acclaimed, award-winning historian??America?s new past master? ( Chicago Tribune )?examines the environmental legacy of FDR and the New Deal. Douglas Brinkley?s The Wilderness Warrior celebrated Theodore Roosevelt?s spirit of outdoor exploration and bold vision to protect 234 million acres of wild America. Now, in Rightful Heritage , Brinkley... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Covering more than four decades, Tour of Duty is the definitive account of John Kerry's journey from war to peace. Written by acclaimed historian Douglas Brinkley, this is the first full-scale, intimate account of Kerry's naval career. In writing this riveting narrative, Brinkley has drawn on extensive interviews with virtually everyone who knew... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 1.99
"Douglas Brinkley brings to this magnificent story of Theodore Roosevelt's crusade on behalf of America's national parks the same qualities that made TR so fascinating a figure?an astonishing range of knowledge, a superb narrative skill, a wonderfully vivid writing style and an inexhaustible energy." ?Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of Team of Rivals... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 33.99
The "accidental" president whose innate decency and steady hand restored the presidency after its greatest crisis When Gerald R. Ford entered the White House in August 1974, he inherited a presidency tarnished by the Watergate scandal, the economy was in a recession, the Vietnam War was drawing to a close, and he had taken office without having... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 8.99
World War II comes alive through the public records and private accounts of the day... We have long relied on historians to sift through the debris of the past and piece together narratives to shape our understanding of events. But it is in the letters, diaries, speeches, song lyrics, newspaper articles, and government papers that history truly comes... more...