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- Simon & Schuster 2012; US$ 17.99
For the first time in paperback, the highly acclaimed, remarkably intimate, and surprisingly revealing secret diary of the woman who spent more private time with FDR than any other person during his years in the White house. At once a love story and a major contribution to history, it offers dramatic new insights into FDR?both the man and the president.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 18.00
In this vivid biography Geoffrey C. Ward brings back to life the most celebrated ? and the most reviled ? African American of his age. Jack Johnson battled his way out of obscurity and poverty in the Jim Crow South to win the title of heavyweight champion of the world. At a time when whites ran everything in America, he took orders from no one and... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00
Ferdinand Ward was the greatest swindler of the Gilded Age. Through his unapologetic villainy, he bankrupted Ulysses S. Grant and ran roughshod over the entire world of finance. Now, his compelling, behind-the-scenes story is told?told by his great-grandson, award-winning historian Geoffrey C. Ward. Ward was the Bernie Madoff of his day, a supposed... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 16.95
Before Pearl Harbor, before polio and his entry into politics, FDR was a handsome, pampered, but strong-willed youth, the center of a rarefied world. In Before the Trumpet, the award-winning historian Geoffrey C. Ward transports the reader to that world?Hyde Park on the Hudson and Campobello Island, Groton and Harvard and the Continent?to recreate... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 19.95
In this classic of American biography, based upon thousands of original documents, many never previously published, the prize-winning historian Geoffrey C. Ward tells the dramatic story of Franklin Roosevelt?s unlikely rise from cloistered youth to the brink of the presidency with a richness of detail and vivid sense of time, place, and personality... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 0.99
Franklin Roosevelt contracted polio in the summer of 1921, resulting in permanent paralysis from the waist down. One year later, he went back to work. Noted historian Geoffrey C. Ward, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Parkman Prize and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, who is himself a polio survivor, investigates the courage... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00
"The Civil War defined us as what we are and it opened us to being what we became, good and bad things.... It was the crossroads of our being, and it was a hell of a crossroads: the suffering, the enormous tragedy of the whole thing."- Shelby Foote, from The Civil War When the illustrated edition of The Civil War was first published, The New... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 60.00
New York Times Bestseller A vivid and personal portrait of America?s greatest political family and its enormous impact on our nation, which expands on the hugely acclaimed seven-part PBS documentary series, bringing readers even deeper into these extraordinary leaders? lives With 796 photographs, some never before seen The authors of the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2017; US$ 60.00
From the award-winning historian and filmmakers ( The Civil War, Baseball, The War, The Roosevelts, among others): a vivid, uniquely powerful history of the conflict that tore America apart--the companion volume to the major, multipart PBS film to be aired in September 2017 . More than forty years after it ended, the Vietnam War continues to haunt... more...