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Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
4.9 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
National Book Award, Nonfiction, 2012
From Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo, a landmark work of narrative nonfiction that tells the dramatic and sometimes heartbreaking story of families striving toward a better life in one of the 21st century's
To the Limit: An Air Cav Huey Pilot in Vietnam
4.9 out of 5 stars with 284 reviews
From June 1967 to June 1968, Tom Johnson accumulated an astonishing 1,600 flying hours piloting the UH-1 "Iroquois" - better known as the "Huey" - as part of the famous First Air Cavalry Division. His battalion was one of the most decorated units of
City of Devils: The Two Men Who Ruled the Underworld of Old Shanghai
4.2 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
From Paul French, New York Times best-selling author of Midnight in Peking - winner of both the Edgar Award for best fact crime and the CWA Gold Dagger for nonfiction - comes a rags-to-riches tale of two self-made men set against a backdrop of crime and vice in the sprawling badlands of Shanghai. City of Devils is a dynamic audiobook that will captivate listeners everywhere.
Shanghai, 1930s; it was a haven for outlaws from all over the world: a place where pasts could be forgotten, fascism
Things I'll Never Forget: Memories of a Marine in Viet Nam
4.8 out of 5 stars with 196 reviews
Things I'll Never Forget is the story of a young high school graduate in 1965 who faces being drafted into the Army or volunteering for the Marine Corps. These are his memories of funny times, disgusting times and deadly times. The author kept a journal for an entire year; therefore many of the dates, times and places are accurate. The rest is based on memories that are forever tattooed on his brain. This is not a pro-war book, nor is it anti-war. It is the true story of what the Marine Corps
An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.2 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
''When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall - think of it, always.''
In 1999, this book was designated as one of the ''100 Most Important Spiritual Books of the Twentieth Century'' by HarperCollins Publishers.
A holy man to Hindus, a hero to Muslims, and a criminal to the British, Mohandas K. Gandhi was an inspiring figure
The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia
4.8 out of 5 stars with 238 reviews
Putin's best-selling biographer reveals how, in the space of a generation, Russia surrendered to a more virulent and invincible new strain of autocracy.
Hailed for her ''fearless indictment of the most powerful man in Russia'' (The Wall Street Journal), award-winning journalist Masha Gessen is unparalleled in her understanding of the events and forces that have wracked her native country in recent times. In The Future Is History, she follows the lives of four people born at what promised to
Iran: A Modern History
4.2 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
This history of modern Iran is not a survey in the conventional sense but an ambitious exploration of the story of a nation. It offers a revealing look at how events, people, and institutions are shaped by currents that sometimes reach back hundreds of years. The book covers the complex history of the diverse societies and economies of Iran against the background of dynastic changes, revolutions, civil wars, foreign occupation, and the rise of the Islamic Republic.
Abbas Amanat combines
The Silk Road: A New History
4.0 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
The Silk Road is as iconic in world history as the Colossus of Rhodes or the Suez Canal. But what was it, exactly? It conjures up a hazy image of a caravan of camels laden with silk on a dusty desert track reaching from China to Rome. The reality was different - and far more interesting - as revealed in this new history.
In The Silk Road, Valerie Hansen describes the remarkable archaeological finds that revolutionize our understanding of these trade routes. For centuries, key records
Complete Sanskrit: A Comprehensive Guide to Reading and Understanding Sanskrit, with Original Texts (Teach Yourself)
ean: 9781473627987, isbn: 1473627982,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
Designed for complete beginners, and tested for years with real learners, Complete Sanskrit offers a bridge from the textbook to the real world, enabling you to learn the grammar, understand the vocabulary and even how to translate the inscriptions and texts from this ancient and religiously significant Indian language. Structured around authentic material, and introducing the Devangari script for those who wish to take their understanding further, this first updated new edition for some twenty
All Hands Down: The True Story of the Soviet Attack on USS Scorpion
By Brand: Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc.
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ean: 9781433246197, isbn: 1433246198,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Sewell, a submarine veteran, and Preisler, a writer of techno-thrillers, add little new evidence in their version of the story; their new data is unfailingly familiar and they never succeed in making a persuasive case for the conspiracy and cover-up they claim occurred. Instead, Sewell and Preisler devote more time to anecdotes about the Scorpion's crew and their families and little vignettes of the routines on board a nuclear sub. What is undeniably useful is the book's demonstration of the
4.4 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
My Experiments With Truth
sku: XX-104-28-9157819, ean: 9781879557284, isbn: 1879557282,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
Mohandas Gandhi inspired the spiritual and political souls of millions of people. His call for nonviolent resistance propelled numerous struggles throughout the world. This is Gandhi's autobiography, documenting his spiritual journey amidst the political strife of his times.
We are Soldiers Still CD: A Journey Back to the Battlefields of Vietnam
ean: 9780061458989, isbn: 0061458988,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
More than fifteen years since its original publication, the #1 New York Times bestseller We Were Soldiers Once . . . and Young is still required reading in all branches of the military. Now Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway revisit their relationships with ten American veterans of the battle, as well as Lt. Gen. Nguyen Hu An, who commanded the North Vietnamese Army troops on the other side, and two of his old company commanders. Moore and Galloway mix gritty and vivid detail with reverence
This Kind of War: The Classic Korean War History
ean: 9781400118632, isbn: 1400118638,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
The fiftieth anniversary of the Korean War makes this an appropriate time to revisit This Kind of War, the monumental study of the conflict that began in June 1950. Successive generations of U.S. military officers have considered this book an indispensable part of their education. T. R. Fehrenbach's narrative brings to life the harrowing and bloody battles that were fought up and down the Korean Peninsula. Partly drawn from official records, operations journals, and histories, it is based
Fighter Pilot: The Memoirs of Legendary Ace Robin Olds (Library Edition)
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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ean: 9781441736956, isbn: 1441736956,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
This is the personal memoir of the legendary ''triple ace'' American fighter pilot and general officer in the U.S. Air Force, Robin Olds. A larger-than-life hero with a towering personality, Robin Olds was a graduate of West Point and an inductee in the National College Football Hall of Fame for his All-American performance for Army. In World War II, Olds quickly became a top fighter pilot and squadron commander by the age of twenty-two and an ace with twelve aerial victories. But it was in
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