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Fri Mar 21 17:08:50 2014 UTClccn-n906906070.06Out of darkness the story of Louis Braille /0.120.14John Adams273726940n 906906072811681lccn-no94018831Recorded Books, Incpbllccn-n86140996Washington, George1732-1799lccn-n79076457Ellis, Joseph J.lccn-n50007726McCullough, David G.lccn-no2009093208Recorded Books, LLClccn-n79006779Lincoln, Abraham1809-1865lccn-n50005282Fischer, David Hackett1935-lccn-n79105675Adams, John1735-1826lccn-n50007860McPherson, James M.lccn-n86087097Landy, John1930-Runger, NelsonBiographyHistoryBiography‡vAnecdotesAnecdotesJuvenile worksPersonal narrativesUnited StatesPresidentsPolitical scienceWashington, George,CosmologyAdams, John,GeneralsAmerican Civil War (1861-1865)StatesmenMilitary campaignsLincoln, Abraham,Space and timeUnited States--Delaware River ValleyAmerican Revolution (1775-1783)Antietam, Battle of (Maryland : 1862)MarylandRoosevelt, Theodore,Santee, WesLandy, John,Bannister, RogerPolitical leadershipAppomattox Campaign (1865)Sherman, William T.--(William Tecumseh),United States.--ArmySherman's March to the Sea (1864)Panama--Panama CanalArmed Forces--HeadquartersPennsylvania--Valley ForgeBusinesspeopleGeneral Motors CorporationBrailleBlind teachersFranceBraille, Louis,Runners (Sports)InventorsScientistsFranklin, Benjamin,PrintersTrenton, Battle of (New Jersey : 1776)New Jersey--TrentonNew JerseyMilitary leadershipBig bang theoryBlack holes (Astronomy)AssassinationBooth, John Wilkes,Nixon, Richard M.--(Richard Milhous),Kennedy, John F.--(John Fitzgerald),Geronimo,197919831986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201419042101370BQB981ocn061341661ocn058396330ocn057044779ocn057240594ocn057125123ocn057138120ocn057036682ocn056839642ocn061048058ocn058844379159610ocn056839642rcrd20040.13Ellis, Joseph JHis Excellency George WashingtonBiographyFrom the French and Indian War to Mount Vernon, from the American Revolution to the presidency, Ellis delivers what will stand the test of time as the definitive biography of the greatest American icon+-+1129907596121815ocn050238335rcrd20000.13Ellis, Joseph JFounding brothers the revolutionary generationHistoryBiographyBiography AnecdotesAnecdotesAn analysis of the intertwined careers of the founders of the American republic documents the lives of John Adams, Aaron Burr, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington+-+1480507596118917ocn049660848rcrd20010.14McCullough, David GJohn AdamsBiographyMcCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot who spared nothing in his zeal for the American Revolution; who thought, wrote, and spoke out for the "Great Cause" come what might, who traveled far and wide in all seasons and often at extreme risk; and who rose to become the second President of the United States and saved the country from blundering into an unnecessary war+-+0390708925113410ocn057125123com20040.13Fischer, David HackettWashington's crossingHistorySix months after the Declaration of Independence, America was nearly defeated. Then on Christmas night, George Washington led his men across the Delaware River to destroy the Hessians at Trenton. A week later Americans held off a counterattack, and in a brilliant tactical move, Washington crept behind the British army to win another victory. The momentum had reversed+-+K818307596102610ocn057044779file20020.12McPherson, James MCrossroads of freedomHistoryMcPherson reconstructs the gripping Battle of Antietam, which remains the single bloodiest day in the history of American combat. Through historical newspaper accounts and the personal letters of soldiers, the events leading up to the battle and the battle itself are stunningly re-created+-+60537075968979ocn057036682com20040.12Bascomb, NealThe perfect mile three athletes, one goal, and less than four minutes to achieve itBiographyThey said no human could ever run a mile in less than four minutes. In 1952, three amazing athletes begged to differ. This is their extraordinary tale+-+56102075968217ocn057240594com19990.12Phillips, Donald TLincoln on leadership executive strategies for tough timesBy examining Lincoln's effective leadership style and exploring the President's diverse management skills, the author demonstrates how you can succeed with them in today's complex world8178ocn058396330file19990.12Hendrickson, RobertThe road to AppomattoxHistoryCovers the final months of the Civil War, including Robert E. Lee's final battle and surrender at Appomattox in 1865. Explores how the surrender met with disparate reactions among the troops, Americans, and people around the world7915ocn061048058file19880.14Hawking, StephenA brief history of timeStephen W. Hawking, widely regarded as the most brilliant physicist since Einstein, discusses in a friendly and self-deprecating manner age-old questions about the origin and fate of the universe. Difficult concepts are made simple by Hawking's familiar, accessible prose7325ocn057138120com20000.12Madsen, AxelThe deal maker how William C. Durant made General MotorsHistoryBiographyWilliam C. Durant did big things the big way: he overreached, but, until his final failure, he picked up the pieces time after time to confound his competitors. From a turbulent childhood in the small town of Flint, Michigan, to his phenomenal success in creating General Motors, Durant's meteoric career easily rivals the success stories of modern legends+-+24551026963247236ocn061341661com19890.08Sherman, William TThe memoirs of William T. Sherman autobiographyHistoryBiographyPersonal narrativesGeneral Sherman tells of his campaigns in the Civil War, especially the capture and burning of Atlanta6659ocn058844379com19980.06Freedman, RussellOut of darkness the story of Louis BrailleJuvenile worksBiographyA biography of the nineteenth-century Frenchman who, having been blinded himself at the age of three, went on to develop a system of raised dots on paper that enabled blind people to read and write+-+21602204855466ocn057416550com20040.14Isaacson, WalterBenjamin Franklin an American lifeBiographyIn this colorful and intimate narrative, Isaacson provides the full sweep of Franklin's amazing life, from his days as a runaway printer to his triumphs as a statesman, scientist, and Founding Father+-+91652026963244556ocn076938099com20060.13McCullough, David GMornings on horsebackBiographyThis spans seventeen years -- from 1869 when little "Teedie" is ten, to 1886, when he returns from the west a "real life cowboy" to puck up the pieces of a shattered life and begin anew, a grown man, whole in body and spirit3873ocn057470596com19940.14Smith, Richard NortonPatriarchBiographyWith the thoroughness of a newspaper of the era, Smith retells the old familiar stories and legends surrounding our nation's first president during the years preceding and during his terms in office. Patriarch brings George Washington to life as few historical accounts have before--showing our country's most celebrated father occupied with the business of the day, and carrying the weight of a nation3673ocn100102024file20070.14McCullough, David GThe path between the seas [the creation of the Panama Canal 1870-1914]HistoryAfter Panama's tropical diseases and torrential rains kill thousands and stifle progress, the French and their Suez Canal champion Ferdinand de Lesseps flee the isthmus in defeat. Soon John Stevens--tenacious Great Northern Railroad builder--jumpstarts U.S. efforts. Making the conquest of malaria and yellow fever his first priority, Stevens helps Dr. William Gorgas eradicate disease-carrying mosquitoes. To remove dirt faster than mudslides can refill the excavation, Stephens strengthens and redesigns Panama's railroad system. But how can Yankee ingenuity and dogged determination possibly move mountains?3199ocn042995655rcrd19970.13Bishop, JimThe day Lincoln was shotBiographyIn a historical classic as enthralling as a novel, the author dramatically describes crowds swarming the streets on that fateful day, while Lincoln meets with politicians, relaxes at the theatre, and finally, struggles for each agonizing breath2887ocn262557331com19900.14Catton, BruceNever call retreatHistoryThis final book in the Centennial history of the Civil War series begins in December of 1862. Four months before, the Union Army tasted long-awaited victory at the bloddy battle of Antietam. Grant continued on towards Vicksburg, Mississippi. The grim battles that lay ahead would be costly: the Vicksburg campaign, Chattanooga, the Battle of the Wilderness, the Battle of Atlanta and the March to the Sea, the siege of Petersburg. There would be two and a half more years of war before Lee's surrender at Appomattox, followed by Lincoln's death just six days later2666ocn042956778rcrd19960.13Matthews, ChristopherKennedy & NixonCombines newly-uncovered information and acute political analysis to portray two stunning, ultimately tragic figures who defined a generation2248ocn031689895rcrd19940.08Mullin, PennGeronimo a warrior for freedomHistoryJuvenile worksBiographyThe Apache leader, Geronimo, was determined to preserve Apache freedom and territory against the encroaching frontier. Breaking one promise after another, the U.S. government coerced the Apache people into a smaller and smaller area. Geronimo's band managed to hold out against a force of 5,000 soldiers for eight months before lack of supplies forced his surrender+-+2455102696324+-+2455102696324Fri Mar 21 15:14:09 EDT 2014batch21990