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Doris Kearns Goodwin

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Doris Helen Kearns Goodwin is an American biographer, historian, former sports journalist and political commentator. Goodwin has written biographies of several U.S. presidents, including Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream; The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys: An American Saga; Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln; and The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism.
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A History Abraham Lincoln
John G. Nicolay - 2020-05-24 (впервые опубликовано в 1890)
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This book is a rich history of Abraham Lincoln, written by his former secretaries Hay and Nicolay. Initially authorized by Lincoln himself, the memoir was not published until years after his death. Despite the challenges they faced in ensuring the memoir's publication, the authors persevered until they had the time and resources they needed to share this important work with the world.
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The Reckoning
A Novel
John Grisham - 2018-10-23
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This gripping novel is centered around a small town murder that has lasting effects on its community. When war hero and respected patriarch Pete Banning shoots and kills the town Reverend, no one can understand why he did it. Despite everyone's curiosity, Pete refuses to speak on the matter. The resulting trial is bizarre and captivating, making this mystery unforgettable.
Bill Clinton
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The President Is Missing
A Novel
James Patterson - 2018-06-04
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A collaboration between a former US President and a bestselling novelist, The President Is Missing takes readers inside the White House and the mind of the President as he faces unimaginable threats. Told from the perspective of the most powerful person in the world, this heart-pounding thriller confronts the darkest challenges of our time with unprecedented stakes.
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The Hellfire Club
Jake Tapper - 2018-04-24
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An unlikely Congressman must navigate the treacherous waters of 1950s Washington D.C. in this New York Times bestseller. Charlie Marder and his zoologist wife Margaret find themselves embroiled in a web of secret societies, backroom deals, and a conspiracy that could alter history forever. As Charlie fights for his principles and his life, he discovers a plot that reaches the highest levels of governance in this potent thriller.
Doris Kearns Goodwin
Really good.      источник
Anderson Cooper
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The Rooster Bar
A Novel
John Grisham - 2017-10-24
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This legal thriller delves into the story of three friends who realize their law school has been scamming them. They borrowed heavily to attend a for-profit law school that rarely produces successful graduates. To make matters worse, their school is owned by a shady hedge-fund operator who also owns a bank specializing in student loans. The trio decides to quit school and expose the scam to make a few bucks. But, will they succeed? Follow their journey through this exciting novel that combines humor and suspense.
Peter King
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All In
The Education of General David Petraeus
Paula Broadwell - 2012-01-24
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Explore the impact of General David Petraeus on the American military with All In. Military expert Paula Broadwell draws on exclusive interviews and her own experience reporting on the frontlines in Afghanistan to capture Petraeus's career, intellectual development, and influence on the military. From his education at West Point to his leadership in Iraq and negotiations in Washington, Broadwell offers a comprehensive look at the man who shaped the military's approach to counterinsurgency and left an indelible mark on its rising leaders.
Doris Kearns Goodwin
This majestic biography will set the standard for all future works about General Petraeus.      источник
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Theodore Boone
Kid Lawyer
John Grisham - 2010-05-25
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This legal thriller follows a 13-year-old lawyer-in-training who dreams of being a great trial lawyer. When a murder trial arises and a cold-blooded killer is about to go free, only Theo knows the truth. Brimming with intrigue and suspense, this book will keep readers guessing until the end.
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Августовские пушки
Barbara W. Tuchman - 2009-07-22 (впервые опубликовано в 1962)
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Эта книга повествует об одном из самых драматических событий всемирной истории - начале первой мировой войны. В центре внимания - события, относящиеся к августу 1914 года. Автор рассказывает о сражениях, разыгравшихся в Бельгии, на германо-французском, германо-русском фронтах. Книга публикуется с небольшими сокращениями.
Doris Kearns Goodwin
So beautifully written. But more importantly, for me, she was writing about battles and military stuff and things that you don’t imagine that sometimes a woman might be so adept at.      источник