Author Nomi Prins is a respected whistleblower with inside knowledge of the big Wall Street banks. Her narrative explains how an elite group of men transformed the American economy and government and dictated foreign and domestic policy.
Eddie Robinson was the head football coach at Grambling State University from 1941 through 1997. Robinson's teams won 408 games, making him the first, and one of only two coaches, to win more than 400 football games in a career.
Sarah O. McCarthy, a 30-year neighborhood activist of Wash Park, uses her preservation knowledge to create a collection that celebrates this small town and the spirit inherent in the people, places and events that have defined it since the 1800's.
*Now with a new afterword containing never-before-seen research on the identity of the spy rings most secret member, Agent 355This is my kind of history book. Get ready. Heres the action. BRAD MELTZER, bestselling author of The Fifth Assassin and host of DecodedWhen George Washington beat a hasty …
*Now with a new afterword containing never-before-seen research on the identity of the spy rings most secret member, Agent 355This is my kind of history book. Get ready. Heres the action. BRAD MELTZER, bestselling author of The Fifth Assassin and host of DecodedWhen George Washington beat a hasty retreat from New York City in August 1776, many thought the American Revolution might soon be over. Instead, Washington ralliedthanks in large part to a little-known, top-secret group called the Culper Spy Ring. He realized that he couldnt defeat the British with military might, so he recruited a sophisticated and deeply secretive intelligence network to infiltrate New York.Drawing on extensive research, Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger have offered fascinating portraits of these spies a reserved Quaker merchant, a tavern keeper, a brash young longshoreman, a curmudgeonly Long Island bachelor, a coffeehouse owner, and a mysterious woman. Long unrecognized, the secret six are finally receiving their due among the pantheon of American heroes.
When George Washington retreated from New York City in August 1776, many thought the American Revolution might be over. Instead, Washington rallied, thanks in large part to a top-secret group called the Culper Spy Ring. A modern day spy thriller!
Come meet international bestselling author and novelist Lisa See. With over 10 books, she has always been intrigued by stories that have been lost, forgotten or deliberately covered up, whether in the past or happening right now in the world today.
In 1917, Jessie Carr, 14-years-old and sole heiress to her family's fortune, disappeared without a trace. Now, years later, her uncle Oliver thinks he's found her: a young actress in a vaudeville playhouse - the beginning of an elaborate mystery.
Do heads float beneath the Capitol? What about the maniac speeding in a phantom black BMW in Belcaro? Learn about the paranormal activities in Denver with ghostwriter Phil Goodstein. An insider's view of spooky tales and supernatural activities!
Why do some people live happier, successful and more fulfilling lives while others are miserable, struggling and empty? Ask gives you the answer. Jenet says, "Life is meant to be lived, not endured." He gives simple steps and real life examples.
From the racetracks of Seoul to the battlegrounds of the Korean War, Reckless was a horse whose strength, tenacity and relentless spirit made her a hero amongst a regiment of U.S. Marines fighting for their lives on the front lines.