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The Lost City of the Monkey GodThe Lost City of the Monkey God
Douglas Preston
The #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, named one of the best books of the year by The Boston Globe and National Geographic: acclaimed journalist Douglas Preston takes readers on a true adventure deep into the Honduran rainforest, into an untouched world of deadly snakes and ancient curses, in this riveting narrative about the dis ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2017-09-05 | ISBN-13: 9781455540013

Ghost SoldiersGhost Soldiers
Hampton Sides
“The greatest World War II story never told” (Esquire)—an enthralling account of the heroic mission to rescue the last survivors of the Bataan Death March. On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty rugged miles to rescue 513 POWs languishing in a hellish camp ...
Number of pages: 384 | Publication Date: 2002-05-07 | ISBN-13: 9780385495653

The Worst Hard TimeThe Worst Hard Time
Timothy Egan
The dust storms that terrorized the High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression were like nothing ever seen before or since.Timothy Egan’s critically acclaimed account rescues this iconic chapter of American history from the shadows in a tour de force of historical reportage. Following a dozen families and their communities through the ris ...
Number of pages: 340 | Publication Date: 2006-09-01 | ISBN-13: 9780618773473

Wolves at the DoorWolves at the Door
Judith Pearson
Virginia Hall left her Baltimore home in 1931 to enter the Foreign Service and went to work for the British Special Operations Executive (SOE) when Hitler was building toward the peak of his power in Europe. She was assigned to France, where she helped the Resistance movement, escaped prisoners of war, and American Allied paratroopers. By 1942 she ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2008-05-13 | ISBN-13: 9781599210728

Island of the LostIsland of the Lost
Joan Druett
Auckland Island is a godforsaken place in the middle of the Southern Ocean, 285 miles south of New Zealand. With year-round freezing rain and howling winds, it is one of the most forbidding places in the world. To be shipwrecked there means almost certain death. In 1864 Captain Thomas Musgrave and his crew of four aboard the schooner Grafton wreck ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 2007-05-17 | ISBN-13: 9781565124080

Beyond The CallBeyond The Call
by Lee Trimble, Jeremy Dronfield
This is the inspiring true story of Captain Robert Trimble, who laid his life on the line to rescue hundreds of World War II POWs, including women and children, on the Eastern Front. Near the end of World War II, thousands of Allied ex-prisoners of war were abandoned to wander the war-torn Eastern Front. With no food, shelter, or supplies, the POW ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2016-02-02 | ISBN-13: 9780425276051

The Perfect HorseThe Perfect Horse
Elizabeth Letts
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The Eighty-Dollar Champion, the remarkable story of the heroic rescue of priceless horses in the closing days of World War IIWINNER OF THE PEN AWARD FOR RESEARCH NONFICTION In the chaotic last days of the war, a small troop of battle-weary American soldiers captures a German spy and makes an astonis ...
Number of pages: 400 | Publication Date: 2017-05-23 | ISBN-13: 9780345544827

Running on Red Dog RoadRunning on Red Dog Road
Drema Hall Berkheimer
Publishers Weekly:  Berkheimer candidly brings her personality to the page in this incredible journey from naivete to wide-eyed maturity.  (April 2016)Library Journal:  Berkheimer's homespun memoir provides a wistful look back at a simpler time. An appealing counterbalance to more dreary war-era accounts.  (May 2016)                ...
Number of pages: 208 | Publication Date: 2016-04-12 | ISBN-13: 9780310344964

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