Lost to the WestLost to the West
Lars Brownworth
Filled with unforgettable stories of emperors, generals, and religious patriarchs, as well as fascinating glimpses into the life of the ordinary citizen, Lost to the West reveals how much we owe to the Byzantine Empire that was the equal of any in its achievements, appetites, and enduring legacy. For more than a millennium, Byzantium reigned as ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2010-06-01 | ISBN-13: 9780307407962

Lost to TimeLost to Time
Martin W. Sandler
Stories that history forgot… but readers will remember. “The only thing new in the world,” said Harry S. Truman, “is the history you don't know.” In this fascinating collection of historical vignettes, Martin W. Sandler (author of Resolute and Atlantic Ocean) restores to memory important events, people, and developments that have been lo ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2014-10-07 | ISBN-13: 9781454913382

Lost in the Pacific, 1942Lost in the Pacific, 1942
Tod Olson
World War II, October 21, 1942. A B-17 bomber drones high over the Pacific Ocean, sending a desperate SOS into the air. The crew is carrying America's greatest living war hero on a secret mission deep into the battle zone. But the plane is lost, burning through its final gallons of fuel.At 1:30 p.m., there is only one choice left: an emergency land ...
Number of pages: 176 | Publication Date: 2016-10-25 | ISBN-13: 9780545928113

Havana NocturneHavana Nocturne
T. J. English
To underworld kingpins Meyer Lansky and Charles "Lucky" Luciano, Cuba was the greatest hope for the future of American organized crime in the post-Prohibition years. In the 1950s, the Mob—with the corrupt, repressive government of brutal Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista in its pocket—owned Havana's biggest luxury hotels and casinos, launching a ...
Number of pages: 432 | Publication Date: 2009-06-09 | ISBN-13: 9780061712746

The TitanicThe Titanic
Judy Donnelly
The Titanic sank on her maiden voyage in 1912. More than 70 years later, explorers found the sunken ship and all its secrets. ...
Number of pages: 48 | Publication Date: 2010-06-23 | ISBN-13: 9780394886695

The Lost City of the Monkey GodThe Lost City of the Monkey God
Douglas Preston

Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2017-01-03 | ISBN-13: 9781455540006

A Long Walk to WaterA Long Walk to Water
Linda Sue Park
The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the "lost boys" ...
Number of pages: 128 | Publication Date: 2011-10-04 | ISBN-13: 9780547577319

The Lost History of the New Madrid EarthquakesThe Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes
Conevery Bolton Valencius
From December 1811 to February 1812, massive earthquakes shook the middle Mississippi Valley, collapsing homes, snapping large trees midtrunk, and briefly but dramatically reversing the flow of the continent’s mightiest river. For decades, people puzzled over the causes of the quakes, but by the time the nation began to recover from the Civil War ...
Number of pages: 472 | Publication Date: 2015-03-24 | ISBN-13: 9780226273754

Lost KingdomLost Kingdom
Julia Flynn Siler
"Only one American state was formally a sovereign monarchy. In this compelling narrative, the award-winning journalist Julia Flynn Siler chronicles how this Pacific kingdom, creation of a proud Polynesian people, was encountered, annexed, and absorbed." —Kevin Starr, historian, University of Southern CaliforniaAround 200 A.D., intrepid Polynesians ...
Number of pages: 415 | Publication Date: 2013-01-08 | ISBN-13: 9780802120700

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