This incredible real-life adventure chronicles Stafford’s 860-day, 4,000-mile journey along the Amazon, from the Andes to the coast—the first time anyone has ever walked the entire length of the river.
From Geronimo to Pancho Villa and Manuel Noriega to Saddam Hussein and Osama bin Laden, thrilling stories of the extraordinary efforts of military and intelligence agencies to bring America’s enemies to justice.
In this classic exploration of the 1988 presidential race , Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Richard Ben Cramer reveals the grueling nature of a campaign and the psychological makeup of those who would be president.
What, exactly, is a whatchamacallit? They’re those things we don’t know the name of—but that’s about to change. This volume explains the knickknacks that define our existence, from achenes to zucchettos.
From the world’s most painful hornet to millipedes that can stop traffic, this book catalogs all of our buggiest six- and eight-legged foes! Features beautiful sketches capturing insects in all their insidious glory.
Originally published in 1974, Studs Terkel’s Working is a landmark oral account that brings together over 100 interviews that capture the lives, hopes, and aspirations of working Americans from all walks of life.
From one of the country’s most influential strategic thinkers—an incisive and provocative look at what would happen to the world if America ended its role as a global leader and pursued an isolationist agenda.
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