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It Happened Here is a convivial, social, and artistic history of Old New York, as seen through the prism of one of its grandest hotels. Blume paints a stunning picture of The St. Regis New York's charisma and current as it strives to be both historic and neoteric.
Thornwillow presents The White House Miscellany, the 9th in our libretto series. The White House Miscellany details how many windows, gardens, oval rooms, and more come together to create one of the most recognizable houses in the world, as well as the many firsts, births, and deaths that occurred within its white walls. The Miscellany's fun facts, figures, and anecdotes about the House's architecture and history have been provided by the White House Historical Association.
From George Washington to Barack Obama, from elegant State Dinners to midnight snacks, the cookie, in all its many manifestations, has been the hallmark of hospitality and courier of comfort in the presidential home.
In 1940, haunted by his own survival, John B. Thayer set down his searing memories of the S.S. Titanic's last moments as a tribute to his father, who had not survived the disaster. Presented with a new introduction by Lorin Stein, A Survivor's Tale gives an unforgettable firsthand account of an event that seemingly “symbolized the collapse of civilization.”
From presidential pets (Coolidge had two very political lion cubs) to code names (you'll never guess who Timberwolf was), Lewis Lapham compiles anecdotes, quotations, and unusual facts and figures to tell both the silly and the stately history of America's first forty four presidents.
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Actor, singer, and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte offers a personal perspective on the pivotal 1963. He gives new insight to the civil rights journey before and after The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s defining “I Have a Dream” speech.
J.F.K. Remembered memorializes Schlesinger’s close friend, John F. Kennedy. Schlesinger’s privileged perspective on Kennedy’s life and politics shines a new light on his presidential tenure and the indelible loss America felt after his death.
In Search of George Washington gives a glimpse into the life and career of the first president by presenting a collection of Washington's personal correspondence. Introduced by William Abbot, this volume takes the reader on the journey of finding a man through reading his letters.
Half-leather, bound in blue Morocco and blue handmade paste paper.
The Legacy of John Adams presents our second president as a laborer of American freedom. Wendell Garrett offers a compilation of presidential documents and Adam's personal correspondence introduced by an essay that enlightens the reader on how this Founding Father fought for the American Revolution.
Half-leather, bound in green Morocco and green handmade paste paper.