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Frank and Jesse James: the story behind the legend.

Biography of Frank and Jesse James.

Dark horse : the surprise election and political murder of President James A. Garfield.

In this book Kenneth Ackerman re-creates an American political landscape where fierce battles for power unfolded against a chivalrous code of honor in…

Neil Sheehan.


Neil Sheehan with boxes of archival records at the Library of Congress.

Empires of light : Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the race to electrify the world.


A chronicle of scientific history recounts the race among inventor Thomas Edison, eccentric genius Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse, a tough…