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The War Comes to Plum Street

Bruce C. Smith - History - 2005 - 328 pages
"This remains a superb story. Bruce C. Smith has a wonderful eye for detail and a compelling perspective and voice. We care about this place and the people who live here ...
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Fatal Fortune: The Death of Chicago's Millionaire Orphan

Virginia A. McConnell - History - 2005 - 173 pages
Details the likely murder of 21-year-old millionaire Billy McClintock in December 1924 through the administration of typhoid germs by his guardians, who stood to inherit ...
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David McCullough - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 1120 pages
The Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Harry S. Truman, whose presidency included momentous events from the atomic bombing of Japan to the outbreak of the Cold War and the ...
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The Big Empty: Contemporary Nebraska Nonfiction Writers

Ladette Randolph, Nina Shevchuk-Murray - Nature - 2007 - 302 pages
The gruesome story of the devastation of buffalo herds in the late nineteenth century has become uncomfortably familiar. A less familiar story, but a hopeful one for the future ...
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Seasons in the Sun: The Story of Big League Baseball in Missouri

Roger D. Launius - History - 2002 - 192 pages
The heart of professional baseball, if not its roots, may be found in the American Midwest, especially in Missouri. In Seasons in the Sun, Roger D. Launius offers an excellent ...
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The Kansas City Investigation: Pendergast's Downfall, 1938-1939

Rudolph H. Hartmann - History - 1999 - 191 pages
Kansas City political boss Thomas J. Pendergast's reign came to an end in 1939, after an investigation led by Special Agent Rudolph Hartmann of the U.S. Department of the ...
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