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A sweeping, definitive biography of Samuel Colt—the inventor of the legendary Colt revolver (a.k.a. six-shooter)—which changed the US forever, triggering the industrial revolution and the settlement of the American West.  Pre-order it now.


Brilliant Disaster

A remarkably gripping account of America's Bay of Pigs Crisis, Brilliant Disaster draws on long-hidden CIA documents and delivering, as never before, the vivid truth—and consequences—of five pivotal days in 1961. Buy it now.

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1908 was a turning point in American history marked by the first flight, Peary's quest to the North Pole, and an epic race from New York to Paris. America 1908 explains how each spectacle contributed to the nation's growing dominance as a world power. Buy it now.

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High Steel

A powerful first-hand account of the many generations and ethnic groups of men who have built America's skyscrapers, High Steel follows the trajectory of careers inextricably linked to both great accomplishment and catastrophic disaster. Buy it now.

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