Edwin Burgess

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Blindfold: A Memoir of Capture, Torture, and Enlightenment

An optional purchase for specialized Mideast collections.
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Unsinkable: Five Men and the Indomitable Run of the USS Plunkett

An accessible maritime history for libraries with extensive World War II collections.
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The Short Life and Curious Death of Free Speech in America

Popular history suitable for high school and undergraduate reading that does not provide easy answers and warns that one of our most basic rights is under more serious attack than ever.

Blood Runs Coal: The Yablonski Murders and the Battle for the United Mine Workers of America

An absorbing narrative of pride, greed, arrogance, and retribution that will find a place in history and true crime collections.

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The Spymasters: How the CIA Directors Shape History and the Future

Whipple has written another incisive work that is full of detail and sure to benefit all interested in learning more about this important role within the world’s most secretive agency.
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Operation Vengeance: The Astonishing Aerial Ambush That Changed World War II

Although this history is well documented in World War II literature, the accessible storytelling by Hampton will likely be of interest for aficionados of the period.
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The NRA: The Unauthorized History

The book is meticulously detailed, sometimes overly so, including investigations into the NRA’s internal debates and parliamentary process. Still, libraries looking for a nonpartisan history of the organization will be well-served.
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Cry Havoc: Charlottesville and American Democracy Under Siege

A difficult, often dense read, but a valuable case study for civic government and ethics collections.

The Violence Inside Us: A Brief History of an Ongoing American Tragedy

An important work on a relevant subject that will draw in anyone interested in social reform.
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