Jacob Sherman

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An Impeccable Spy: Richard Sorge, Stalin’s Master Agent

A remarkable work about a complicated and relatively unknown individual. Highly recommended as a valuable contribution to Soviet spy literature and 20th-century history.
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The Founding Fortunes: How the Wealthy Paid for and Profited from America’s Revolution

Overall, the work presents a commendable treatment of pecuniary matters during this country’s embryonic stages and is recommended for readers interested in fiscal matters and American economic habits.

Further Reading: Impeachment in Action

Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control

Highly recommended. This work sheds light on misdeeds done in the name of American democracy and should have wide appeal among general readers.

Sudden Courage: Youth in France Confront the Germans, 1940–1945

Highly recommended for Francophiles and those interested in World War II; this work adds to World War II and French historiography.

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The Strenuous Life: Theodore Roosevelt and the Making of the American Athlete

This work adds intriguing depth to Roosevelt histories. Highly recommended for cultural, presidential, and sport histories.

Every Man a Hero: A Memoir of D-Day, the First Wave at Omaha Beach, and a World at War

Released in time for the 75th anniversary of D-Day, this is possibly one last testament to those valiant soldiers who helped secured American victory.

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Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Secret History of CIA Paramilitary Armies, Operators, and Assassins

Highly recommended for those seeking a better understanding of American foreign policy in action.
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They Said It Couldn't Be Done: The '69 Mets, New York City, and the Most Astounding Season in Baseball History

A solid and rousing read that doesn't dive deep into baseball's minutia.

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