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Six years in the Hanoi Hilton : an extraordinary story of courage and survival in Vietnam

Written by Shively's stepdaughter Amy Hawk--whose mother Nancy ultimately reunited with and married Shively in a triumphant love story--and ...

So happiness to meet you : foolishly, blissfully stranded in Vietnam

A captivatingly funny travel memoir about an LA family that moves to Vietnam to ride out the Great Recession.

Withdrawal : reassessing America's final years in Vietnam

In a bold new interpretation of America's final years in Vietnam, acclaimed historian Gregory A. Daddis disproves these longstanding myths. ...

No room for small dreams : courage, imagination, and the making of modern Israel

In this, his final work, finished only weeks before his passing, Peres offers a long-awaited examination of the crucial turning points in Israeli ...

A Disappearance in Damascus : Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War

The story begins in 2007, when Deborah Campbell travels undercover to Damascus to report on the exodus of Iraqis into Syria, following the overthrow ...

The six-day war : the breaking of the Middle East

In this important new work, Laron's fresh interdisciplinary perspective and extensive archival research offer a significant reassessment of ...

Empress of the east : how a European slave girl became queen of the Ottoman Empire

The extraordinary story of the Russian slave girl Roxelana, who rose from concubine to become the only queen of the Ottoman empire In Empress ...

The Great Partition : the making of India and Pakistan

This new edition of Yasmin Khan's reappraisal of the tumultuous India-Pakistan Partition features an introduction reflecting on the latest research ...

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