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Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam

by Fitzgerald, Frances

The book is about the social aspects of Vietnam, and the communal crash between Americans and Vietnamese as they differ in their culture and traditions.

Migrants, Sharecroppers, Mountaineers (Volume II of Children of Crisis)

by Coles, Robert

In this II Volume, the author describes in detail about the migrants, sharecroppers, tenant farmers and how their children live, what they all are likely to have on their minds, what it is like for them to grow up and come to terms with their fate.

Luce and His Empire

by Swanberg, W. A.

Henry Luce started Time magazine in the 1940's and went on to create a media empire. He married Clare Booth Luce who became ambassador to Italy.


Angle of Repose

by Stegner, Wallace

An historical novel covering the period 1860 to 1970 and examining the cultural changes of the West and the hopes, fears, and values of four generations.

Stilwell and the American Experience in China, 1911-45

by Tuchman, Barbara W.

The life of Joseph Stilwell, the military attaché to China, and commander of US forces, is used here to explore the history of China from the 1911 revolution to the chaos of World War II. It portrays the American relations with China.


The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire 1936-1945

by Toland, John

This Pulitzer Prize-winning history of World War II chronicles the dramatic rise and fall of the Japanese empire, from the invasion of Manchuria and China to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Robert Frost: The Years of Triumph 1915-1938

by Thompson, Lawrance

Robert Frost: The Years of Triumph, 1915-1938. Volume two of Thompson's Frost biography receives a Pulitzer Prize despite the controversy raised by Thompson's less-than-sympathetic portrait of this American literary giant.

The Carrier of Ladders

by Merwin, W. S.

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1971. Merwin has since won a National Book Award for his selected poems and the 2009 Pulitzer for the Shadow of Sirius.


The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford

by Stafford, Jean

These Pulitzer Prize-winning stories represent the major short works of fiction by one of the most distinctively American stylists of her day.

Gandhi's Truth: On the Origins of Militant Nonviolence

by Erikson, Erik H.

Explore how Gandhi succeeded in mobilizing the Indian people both spiritually and politically, as he became the revolutionary innovator of militant nonviolence and India the motherland of large-scale civil disobedience.

Present at the Creation: My Years in the State Department

by Acheson, Dean

In these memoirs by the former Secretary of State, Dean Acheson sees himself as having been "present at the creation" of the American century. Acheson's policies were praised by many and damned by others, including Joseph McCarthy.


House Made of Dawn

by Momaday, N. Scott

The magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of a stranger in his native land A young Native American, Abel has come home from a foreign war to find himself caught between two worlds.

So Human an Animal

by Dubos, René

At least until cloning becomes the order of the day, René Dubos contends that each human being is unique, unprecedented, unrepeatable. However today each person faces the critical danger of losing this very humanness to his mechanized surroundings.

The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel, The Novel as History

by Mailer, Norman

October 21, 1967. Washington DC. Protesters are marching to end the war in Vietnam, Mailer among them. From his perception of the day comes a work that shatters traditional reportage.


The Confessions of Nat Turner

by Styron, William

Historical novel depicting slavery.


The Fixer

by Malamud, Bernard

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for Fiction, this magnificent novel is the story of an ordinary man accused of "ritual murder".

The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture

by Davis, David

Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain: A Biography

by Kaplan, Justin E.

A humorous and thorough investigation of one of America's most infamous personalities.


The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter

by Porter, Katherine Anne

Katherine Anne Porter is best known for her superb short stories. This volume brings together the collections Flowering Judas; Pale Horse, Pale Rider; and The Leaning Tower; as well as four stories not available elsewhere in book form.

Wandering Through Winter

by Teale, Edwin Way

The Life of the Mind in America

by Miller, Perry

Discussion of the intellectual climate of the age.


The Keepers of the House

by Grau, Shirley Ann

A novel that follows 7 generations of the Howland family and the community they build around themselves in rural Alabama.

O Strange New World: American Culture, The Formative Years

by Jones, Howard Mumford

Pulitzer Award winner. Describes the discovery, the invention, the definition, and the self-realization of America, and the elusive sense of the wonder and excitement of the unveiling of a new world.


Anti-Intellectualism in American Life

by Hofstadter, Richard

A book which throws light on many features of the American character.

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