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Arafat - From Defender to Dictator
by Said K. Aburish
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Palestinian analyst and writer Aburish here turns the Western perception of Yasser Arafat upside down. Before he was corrupted by power, Arafat was a heroic freedom fighter who kept the hopes of his people alive. However, writes Aburish, he later  [ more ]

  
Nasser - The Last Arab
by Said K. Aburish
Hardcover
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Since the death of Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1970, there has been no ideology to capture the imagination of the Arab world except Islamic fundamentalism. What we see today in the Middle East is the direct result of  [ more ]

  
Street-Fighting Years
An Autobiography of the Sixties
by Tariq Ali
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One of the world?s best-known radicals relives the early years of the protest movement. This new edition features the John Lennon/Yoko Ono interview ?Power to the People,? published for the first time in the US, and an important new introduction.  [ more ]

  
Che Guevara - A Revolutionary Life
by Jon Lee Anderson
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The Philadelphia Inquirer called Che Guevara "the best treatment of its subject to date", and the Denver Post wrote, "It is Anderson's careful research that will define Guevara for the future". Acclaimed around the world and a national best-seller, this  [ more ]

  
Che - A Memoir by Fidel Castro
by Fidel Castro
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For the first time Fidel Castro writes with candor and affection of his relationship with Ernesto Che Guevara, documenting his extraordinary bond with Cuba from the revolution's early days to the final guerrilla expedition in Bolivia.  [ more ]

  
Mao - The Unknown Story
by Jung Chang
Hardcover
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Based on a decade of research and on interviews with many of Mao?s close circle in China who have never talked before?and with virtually everyone outside China who had significant dealings with him?this is the most authoritative life of Mao  [ more ]

  
My Life by Bill Clinton
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President Bill Clinton?s My Life is the strikingly candid portrait of a global leader who decided early in life to devote his intellectual and political gifts, and his extraordinary capacity for hard work, to serving the public.  [ more ]

  
The Last True Story I'll Ever Tell
An Accidental Soldier's Account of the War in Iraq
by John Crawford
Hardcover
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John Crawford joined the Florida National Guard to pay for his college tuition, willingly exchanging one weekend a month and two weeks a year for a free education. But in fall 2002, one semester short of graduating and newly married  [ more ]

  
Four Trials by John Edwards
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Raised in a small town by parents employed in the local mills, John Edwards worked in those mills himself -- and then went on to become one of America's most successful and respected attorneys. He built a national reputation representing  [ more ]

  
An Autobiography
The Story of My Experiments with Truth
by Mohandas Gandhi
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Mohandas K. Gandhi is one of the most inspiring figures of our time. In his classic autobiography he recounts the story of his life and how he developed his concept of active nonviolent resistance, which propelled the Indian struggle for  [ more ]


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—Mahatma Gandhi