In this brilliant biography, Jon Meacham, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, chronicles the life of George Herbert Walker Bush. Drawing on President Bush's personal diaries, on the diaries of his wife, Barbara, and on extraordinary access to the forty-first president and his family, Meacham paints an intimate and surprising portrait of an intensely private man who led the nation through tumultuous times.
A biography of the first family of sports in the United States describes how an early tragedy that tested their faith ultimately led the Mannings to athletic greatness, producing three football stars over two generations
The music that he shaped in his tiny Memphis studio with artists as diverse as Elvis Presley, Ike Turner, Howlin' Wolf, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Johnny Cash, introduced a sound that had never been heard before.
Drawing on archival research, FBI documents and memoirs, a harrowing story follows four American women who, driven by extraordinary circumstances into acts of heroism to aid the Allied cause, smuggled supplies and information to guerrillas and prisoners in Japanese POW camps, remaining hidden behind a veil of subterfuge to avoid capture.