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Napoleon - a life Napoleon - a life

Oct 13, 2018
The last weeks of Abraham Lincoln - a day-by-day account of his personal, political, and military challenges The last weeks of Abraham Lincoln - a day-by-day account of his personal, political, and military challenges

"This day-by-day account of Abraham Lincoln's last six weeks of life covers a period of extraordinary events, not only for the president himself but for the fate of the nation"--

Oct 10, 2018
Who is Michael Ovitz? - a memoir Who is Michael Ovitz? - a memoir

"'In just twenty years I went from a complete unknown, to a comer, to being hailed as the most powerful man in Hollywood--invariably described as a gap-toothed, tightly scripted, secrecy-obsessed superagent. After a few years of that, I became the most feared man in town. And once I left CAA, when it was safe for everyone to vent, I became the most hated.' Who is Michael Ovitz? He's a striver who talked his way into the famous mailroom of the William Morris Agency without any connections, then w

Oct 9, 2018