This poignant, first-of-its-kind book celebrates words that define America's storied past and symbolizes the drive of its peoplefrom the boardrooms of Manhattan to the farm fields of Iowa. Author Ryan Coonerty highlights profound phrases inscribed on 52 monuments and public sites. Some are famed monuments like the Lincoln Memorial; others are simple or stark places of honor, such as Angel Island, where immigrant Chinese scrawled their words on imprisoning walls.
Packed with irresistible facts and photos, this beautiful
gift book reveals the untold story of chocolate, of the world's favorite indulgence. Did you know that M&Ms were invented for WWII soldiers as the chocolate that wouldn't melt in their hands? ...
Brothers in War recounts the harrowing experiences of
one of the last American combat infantry companies to be shipped off to the Vietnam War, their sacrifices, their bond, and their intertwining lives almost fifty years later.
National Geographic and author Michael Farquhar uncover an
instance of bad luck, epic misfortune, and unadulterated mayhem tied to every day of the year. From Caligula's blood-soaked end to hotelier Steve Wynn's unfortunate run-in with a priceless Picasso, these 365 ...