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The Story of Ernie Pyle

By: Miller, Lee G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207151

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1950 Hard Cover. Ernest Taylor Pyle (August 3, 1900 - April 18, 1945) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist. As a roving correspondent for the Scripps-Howard newspaper chain, he earned wide acclaim for his accounts of ordinary people in rural America, and later, of ordinary American soldiers during World War II. His syndicated column ran in more than 300 newspapers nationwide. View more info

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The Business of May Next: James Madison and the Founding

By: Miller, William Lee

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Virginia: 1993

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2162659

Condition: Very Good


Two small spots on fore edge. 1993 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Good fortune offered this nation an unusual chance at ideal nation-forming and...some honorable leaders seized that chance, writes William Lee Miller in The Business of May Next, and none among the founders made more of the opportunity than did James Madison, subject of this engaging work. Madison is depicted during the critical years between 178 and 1791, when he was so active in articulating the governmental aims of the fledgling nation that he sometimes found himself in official dialogue with h... View more info

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Lincoln's Virtues: An Ethical Biography

By: Miller, William Lee

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2002

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2199886

ISBN: 037540158X

Condition: Good


3rd printing. No jacket, spine slightly cocked, spine bumped, minor ink marginalia. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 515 pp. How did an unschooled career politician named Abraham Lincoln, from the raw frontier villages of early-nineteenth-century Illinois, become one of the most revered of our national icons? This is the question that William Lee Miller explores and answers, in fascinating detail, in Lincoln’s Virtues.Lincoln, Miller says, was a great man who was also a good man. It is the central thrust of this “ethical biography” to reveal how he bec... View more info

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Arguing about Slavery: The Great Battle in the United States Congress

By: Miller, William Lee

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288488

ISBN: 0394569229

Condition: Good


First edition. A bit musty, jacket a bit soiled, spine leans forward. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 577, [3] pp. 8vo. A blow-by-blow re-creation of the battle royal that raged in Congress in the 1830s, when a small band of representatives, led by President John Quincy Adams of Massachusetts, employed intricate stratagems to outwit the Southern (and Southern-sympathizing) sponsors of the successive gag rules that had long blocked debate on the subject of slavery. View more info