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American History

  • Author: Jason Sloan
  • Release Date : 2013-05-08
  • Genre: Education
  • File Size: 151846716 Bytes

Overview of American History from early colonization through Reconstruction following the Civil War...

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Lost in Shangri-La

  • Author: Mitchell Zuckoff
  • Release Date : 2011-04-26
  • Genre: Military
  • File Size: 14969567 Bytes

A New York Times bestseller and the winner of the Winship/PEN New England Award, Lost in Shangri-La is “a truly incredible adventure” (New York Times Book Review) about three brave survivors of a WWII plane crash in the jungle.   On May 13, 1945, twenty-four American servicemen and WACs boarded a transport plane for a sightseeing trip over “Shangri-La,” a beautiful and mysterious valley deep within the jungle-covered mountains of Dutch New Guinea. Unlike the peaceful Tibetan monks of James Hilton’s bestselling novel Lost Horizon, this Shangri-La was home to spear-carrying tribesmen, warriors rumored to be cannibals.   But the pleasure tour became an unforgettable battle for survival when the plane crashed. Miraculously, three pass...