Recounts events surrounding the 1944-45 Battle of the Bulge in Ardennes, France, during World War II, and the plight of eighteen men of a single platoon who were captured and survived in German POW camps through the end of the war.
A guide for men whose wives contract breast cancer offers emotional support and advice every husband needs, including guidance from breast cancer doctors and the shared experiences of those who have gone through the same ordeal. Original. 30,000 first printing.
The global battle against the ravages and spread of AIDS is set against the life and death of Nkosi Johnson, a young South African boy who, despite having been born with the ailment, became a dramatic symbol of the struggle against the disease and the strength of the human spirit in the face of tragedy. 80,000 first printing.
Essays discuss the extinction of the passenger pigeon, the bird hat craze of the late nineteenth century, pink flamingoes, nature stores, nature documentaries on television, and what each reveals about our attitudes towards nature
A history of the United States's major inventors and innovators includes coverage of such figures as Henry and Edsel Ford, cosmetics entrepreneur C. J. Walker, and Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page.
Provides a critique of the pharmaceutical industry, detailing its dangerous influence on medical research, education, and physicians; exposing the reasons behind the prescription drug prices; and proposing a program of vital reforms.
A renowned journalist and foreign affairs expert relates the history of United States Special Forces through the first-hand experiences of a select group of American commandos.