This riveting story of America’s greatest woman pilot draws from previously unpublished information about Cochran’s early years and her first marriage, and on her extensive correspondence with U.S. Presidents, Air Force generals, and business tycoons to
A collection of essays that grapple honestly with the complexities of the issues faced by the man who sat in the White House prior to the towering figure of Lincoln, and
contribute to a deeper understanding of a turbulent and formative era.
This volume elucidates the ways Joyce wrote about his homeland with conflicting bitterness and affection--a common ambivalence in expatriate authors, whose time in exile tends to shape their creative approach to the world.
Demonstrating that one story from James Joyce’s Dubliners is not only a turning point in that book but also a microcosm of a wide range of important Joycean influences and preoccupations, Cóilín Owens examines the dense intertextuality of “A Painful Case.”
Despite serving his country for 50 years and being among the most qualified men to hold the office of president, James Monroe is an oft-forgotten Founding Father. In this book, Brook Poston reveals how Monroe attempted to craft a legacy for himself as a champion of American republicanism.