Black Hawk Down [abridged]

Ninety-nine elite American soldiers are trapped in the middle of a hostile city. As night falls, they are surrounded by thousands of enemy gunmen: Their wounded are bleeding to...

The New Frontier [abridged]

Sector 221-G: For the whole of Federation history, this largearea of space has been controlled by the Thallonians, a cruel,militaristic race of which little is knownexcept that...

Parting The Waters: America In The King Years, Part I - 1954-63 [abridged]

In volume one of his America in the King Years, Pulitzer Prize winner Taylor Branch gives a masterly account of the American civil rights movement.Hailed as the most masterful...

Pillar Of Fire: America In The King Years, Part Ii - 1963-64 [abridged]

From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Taylor Branch, the second part of his epic trilogy on the American Civil Rights Movement.In the second volume of his three-part history, a...

At Canaan's Edge: America In The King Years, 1965-68 [abridged]

FROM THE AUTHOR OF PARTING THE WATERS AND PILLAR OF FIRE At Canaan's Edge concludes America in the King Years, a three-volume history that will endure as a masterpiece of...

Bad Boy

Into a memoir that is gripping, funny, heartbreaking, and unforgettable, Walter Dean Myers richly weaves the details of his Harlem childhood in the 1940s and 1950s: a loving home...