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  • Author: Candace Fleming
  • Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart

    In this well-researched work, Fleming reveals the adventurous life of the most famous female aviator, from her childhood to the dramatic search for her plane as it unfolds through photographs, maps, handwritten documents and engaging text.
  • The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion & the Fall of Imperial Russia

    Fleming deftly illuminates the fascinating life of Czar Nicholas II; his wife, Alexandra; and their children, describing their ostentatiously privileged upbringing, the dramatic fall of the Russian Empire, and their tragic deaths in this moving and insightful biography of Russia's Romanov family. She unflinchingly exposes the flawed but human side of the royal family while simultaneously interweaving details about the rich historical context, from Rasputin and Lenin to the narratives of the poor and working class, told in excerpts from the diaries and letters of Russia's peasants, factory workers, and soldiers. With captivating photos, extensive primary sources, and recent research about the fate of the Romanov family, Fleming tells a gripping, comprehensive story of life in a pivotal period of Russian history.
  • The Great and Only Barnum: The Tremendous and Stupendous Life of the Showman P. T. Barnum

    Thrill to the audacity! Gasp at the hucksterism! Come one, come all to the jaw-dropping, larger-than-life biography of expert humbugger, relentless curiosity seeker, and unparalleled showman P. T. Barnum.