My Favorite  Books

A Listmania! list by R. Casper "pirminator" (Wisconsin, USA)
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The list author says: "I teach history, geography and world affairs. I've spent a year in Baghdad and nearly a year in Afghanistan. I enjoy non-fiction but every now and then I'll check out some fiction."
How to Break a Terrorist: The U.S. Interrogators Who Used Brains, Not Brutality, to Take Down the Deadliest Man in Iraq
1.  How to Break a Terrorist: The U.S. Interrogators Who Used Brains, Not Brutality, to Take Down the Deadliest Man in Iraq by Matthew Alexander
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  "Couldn't put it down until I was finished.  I served in Iraq during the time of Zarqawi."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews)

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Horse Soldiers: The Extraordinary Story of a Band of US Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan
2.  Horse Soldiers: The Extraordinary Story of a Band of US Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan by Doug Stanton
$18.66   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (288 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder
3.  Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder by Kent Nerburn
$13.39   Used & New from: $5.77
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (224 customer reviews)

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
4.  Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer
$10.20   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,459 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Sastun: My Apprenticeship with a Maya Healer
5.  Sastun: My Apprenticeship with a Maya Healer by Rosita Arvigo
$14.49   Used & New from: $0.77
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

The Killer Angels: The Classic Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy)
6.  The Killer Angels: The Classic Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy) by Michael Shaara
$7.19   Used & New from: $0.01
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Citizen Soldiers: The U. S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany
7.  Citizen Soldiers: The U. S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany by Stephen E. Ambrose
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  "Steven Ambrose"
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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
8.  Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt
$10.48   Used & New from: $1.90
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Flu: The Story Of The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus that Caused It
9.  Flu: The Story Of The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus that Caused It by Gina Kolata
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Undaunted Courage:  Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West
10.  Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Stephen E. Ambrose
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  "Steven Ambrose"
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Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
11.  Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer
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Pegasus Bridge: June 6, 1944
12.  Pegasus Bridge: June 6, 1944 by Stephen E. Ambrose
$10.14   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (143 customer reviews)

Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux, The Premier Edition
13.  Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux, The Premier Edition by John Gneisenau Neihardt
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The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
14.  The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus by Richard Preston
$6.00   Used & New from: $0.01
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He Rode Up Front for Patton
15.  He Rode Up Front for Patton by Albin F. Irzyk
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Songs on Bronze: The Greek Myths Made Real
16.  Songs on Bronze: The Greek Myths Made Real by Nigel Jonathan Spivey
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Churchill: A Biography
17.  Churchill: A Biography by Roy Jenkins
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Leading with the Heart: Coach K's Successful Strategies for Basketball, Business, and Life
18.  Leading with the Heart: Coach K's Successful Strategies for Basketball, Business, and Life by Donald T. Phillips
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (144 customer reviews)

Down Under
19.  Down Under by Bill Bryson
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Three Cups of Deceit: How Greg Mortenson, Humanitarian Hero, Lost His Way
20.  Three Cups of Deceit: How Greg Mortenson, Humanitarian Hero, Lost His Way by Jon Krakauer
$7.28   Used & New from: $2.93
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (339 customer reviews)

End the Fed
21.  End the Fed by Ron Paul
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The Essiac Report: Canada's Remarkable Unknown Cancer Remedy
22.  The Essiac Report: Canada's Remarkable Unknown Cancer Remedy by Richard Thomas
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