New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2002. Reprint. Third printing. Hardcover. 40 pages. Illustrations (color). Notes on the Text. Signed by author. Bookplate signed by author and illustrator. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Lynne Ann Cheney (born August 14, 1941) is an American author, scholar, and former talk-show host. She is the wife of the 46th Vice President of the United States, Dick Cheney and served as the Second Lady of the United States from 2001 to 2009. To choose the twenty-six people and ideas that comprise the book, Lynne Cheney has drawn on a lifetime of learning about the American past, and on the inspiration that comes from witnessing recent history firsthand.
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New York: Anchor Books, 2003. First Paperbk Printing. 304, wraps, notes, index In this controversial book which topped President George W. Bush's reading list, Cohen challenges the long-held belief that politicians should step aside and leave the business of war to the military. The author uses the examples of great modern leaders--Lincoln, Clemenceau, Churchill, and Ben Gurion--all of whom were without military experience. This is an unconventional examination of the conundrum of wartime leadership, namely who should be in charge, the president or the general.
Fall River Press, 2010. Fall River Press Exclusive Edition. First Printing [stated]. Hardcover. xii, , 238,  pages. Illustrations. Reading Guide. Notes. Source Notes. Index. Jim Cullen is the author of "Born in the USA" (Literary Guild Alternate), "The American Dream," and other books. He has taught at Harvard, Brown, and Sarah Lawrence College, and currently teaches at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in New York, where he also serves on the Board of Trustees. He received his B.A. in English from Tufts University, and his A.M. and Ph.D. degrees in American Civilization from Brown University. Jim is the author of over dozen books, which include "Sensing the Past: Hollywood Stars and Historical Visions", "The American Dream: A Short History of an Idea that Shaped a Nation" and "Born in the USA: Bruce Springsteen and the American Tradition"