Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Real West
Author : David Fisher,Bill O'Reilly
Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
Release :2015-04-07
Total pages :304
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781627795081
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The must-have companion to Bill O'Reilly's historic series Legends and Lies: The Real West, a fascinating, eye-opening look at the truth behind the western legends we all think we know How did Davy Crockett save President Jackson's life only to end up dying at the Alamo? Was the Lone Ranger based on a real lawman-and was he an African American? What amazing detective work led to the capture of Black Bart, the "gentleman bandit" and one of the west's most famous stagecoach robbers? Did Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid really die in a hail of bullets in South America? Generations of Americans have grown up on TV shows, movies and books about these western icons. But what really happened in the Wild West? All the stories you think you know, and others that will astonish you, are here--some heroic, some brutal and bloody, all riveting. Included are the ten legends featured in Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies docuseries -from Kit Carson to Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok to Doc Holliday-- accompanied by two bonus chapters on Daniel Boone and Buffalo Bill and Annie Oakley. Frontier America was a place where instinct mattered more than education, and courage was necessary for survival. It was a place where luck made a difference and legends were made. Heavily illustrated with spectacular artwork that further brings this history to life, and told in fast-paced, immersive narrative, Legends and Lies is an irresistible, adventure-packed ride back into one of the most storied era of our nation's rich history.

Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Patriots
Author : David Fisher
Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
Release :2016-05-24
Total pages :288
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781627797887
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The must-have companion to Bill O'Reilly's historical docudrama Legends and Lies: The Patriots, an exciting and eye-opening look at the Revolutionary War through the lives of its leaders The American Revolution was neither inevitable nor a unanimous cause. It pitted neighbors against each other, as loyalists and colonial rebels faced off for their lives and futures. These were the times that tried men's souls: no one was on stable ground and few could be trusted. Through the fascinating tales of the first Americans, Legends and Lies: The Patriots reveals the contentious arguments that turned friends into foes and the country into a warzone. From the riots over a child's murder that led to the Boston Massacre to the suspicious return of Ben Franklin, the "First American;" from the Continental Army's first victory under George Washington's leadership to the little known southern Guerilla campaign of "Swamp Fox" Francis Marion, and the celebration of America's first Christmas, The Patriots recreates the amazing combination of resourcefulness, perseverance, strategy, and luck that led to this country's creation. Heavily illustrated with spectacular artwork that brings this important history to vivid life, and told in the same fast-paced, immersive narrative as the first Legends and Lies, The Patriots is an irresistible, adventure-packed journey back into one of the most storied moments of our nation's rich history.

Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies
Author : David Fisher,Bill O'Reilly
Publisher : Henry Holt
Release :2015-04-07
Total pages :304
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781627795074
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A companion to Bill O'Reilly's documentary series Legends and Lies: The Real West offers an eye-opening look at the truth behind the western legends we all think we know.

Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies
Author : David Fisher,Bill O'Reilly
Publisher : Henry Holt
Release :2015-04-07
Total pages :304
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781627795074
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A companion to Bill O'Reilly's documentary series Legends and Lies: The Real West offers an eye-opening look at the truth behind the western legends we all think we know.

Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Civil War
Author : David Fisher
Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
Release :2017-06-06
Total pages :288
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781250109859
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The newest installment in the New York Times #1 bestselling companion series to the Fox historical docudrama, Bill O’Reilly’s Legends and Lies; The Civil War is a pulse-quickening account of the deadliest war in American history From the birth of the Republican Party to the Confederacy’s first convention, the Underground Railroad to the Emancipation Proclamation, the Battle of Gettysburg to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Bill O’Reilly’s Legends and Lies: The Civil War reveals the amazing and often little known stories behind the battle lines of America’s bloodiest war and debunks the myths that surround its greatest figures, including Harriet Tubman, Abraham Lincoln, General Robert E. Lee, Frederick Douglass, Stonewall Jackson, John Singleton Mosby, Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, John Wilkes Booth, William Tecumseh Sherman, and more. An epic struggle between the past and future, the Civil War sought to fulfill the promise that “all men are created equal.” It freed an enslaved race, decimated a generation of young men, ushered in a new era of brutality in war, and created modern America. Featuring archival images, eyewitness accounts, and beautiful artwork that further brings the history to life, The Civil War is the action-packed and ultimate follow-up to the #1 bestsellers The Patriots and The Real West.

Lincoln's Last Days
Author : Bill O'Reilly,Dwight Jon Zimmerman
Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
Release :2012-08-21
Total pages :336
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780805096767
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Lincoln's Last Days is a gripping account of one of the most dramatic nights in American history—of how one gunshot changed the country forever. Adapted from Bill O'Reilly's bestselling historical thriller, Killing Lincoln, this book will have young readers—and grown-ups too—hooked on history. In the spring of 1865, President Abraham Lincoln travels through Washington, D.C., after finally winning America's bloody Civil War. In the midst of celebrations, Lincoln is assassinated at Ford's Theatre by a famous actor named John Wilkes Booth. What follows is a thrilling chase, ending with a fiery shoot-out and swift justice for the perpetrators. With an unforgettable cast of characters, page-turning action, vivid detail, and art on every spread, Lincoln's Last Days is history that reads like a thriller. This is a very special book, irresistible on its own or as a compelling companion to Killing Lincoln.

Killing the SS
Author : Bill O'Reilly,Martin Dugard
Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
Release :2018-10-09
Total pages :304
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781250165558
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The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller (October 2018) Confronting Nazi evil is the subject of the latest installment in the mega-bestselling Killing series As the true horrors of the Third Reich began to be exposed immediately after World War II, the Nazi war criminals who committed genocide went on the run. A few were swiftly caught, including the notorious SS leader, Heinrich Himmler. Others, however, evaded capture through a sophisticated Nazi organization designed to hide them. Among those war criminals were Josef Mengele, the “Angel of Death” who performed hideous medical experiments at Auschwitz; Martin Bormann, Hitler’s brutal personal secretary; Klaus Barbie, the cruel "Butcher of Lyon"; and perhaps the most awful Nazi of all: Adolf Eichmann. Killing the SS is the epic saga of the espionage and daring waged by self-styled "Nazi hunters." This determined and disparate group included a French husband and wife team, an American lawyer who served in the army on D-Day, a German prosecutor who had signed an oath to the Nazi Party, Israeli Mossad agents, and a death camp survivor. Over decades, these men and women scoured the world, tracking down the SS fugitives and bringing them to justice, which often meant death. Written in the fast-paced style of the Killing series, Killing the SS will educate and stun the reader. The final chapter is truly shocking.

Killing Crazy Horse
Author : Bill O'Reilly,Martin Dugard
Publisher : Thorndike Press Large Print
Release :2020-10-07
Total pages :329
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 1432880101
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Killing England
Author : Bill O'Reilly,Martin Dugard
Publisher : Wheeler Publishing, Incorporated
Release :2017
Total pages :606
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 1432844385
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Told through the eyes of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Great Britain's King George III, this book chronicles the American path to independence ... taking the reader from the battlefields of America to the royal courts of Europe.

Hitler's Last Days
Author : Bill O'Reilly
Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
Release :2015-06-09
Total pages :320
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781627793971
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By early 1945, the destruction of the German Nazi State seems certain. The Allied forces, led by American generals George S. Patton and Dwight D. Eisenhower, are gaining control of Europe, leaving German leaders scrambling. Facing defeat, Adolf Hitler flees to a secret bunker with his new wife, Eva Braun, and his beloved dog, Blondi. It is there that all three would meet their end, thus ending the Third Reich and one of the darkest chapters of history. Hitler's Last Days is a gripping account of the death of one of the most reviled villains of the 20th century—a man whose regime of murder and terror haunts the world even today. Adapted from Bill O'Reilly's historical thriller Killing Patton, this book will have young readers—and grown-ups too—hooked on history. This thoroughly-researched and documented book can be worked into multiple aspects of the common core curriculum.