Holiday Gift Guide 2010: The Imperial Cruise by James Bradley Giveaway (Ends 12/31)

Friday, December 17, 2010 Posted by Dina N

Are you still looking for the perfect gift for that history buff on your list? The Imperial Cruise by James Bradley came out in paperback last month. This outstanding account of early 20th century American history hit the shelves last year and the hardcover edition has spent six weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, with 275,000 copies in print. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the audio book version of The Imperial Cruise, also available from Hachette Book Group.

Book Description
On the success of his two bestselling books about World War II, James Bradley began to wonder what the real catalyst was for the Pacific War. What he discovered shocked him.

In 1905 President Teddy Roosevelt dispatched Secretary of War William Taft, his daughter Alice, and a gaggle of congressmen on a mission to Japan, the Philippines, China, and Korea with the intent of forging an agreement to divide up Asia. This clandestine pact lit the fuse that would-decades later-result in a number of devastating wars: WWII, the Korean War, and the communist revolution in China.

In 2005, James Bradley retraced that epic voyage and discovered the remarkable truth about America's vast imperial past. Full of fascinating characters brought brilliantly to life, The Imperial Cruise will powerfully revise the way we understand U.S. history.

The Giveaway
Thanks to publisher Hachette Book Group, I am hosting a giveaway for three (3) copies of The Imperial Cruise by James Bradley.

To enter, please comment below what's the last good book you've read.

You may do any and all of the following for extra chances to win:
  • follow me on twitter and tweet about this giveaway, feel free to copy and paste: "Win 1 of 3 copies of The Imperial Cruise by James Bradley! #Books #Giveaway ends 12/31 @aitmama #win #contests http://tiny.cc/yg2dl" – you may do this once a day;
  • go here for additional ways to get extra entries.
The deadline to enter is December 31, 2010, 11:59pm EST. Three winners will be randomly selected and notified by e-mail. They will have 72 hours to get back to me, or alternates will be chosen. Subject to this site's Official Rules. This giveaway is for the paperback edition of the book.

Open to residents 18+ of U.S. and Canada only. No P.O. box addresses, please. Winners will be subject to the one copy per household rule, which means that if they win the same title in two or more contests, they will receive only one copy of the title in the mail. Winners will receive their prizes directly from Hachette Book Group. Book information and image courtesy of the publisher. No compensation was provided for this post.

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