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Hampton Sides

Hampton Sides by Kurt Markus

Narrative historian Hampton Sides is the author of the critically acclaimed books "In the Kingdom of Ice," "Ghost Soldiers," "Blood and Thunder," and most recently, "On Desperate Ground," which is about the classic Korean War battle of Chosin Reservoir.

Hampton is editor-at-large for Outside Magazine and has written for National Geographic, Smithsonian, The American Scholar, The New York Times, and The New Yorker, among other publications.

A native of Memphis, a graudate of Yale, and a recent fellow at the Santa Fe Institute, he lives in New Mexico and teaches narrative non-fiction at Colorado College.

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On Desperate Ground
History / Biography
October 2018
ISBN 9780385541152
Hardcover, 368 pages
$30.00, INSTORE
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers and In the Kingdom of Ice, a chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism by Marines called on to do the impossible during the greatest battle of the Korean War. More/less

In the Kingdom of Ice
History / Biography
May 2015
ISBN 9780307946911
Paperback, 480 pages
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New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. More/less

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