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Winner of the 2022 Ron Gabriel Award from the Society of American Baseball Research (SABR), for the best research on the Brooklyn Dodgers.

"An engrossing, comprehensive look at a ballplayer who knew only one way to play." 

-- Tyler Kepner, New York Times and author of K: A History of Baseball in Ten Pitches.

"Dan Joseph hit a HR with Last Ride of the Iron Horse, this book on Pete Reiser is a grand slam. GREAT biography!" -- Baseball Almanac. 

"Joseph passionately pursues this story and gives an extraordinary ballplayer his due." -- Anthony Castrovince, MLB.com and author of A Fan's Guide to Baseball Analytics.

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Last Ride of the Iron Horse tells the tale of Lou Gehrig's final year in the Yankee lineup, as he dealt with early symptoms of the ALS.  Despite losing strength and speed to the deadly disease, Gehrig hit 29 home runs and led the Yankees to a World Series title, in what may be the most astounding feat in baseball history.

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Inside Al-Shabaab recounts the rise, fall and resurgence of this Al-Qaeda-linked East African terrorist group.  Using interviews with former militants, including high-ranking officials, military commanders and foot soldiers, Harun Maruf and Dan Joseph reveal the motivations of those who commit their lives to the group and its violent jihadist agenda.

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