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The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944
Ian W. Toll
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Writing Home
Alan Bennett
The Paraguayan War, Volume 1: Causes and Early Conduct
Thomas L. Whigham
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I don't get it. This seems to be a book people either love or they don't. I read it mostly at work, which maybe contributed...
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Elfquest debuted in 1978 and has a strong cult following - its notable in having a planned conclusion. It takes itself very s...
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reviewed: Defining Teddy for the ages
Presidents experience one of two fates after their death. While most recede into history and are remembered by most Americans...
Theodore Roosevelt's Ghost: The History and Memory of an American Icon - Michael Patrick Cullinane
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Disclaimer: ARC via Netgalley One of my closest friends is a gay man who is twenty plus years older than me...
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This book chronicles the laws that were used to keep segeratation in force, even when the Jim Crow was over. Important read.
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This was the first in a six volume series on the life of Thomas Jefferson. This was a wonderful read that took us from Jeffer...
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January 2018
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Oh come on book industry and blogosphere and all these petitions and drama over reviews and ratings... If we cannot rate un...
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So, long story short -- my home wifi is currently kaput. On the other hand, it means I've gone to the public library to use...
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There's a line in one of the earliest episodes of The Simpsons where a character pays tribute to "the most beautiful moment i...
January 2018
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text: Reading progress update: I've read 80 out of 304 pages.
So far Cullinane has been focusing on the memorialization of Roosevelt in the decade after his death. It's interesting stuff,...
Theodore Roosevelt's Ghost: The History and Memory of an American Icon - Michael Patrick Cullinane