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Retired university English teacher. Currently an avid student of world history. Author of books for preteens & teenagers to promote racial equality and religious tolerance. Foreign ambassadors to the United States have praised Bullheaded Black Remembers Alexander, a story about the ideals advanced by Alexander the Great in Egypt, Iraq, Iran, and Afghanistan. Surprisingly his "universal ideals" belong to all of us and are closely related to the aspirations of the Arab Spring and to the hopes of American soldiers currently in the Middle East. In the picture by the pyramids that's me, second from the left. See readers' comments on www.bullheadedblack.com.


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" A great teen-aged or young adult version of the story of Alexander the Great as told from the perspective of his horse! The author does a great job of holding ones' interest throughout while teaching the reader some important history! "
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" This book was provided as a complimentary and signed copy from the author, and I am very grateful for the opportunity to review another piece of writing by this talented author.

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The author advised me that this book wsa more intended for a young person rather than an adult and he was right.

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Mysterium May your life be filled with peace and love this holiday season....Deep peace to you and yours.

Pastor Branagain


Lucinda Dear J.L,
I would like to thank you for being my friend here on GoodReads which is a fantastic site where one is able to converse with so many likeminded people including readers and authors, writers and book bloggers. I look forward to future book discussions with you,
Kind Regards
Lucinda x


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Jesse Hanson Thanks for including me on your friends list, J.L.
Your book sounds very intriguing to me, in more ways than one: First that it has a spiritual quality to it, then the subject of Alexander the Great, and also the point of view. One of my favorite books is Traveler by Richard Adams, told Robert E. Lee's horse.
Want to wish you the very best. I hope you don't mind my also asking you to consider my spiritual allegory, Song of George: Portrait of an Unlikely Holy Man for your reading list. It's fiction but was inspired by events from my life. Namaste, jesse


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