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The Buffalo Soldiers

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Paperback, 192 pages
Published February 26th 1976 by Penguin Books Ltd (first published August 1959)
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James
Shaggy Dog Story: When I was sixteen my family traveled through Europe one summer in a VW bus. I dragged them to all sorts of history-dork pilgrimage sites like Karl Marx's birth house in Trier and the battlefield at Culloden. This last, near Inverness, entailed driving all the way across Scotland. My father must really love me. At any rate, in every Scottish Historical Landmark Gifte Shoppe one could find a trilogy of Penguin paperbacks by John Prebble about the Jacobite uprisings: Glencoe, Cul...more
Eric
First a brief story: I found this little gem at an antique shop just off Whiskey Row in downtown Prescott, AZ. That trip was memorable because just after that, my wife and I met former president George W. Bush in a little cafe on Whiskey Row. He was in town for a political rally. We shared a few brief, perfunctory words as he refilled his cup at the soda fountain.

Anyway, about the book. First published in 1959, my worn paperback version was published by Bantam in 1964 and its original price was...more
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John Edward Curtis Prebble, FRSL, OBE (23 June 1915 - 30 January 2001) was an English/Canadian journalist, novelist, documentarian and historian. He is best known for his studies of Scottish history.

He was born in Edmonton, Middlesex, England, but he grew up in Saskatchewan, Canada, where his father had a brother. His parents emigrated there after World War I. Returning to England with his family,...more
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