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American Courage: Remarkable True Stories Exhibiting the Bravery That Has Made Our Country Great
Here is the American adventure. This extraordinary book reveals the intrepid spirit of Americans through-out their history -- from William Bradford's account of the Mayflower landing to the hardship of a pioneer settler, from little-known stories of great figures to harrowing tales from the Wild West, the World Wars, and September 11, 2001. Told with striking eloquence, th ...more
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published May 10th 2005 by William Morrow
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Jul 21, 2013 Heather rated it really liked it · review of another edition
Recommends it for: Every American, history buffs
Recommended to Heather by: self
I started this book a couple of years ago and really loved it. I don't know why I stopped reading it. It is a group of short stories about American history and the brave souls who lived here. It is set up from earliest to latest. My favorite was "Davy Crockett Reports from Inside the Alamo". That is powerful. I am about 1/3 of the way through this.