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That Dark and Bloody River by Allan W. Eckert
" This is a remarkable book, that Marty's single sentence review has summed up very eloquently. "
That Dark and Bloody River by Allan W. Eckert
"This book helps us understand the dilemma of both pioneer settlers and Native Americans during the white man's advance across the Ohio River in the late 1700's. "
Fall of Giants by Ken Follett
"3 1/2 stars. Normally I love Ken Follett, but I just wasn't in the mood for a thousand-page history lesson on WWI and the Russian Revolution."
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Worthington, Ohio by John L. Haueisen
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In addition to a history of the small central ohio city of Worthington, the book provides the life stories of two almost unknown "heroes" of the Civil War: Col. Thomas Worthington and General Roswell Ripley. Both men played important roles for their ...more
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The Death of Meriwether Lewis by James E. Starrs
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Like a crime scene investigation, it begins with more than 200 pages of "expert testimony" at an inquest as to whether or not to exhume the body of "Lewis and Clark's" Meriwether Lewis.

It is so persuasive that you'll start to think that the story of
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Mayflower by Nathaniel Philbrick
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MAYFLOWER is so much more than I expected.
More than just a telling of the story of the Mayflower and the Pilgrims' voyage and their settlement in New England, it is the story of a great cultural clash: Europeans vs the native "Indians."

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Scheisshaus Luck by Pierre Berg
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This is the best book I've found on the Holocaust, because instead of dry, analytical commentary on what happened, it is the personal narrative of someone who experienced it.
Pierre Berg is a Frenchman who was accidentally arrested by the Gestapo when
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Gustav Mahler--Richard Strauss by Gustav Mahler
Gustav Mahler--Richard Strauss: Correspondence 1888-1911
by Gustav Mahler
recommended for: fans of classical music
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This is a nice book for those who like classical music, specifically Gustav Mahler and Richard Strauss.
These two famous composers were friends AND rivals.
Mahler wrote music to try to communicate his feelings about God, nature, and the universe.
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" Thanks Beckie,

It does sound like something I'd enjoy, in fact my brother-in-law must have read it too, because I remember him raving about it. I just
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