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A Separate Country
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At first, it was difficult reading, because of the differences in the language of that time period; something we are generallly not privy too. It somewhat reminded my of Mandingo, in that it painted Southerners as not always the "Pretty", refined gro ...more
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A Separate Country by Robert Hicks
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a very interesting love story about General John Bell Hood and his wife. It tells a lot about post Civil War New Orleans, and the changing attitudes toward the octaroons and quadroons who had been accepted as part of society until the reconstruction. ...more
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I have always loved the stories of the Civil War. Some of the most famous and bloodiest were fought in the great state of Tennessee. The Battle of Franklin was one of those. In a town of 2700 there were 9200 men killed in a matter of 5 hours. This is ...more
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First the Dead by Tim Downs
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My favorite of the "bug man" books to date. It takes place in post hurricane Katrina New Orleans. Nick volunteers for DMORT which recovers dead bodies from disasters like Katrina, and he notices that not all of the bodies died during the hurricane. Y ...more
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Robert A. Heinlein
“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”
Robert A. Heinlein

Emily Dickinson
A Word is Dead

A word is dead
When it is said,
Some say.

I say it just
Begins to live
That day.”
Emily Dickinson, The Complete Poems

Mark Twain
“Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.”
Mark Twain

Oscar Wilde
“I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.”
Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince and Other Stories

Robert Frost
“In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.”
Robert Frost

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