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Alexander of Macedon by Harold Lamb
"The best glimpse into the ancient mind I've read. A fascinating story, made real by the wealth of first hand historical documents during his life. Did you know he was a scholar at heart, that his travels/conquests were in large part driven by a de..." Read more of this review »
Alexander of Macedon by Harold Lamb
"A long, but engaging book on Alexander the Great. The author actually (supposedly) traced his very steps as he sought out sources from which to write an accurate historical account of Alexander's life. The book reads a lot like a novel, which is o..." Read more of this review »
Alexander of Macedon by Harold Lamb
"Incomparable historian Harold Lamb does it again with the most authoritative book yet on Alexander.

The enigma of Alexander the Great has remained with us for 2,300 years. In spite of the best efforts of historians, Alexander is no less a mystery t..." Read more of this review »
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On Desert Trails With Everett Ruess by Everett Ruess
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Everett Ruess has become part of the Grand Canyon mythology. An artist, a dreamer, a mystery. What happened to Everett and his mule, will we ever know? Over the years, two copies of this book have been stolen from me. That, I suppose, is an indicator ...more
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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
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The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
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Anna and I watched the movie after reading the book. The movie stopped halfway through the book; however, the movie did include Tom's famous monologue about committment to social reform from the book --- "Well, maybe it's like Casy says. A fella ain' ...more
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The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and Other Stories by Jack London
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A great author, Jack London fictionalized his self-education as a writer in his novel Martin Eden. And Martin Eden is worthwhile reading for writers. Many American novelists are self-taught, which makes Masters in Creative Writing programs mostly mon ...more
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Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
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