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The Nixon Tapes by Douglas G. Brinkley
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When Lyndon Baines Johnson was leaving office, he suggested to incoming President Richard Nixon that he might want to tape conversations in the Oval Office in order to protect the historical record. While Nixon initially resisted, in 1971 he had voic ...more
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Judy rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Five Days in November by Clint Hill
Five Days in November
by Clint Hill (Goodreads Author)
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I, like so many other Americans, can remember with amazing clarity where I was when I learned that President Kennedy had been assassinated. Former Secret Service Agent Clint Hill, assigned to protect the First Lady, has written a book about the assas ...more
Judy rated a book 2 of 5 stars
Churchills Bunker by Richard  Holmes
Churchills Bunker
by Richard Holmes
read in October, 2014
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British historian Richard Holmes has written a history of the Cabinet War Rooms which were constructed underneath London near the Houses of Parliament during World War II. While London was being bombed and its survival was in question, the highest ra ...more
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The Blood of an Englishman by M.C. Beaton
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You just know that when Mrs. Bloxby, the vicar's wife, persuades Agatha Raisin to attend the production of a pantomime in a neighboring village that something is about to happen. Oh Agatha, why are you always at the scene of murders? Why are you so i ...more
Judy rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls by Anton DiSclafani
The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls
by Anton DiSclafani (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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In 1930, fifteen year old, Thea Atwell, has been forced to leave her home in Florida and be exiled by her parents to an equestrienne boarding school in the Blue Ridge Mountains. As this story ranges between the school and her home and family in Flori ...more
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The Dinner by Herman Koch
The Dinner
by Herman Koch
read in September, 2014
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Over the course of a dinner at a fashionable restaurant in Amsterdam, two families have to make the hardest decision of their lives. Both couples have a 15 year old son and the question becomes how accountable their sons should be for a horrific act ...more
Judy rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Leaving Everything Most Loved by Jacqueline Winspear
Leaving Everything Most Loved (Maisie Dobbs #10)
by Jacqueline Winspear (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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In London, in 1933, the drowning death of an Indian emigrant, Usha Prama in a city canal, isn't a priority for Scotland Yard. But two months after Usha's death, her brother travels to England to ask Maisie Dobbs for assistance in discovering what hap ...more
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Bloody Spring by Joseph Wheelan
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For forty days in the Spring of 1864, the armies under the command of Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant were locked in combat at the Battle of Cold Harbor, North Anna River, Spotsylvania Court House, and the Wildnerness. Wheelan examines the persona ...more
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Not to be Missed by Kenneth Turan
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Los Angeles Times film critic, Kenneth Turan picks his fifty-four favorite films that span decades and genres. Turan writes a short essay introducing the films of each decade and then provides a critical review of each film chosen from that decade. I ...more
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“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”
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