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Paul Revere's Ride

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ISBN: 9780195098310
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - April 19th, 1995

Front rank scholar's dramatic study of "the shot heard 'round". A first rate biography of a very misunderstood Bostonian. The truth is much more exciting than the myth. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis

Paris 1919

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ISBN: 9780375760525
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - September 9th, 2003

History has been unkind to these "peacemakers", still blamed for everything from the Holocaust to the Balkan Wars, to the Arab-Israeli conflict. But in 1919, a traumatized world crossed it's fingers and hoped against hope. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis

I Will Bear Witness

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By Victor Klemperer, Martin Chalmers (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780375753787
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Published: Modern Library - November 15th, 1999

This diary is frightening, sad and ultimately inspiring. The reader is completely drawn into the day by day deterioration of a Jewish professor's life in the third Reich. Remarkable! ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


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Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege: 1942-1943 Cover Image
ISBN: 9780140284584
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Published: Penguin Books - May 1st, 1999

Math doesn't help. 5,000 per day for 6 straight months. Hitler really was quite stupid and Stalin was a killer. Biggest military battle ever. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis

The Best and the Brightest

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ISBN: 9780449908709
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Published: Ballantine Books - October 26th, 1993

A modern classic... The Kennedy administration was young, smart, eager and confident of winning the Cold War. What went wrong? Lessons that still apply. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis

In My Hands

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ISBN: 9780385720328
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Published: Anchor Books - April 17th, 2001

In it's very simplicity this memoir speaks volumes about the potential impact for goodness in the face of evil within a single individual. Very appropriate for young readers ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


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