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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life by Walter Isaacson - Book Review

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$22.00
ISBN: 9780743258074
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 1st, 2004

Combination of deep research, smooth writing and an irresistible subject. Will remind readers of David McCullough's John Adams. If you only plan to read one book about this fabulous fellow this is it! ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


Bangkok 8 by John Burdett - Book Review

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Bangkok 8: A Royal Thai Detective Novel (1) (Royal Thai Detective Novels #1) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781400032907
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Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - July 13th, 2004

A dead Marine, a dead policeman, an honest racially-mixed (mother is Thai, father is US GI) policeman in a fast-paced, well written, at times humorous police procedural set in contemporary Bangkok. Highly recommend. Exotic setting, well developed and entertaining characters. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight


An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963 by Robert Dallek - Book Review

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An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917 - 1963 Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780316907927
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 4th, 2004

The best biography to date. Carefully researched, incisive, balanced and comprehensive. Beautifully written. P.S. - Damn his assassin!! ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins - Book Review

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By Wilkie Collins, Matthew Sweet (Editor), Matthew Sweet (Introduction by), Matthew Sweet (Notes by)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780141439617
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Published: Penguin Classics - April 29th, 2003

A fantastic Gothic novel that will trick you until the very last page. Collins combines outstanding high-Victorian prose with thrilling psychological elements. A MUST READ!!


Don't Know Much about History by Kenneth C. Davis - Book Review

As useful, informative, and enjoyable as when first published. Ideal for serious and casual history readers...especially young people. Enjoy. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


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