Biography

Jesse James

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Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War By T.J. Stiles Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780375705588
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Published: Vintage - October 28th, 2003

Fascinating biography and forceful historical analysis combine in this disturbing story of brutal violence before, during and after the Civil War. Absolutely outstanding! ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


Washington

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Washington: The Indispensable Man By James Thomas Flexner Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316286169
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Published: Back Bay Books - February 22nd, 1994

Still the best single volume biography of a genuine American hero. Deeply researched, beautifully written. The real Washington measures up. P.S. He was the only Virginia founding father to free all his slaves. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


John Paul Jones

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John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy By Evan Thomas Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780743258043
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 10th, 2004

Wonderful, rousing story of America's greatest naval hero. Fans of Patrick O'Brien will love this. . .come aboard and enjoy! ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


Daniel Boone

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Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer By John Mack Faragher Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780805030075
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - November 15th, 1993

Old Dan'el lived long enough to become America's first frontier hero. . .a legend in his own time. Faragher unravels the legend, sets the record straight and explains how American mythmaking works. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


Virginia Woolf

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Virginia Woolf By Hermione Lee Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780375701368
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Published: Vintage - October 5th, 1999

The best biography of Woolf to date, written with intelligence, grace, wit, and a thorough grasp of that enigmatic subject that is Woolf's life as woman and writer.  ~ Reviewed by Bob Gray


Life in a Day

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Life In A Day By Doris Grumbach Cover Image
$15.40
ISBN: 9780807070895
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Published: Beacon Press - October 1st, 1997

Memory, humor, and keen observation blend seamlessly in this compelling look at the passage of a "common day" in the author's life. Fans of May Sarton's work will find much to like in this book. ~ Reviewed by Bob Gray


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