Biography

The Unknown Night

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The Unknown Night: The Genius and Madness of R.A. Blakelock, an American Painter By Glyn Vincent Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780802140647
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Published: Grove Press - December 3rd, 2003

If you do not recognize R.A. Blakelock's name (or even if you do), you must read this extraordinary book. Not only is this the biography of an important figure in American art history, it is also a compelling tale of a life lived at the extreme limits of creative obsession. ~ Reviewed by Bob Gray


China's Son: Growing Up in the Cultural Revolution

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China's Son: Growing Up in the Cultural Revolution By Da Chen Cover Image
By Da Chen
$6.99
ISBN: 9780440229261
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Published: Laurel Leaf - July 13th, 2004

A thoughtful and honest look at how Da Chen grew up during the Cultural Revolution of China. While this is a non-fiction book, it reads as smoothly as a novel. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow - Book Review

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Alexander Hamilton By Ron Chernow Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780143034759
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Published: Penguin Books - March 29th, 2005

The BEST biography ever of an extraordinary fellow...Ron Chernow keeps getting better. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


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

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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life By Walter Isaacson Cover Image
$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


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 By Robert Dallek Cover Image
$24.99
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


Grant by Jean Edward Smith - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780684849270
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 9th, 2002

"General Grant is a great general. I know him well. He stood by me when I was crazy and I stood by him when he was drunk." - Sherman.
"I can't spare this man. He fights." - Lincoln. ~ Recommended by Bill Lewis


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