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Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love by Dava Sobel - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780802779656
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 4th, 2011

This book is extraordinary. A primer on Galileo's science, the fierce battle between religion and discover, and the power of love between father and daughter. HIGHEST RECOMMENDATION. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780465062881
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Published: Basic Books - April 28th, 2015

The best account of the most incredible true adventure/survival story of the 20th century!! ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson by Joseph J. Ellis - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780679764410
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Published: Vintage - April 7th, 1998

Only planning to read one book about our most elusive Founding Father? THIS IS THE ONE. A brilliant character study backed by meticulous scholarship, and the writing sparkles. Highest Recommendation ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America by David Hackett Fischer - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780195069051
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - March 14th, 1991

This modern classic remains one of the finest starting points in understanding English-speaking migration to North America. Fischer at his fascinating, eloquent best. Highest Recommendation! ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


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