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Read this book and you will be more thankful and even proud to be part of the human race from which this woman (and her husband) emerged.
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The summer before he started college, former senator and Secretary of State John Kerry sailed on a yacht with then-President Kennedy and his family.
Sven-Eric Liedman’s A World to Win: The Life and Works of Karl Marx, is a remarkable and timely contribution and achievement.
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“The Kremlinologist is part biography, part Cold War history, and a fitting tribute by his daughters to a consequential American diplomat.”
“I didn’t read her book. All those reviews . . .” said a 60-something man.
“I never liked her. She’s too pompous,” said a middle-aged woman.
Khizr Khan and his wife Ghazala exploded into the national consciousness during the 2016 presidential elections.
“For anyone who enjoys reading about American history, this book is most enjoyable, informative, and belongs on the library shelf.”
“Merry’s book is a needed corrective to the underestimation of McKinley by professional historians.”
Conservatives in both the two major United States political parties can relax about Bernie Sanders’ new book.
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