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Settling into the persona of his stand-in protagonist in the opening lines of his new novel The American People Volume 1: Search for My Heart, author Larry Kramer paints a picture:

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“Reading An Empire on the Edge is a reminder that there is more to a story than what the media publishes.”

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a needed addition to the shelves of thoughtful parents and citizens, affluent or not.”

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Consider Why'd They Wear That? highly recommended for fashion lovers of all ages.”

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“With extensive notes and bibliography, coupled with many tables and illustrations, Learning from the Wounded is an excellent book for anyone interested in Civil War medicine.”

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“This is a fascinating journey through one of the most important speeches in American and world history.

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“. . . George Washington’s Secret Six is worthwhile reading.

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“An important and poetic look at life in WWII U.S. Japanese-American internment camps but one that fails to engage young readers with an empathetic main character.”

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Mr. Morgan has produced a volume that is a must for any Civil War buff visiting or living in New York City.”

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“. . . the book crosses the line from biography to advocacy for a tight embrace between the oval office and the press.”

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The Burglary shows how a small group of committed individuals performed the bravest act of all, exposing Hoover . . .”

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“. . . an invaluable resource for the study of 20th century popular music.”

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“. . . fascinating . . .”

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“. . . an entertaining account that strings together fascinating factoids into a tapestry of urban history and cultural anthropology.”

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“. . . assured and compelling. . . . fascinating and perceptive . . .”

“. . . an interesting and accessible take on comics’ place in literature, popular culture, and women’s history.”

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The notion that a war could be fought without casualties was shattered in the spring of 1861 before the first battle of Bull Run.

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In the introduction to her book The XX Factor: How the Rise of Working Women Has Created a Far Less Equal World Alison Wolf states that “until now all women’s lives, whether rich or poor,

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“. . . should be required reading for anyone seeking insider insight . . .”

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“. . . a vividly engaging study of strategy.”

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In their heyday, newsstands across America might hold over 40 western-themed pulp titles.

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“. . . does an excellent job of telling the story of one of America’s finest and darkest episodes in World War II . . .”

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“. . . the kind of compelling narrative that all historians should emulate.”

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“Do we really need another book about the Civil War? Mr. Fleming makes a solid, compelling case in the affirmative.”

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