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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“a needed addition to the shelves of thoughtful parents and citizens, affluent or not.”
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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.”
“This is a fascinating journey through one of the most important speeches in American and world history.
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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.”
“Mr. Morgan has produced a volume that is a must for any Civil War buff visiting or living in New York City.”
“. . . the book crosses the line from biography to advocacy for a tight embrace between the oval office and the press.”
“The Burglary shows how a small group of committed individuals performed the bravest act of all, exposing Hoover . . .”
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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.
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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“. . . does an excellent job of telling the story of one of America’s finest and darkest episodes in World War II . . .”
“. . . the kind of compelling narrative that all historians should emulate.”
“Do we really need another book about the Civil War? Mr. Fleming makes a solid, compelling case in the affirmative.”