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“Barnes is a delightful raconteur, and there’s a good deal of first-person rumination here throughout.
“an incredible tale of technology and heroism.”
“It takes a strong stomach to read this memoir, but the journey is worth it.”
“lucid and very depressing assessment of the current state of what some Canadians term, the Excited States of America.”
“a more nuanced and comprehensive look at this brilliant but tortured genius . . .”
“a marvelous and thoughtful book, refuting many of the common myths about pre-Revolution colonial politics . . .”
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These days many historians would ask: Why another book about a well-known founding father, in this case a dual biography of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington?
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The summer of 1944 was a chain of disasters for the German war machine.
“This book’s strongest message is one of hope.
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“Kim Ghattas crafts a layered history engagingly told via an almost fictional style filled with powerful anecdotes.
“. . . a masterful job of evoking the sweep of this vital piece of naval history in both broad strokes and the telling detail.”
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“brilliant . . . an important addition with its focus on the lives of women and its unbearably vivid details.”
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“The reader should be prepared for an extraordinary though long and very uneven ride.”
“Christopher Caldwell may be on the receiving end of the slings and arrows of the liberal governmental and cultural elite he scorns in this book.
“an excellent one-volume resource for anyone wanting to learn about the breadth and daring of British special operations in the European Theater during World War II, cover
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“well laid out for the average reader wanting to understand how this new frozen conflict occurred . . .”