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The Good Lord Bird by James McBride

Set amid the violence of 1857 Kansas, The Good Lord Bird is a story about famed abolitionist John Brown, as told through the experiences of a young slave, Henry Shackleford, who was abducted by Brown. Masquerading as a girl in order … Continue reading

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Doc by Mary Doria Russell

There has been much written about the infamous “gunfight at the OK Corral” which chronicles the story of Doc Holliday and the Earp brothers, but their wild west story began long before they set foot in Tombstone, Arizona.  In Doc, … Continue reading

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