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News Of The World by Paulette Giles

Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd is a civil war veteran, but a reader by trade.  It is 1870, and Captain Kidd travels to the far parts of Texas, bringing public readings of global newspapers for a dime per person.  In Wichita … Continue reading

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Lost Nation by Jeffrey Lent

A few years ago, I read Jeffrey Lent’s In the Fall, and I was mesmerized with the author’s talent for prose paired with a gripping historical narrative.  I knew I would have to read another by this gifted writer.  Lost … Continue reading

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Empire Of The Summer Moon by S.C. Gwynne

From the opening pages of this Pulitzer Prize finalist book, the author grabs hold and takes you on a journey, detailing the rise and fall of the great Comanche empire, with a set of narratives chronicling both the terror experienced … Continue reading

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O Pioneers! by Willa Cather

“The dwelling houses were set about haphazard on the tough prairie sod; some of them looked as if they had been moved in overnight, and others as if they were straying off by themselves, headed straight for the open plain.  … Continue reading

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