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Confederates In The Attic by Tony Horwitz

Although this work of non-fiction was written in the 1990’s, it’s especially pertinent today.  Journalist and Civil War enthusiast Tony Horwitz took a journey through the South, following the path of the great Civil War battles.  Sometimes he went as … Continue reading

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Andersonville by MacKinlay Kantor

Have you ever had a book on your shelves that you know you will enjoy, except it’s sheer size makes you second guess yourself?  What if I start it and it’s a slow, dull book?  These thoughts and others kept … Continue reading

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Somewhere In France by Jennifer Robson

The novel opens in 1914 London, where twenty-year old Lady Elizabeth Neville-Ashford wants more out of life than to be a wife to one of England’s bluebloods.  The times are changing and England is on the verge of war.  When … Continue reading

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Longbourn by Jo Baker

For Pride and Prejudice fans, the name Longbourn is already familiar – it is the home of the illustrious Bennett family and their five unmarried daughters.  We know them well, but do we know all the residents of Longbourn?  In … Continue reading

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Citizen Soldiers by Stephen E. Ambrose

What is the fascination we have with war?  Is it the disturbing realization that humankind can descend into such madness?  Do we seek out the horrific?  Or perhaps there’s something more.  In Ambrose’s Citizen Soldiers, I admired the resiliency, ingenuity … Continue reading

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