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The Girls Of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan

During World War II, the race was on between the allies and the axis to build a super-weapon, a bomb which would decide the fate of the war.  In the sleepy hills of Tennessee, the Federal Government built a fenced-in, … Continue reading

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My Own Country by Abraham Verghese

After reading Verghese’s semi-autobiographical novel Cutting For Stone, there was no doubt I wanted to read another of his books.  My Own Country is a non-fiction, a memoir of his five years working with AIDS patients in a small community … Continue reading

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The Smoke At Dawn by Jeff Shaara

This is the third novel in the Civil War Trilogy of the Western Theater, by Jeff Shaara.  The focus in on Chattanooga, and more specifically the battle of Mission Ridge.  It is definitely one of Shaara’s best. From the outset, … Continue reading

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A Blaze of Glory by Jeff Shaara

Blaze of Glory is the first in a series of four (so far) novels about important U.S. Civil War battles by Jeff Shaara.  If you haven’t read any of Shaara’s works, I highly encourage you to do so.  There is … Continue reading

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