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Joseph Bennett of Evans and the Growing of New York's Niagara Frontier
The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record reviews
The author does a skillful job of telling the story, weaving text from the journal with narrative and background information. He adds extensive historical detail...
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Joseph Bennett of Evans and the Growing of New York's Niagara Frontier
Midwest Book Review reviews
Amazing saga of New York's evolution as seen through the eyes of an extraordinary and versatile man.  A most enjoyable armchair tour through New York's pioneer...
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Rebel: The Life and Times of John Singleton Mosby
Grand Rapids Press reviews
In Rebel, Kevin Siepel treats us to a perceptive history of Mosby--during and after the Civil War. Siepel's Mosby is a complicated man, a combination of Southern...
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Rebel: The Life and Times of John Singleton Mosby
The Buffalo News reviews
Engrossing, well written, hoofbeat‑sounding biography. The unbelievable facts about Mosby are all there in the letters, field reports, war documents, and primary...
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Rebel: The Life and Times of John Singleton Mosby
The Knoxville News-Sentinel reviews
The story of John Singleton Mosby as told by Kevin H. Siepel should be read by anyone interested in the Civil War. For the serious student of the conflict, however...
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Rebel: The Life and Times of John Singleton Mosby
Village Voice Literary Supplement reviews
Siepel's book is decent, solid, popular biography, organizing the facts of a dramatic life into clear, easily assimilated episodes. Even the baldness of his style...
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Rebel: The Life and Times of John Singleton Mosby
Civil War Times Illustrated reviews
Siepel has written a sympathetic biography of Mosby, utilizing both published and unpublished sources. His account of the warrior's postwar years is solid, written...
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Rebel: The Life and Times of John Singleton Mosby
Richmond Times-Dispatch reviews
Kevin Siepel's book does not neglect the war years, but addresses itself to filling out the peacetime years when the Virginia-born cavalryman continued to be a...
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Rebel: The Life and Times of John Singleton Mosby
The Atlanta Journal reviews
This crisply written, well researched biography provides an entertaining rundown on the exploits of a bonafide Confederate hero, John Mosby.
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Rebel: The Life and Times of John Singleton Mosby
Choice reviews
Rebel draws on a wide range of manuscript sources and offers, as well, a wider view of Mosby than we have seen before, covering not only his Civil War exploits but...
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Who Lives?: A Play
The Los Angeles Times reviews
March is National Kidney Month, which makes the docudrama "Who Lives?" only appropriate. Christopher Meeks' fact-based play about an anonymous citizens committee...
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Blood Passion: The Ludlow Massacre and Class War in the American West
The New Yorker reviews
The review is of Thomas Andrews' Killing for Coal but draws also from Blood Passion, which Crain describes as "a lively journalistic account."
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Do Gentlemen Really Prefer Blondes?
Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, Newsweek, Washington Post, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Weekly St reviews
“Playfully written scientific anecdotes.” –Publishers Weekly (starred review) “It becomes obvious that we are aware of only a small part of what drives our...
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The Good, Bad, and Unread reviews
Sandy M’s review of Destiny of the Wolf (Werewolf Series, Book 2) by Terry Spear Contemporary Paranormal Romance published by Sourcebooks Casablanca 1 Mar 09 This...
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The Big Splash
Publishers Weekly reviews
The seventh-grader version of a Raymond Chandler PI, Matt Stevens coolly navigates the mean streets (okay, the mean hallways) of Franklin Middle School in a first...
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Melody
BlackMeninAmerica.com reviews
Melody is a novel with a two part rhythm of a story line with fast twists and captivating allure that blend harmoniously to a true melodic novella treat. This...
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OVENMAN
The Oregonian reviews
"Ovenman may leave some readers puzzling over how When can be such a dope in some ways and still such a fun narrator. Parker rides that thin line of narrative...
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The New York Times Book Review reviews
Most of us dread winding up in a subway car or an airplane seat beside characters like Lucia Nevai's. Off their medications, away from their A.A. sponsors or...
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Raging Bibliomania reviews
In The Brightest Moon of the Century, readers meet endearing and affable Edward, a young man who is locked in a struggle with the world and his place in it. After...
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A Robe of Feathers and Other Stories
Publishers Weekly reviews
Thersa Matsuura. Counterpoint (PGW, dist.), $14.95 paper (192p) ISBN 9781582434896 "Inspired by Japanese folklore, Matsuura’s debut story collection is as clever...
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