A freed slave, George Dinning, an honest, hardworking family man by all accounts. Mr. Dinning lives in Kentucky, the Jim Crow South, and prospering via his work ethic, brains, and good nature. One evening a mob comes to his farm demanding he’d leave town or be lynched. Mr. Dinning was accused of stealing meat and burning a smokehouse – with absolutely no evidence and no history of doing anything even remotely close. T
The Patriots: Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and the Making of America – A book focusing on the relationships of the three Founding Fathers.
The Candy Bombers: The Untold Story of the Berlin Airlift and America’s Finest Hour is a non-fiction account of one of America’s greatest humanitarian missions.
Mrs. Robinson was charged to allegedly changed the grades to conform with standardized testing, & circumstances caused public schools to be considered failures
Mr. Hill memoir is an eloquent, intelligent story covering his 17 years in the Secret Service, many of them spent protecting Presidents and first ladies
The author states that this part of Roosevelt’s life is often glossed over by biographers and historians, they don’t see it as very important. As well all know, however, it is the small moments, the unassuming ones which catch us off guard that sometimes create the deepest impact
Even if you don’t have a passion for the outdoors, or not a fan of America’s National Parks this book will certainly entertain you. It is an easy read with excellent pictures from the old and recent days.
The book did not disappoint, not only is it beautiful on the outside, the enclosed photographs of the house, grounds, intimate moments of Vice-Presidents and Presidents with the loved ones, staff, and stuff are alone worth getting the book.
A Chain of Thunder (Civil War: 1861-1865, Western Theater #2) by Jeff Shaara takes place in and around Vicksburg, Mississippi during the American Civil War.
This is not a comprehensive book, and it is not meant to be one. It’s a quick primer for those interested in the subject and would give one a sense of what they would like to read next.