Charlotte Zolotow (26 June, 1915 – 19 November, 2013) was a prolific writer of children books, editor and poet. Mrs. Zolotow was a prolific children book author who did not shy away from examining difficult subjects.
The narrative follows the author and his brother, an Army veteran and a college graduate, who decided to hike the Appalachian Trail from north to south over five months. The pair goes through their own revelations while trudging through physical difficulties which the trail offers.
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.
We like visiting historic places and we know that many times context is everything. An artifact, a building, or even something that might seem insignificant get a whole new meaning when viewed in the right light.
Monticello is a well written and meticulously researched book told from the point of view on Martha
An excellent biography of a President who was probably the most influential person to hold office between Andrew Jackson and Abraham Lincoln
Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War by Karen Abbott – an excellent book .focusing on four women who took part in the Civil War
Based on a true story, Mary has been a slave to the Van Lew family in Richmond, VA. Bet Van Lew, the daughter and abolitionist, frees Mary and sends her to school in Philadelphia.
“Far from Zion: In Search of a Global Jewish Community” by Charles London is a non-fiction account of the author’s search for his identity. In his search Mr. London goes far and wide looking for Jews in diaspora.
About: “Tobacco Wars” by Paul Seesequasis is a fictional book which traverses two dimensions. One dimension is the faux history of Pocahontas in relation to the famous crop, the second dimension is told through Indian fairytales. 113 pages Publisher: Quattro Books ISBN-10: 1926802128 My rating for Tobacco Wars – 3 Buy & Save on “Tobacco Wars” through the ManOfLaBook affiliate account on: Amazon |Book Depository US | Book Depository UK Thoughts: “Tobacco Wars” by Paul Seesequasis is a short novella which follows the imaginary adventures of Powhatan princess Pocahontas with English playwright Ben Johnson. The story unfolds in America and later in London and back in the new world. The other story follows the ancient Indian tale of the Mother Bear who gives birth to the world and moves into modern times. Pocahontas and Ben Johnson There were many adventures in the book, especially involving Pocahontas and Johnson, however, I’m not sure what the author was trying to convey in his story and the parallels between them. The parts with the Mother Bear were a bit vulgar, which is fine but it was a sharp disparity to the interesting story of Pocahontas – the contrast was really striking and maybe that…