Frances Parkinson Keyes (21 July, 1885 – 3 July, 1970) was a novelist who wrote about her life as the wife of a U.S. Senator.
James Branch Cabell was a Virginian author known for writing fantasy fiction, comedies, short stories, essays, as well as poetry
I enjoyed reading John Tyler, the Accidental President and learned a lot about a President whose name most Americans won’t even recognize.
Civil War Stories by Web Garrison is a wonderful addition to any American civil war library and a fascinating read for any trivia master
A fascinating book, taking place between 175-1725, or as it’s known “The Golden Age of Piracy”. The pirates did nothing short of social and political revolt
The book’s strength is the presentation of coal mining, it’s benefits & destroying the environment. The struggles of coal miners are presented in a clear manner
Besides enjoying the sections about places I’ve been to there are several other places that I either always wanted to go to, or discovered in this book.
A descendant of Sally Hemmings and Thomas Jefferson has been drive away from her neighborhood in Charlottesville, VA by a white militia
Judah’s life was shattered when she was stolen from her village in Africa beaten, chained, enslaved, ending up as an enslaved cook at Belle Grove Plantation, VA
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.