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kountzcl added a title to their For later shelf May 12 2021
In the late 1990s, most Americans, black and white, identify slavery with cotton, the deep South, and the African-American church. But at the beginning of the 19th century, after almost 200 years of African-American life in mainland North America,...
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kountzcl added a title to their For later shelf May 12 2021
Wittgenstein's Mistress is a novel unlike anything David Markson -- or anyone else -- has ever written. It is the story of a woman who is convinced -- and may ultimately convince the reader as well -- that she is the only person left on earth....
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kountzcl added a title to their For later shelf May 04 2021
One of the world's leading historians provides a revolutionary tour of the Ancient World, dusting off the classics for the twenty-first century. Mary Beard, drawing on thirty years of teaching and writing about Greek and Roman history, provides...
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kountzcl added a title to their For later shelf Apr 24 2021
"A first-rate historical page turner." --New York Times Book Review The acclaimed and bestselling account of Ferdinand Magellan's historic 60,000-mile ocean voyage. Ferdinand Magellan's daring circumnavigation of the globe in the sixteenth century...
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"The intensive research, & ability to tie it all together, as one of the great Age of Discovery reads, (500 yrs ago), was one of the best books I've had the pleasure to read. An amazing adventure from start to finish. Hats off to Laurence Bergr..." Permalink
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