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charles davis has commented on (2) products.

Blood and Thunder: The Epic Story of Kit Carson and the Conquest of the American West by Hampton Sides
Blood and Thunder: The Epic Story of Kit Carson and the Conquest of the American West

charles davis, January 1, 2012

Blood and Thunder is the best history book I have read in over a decade. Hampton Sides is a wonderful narrative story teller, he just happens to write history. This is the type book that can make people love reading ,it should be recommended by history teachers everywhere instead of the pedantic nonsense that most phds. scribble and call a book. Great books takes you to places you could never go and places you in a time sequence that makes it so enjoyabe.
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Delta Time by Tony Dunbar

charles davis, August 13, 2011

The Mississippi Delta may very well be the most Southern place on Earth. Many have written this or similar sentiments. It is a haunting place, eclectic ,interesting,fascinating, mysterious and difficult to explain. This books does the best job of doing so I have ever read. The author had been curious from his time as a civil rights worker and author per his first visit in the 1960's,his knowledge of this land is great ,his feel for the people is undoubtable. Books take us places we probably will never visit;read this and you will want to find this odd piece of Americana called the Mississippi Delta. Upon buying this book and noticing the publication date of 1990 I thought it would be dated. I was wrong there is nothing dated about his portrait of this most unusual area.
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