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Ebenezer Allen – Statesman, Entrepreneur, and Spy by Allen Mesch My rating: 4 of 5 stars Author Allen Mesch has chosen a virtually unknown, yet quite important ancestor to research and follow through life in this biographical and historical work of excellence which only… Continue Reading “Book Review: Ebenezer Allen – Statesman, entrepreneur, and Spy By Allen H. Mesch”
The Midnight Line by Lee Child My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Midnight Line is a must-read for the many of us who have been military, been associated with a war, or have been related to a friend or family member who has… Continue Reading “The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher #22) by Lee Child. Book Review”
Beyond Einstein: The Cosmic Quest for the Theory of the Universe by Michio Kaku My rating: 4 of 5 stars For years I have followed the Cosmic Quest to unite the physical laws of the universe. In many ways, the story is as strange… Continue Reading “Book Review: Beyond Einstein by Michio Kaku and Jennifer Thompson”
Home Invasion by William W. Johnstone My rating: 2 of 5 stars Here we have a novel with serious flaws and misconceptions put together after the author’s death from notes and outlines. Could this book be prophetic and was W.W. Johnstone thinking of writing… Continue Reading “Book Review: “Home Invasion” by ghost writers of William W. Johnstone”
Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization by Nicholson Baker My rating: 5 of 5 stars Who would have thought that you could make a WWII book that was truly gripping by writing 475 pages of quotes or letters… Continue Reading “Lest We Forget! Book Review: “Human Smoke” by Nicholson Baker”
One Shot by Lee Child My rating: 5 of 5 stars Here’s an outstanding book representing the excellence of Lee Child’s writing, plot and development of his hero, Jack Reacher. When I talk to others about this action/thriller mystery series, this is one of… Continue Reading “Book Review: One Shot by Lee Child. Wow!”
Higher Love: Skiing the Seven Summits by Kit DesLauriers My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have been a mountain climber since the age of 8, in 1952 when I first went up 10,110 ft. Mt. Blackmore outside of Bozeman, Montana with my father.… Continue Reading “Book Review: “Higher Love” by Kit Deslauriers”
Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham My rating: 5 of 5 stars Here’s a great book for your enjoyment. The fact that I got through it in two days, meaning of course that my wife was a two day book widow, shows how engrossing this… Continue Reading “Book Review – Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham”
Just when you thought you knew everything about the 1st and 2nd WW’s. Here’s a book that opens our eyes to the terrors of the deep for marine merchant sailors during the First and Second World Wars! It also bares the horrors of war… Continue Reading “Book Review! “All Brave Sailors” by J. R. Carr”
Here’s a MUST READ for everyone who has been interested in the population explosion since back in the early ZPG days of the 60’s when we all went out and got contraceptives and had vasectomies (on in many cases only thought about)… Continue Reading “Ten Billion: by Stephen Emmott – Oh! Boy! Is the Population Bomb Ever Going to Get Us!>(“
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