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    • All About Books: July 16, 2009

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Young Sojourner Truth's America Washington Truth biography The Day We Found Universe Bartusiak science scientist scientists No Such Creature Blunt thriller thief thieves
    • Charles Stephen wends his way through 'Sojourner Truth's America' by Margaret Washington, a substantial biography of the former slave and her fight for women's rights and against slavery. Stephen also reflects on 'The Day We Found the Universe' by...
    • All About Books: July 23, 2009

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Young Yogi Berra Eternal Yankee Barra biography Bottom of the Ninth Branch Rickey Casey Stengel and Daring Scheme to Save Baseball from Itself Shapiro 1950s sports athletics...
    • Otis Young hits home with Allen Barra's 'Yogi Berra: Eternal Yankee,' an in-depth biography of the quotable catcher; Young also eyes 'Bottom of the Ninth: Branch Rickey, Casey Stengel, and the Daring Scheme to Save Baseball from Itself' by Michael...
    • All About Books: September 17, 2009

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Young Samuel Johnson A Biography Martin The Brothers Boswell Baruth Bridge of Sand Burroway
    • Charles Stephen delves into Peter Martin's 'Samuel Johnson: A Biography,' perhaps the most comprehensive account of the famous 18th century author's life. Stephen also takes a quick look at historical thriller 'The Brothers Boswell' by Philip...
    • All About Books: January 28, 2010

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Vesuvius A Biography Scarth Pompeii Herculaneum Rome volcano Naples bay Italy
    • Charles Stephen explores 'Vesuvius: A Biography' by Alwyn Scarth, a detail-peppered account of the history and geology surrounding the famous Pompeii-leveling volcano. Also reviewed is 'A Most Wanted Man' by John le Carré, about a fugitive...
    • All About Books: December 24, 2009

    • All About Books audio radio book literature reading review author Stephen Posthumous Keats A Personal Biography Plumly Darwin's Armada Four Voyages and the Battle for Theory of Evolution McCalman Darwin Beagle
    • Charles Stephen reflects on 'Posthumous Keats: A Personal Biography' by Stanley Plumly, a portrait of the poet's last years, painted by the actions and lives of those around him. Stephen also engages with Iain McCalman's 'Darwin's Armada: Four...
    • All About Books: April 10, 2008

    • All About Books book literature reading review Stephen Young Taking Trust Epic Battle Tarbell Rockefeller Weinberg Standard Oil Freedom Thought Hate Biography First Amendment Pulitzer Prize Lewis
    • Charles Stephen reveals 'Taking on the Trust: The Epic Battle of Ida Tarbell and John D. Rockefeller' by Steve Weinberg, the story of how one of the U.S.'s first investigative journalists helped bring down the Standard Oil monopoly. Otis Young...
    • All About Books: April 24, 2008

    • All About Books book literature reading review Stephen Young America Next Chapter Senator Hagel Albert Einstein Wishinsky biography
    • Charles Stephen reviews Senator Chuck Hagel's 'America: Our Next Chapter,' a close look at some of the most important challenges facing the United States. Otis Young inspects a new biography for young readers on one of the 20th century's greatest...
    • All About Books: May 8, 2008

    • All About Books book literature reading review Stephen Young Fall Robert Frost Hall biography Another Thing Monaghan Lippman
    • Charles Stephen reviews 'Fall of Frost,' a biographical novel by Brian Hall about the life of the great American poet, Robert Frost. Otis Young discusses 'Another Thing to Fall' the latest in the Tess Monaghan Private Investigator series by mystery...
    • All About Books: June 19, 2008

    • All About Books book literature reading review Stephen Young Last Lecture Pausch professor pancreatic pancreas cancer terminal illness death George H. W. Bush Naftali 41st president biography
    • Otis Young ponders a terminally ill professor's reflections on life and death in 'The Last Lecture' by Randy Pausch. Charles Stephen inspects a new biography about the 41st President of the U.S. by Timothy Naftali, 'George H. W. Bush.'
    • All About Books: March 12, 2009

    • All About Books book literature reading review Stephen Young Lincoln Biography Writer Kaplan Loren Eiseley Commentary Biography Remembrance Raz Romanov Bride Alexander Russia czar
    • Charles Stephen reviews Fred Kaplan's 'Lincoln: The Biography of a Writer,' an analysis of Lincoln's written works, from major speeches to minor notes. Stephen also covers 'Loren Eiseley: Commentary, Biography, and Remembrance' edited by Hilda Raz,...
    • Reversible coat

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    • A reversible coat of tan silk and brown wool jersey. Max Meyer manufacturer who went to Paris after WWI to buy models from Chanel, Poiret and Callot to reproduce. In his biography he states that until after WWI U.S. manufacturers ignored Paris and...
    • John, Lionel and Ethel Barrymore

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    • Barrymore (left, with pencil) with his brother Lionel and sister Ethel in 1904. Hollis Alpert in his 1964 biography on the Barrymores, claims this photo is actually two photos blended as one as the trio were seldom photographed together early in...
    • Robert G. Farritor family, Custer County, Nebraska.

    • livestock sod buildings sidesaddle riding windmills horses cattle swine sod houses agricultural buildings
    • Identified from left to right: Lizzie Wells (a visiting neighbor); Mary, Hennie, Robert J., Frank, Michael, Nora, Will, Anne holding Alice, and Robert G. Ferritor. About the Picture of the Robert Garrett Farritor Homestead - Custer Co. Nebraska...
    • Price of freedom: life of Kotoka from birth to death

    • Kotoka, Emmanuel Kwasi, 1926-1967 ;Soldiers--Ghana--Biography ;Ghana-Politics and government--1957-1979
    • Includes foreword by Brigadier A. A. Afrifa and preface by Justice Nii Amaa Ollennu, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the General Kotoka Trust Fund. In 1957, the government of Ghana established the State Publishing Corporation to publish...

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