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Free Republic Book of the Month, March: Your Opinions, Fiction and Non-Fiction

Posted on 03/23/2002 4:50:39 AM PST by xzins

Free Republic Book of the Month, March 2002: Your Opinions, Fiction and Non-Fiction

This is the 2nd month of a recently approved continuing topic for Free Republic. The purpose is to tap the reading experiences of the countless Free Republic readers. Your mission is to post recommendations and brief summaries of current books which you've recently read. They need not be on anyone's bestseller list, but preferably they will be current (roughly two/three years from publication,) although this is not a hard and fast rule. Don't worry about repetitious reviews: a different take over time by different people on the same book is a good thing. If someone wishes a link to a bestseller list, this one is for Publisher's Weekly Bestsellers Lists:

PubWeekly BestSellers

WHAT YOU SHOULD PUT IN YOUR POST

1. Give name of Book, author, and classification (fiction/non-fiction)
2. Give a very brief summary. (Unless you feel bold and want to post a review.)
3. Give a rating and a reason. Scale = 1 to 5 Freeps, five being the best possible. A 5 Freep book would delight the CONSERVATIVE, FREEDOM LOVING folks who frequent our beloved Free Republic. A one Freep book would probably be trash anyplace, but maybe acceptable just in some liberal haven like DemUnderground.

Finally, Thanks Admin Moderator 8 and thanks Jim Robinson.

February, 2002, thread: click, Feb 02


TOPICS: Editorial; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: books; freepers; reviews
You've had a whole month to do some more reading. What's out there?
1 posted on 03/23/2002 4:50:39 AM PST by xzins
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To: xzins
Andrei Makine "Dreams of my Russian Summers" 4

Czeslaw Milosz "My Native Realm" (His most famous one I haven't read)

2 posted on 03/23/2002 4:55:42 AM PST by cornelis
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To: xzins
1. 50 Questions on the Natural Law : What It Is and Why We Need It
Charles Rice, Law Professor Emeritus, Notre Dame
Nonfiction

2. This is by far the best books I've ever read on the subject of the natural law. The Q&A format is very well suited to the subject and he asks all of the right questions to the point that you can anticipate them -- it really flows smoothly. I highly recommend the book for religious-minded law students who want an alternative to the prevailing modern law theories where God is absent from the discourse. Charles Rice does a very thorough, scholarly job with this book. Highly recommended. Charles E. Rice demonstrates his capability as a legal scholar in this great treatment of natural law. Not only is this book filled with great information on traditional natural law thinkers such as Aristotle and St. Thomas Aquinas, it is full of contemporary legal examples that concretize the discussion and bring natural law out of the abstract realm into our everyday lives.

3. 5 Freeps

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0898707501/qid%3D1012240184/sr%3D12-17/102-3687035-5283318

4 posted on 03/23/2002 5:01:33 AM PST by Notwithstanding
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To: xzins
1. "Rise to Rebellion" by Jeff Shaara; exacting historical fiction

2. Jeff Shaara, famous with his father for the Civil War Series, begins a wonderful two book series on the American Revolution. Going from the Boston Massacre up through the signing of the Declaration of Independence, it attempts to get inside the heads and lives of major players. I came away with a great appreciation for the maneuvering of Sam Adams, for the "feel" that Shaara gave to the Boston Massacre, for....so many more events. The tribulations of Ben Franklin in England are eye-opening. Shaara goes to great pains to have all the history be authentically accurate.

3. This is a 5 Freep book. An informative, fun review of all you love about the American Revolution. Can't wait for book 2.

5 posted on 03/23/2002 5:04:28 AM PST by xzins
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POX Americana The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82Elizabeth A. Fenn

Non-fiction

Interesting look at the spread of disease and its effect on society, particularly during the Revolutionary War. Prior to Jenner's discovery that innoculation with cowpox confered immunity, innoculation was done with smallpox itself. Mortality of the treatment was still 2-3% (as opposed to 15% or so in European stock)
George Washington, himself a survivor of the pox, was well aware of the diseases' potential for havoc in his camps and eventually got the first state-sponsored vaccination program in American history. This probably contributed greatly to the American victory.
The book also traces the diseases' path throughout north America, among the tribes dealing with the Hudson Bay Company, and throughout the mission system of the Spanish southwest. These outbreaks were vastly more damaging, with the indians experiencing a 60-90% mortality. The book presents this in a dispassionate manner, with no agenda. The smallpox changed life throughout the continent.
I give it 3 Freeps. (Well written and interesting, but not political)

6 posted on 03/23/2002 5:07:48 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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|"John Quincy Adams", a tale of the life of one of our most famous early leaders, and his desire to lead a normal life and read his books, and how he was pulled into and called to fill positions of greater and greater importance. Also and 50 year love affair. Truly a great book.
7 posted on 03/23/2002 5:21:22 AM PST by BooBoo1000
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To: bcoffey; 185JHP; Mad Dawgg; Ward Smythe; SpookBrat; GoredInMich; WIMom; lds23; Barset...
ping!!!
8 posted on 03/23/2002 5:22:56 AM PST by xzins
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To: xzins
Toward A Free And Virtuous Society

by Robert A. Sirico

Our Price: $2.50
Softcover - 12 pages
Published in 1997 by Acton Institute

Subject: Christian Social Teaching
ISBN:
ISSN: 10756566
Catalog Number: SIR002
Length:

Brief Description
Short and Sweet. Freedom and Virtue. Ordered Liberty. Occasional Paper No. 9. With an Introduction by Doug Bandow. A foundational description of the complementary relationship of freedom and morality. "Both freedom and virtue are under serious assault today...At this critical time, some supporters of either liberty or virtue are setting the two against each other, treating them as frequent antagonists, if not permanent opponents. At the very least, the competing advocates suggest, you cannot maximize both values, but instead have to choose which to promote and which to restrict." "However, it would be a mistake to assume that one must be sacrificed for the other. Rather, freedom and morality are complementary. That is, liberty - the right to exercise choice, free from coercive state regulation - is a necessary precondition for virtue. And virtue is ultimately necessary for the survival of liberty. Anyone interested in building a good society should desire to live in a community that cherishes both values. As the Rev. Robert A. Sirico points out, 'common sense tells any sane person that a society that is both free and virtuous is the place in which he or she would most want to live.'" - from the Introduction

5 Freeps

9 posted on 03/23/2002 5:23:06 AM PST by Notwithstanding
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To: Notwithstanding
available at
wwww.Acton.org
10 posted on 03/23/2002 5:25:03 AM PST by Notwithstanding
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To: xzins
Secret Weapons: Two Sisters Terrifying True Story of Sex, Spies and Sabotage (publ. 2001)

Rating: 5 (Mainly for an intriguing story that is almost unbelievable)

This is a story of two sisters who basically have their lives signed over to the CIA when they were 4 and 6 years old in the mid 1960's. The CIA then brainwashes them and induces multiple personalities into their psyche. Each personality does not know of the other, thereby making them the perfect assassins. Their personalities range from assassin, seductress, fighter pilot, martial arts expert, to military tacticians.

I guarantee that you have never read anything like this before. It is equally disturbing as it is intriguing.

11 posted on 03/23/2002 5:28:45 AM PST by robomatik
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To: robomatik
robo, you got an author for the "sisters" book? Thanks. Sounds like some fun reading.
12 posted on 03/23/2002 5:31:11 AM PST by xzins
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To: Notwithstanding
Charles Rice was one of my law professors at Notre Dame. He was and is an amazing intellect. Remembered generally as the toughest of all the law professors, he demanded that his students memorize all of the footnotes in Prosser on Torts. He tested us with about 25 'fill in the blank' questions where the students had to insert the correct words perfectly. However, the essay portions of his tests were quite a bit tougher. 'A's' were very rare and 'B's' were coveted. Roughly 80% of his classes earned grades of 'D' through 'C.' Oh, and 10% 'F's.'

Professor Rice was and is a devout Catholic, a loving father and family man. He is one of my favorite professors of all time and a man that I admire and respect deeply.

13 posted on 03/23/2002 5:32:19 AM PST by ex-Texan
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To: xzins
Authors:

Cheryl and Lynn Hersha (The Manchurian Candidates from the book) with Dale Griffis, Ph.D. and Ted Schwarz.

14 posted on 03/23/2002 5:34:33 AM PST by robomatik
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To: xzins
There is a new book coming out in April, so naturally I haven't actually read it yet. But considering the timing and the subject matter, it seems like a good idea to post it here.

The book is called:

"Goodbye Good Men"
How Catholic Seminaries Turned Away Two Generations of Vocations From the Priesthood
by Michael S. Rose
( ISBN 0-9676371-1-2)

"American Catholics have been left reeling by recent clergy sex scandals, and have wondered how things could have gotten so bad. "Goodbye! Good Men" has the shocking answers. Rose presents evidence that the destruction of Catholicism in America has primarily been an inside job carried out by unchaste gay priests, feminist nuns and theological dissenters in control of the institutional Church - and he names names. Goodbye! Good Men could not have come at a better time for the American Church which is in desperate need of authentic reform. At last, someone has written the blockbuster book orthodox Catholics have been hoping and praying for." -- Rod Dreher National Review

15 posted on 03/23/2002 5:49:23 AM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: xzins
I'm still on "American Caesar". It's a long one.
16 posted on 03/23/2002 6:07:01 AM PST by GuillermoX
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To: Vince Ferrer
Sounds like an insiders' cabal driving the real candidates away. There was a news piece on a seminarian who was driven away by constant sexual harrassment by the males at some American seminary. Came out about a month ago.

Is that the direction this book will take?

17 posted on 03/23/2002 6:40:11 AM PST by xzins
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Author: Bernard Lewis. Title: What Went Wrong? Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response, Oxford University Press, 2002.

A small book packed with information that will assist those who want to make some sense of the Islamist challenge to the West. Lewis is an expert whose prose runs smoothly and who tells a tale better than most of his contemporaries.

18 posted on 03/23/2002 7:10:31 AM PST by gaspar
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To: gaspar
If you used the 5 point rating scale, what would you give it?
19 posted on 03/23/2002 7:16:18 AM PST by xzins
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Report from Ground Zero ....
by Dennis Smith

..."Dennis Smith began his career as a firefighter in the New York Fire Department.
In 1972, he published his first book, the New York Times bestseller ...Report from Engine Company 82....

He is well known and respected within the NYFD.....and so was given special favor to write this account of 9/11.

The narrative is strightforward and the personal testimony of many who were there that day is breathtaking!

I highly recommend this book.

I give it a 5!

20 posted on 03/23/2002 7:27:35 AM PST by Guenevere
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To: xzins
The Snakebite Survivors Club:Travels among Serpents by Jeremy Seal

Non-fiction
This is a quirky natural history book, a cross between a Stephen King horror story and an Ann Rule true crime novel meeting Monty Python's Flying circus, written by an avowed snakeophobe who travels the world to relate true harrowing stories from people who have--mostly--survived accidental and deliberate envenomations from the most poisonous and ill-tempered snakes in the world...the mamba, the tapei, the eastern diamondback and timber rattlesnakes, among others.

Rather than tell each story in turn, he runs several story lines at once, interspersed with his own observations and fears. If you don't like snakes...I mean if you really don't like snakes, don't buy this book or I guarantee tonight you will be sleeping on top of a telephone pole with a shotgun in one hand and a flashlight in the other.

5 stars.

21 posted on 03/23/2002 7:40:08 AM PST by Jesse
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To: xzins
It is an idiosyncratic genre, and there are few books with which it can be compared. I would give it a 5 as a book intended for those not overly steeped in the history of Islam and who want an overview of its relation with the West.
22 posted on 03/23/2002 7:43:01 AM PST by gaspar
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To: xzins
The End of Time, Julian Barbour. Non fiction, I think. Presents Barbour's thesis that time is an illusion. Or at least the passage of time is an illusion. I've read it twice and don't understand it. I am commending it to Freepers so somebody will understand it and explain it to me. 3 out of 5, I think.

The Quantum and the Lotus, Matthieu Ricard and Trinh Xuan Thuan. Non fiction. A "dialogue" between a Buddhist (monk?) and a physicist. Thuan is the physicist, Ricard the buddhist. Almost lost me in the first 10 pages, where the authors allow their politics to emerge. I don't need to hear that "altruism" is the only right and proper philosophy. But I kept at it, and, sort of against my will, became engaged. I'm learning lots about Buddhism. The book compares and contrasts the "truth" as apprehended by quantum physics and Buddhism. 4 Freeps. Lost one for the politics.

--Boris

23 posted on 03/23/2002 8:01:00 AM PST by boris
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To: xzins
American Jihad: the Terrorists Living Among Us, by Steven Emerson, The Free Press, 2002, Non-Fiction.

I bought this in a “twofer” offer on the net, along with Bernard Lewis’ ”What Went Wrong?" and I would give both books a 5.

For those of us who are time-challenged, the Lewis book (see Post #18) is a short overview of history of Islam written from a strictly historical perspective.

Emerson, on the other hand, relates the results of his well-known investigation into the activities of Islamic terrorists in the U.S. Contrary to the characterization of his work as “racist” and “unsubstantiated” by U.S. Muslim organizations, he goes to great lengths to not only document his research, but to argue that, in his view, “radical fundamentalists do not represent the real Islam.”

Whether you agree with that statement or not, I recommend his book as a expose of how deeply entrenched Islamic radicals have become in our society, how they have exploited, and will continue to exploit, our laws, our commerce and our institutions to fund their causes worldwide and to weaken our defenses at home

24 posted on 03/23/2002 8:43:10 AM PST by browardchad
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To: xzins
Richard II and the Revolution of 1399
by Michael Bennett
(non-fiction, 1999)

A full-length study of the last years of the reign of Richard II and his overthrow by Henry of Bolingbroke in 1399.

If you enjoy reading of the politics of medieval England, you'll love this book. Detailed and thourough.

25 posted on 03/23/2002 8:43:59 AM PST by Dawgsquat
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Oh yeah.......I give it 4 Freeps!
26 posted on 03/23/2002 8:45:27 AM PST by Dawgsquat
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"Junie B. Jones and Some Sneaky Peeky Spying" by author Barbara Park.

This fictional tale is set in a classical period that all can identify with. The stage is set for the trials and tribulations of the heroine in the story, Junie B. Jones, from the very first chapter. You will become rapt and engrossed as you follow her along as she ponders and conquers lifes most perplex questions. The phrase, "Yeah, only, I don't know why 'cause I only ate three of those softy guys" is sure to play in your mind as deeply and intrinsically as "Who is John Galt?". This is a 5 freep novel to be sure.

27 posted on 03/23/2002 8:50:51 AM PST by riley1992
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To: xzins
Here's a few from the recent past:

The Long Walk by Slavomir Rawicz - the memoirs of a survivor of the Soviet Gulag - what a read!

The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America - A Chronological Paper Trail by Charlotte Thompson Iserbyt, Charlotte Iserbyt-Thomson - scary but well-researched adn tells us that the NEA's power needs to be destroyed before it's too late.

Beyond Belief by V. S. Naipaul - a follow up to Among the Believers - Naipaul saw the future of Islamic fundamentalism years ago.

28 posted on 03/23/2002 9:07:39 AM PST by eleni121
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To: xzins; dawgsquat
The Eyre Affair, by Jasper Ffolke, fiction

The year is 1985, the setting is England, and the world is not as we know it. Thursday Next, a literary detective (in the literal sense; she investigates lit fraud and theft) gets involved with a criminal who can travel through time, dodge bullets and enter works of literature (with nefarious intent, I assure you). My favorite part: a Rocky Horror-type performance of Richard III, complete with audience participation and props.

Rating: 5 FReeps, for the fabulous mix of sci-fi, lit-major jokes, and detective-novel cliches, and because the inventiveness got me to read it in one sitting.

And . . .

Elizabeth: The Struggle for the Throne, David Starkey, nonfiction

It's another book about Good Queen Bess, focusing on the largely ignored first 20 years of her life. Starkey explores her early years, and does a wonderful job of demonstrating her solidity of character by placing her in the context of the reigns of her father, brother and sister, not just the pre-accession vacuum.

Rating: 4 FReeps, because Starkey showed me that my hitherto-flighty role model was in fact quite consistent, and how she got that way; minus 1 FReep for not continuing for the rest of her life in such detail. Darn.
29 posted on 03/23/2002 10:27:39 AM PST by Xenalyte
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To: xzins
Design Paradigms : Case Histories of Error and Judgment in Engineering
by Henry Petroski

An interesting investigation into the systemic causes of failure in engineering. A bit on the dry side, but not too bad. Makes for a nice reality check on the thought processes that are used in traditional design practices as well as systems engineering.

I give it 3 1/2 Freeps.

Can anyone think of a good graphic for a Freep?

30 posted on 03/23/2002 10:56:39 AM PST by El Sordo
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To: El Sordo
If you come up with some design for a "freep," pass it along. Thanks. Good idea.
31 posted on 03/23/2002 11:04:30 AM PST by xzins
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To: Xenalyte
Sounds interesting. I usually stay away from fiction, but I'll give that first one a look.
32 posted on 03/23/2002 11:16:32 AM PST by Dawgsquat
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To: xzins; El Sordo
Something like this?


33 posted on 03/23/2002 11:32:58 AM PST by Dawgsquat
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To: Dawgsquat
That's cool; any way to shrink it and put it in the center of a red, white, and blue star? And then how would we enable folks to easily access it for their posts?
34 posted on 03/23/2002 11:49:18 AM PST by xzins
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To: xzins
Here's a smaller version.

I'll work on the star. I could post it in my profile and everyone could use that URL to post it on these threads.

35 posted on 03/23/2002 12:00:50 PM PST by Dawgsquat
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To: xzins
How about a gold star? Might can make it smaller. Gotta be able to read it though.


36 posted on 03/23/2002 12:14:15 PM PST by Dawgsquat
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To: xzins
As small as I dare go.


37 posted on 03/23/2002 12:17:47 PM PST by Dawgsquat
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To: riley1992
"Junie B. Jones and Some Sneaky Peeky Spying" by author Barbara Park.

One of my all time favorites too, Riley. Sometimes I will read the book cover to cover without stopping even if it takes all night. Junie B. is the cat's pajamas.

38 posted on 03/23/2002 1:21:15 PM PST by Cagey
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To: El Sordo
Is this too simple?


39 posted on 03/23/2002 4:22:03 PM PST by pa_dweller
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To: xzins
Thanks for the ping, the months run together, so here's what I've read since the first of February:

1. The Indwelling Book seven in the "Left Behind" series by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins. Interesting read, but nothing on which to base your end times philosophy. Even if you follow the scenario it's all a little too "easy."

2. The Life You've Always Wanted by John Ortberg, Zondervan Publishers. Ortberg is a Pastor at Willow Creek Community Church, so that may be a negative for many freepers. But he offers some practical advice for living out your Christian walk.

3. When Character Was King by Peggy Noonan. Noonan takes an intimate look at the life of Ronald Reagan. 5 FREEPS - Should be a must for every freeper. I still miss Ronald Reagan.

Currently Reading

If Two Shall Agree by Carroll Fergusen Hunt. The Story of Paul A. and Kay Rader, former General of the Salvation Army. Dr. Rader is now President of Asbury College in Wilmore, Kentucky.

Joseph Smith: The First Mormon by Donna Hill. Appears to be a pretty good historical read.

40 posted on 03/23/2002 6:14:27 PM PST by Ward Smythe
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To: Ward Smythe
Can you give some 1-5 ratings on the other books above. Thanks.
41 posted on 03/23/2002 6:52:24 PM PST by xzins
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To: xzins
"Seabiscuit: An American Legend" by Laura Hillenbrand

Non-fiction

Full of interesting characters...at a time when America's hero was an "underdog" thoroughbred........I grew up with horses and people who loved them and people who made their living around them and this book just brought all that back. There were similarities to people I knew in just about every person in Seabiscuit's story, and it's a little-known but fascinating account....if you like horses or if you like thoroughbred racing and want to read a really good true-life story about all it involves, read this book!

42 posted on 03/23/2002 7:29:39 PM PST by soozla
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To: BooBoo1000
That book is on my list to purchase. I can't wait to read it.
43 posted on 03/24/2002 4:50:48 AM PST by SpookBrat
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To: xzins
I'm working on Comanchee Moon by Larry McMurtry. I'm reading all his novels, one by one. So far I like it.

I'm embarrassed to admit I'm reading one of the books I bought for my daughter. LOL It's out of the "Dear America" series, called Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie. These books are short, written in diary form, filled with history. I've read a few of them and it gives me a chance to discuss history with my daughter.

44 posted on 03/24/2002 5:00:14 AM PST by SpookBrat
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To: xzins
Can you give some 1-5 ratings on the other books above.

We'll try.

1. The Indwelling - 3, mostly for the entertainent/story line value.

2. The Life You've Always Wanted. - 4

3. When Character Was King - 5

I'm not far along enough in the other two to give a rating yet.

45 posted on 03/24/2002 11:29:14 AM PST by Ward Smythe
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To: xzins; Notwithstanding
On Two Wings : Humble Faith and Common Sense at the American Founding
by Michael Novak

5 freeps

Did you ever want a real understnding as to how the balance of these two "wings" lifted the founders of our republic? THIS IS the book, IMHO.

46 posted on 03/24/2002 1:55:32 PM PST by KC Burke
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To: xzins
My husband met a nice gentleman, William Federer, on an airplane last week who writes 'american heritage' books and speaks at events across the country about our founding fathers and the importance of our heritage. He gave my husband a copy of his new book titled, "America's Taliban of Political Correctness - The New Intolerant Tolerance" which is a short book about the freedom of religious expression (specifically Judeo-Christian) which is being increasingly silenced in our country. He also wrote an Encyclopedia of Founding Fathers Quotations, which looks interesting. You can find his books online at www.amerisearch.net
47 posted on 03/24/2002 4:32:04 PM PST by American72
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To: Guenevere
DITTO. Found this book this weekend, and have not been able to put it down.

It is, perhaps, the saddest book I have ever read, but it is a MUST read.

Five freeps and a bump

48 posted on 03/25/2002 9:06:44 AM PST by GoredInMich
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To: xzins
Also read "The Military campaigns of the American Revolution. "

This book, while originally published in the 1880's, is a good overview of the various campaigns. IT is intersting to note, that there are many references to God, and how the soldiers were regulars at praying, etc.

So, to the revisionist crowd, it is rather tough to refute writings from 115 years ago.

3 Freeps

Ronald Reagan, How an Ordinary Man became an extraordinary leader. D'Nesh D'Souza (sp?)

This is an oldie, but reading it for the first time. Too early to tell, but it appears to be a good one.

The Final Days. Barbara Olson. This one needs no recap.

In the queue:

The Closing of the American Mind. Bloom

The Spirit of the Laws. Montiesquieu

Democracy in America. Tocqueville

Whatever else I come across that looks interesting.

49 posted on 03/25/2002 9:22:27 AM PST by GoredInMich
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To: xzins
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Creating an HTML 4 Web Page, 3rd Edition

The link above actually takes you to a page describing the 5th Edition

By Paul Mcfedries.

I innocently agreed to put up a web page for our Sportsmen’s club knowing nothing of HTML. Luckily, I found this little gem at a discount/closeout store for three bucks and grabbed it. Referring constantly to this book I did get the page up. It wasn’t a work of coding art but it worked.

For the beginner (me) it’s very good. The style is conversational and lighthearted. Think HTML boot camp without all the yelling and screaming and pushups! Just kidding, MICHIGANDER! J The concepts are presented clearly and the examples, also available for copy/paste from the CD, are simple enough to be easily tried out and results seen. There’s even a selection of clip art and animated GIF’s to get you started with graphics.

Contents (for 3rd Edition)

Part 1 Creating Your First HTML Web Page

1 A Brief HTML Web Page Primer

2 The Basic Structure of a Web Page

3 Dressing up your page (formatting, special characters, etc.)

4 A Fistful of List Grist…

5 Adding Links

6 Working with Images

7 Publishing Your Page on the Web

Part 2 A Grab Bag of Web Page Wonders

8 Images can be links, too

9 Netscape and Internet Explorer HTML Estensions (a little dated now)

10 Adding Tables to Your Page

11 Making Your Web Pages Dance and Sing (animated gif’s, sound, video)

12 Create a Form

13 Fooling Around With Frames

14 Style Sheets

15 Java Applets & Java Scripts

16 HTML and IE 4.0

17 Elements of Web Page Style

18 Some HTML Resources on the Web (many now defunct URL’s)

19 Using Personal Web Server

 

Part 3 Painless Page Production: Easier Ways to Do the HTML Thing

20 Netscape Composer

21 Office 97 HTML Tools

22 All Aboard Front Page Express

23 Assorted Other Ways to Create HTML Documents

Appendices

A Glossary

B Browser Basics (for NS & IE)

C HTML Codes for Cool Characters

D Webmaster’s Toolkit

Last, but not least, the index is excellent! You know how sometimes you know what you want to do and you know you saw it SOMEWHERE in that darn book? Well, if you can come up with one or two words of your object you’ll likely find it in this index.

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50 posted on 03/26/2002 2:21:23 PM PST by pa_dweller
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