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Chasing History: A Kid in the Newsroom

Subjects: Chasing History: A Kid in the Newsroom (Autobiography) -- Bernstein, Carl; Books -- Book reviews

  • Source: American Heritage. Wntr, 2022, Vol. 67 Issue 1

  • Abstract: In his latest memoir, Carl Bernstein retraces the path of his early journalism career before he went on to make history at the Washington Post. ...

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Editor's bookshelf: 10 holiday choices. (History Now)

Subjects: Books -- Book reviews; John Adams (Book) -- Book reviews; Breaking the Heart of the World (Book) -- Book reviews

  • Source: American Heritage. Nov-Dec, 2001, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p16, 3 p.

  • Abstract: * David McCullough's John Adams (Simon & Schuster, 724 pages, $35.00) has accomplished the rarest of feats for a history book: becoming a bestseller without ...

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How the Other Half Lived: A People's Guide to American Historic Sites

Subjects: Books -- Book reviews; How the Other Half Lived (Book) -- Book reviews

  • Source: American Heritage. May-June, 1996, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p115, 3 p.

  • Abstract: PHILIP BURNHAM PUT IN TWENTY-FIVE thousand miles researching this book, pulling off at every kind of roadside landmark for slaughtered Jesuits ...

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James Thurber: His Life and Times

Subjects: Books -- Book reviews; James Thurber: His Life and Times (Book) -- Book reviews

  • Source: American Heritage. April, 1996, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p150, 3 p.

  • Abstract: IN A SENSE, ANY BIOGRAPHY OF JAMES Thurber is superfluous. The facts and circumstances of his life come through so strongly in his writing that ...

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The Annotated Baseball Stories of Ring W. Lardner, 1914-1919

Subjects: Books -- Book reviews; The Annotated Baseball Stories of Ring W. Lardner 1914-1919 (Book) -- Book reviews

  • Source: American Heritage. July-August, 1995, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p98, 3 p.

  • Abstract: edited by George W. Hilton, Stanford University Press, 631 pages, $35.00. CODE: SUP-1 * When Ring Lardner wrote his classic baseball stories in the 1910s, he seamlessly mixed ...

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Salvation on Sand Mountain: Snake Handling and Redemption in Southern Appalachia

Subjects: Books -- Book reviews; Salvation on Sand Mountain (Book) -- Book reviews

  • Source: American Heritage. May-June, 1995, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p100, 3 p.

  • Abstract: * Dennis Covington, a novelist and New York Times stringer, got his introduction to the snake-handling faith in 1991, when he covered the trial of a preacher ...

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Inscriptions of a Nation: Collected Quotations from Washington Monuments

Subjects: Books -- Book reviews; Inscriptions of a Nation (Book) -- Book reviews

  • Source: American Heritage. April, 1995, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p147, 3 p.

  • Abstract: by Clint W. Ensign, Congressional Quarterly Books, 120 pages, $14.95 softcover. CODE: CQB-1 * When the author of this pocket-size volume moved to Washington ...

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Cityscapes of Boston: An American City Through Time

Subjects: Books -- Book reviews; Cityscapes of Boston (Book) -- Book reviews

  • Source: American Heritage. April, 1995, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p134, 3 p.

  • Abstract: by Robert Campbell and Peter Vanderwarker, Houghton Mifflin, 220 pages, $19.95 softcover. CODE: HMF-3 * To judge from these two picture histories, Los Angeles has saved almost as ...

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Landmark of Los Angeles

Subjects: Books -- Book reviews; Landmark of Los Angeles (Book) -- Book reviews

  • Source: American Heritage. April, 1995, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p134, 3 p.

  • Abstract: by Patrick McGrew and Robert Julian, Abrams, 288 pages, $49.50. CODE: ABS-6

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Froth and Scum: Truth, Beauty, Goodness, and the Ax Murder in America's First Mass Medium

Subjects: Books -- Book reviews; Froth and Scum (Book) -- Book reviews

  • Source: American Heritage. Dec, 1994, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p131, 3 p.

  • Abstract: by Andie Tucher, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 244 pages, $34.9S. CODE: UNC-6 * In the early 1830s a new style of newspaper arrived, aimed ...

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