Monthly Archives: May 2013

America’s Pursuit of Precision Bombing, 1910-1945


Title:                      America’s Pursuit of Precision Bombing, 1910-1945 Author:                  Stephen L. McFarland McFarland, Stephen L. (1995). America’s Pursuit of Precision Bombing, 1910-1945. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institute Press LOC:       94021955 UG703 .M376 1995 Date Posted:      May 31, 2013 “The accuracy of … Continue reading

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Capitol Offense


Title:                      Capitol Offense Author:                  Barbara Mikulski Mikulski, Senator Barbara (1996) and Mary Louise Oates. Capitol Offense. New York: Dutton LCCN:    96017107 PS3563.I371564 C36 1996 Subjects Women–Political activity–Fiction. Washington (D.C.)–Fiction. Date Posted:      October 20, 2014 Mikulski, a U.S. senator from … Continue reading

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The Cancer Ward


Title:                      The Cancer Ward Author:                  Alexander Solzhenitsyn Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr Isaevich (1969). The Cancer Ward. New York: Modern Library LOC:       83042701 PG3488.O4 R313 1983 Date Posted:      May 29, 2013 The novel tells the story of a small group of cancer … Continue reading

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Inferno


Title:                      Inferno Author:                  Dan Brown Brown, Dan (2013). Inferno. New York: Doubleday ISBN:     978-0385537858 PS3552.R685434 I54 2013 Date Posted:      May 29, 2013 A review by Monica Hesse[1] It’s been four years now since our last encounter with Robert Langdon, … Continue reading

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The Passage of Power


Title:                      The Passage of Power Author:                  Robert A. Caro Caro, Robert A. (2012).The Passage of Power. New York: Alfred A. Knopf LOC:       2012010752 E846 .C37 2012 Date Posted:      May 23, 2013 This is one of the books picked by … Continue reading

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Bear Island


Title:                      Bear Island Author:                  Alistair MacLean MacLean, Alistair (1971). Bear Island. Garden City, NY: Doubleday LOC:       77163654 PZ4.M1626 Be Date Posted:      May 22, 2013 A review by Rich Rogers from Independent Book Reviews When Alistair MacLean was on his … Continue reading

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The Bear and the Dragon


Title:                  The Bear and the Dragon Author:                 Tom Clancy Clancy, Tom (2000). The Bear and the Dragon. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons LCCN:    00056499 PS3553.L245 B42 2000b Subjects Ryan, Jack, Sr. (Fictitious character)–Fiction. World politics–Fiction. Presidents–United States–Fiction. International … Continue reading

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