That's Not in My American History Book Author:Thomas Ayres A Compilation of Little-Known Events and Forgotten Heroes. For generations, history classes have reduced the rich, often surprising facts of the American story into a dry litany of dates, names, and places. Now, "That's Not in My History Book" fills in the gaps, supplying the messy details, reclaiming the overlooked heroes, and correcting the ... more »facts you thought you knew.
Featuring stories about Paul Revere, Andrew Jackson, the only vice president to compose a number-one pop hit, and many more.
With insight, irreverence, and no small wit, "That's Not in My History Book" uncovers our unknown past.« less