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Subject: Great 4th of July book: 1,003 Great Things About America
Date Posted: 6/14/2009 1:38 PM ET
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1,003 Great Things About America by authors Lisa Birnbach, Ann Hodgman, and Patricia Marx  ;  a great read for Flag Day, July 4th,  and any patriotic holiday.  Remember all the things that make America great!

Being American has always been a wonderful thing. But after September 11, 2001, patriotism soared. Not since the 1940s had America been attacked with such unexpected and horrible decisiveness. From sea to shining sea, the response was deafening. Americans raised their flags, raised their voices, and vowed to stand united.Of course, we're still bound by our sense of humor, a cornerstone of our country's proud past and present. In 1,003 Great Things About America, authors Lisa Birnbach, Ann Hodgman, and Patricia Marx perfectly sum up that combination of humor and hope, wit and wonder, that makes America so magnificent.What are some of the best things about America' As this talented trio of authors remind us:o Apple pieo John Wayneo Mount Rushmoreo Elviso BaseballThe list goes on and on. From beginning to end, 1,003 Great Things About America serves as a keen and admiring look at those elements that give our nation its indefatigable character. From Frank Sinatra to the Super Bowl, from hamburgers to the Hamptons, 1,003 Great Things About America rings true and timeless.Our other 1,003 Great Things books have focused on everything from kids to moms to teachers. Most recently, 1,003 Great Things About Getting Older sold more than 150,000 copies. 1,003 Great Things About America is certain to become a best-seller, as citizens from coast to coast yearn to remind themselves about the best parts of the place they call home.

 

 



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Subject: 4th of July is coming...........
Date Posted: 6/15/2009 9:29 PM ET
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"You might not like the song Yankee Doodle Dandy but try getting it out of your system once you hear it"

One great thing about America from the book, there are 1,002 more!

Date Posted: 6/30/2009 10:10 PM ET
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Would be a great read for the 4th of July;  its on my bookshelf.

Date Posted: 7/1/2009 11:11 AM ET
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Dang - I am too late!  Lynn I went to order it off your shelf and it is gone.  Oh well..I did put it on my WL and I am #1 so hopefully I will get it soon.