There are four stories in this book. #1 is "True Detectives - the Real World of Today's P.I. "This is a book about true dectectives who at one time worked in law enfoucement - but now have their own, or work for a private detective agency. They tell of many different cases - how they worked each case - many times taking cases that the police have given up on. Book #2 is "Good Grief - the Story of Charles W. Schulz" This book tells about the life of "Sparky" Schulz - how the Peanuts comic strip came about - and the parts of the strip that "Sparks" said made the strip last for over 40 years. Book #3 When Heaven and Earth Changes Places - A Vietnamese Woman's Journey from War to Peace" This is LeLy Hayslip's story of what is was like to grow up in a village in the middle of Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Book #4 "Where the Buck Stops - The Personal and Private Writings of Harry S. Truman" Truman wanted to leave behind a book that would express his viewpoint on our histroy in a clear and comprehensive way. This book gives a glimpse into the life and presidency of our presidents. Truman rated them according to how he viewed them. They were either Great/Strong presidents - So-So Presidents, or ones we could have done without.