Very interesting. Many tribes that he visited have all but abandoned the practice of cannibalism but unfortunately, one instance is still in practice. The subject matter is one that makes you wonder how you would react and behave in similar instances.
My book club, comprised of teachers, read this book and thought of many applications for the middle school classroom. It was an enjoyable read for adults and a great way to introduce many historical figures to teens.
Absolutley facinating! I would suggest reading Killing Lincoln first as this story takes place immediately after the actual assasination. As much as I thought I knew about this era, it only proved that I had only scratched the surface.
This was an absolute surprise. I chose this book as something to fill time and found a wonderfully written and humorous book that gives hope to what is on the other side. The main character is who I want to be when I am in my 80's;spunky, optimistic and able to take all that she is given with grace and humility. Spend some time with her.
What a fascinating book! Who knew just what went on before the AMA had any teeth and hte airwaves were being used for the first time as a commercial advertising tool. There are even implication of Nazi Germany using some of hte ideas of the Goat Gland King of America.
I never knew the tortured soul that was Chris Farley. I wish that someone could have broken through the shell but when you grow up in such a dysfuntional household that isn't capable of admitting the problem, there is only disaster in store for everyone. How sad to lose him so young.
It was different than I thought it was going to be. Although it did cover the hoarder and touch on the reason behind her illness, it was more about the daughter/author and how it impacted her and how she dealt with it. Either way, it was a fast read that I chose to complete and not abandon.