Booknotes : Stories from American History
Booknotes Stories from American History Author:Brian Lamb American history is shaped by great and small events, and in recent years a generation of writers has brought these events to life. They have shared these stories with the viewers of the long-running C-SPAN author-interview program Booknotes, and here some of the best have been collected for readers to savor. In this volume, more than eig... more »hty contemporary writers and historians examine seminal moments from American history, celebrated and uncelebrated alike.
Booknotes offers readers conversational essays edited from the interview show, providing an enticing selection of author-subject pairings. For anyone interested in America's rich history-and especially the devoted fans of C-SPAN's Booknotes-this is an engaging compendium of information, opinions, and new perspectives.« less
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Collection of obervations from people who wrote books on significant events in U.S. history. Observations may have a few interesting facts or theories on the events in question, but the vignettes are rather brief and generally pretty boring.