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The Deceivers: Allied Military Deception in the Second World War by Thaddeus Holt
A Nation of Nations by Louis Adamic
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin
The Barbarians: Warriors and Wars of the Dark Ages by Tim Newark
Hadrian and the Triumph of Rome by Anthony Everitt
The Greek adventure: Lord Byron and other eccentrics in the War of Independence by David Armine Howarth
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TagsWWII (310), American Civil War (173), American History (152), Napoleonic (126), Military History (111), Science Fiction and Fantasy (87), Ancient Rome (68), Medieval History (56), England (48), WWI (47) — see all tags
About meI am a lifelong reader and book collector. My childhood was spent adventuring along the shores of the Great Lakes; exploring the colonial era forts, traveling the myriad waterways and investigating Native American culture and lore with my Grandfather, a local historian and anthropologist. Thus was my obsession with history born, resulting in degrees in history, political science and a JD.
About my libraryMy library reflects an interest in both fiction and non-fiction including: history, Great Lakes history, military history, philosophy, mythology, folklore, classic literature, historical fiction, science fiction, fantasy, comic books, art and more.
Favorite authorsJeremy Black, Jorge Luis Borges, David G. Chandler, Bernard Cornwell, Arthur Conan Doyle, Christopher Duffy, Trevor N. Dupuy, Umberto Eco, Shelby Foote, C. S. Forester, David M. Glantz, Christopher Hibbert, Robert E. Howard, Rudyard Kipling, Patrick O'Brian, Mary Renault, J. R. R. Tolkien, Jules Verne, Gene Wolfe, Roger Zelazny (Shared favorites)
Favorite bookstoresChicago Comics
Favorite librariesArlington Heights Memorial Library, Mount Prospect Public Library, Newberry Library, Northwestern University - Chicago Campus - School of Law - Pritzker Legal Research Center, Park Ridge Public Library, Pritzker Military Library
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceJan 2, 2008
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