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That is the promise, but unfortunately there are a few errors in the books, so don't use it as a reference.
Mr. Morris' book is a wonderful addition to the library of any American history buff - no matter the level of personal knowledge.
This book is written very much in the "bet you didn't know" style and does make for a good and interesting read.
Enjoyed it. Some excellent revelations, but the anecdotes didn't " startle" me. Certainly worth a read. Buy it for your book club.Published 16 days ago by Delancey Davis
This book contains a number of fascinating tidbits about our national history. I won't spoil it for you by telling you any of them. Read morePublished 3 months ago by rix vue
This is an easy read of a lot of interesting facts regarding our history. This should be required
reading for the High School curriculum. Read more
If the author had taken a few US history courses or had a US history grad student edit the book it would have been more believable. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Alan Folkestad
I thought this might be a fun book to read, but had no idea just how much fun. I opened it to page 166, about George Patton, and was much amused to learn that, according to Mr. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Graham Stagg
This book, arranged in thematic chapters, adds insight into American History, and the present. The facts here are priceless examples of deep digging on the part of the author, and... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Stephen B. Wyman
It is always interesting to read "...the Rest of the Story" - the bits that pick up where the customary tales leave off… This is a well written, very fun read, chock full... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Ellis Woodward
I thought the book interesting and gave it to my daughter to read - she is a teacher in Political Science. She is not an historian but has studied history more than I have. Read morePublished 9 months ago by A. Michelson