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Neal Ferguson

Facing the Wave
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Neal Ferguson

Facing the Wave

Facing the Wave, a Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami. Gretel Ehrlich faces the wave directly in her telling of A Journey in the

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Kindred
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Neal Ferguson

Kindred

KINDRED, NEANDERTHAL LIFE, LOVE, DEATH AND ART Full disclosure: three percent of my DNA is Neanderthal (homo neanderthalensis) in origin, a fact that explains a

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V2
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Neal Ferguson

V2

V2, A NOVEL OF WORLD WAR II V2 is the newest addition to Robert Harris’s World War II thriller-novels.  His historical fiction is marked by

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The Best Land Under Heaven
Nonfiction
Neal Ferguson

Reflections on the Donner Party

MICHAEL WALLIS AND BERNARD DEVOTO ENLIVEN THE DONNER PARTY AND MANIFEST DESTINY In The Best Land Under Heaven, Wallis recounts the history of the Donner

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Bonanza King
Biography
Neal Ferguson

The Bonanza King

THE BONANZA KING: JOHN MACKAY AND THE BATTLE OVER THE GREATEST RICHES IN THE AMERICAN WEST Gregory Couch’s The Bonanza King: John Mackay and the

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Autobiography/Memoir
Neal Ferguson

What the Eyes Don’t See

WHAT THE EYES DON’T SEE The contributions of immigrants to the articulation of and striving towards the “American Dream” are unassailable. Those contributions are still

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Autobiography/Memoir
Neal Ferguson

Educated

EDUCATED, A MEMOIR In 2014 at age twenty-seven, Idaho-born Tara Westover received a Ph.D. in history from Cambridge University, UK. Remarkable? Yes. Made more remarkable

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