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Devil at My Heels
Devil at My Heels by Louis Zamperini (History/Biography)
The autobiography of Louis Zamperini, which highlights his capture and imprisonment and torture by by Japanese during WW II and his conversion at a Billy Graham rally. -- Added by Indy7Steve on 03/27/2015

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That Man by Robert Jackson (History/Biography)
View of Franklin Roosevelt by a man who served in the New Deal and was appointed by FDR to the Supreme Court. -- Added by Indy7Steve on 03/27/2015

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Red Sky at Morning
Red Sky at Morning by Richard Bradford (Other Fiction)
Great coming-of-age novel set during WW II, narrated by Josh Arnold, who moves with his father and mother from Mobile, Alabama, to Sagrado, a small mountain town in New Mexico. Josh's father, who owns a shipyard in Mobile, relocates the family to Sagrado when he enters the Navy to serve as an officer on a destroyer escort. Josh's mother has to learn how to live outside the South while Josh grows up as an Anglo who must learn how to navigate in world very different from the one he was born into. -- Added by Indy7Steve on 03/07/2015

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Oliver Twist
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens (Other Fiction)
Little Oliver wants "more" than just another bowl of gruel out of life, and in this sprawling novel he gets it in spades, both good and bad. -- Added by Indy7Steve on 02/28/2015

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Middlemarch
Middlemarch by George Eliot (Other Fiction)
The story of Dorothea Brooke, her marriages and her friends. The final paragraph is one of the most beautiful and moving I have ever read. -- Added by Indy7Steve on 02/28/2015

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Bonhoeffer
Bonhoeffer by Metraxis, Eric (History/Biography)
Well written popular biography of a Lutheran priest who became part of the conspiracy to assassinate Adolph Hitler, and was executed in prison a few weeks before Hitler's suicide. Not original research, but extremely readable and comprehensive. -- Added by Indy7Steve on 02/23/2015

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