Clavin, Tom

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The Battle of the Negro Fort: The Rise and Fall of a Fugitive Slave Community

A must-read for those interested in early American republic history.

Wild Bill: The True Story of the American Frontier's First Gunfighter

Highly recommended for anyone looking for adventure stories or tales of Wild West history. ["Fans of Dodge City and general readers will find this detail-laden volume appealing": Xpress Reviews 12/21/18 review of the St. Martin's hc.]
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Wild Bill: The True Story of the American Frontier's First Gunfighter

Fans of Dodge City and general readers will find this detail-laden volume appealing.
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Valley Forge

The authors' large readership will relish this book, as will American history buffs seeking a well-researched yet accessible presentation. [See Prepub Alert, 4/30/18].
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Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West

Clavin brings true personality to a severe Earp and the affable but steady-nerved Masterson during their roles in taming the wildest excesses of the Western frontier. Although this work is targeted to a popular audience, the pace of the narrative is slowed by placing finely detailed information and side stories within the main text (instead of as endnotes).
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Lucky 666: The Impossible Mission

Despite minor concerns, this title is an entertaining popular history that will appeal to fans of adventure-style World War II stories.
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The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, an American Legend

This fascinating book is highly recommended to anyone interested in the history of the Old West. Readers should also consider Autobiography of Red Cloud: War Leader of the Oglalas, edited by R. Eli Paul. [See Prepub Alert, 5/13/13.]
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The DiMaggios: Three Brothers, Their Passion for Baseball, Their Pursuit of the American Dream

Baseball fans as well as armchair historians of the culture before, during, and after World War II will be most interested in this book.
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One for the Ages

Owing to the abundance of similar coverage, golf readers can pass on this. There is better material available.

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