Nicholas Graham

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Bubble in the Sun: The Florida Boom of the 1920s and How It Brought on the Great Depression

Recommended for readers interested in the history of Florida and those who enjoy stories of the rich and glamorous in the 1920s.
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Making a Difference: My Fight for Native Rights and Social Justice

Recommended for all readers interested in Native American history, and careers in public service.
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All Blood Runs Red: The Legendary Life of Eugene Bullard—Boxer, Pilot, Soldier, Spy

Recommended for readers who enjoy compelling biography and fast-paced narrative, and especially for those interested in African American history. [See Prepub Alert, 4/28/19.]
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The Bourbon King: The Life and Crimes of George Remus, Prohibition’s Evil Genius

Compared with William Cook’s King of the Bootleggers, this is a more comprehensive look at Remus’s life, though Cook’s work more closely examines its subject’s political connections and has deeper coverage of his courtroom performances. Recommended primarily for readers already interested in nonfiction accounts of organized crime or Prohibition.
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Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home

Overall, recommended for readers interested in American history, especially those seeking an understanding of slavery’s impact on life throughout the United States.

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Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide

Recommended for readers interested in a selective but engaging glimpse into modern life in the rural South. [See Prepub Alert, 11/19/18.]

Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee

Recommended for all who enjoy true crime and legal dramas and essential for those hoping to learn more about Lee’s enigmatic life
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Denmark Vesey's Garden: Slavery and Memory in the Cradle of the Confederacy

Strongly recommended for anyone interested in or hoping to understand more about Southern history, especially the ongoing debate over the representation of slavery and the Confederacy.
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A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History

An important illustration of the ways that history is used, or misused, in modern social and political life. Required reading for anyone hoping to understand more about race relations and racism in the United States and highly recommended for all readers interested in 20th-century American history.

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