Light reading – Jefferson’s America: The President, the Purchase, and the Explorers Who Transformed a Nation

This is not an easy book to read. The flow is rather disjointed. One can’t get to grip with the stories on the 6 explorers…

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Adventure – Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West

I first read in 2013 this excellent narrative of the famous Lewis and Clark exploration for an all-water route to the Pacific Ocean by sailing…

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An obsession – Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis

I read this hardcover when it came out in 2013. This is an easy to read the biography of a still relatively unknown American who…

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