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Trinity - Leon Uris

I loved all the Leon Uris books growing up but this was my favorite.

TRINITY:  A Novel of Ireland by Leon Uris. Another 5 star classic.

Trinity: another bit of required reading for the Irish descendant.

Galway Bay

Lauren has 412 books on her all shelf: The Big Shuffle by Laura Pedersen, The Vanishing Witch by Karen Maitland, The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Se.

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, by E.L. Konigsburg  1968  the book won the Newbery Medal.

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From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, by E. Konigsburg [I worked in a library for several years and we had to check each stall at closing to be sure no one tried to copy the book!

Given to me by someone I worked with.  Questioned why they'd give this to me.....after finishing it - I knew why.  Great book!

Shogun: A Novel of Japan by James Clavell. A masterful epic of Japan in with lessons in culture, comportment, and philosophy that resonate today.

Ishmael. Both of my children read this in school...and both insisted I read it when they were done. Important, wonderful book.

Ishmael - excellent book by Daniel Quinn. Interesting analysis about society, consumerism, needs vs. wants, different cultures


Spanning four and a half centuries, James A. Michener’s monumental saga chronicles the epic history of Texas, from its Spanish roots in the age of the.

Battle Cry is a novel and published in 1953. Many of the events in the book are based on Uris's own World War II experience with the 6th Marine Regiment.

Battle Cry - Leon Uris Read this in high school. One of my favorite books ever.

An Army At Dawn - In the first volume of his monumental trilogy about the liberation of Europe in WW II, Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Atkinson tells the riveting story of the war in North Africa

An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943

An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, Volume One of the Liberation Trilogy/Rick Atkinson

The mini series is great too

Alex Haley traces his African ancestors.a remarkable journey good book, good movie series