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Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions Cover Image
By Valeria Luiselli, Jon Lee Anderson (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781566894951
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Published: Coffee House Press - April 4th, 2017

Fleeing the threat of death in Central America, thousands of undocumented children seek asylum each year. In this essay, you will see how dangerous their journey through Mexico is and that this is only the beginning of their ordeal. As an immigrant and court translator, Luiselli is able to share their stories. She also challenges us to take responsibility for our role in creating such dangerous circumstances instead of simply building a wall. - randy

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Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech That Made Abraham Lincoln President (Simon & Schuster Lincoln Library) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780743299640
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 7th, 2006

Lincoln's final response to Stephen Douglas, The Cooper Union speech is one of the most important pieces of oratory in our history. In the winter of 1860, Lincoln traveled east to court the abolitionists whose support he would later need to win the Republican nomination for President. The first stop of many on his visit to New York and New England, at Cooper Union he solidified himself as everyone's second choice ensuring the nomination would be his. Holzer gives us a tangible feel for Lincoln's oratory skills that would later give us his first and second inaugural speeches and of course The Gettysburg Address. - randy

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Pegasus Bridge Cover Image
ISBN: 9780671671563
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 15th, 1988

The first and most crucial operation of D-Day took place at Pegasus Bridge where a small group of British airborne troops landed in wood gliders and took the bridge. But that was just hour one. Now they had to wait for the landings and keep the Germans off the beaches. Fascinating story! - randy