In vivid, brilliant fiction that illuminates the dark psychology of soldiers, Jeff Shaara brings to life the familiar characters, stunning triumphs, and soul-crushing defeats of the fascinating, long-forgotten Mexican-American War.
"History through the eyes of individuals"
"Great book about a little know time in history"
Henk was hidden on the farm when he was young and the Nazi soldiers came. But the war is over now, and Henk finds out that the people he lives with, the people he loves, are not his real family. He doesn't remember his real parents, and now a new life in the city lies ahead of him. Will things ever be the same?
New York Times best-selling author Jeffery Deaver has long thrilled fans with tales of masterful villains and their nefarious ways, and the brilliant minds who bring them to justice. Now the author of the Lincoln Rhyme series has collected his award-winning, spine-tingling stories of suspense, stories that will widen your eyes and stretch your imagination.
"Intriguing shorts, like Alfred Hitchcock Presents"
In this hour, we'll meet some people who aren't so sure about evil anymore, including Ishmael Beah, who became a killing machine for the army in Sierra Leone. First, author Beah (A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier); next, author Elizabeth George (What Came Before He Shot Her). Then, actor and producer George Bartenieff. And finally, author Martin Amis (House of Meetings).
First, Martin Amis (House of Meetings: a novel). Next, Ishmael Beah (A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier). Finally, Elizabeth George (What Came Before He Shot Her: a novel).
Bob talks to David Earnhardt about his new film Uncounted: The New Math of American Elections. It's about the questionable practices and results of the last three national elections. The film deals with such voting issues as: suspect electronic voting machines, voter intimidation, exit poll discrepancies and media coverage. Then, for centuries, most of Europe was a battlefield and war was its defining narrative.