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A great story, far better than the movie later made from it called The Day the Earth Stood Still, which entirely and inexplicably changed the entire thrust and left off the kick in the tail that you *never* see coming.
04/12/2009
This is absolutely one of the best history books I've ever read and it's all the more remarkable in that this great scholar, William Hickling Prescott, was legally blind and never saw the country about which he wrote so vividly. Cortez and the people of the nations of Mexico come alive as they never have in any other history of the conquest I've read. Marvelous book and highly recommended.
04/25/2008
Joanna Campbell Slan - Hilarious Mysteries With Just the Right Touch of Romance and Drama
FEATURED AUTHOR - Joanna is a New York Times Bestselling, USA Today Bestselling, and Amazon Bestselling author as well as a woman prone to frequent bursts of crafting frenzy, leaving her with burns from her hot glue gun and paint on her clothes. And the mess? Let's not go there! As our Author of the Day, she tells us all about her Kiki Lowenstein Cozy Mystery Books 1-6 box set.