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Old 8 July 2019, 14:45
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Currently reading Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Secret History of CIA Paramilitary Armies, Operators and Assassins by Annie Jacobson.

Many interviews with Billy Waugh provide much of the body of this book. I am finding it to be quite average and the writing style is plodding in spots.
I am going to check it out from the library and give it a try.
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Old 10 July 2019, 01:56
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Thanks a lot Mr.Kibblewhite, by Roger Daltrey.

Bought it on a whim, not sure what I was expecting but it was excellent. And I'm not a particular fan of the Who. Great dry humor throughout, well worth the read.
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Old 14 July 2019, 17:04
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Rick Atkinson, "The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 (The Revolution Trilogy, Book 1)."

I'm doing an audio version. It's typical Atkinson style, which I happen to enjoy. His description of the Battle of Bunker Hill (Breeds) is top-notch writing. He did a great deal of research for this book and is prominently on display with facts and descriptions (scenes and personalities) that I've never read in my nearly 50-years on this topic.
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Old 14 July 2019, 17:32
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The Listener, by Taylor Caldwell

Changed my life story after reading it.
- Faith involves believing in the veracity of the unprovable and unobservable, whether that consists of religion or theoretical physics, which at the very subatomic level start looking rather similar. -ET1/SS Nuke
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