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  • Author Discussion on War
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    Author Discussion on War

    Authors Hampton Sides, On Desperate Ground; Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic, Indianapolis; and Bruce Dinges, A Just and Righteous Cause; discussed their respective military history books at the 11th…

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  • John Grisham Hampton Sides and David Grann
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    John Grisham, Hampton Sides, and David Grann

    Authors John Grisham, The Reckoning, David Grann, The White Darkness, and Hampton Sides, On Desperate Ground, talked about their latest books.

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  • Westward Expansion During the 19th Century
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    Westward Expansion During the 19th Century

    Historians talked about westward expansion after the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 and the political reasons for traveling west. They also discussed Kit Carson and other mountain men, and the…

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  • American Frontiersman Kit Carson
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    American Frontiersman Kit Carson

    Hampton Sides is the author of Blood and Thunder: The Epic Story of Kit Carson and the Conquest of the American West. He described the American frontiersman as a controversial figure, often…

    508 views
  • Hampton Sides on emGhost Soldiersem
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    Ghost Soldiers

    Mr. Sides talked about his book Ghost Soldiers: The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II’s Most Dramatic Mission, published by Doubleday. The book tells the story of 121 elite Army Rangers…

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  • Panel Discussion on Narrative NonFiction
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    Panel Discussion on Narrative Non-Fiction

    Daniel James Brown, S.C. Gwynne, and Hampton Sides talked about how they use character, plot, and pacing to write nonfiction narratives and biographies. “History with a Novelist’s Touch: Writing…

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    Ghost Soldiers

    Mr. Sides talked about his book, Ghost Soldiers: The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II’s Most Dramatic Mission, published by Doubleday. In a writing workshop on narrative form nonfiction…

    213 views
  • Nonfiction Page Turners  Finding the Story
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    Nonfiction Page Turners: Finding the Story

    Moderated by Mr. Taylor, prize-winning nonfiction writers described how they found and developed the ideas for their popular nonfiction books. After their remarks they answered audience members'…

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    Americana

    Hampton Sides discussed his book Americana: Dispatches from the New Frontier, published by Anchor Books. In a collection of thirty essays, Mr. Sides attempts to define what America "means".…

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