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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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    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 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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    In the Kingdom of Ice

    Hampton Sides talked about his book, In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette, in which he recounts the U.S. naval expedition to the North Pole in 1879. The…

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    Blood and Thunder

    Hampton Sides talked about his book, Blood and Thunder: The Epic Story of Kit Carson and the Conquest of the American West, in which he chronicles the history of the American conquest of the western United…

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    In the Kingdom of Ice

    Hampton Sides talked about his book, In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette. The interview took place at the 2014 BookExpo America, the publishing…

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    Blood and Thunder

    Hampton Sides talked about his book Blood and Thunder: An Epic of the American West, published by Doubleday. He described the violence and deception used by American explorers against Indians in…

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    Writing History for a Popular Audience

    From the 2010 Tucson Festival of Books, a panel discussion on writing history for a popular audience. The panelists included: Hampton Sides, Hellhound On His Trail: The Stalking of Martin…

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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…

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