Monday morning, May 4, 1970, found Kent State a place strangely divided against itself: part university, part military installation; a school where students were encouraged to gather in classrooms but prohibited from doing so on the campus Commons.
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“Delightfully wry and perceptive, Means’s quest to understand Chapman/Appleseed is a captivating
achievement in Americana.” —Booklist, STARRED review
Early on April 27, 1865, the 260-foot wooden steamer Sultana exploded on the Mississippi about nine miles north of Memphis. On board were more than 2,000 Union troops. Of those, anywhere from 1,575 to 1,800 died…
From the ashes of a divided nation came the Confederate States of America — and all that remains of the Union as we knew it is a disaster area called the Industrial Zone. The capital is Richmond, and the races are equal but very, very separate. That’s the premise of Howard Means’s fascinating, provocative, sophisticated new thriller.
“Freeh did his country a great service by staying on as FBI director to be a witness—a truth teller, if you will—to all the nefarious goings-on at the Clinton White House. As with most debates surrounding the Clinton presidency, it comes down to this: Do you believe Louis Freeh, or do you believe Bill Clinton? If there remains any doubt, this book forever answers that question.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer