Recently Read Books

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  • Perfect - Rachel Joyce (Fiction)
  • The Expats - Chris Pavone (Fiction)
  • An Event in Autumn - Henning Mankel (Fiction)
  • Winter in Madrid - C.J.Sansom (Fiction)
  • The Brothers - John Foster Dulles and Allen Dulles - non-fiction
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  • Venice, A New History- Thomas Madden - (Non- Fiction)
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  • The First Counsell - Brad Meltzer (Fiction)
  • Destiny of the Republic - President James Garfield non-fiction by Candice Millard
  • The Last Lion (volume III)- William Manchester and Paul Reid (non-fiction, Winston Churchill)
  • Yellowstone Autumn -W.D. Wetherell (non-fiction about turning 55 and fishing in Yellowstone)
  • Everybody was Young- (non-fiction Paris in the 1920's)
  • Scorpion - (non fiction US Supreme Court)
  • Supreme Power - Jeff Shesol (non-fiction)
  • Zero day by David Baldacci ( I read all of Baldacci's Books)
  • Northwest Angle - William Kent Krueger (fiction - I have read 5 or 6 books by this author)
  • Camelot's Court-Insider the Kennedy Whitehouse- Robert Dallek
  • Childe Hassam -Impressionist (a beautiful book of his paintings)

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Cool Men

There are a lot of men that I admire for one reason or the other.  I  may not agree with their politics, or with all of their actions or beliefs, but for one reason or another I admire these men. Here are some of them:

Political Leaders and Miltary Leaders- Barack Obama, Barry Goldwater, Ronald Reagan, Teddy Roosevelt, Winston Churchill. Thomas Jefferson, Scott Matheson (former Utah governor), Tony Blair, Robert Kennedy, John Kennedy, Thomas Jefferson, Dwight Eisenhower, Collin Powell, Robert E. Lee

Entertainers - Cary Grant, Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Harry Chapim, John Denver, Tom Hanks, George Clooney, Humphrey Bogart, Clint Eastwood

Legal - Justice William O. Douglas, David Winder (Utah Federal Curt Judge), Attorney Clark Clifford

Others -  Robert Frost, William F. Buckley, Walter Cronkite, Chris Matthews, St Francis of Assisi, Bob Woodward, my Son Alex, my Father

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