10 Must-Reads for the History Buff in Your Life ... the behind-the-scenes story of
how the United States forged its WWII alliance with Britain, told ... the hard-driving
millionaire who ran FDR's Lend-Lease program in London; and John ... In this
riveting work of narrative nonfiction, Jonathan Darman tells the story of two giants
Jun 22, 2011 ... 25 books based on 11 votes: With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa by
Eugene B. Sledge, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History ...
Apr 12, 2016 ... Here are some lesser-known World War II sites that should also be on the radar
of any military or history buff traveling through Western Russia. ... who stayed in
Leningrad during the war and kept working, kept creating. ... A memorial
dedicated to those who fought for the hard-won Nevsky Bridgehead
There are a number of odd things about the tale and Mark Adams, who wanders
... Duncan Forrester spent World War II doing undercover work in various ...
largely because he was brilliant and incredibly hard-working, serving as an .... of
her certainties about being a loner and not needing anyone aren't certain in the
Feb 14, 2011 ... Though Haggis is passionate about his work, he can be cool toward those who ...
onstage, introducing himself and other film buffs to the works of Bergman, ... in
order to follow their dreams, but they were also smart and ambitious. .... I did what
was easy . . . without asking them, or myself, any hard questions.
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sons (Christian Slater) follows him into the family business, so it's hard not to
think of ... guess, because now the way the system works, the loner, the dreamer,
the .... It feels odd and retrograde because the era when he's bei...
During the Korean War he joined the Navy, working in intelligence. ... He might
be a loner - playing the role of cultured drifter and closet idealist forged by ... The
first was supposed to be a cool and smart spoof on the genre, but The .... Having
kept to his hard opinion of society in general - especially America - in an odd bit
The Family Unit brings together his best work, reminding us of the pleasure of ...
which sneak up on me at odd moments in little magazines and small presses. .... "
Smart, disgusting fun...sly social commentary with a fizzy dash of stomach-
lurching horror." .... "It is hard to know which to praise more in 'City of Spie...
Feb 19, 2011 ... As film buffs they meet and 'adopt' modest, conservatively educated .... The lonely
teenager Brendan finds his former girlfriend Emily dead in the entrance ..... The
narrator changes from a smart-aleck to someone trying to find a vein to ..... Yet he
feels isolated because he finds having a hard-working job and ...
Oct 3, 2008 ... Director: Nicholas Ray As a teenage loner who involves himself in knife fights
and road races, ..... The Beatles in A Hard Day's Night (1964) ... Great
performances by Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck, but this is truly its director's work.
..... Director: John M. Stahl A smart, flashback-driven noir-melodrama chartin...