“American Heiress” is a well-researched, powerfully-written look back at some of America’s past madness...For those who remember, this will be a fascinating reminder. For those who never knew the depths of the story, it’s a chance for a deep dive into a small but compelling chapter of American history.
I would hope that so many of those leading the war on cops would take the time to take an honest look at the work, the facts and the data, compiled by Heather Mac Donald in “The War on Cops” and rethink their unfair condemnation of our men and women in blue.
Lots more interesting facts and “possible” truths are involved throughout this entire book. Great read for any American and especially those interested in some of the “different” things that happened during our beginning. Give it a try. Don’t think you will be disappointed!!!
...the Berlin Olympics were carefully orchestrated by propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels and filmed by Leni Riefenstahl to show the world the terrifying images of Aryan “purity” and Nazi supremacy. Yet for these American boys, it was an amazing dream. A touching, fairly uncomplicated portrayal of rowing legends.
Ansari’s eminently readable book is successful, in part, because it not only lays out the history, evolution, and pitfalls of dating, it also offers sound advice on how to actually win today's constantly shifting game of love. Often hilarious, consistently informative, and unusually helpful.
Most of all, though, what makes this book so very different from nearly every other billionaire memoir is the writing itself. Knight cites various authors in his acknowledgements for their help in making him a writer—notably, Abraham Verghese and J. R. Moehringer—and whatever they did, it worked.