Sherlock by Sherlock
An Autobiography

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This book is an autobiography describing the author’s experiences during his childhood as an American living in Nazi Germany during World War 2 (WW2). On return to the US as a teenager he attended high school in preparation for membership in the US Navy during the Korean War. This is followed by a career with the Bell Telephone system as an engineer. The book covers a period of about 50 years and includes a list of thoughts about various subjects that are both entertaining as well as inspiring. The general motivation is to encourage people to think about their life as well as their future. The author has lived in New York state, Germany, Connecticut and Colorado as well as the United States Navy all of which are incorporated in this book.
 

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Published July 7, 2009 by Trafford Publishing. 436 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, War, History. Non-fiction

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This book collects twelve articles from Gann's work at The New Yorker, The Atlantic, the New York Times Magazine, and The New Republic.

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If you had had the good fortune to be alive back when the Sherlock Holmes stories were first appearing, your first encounter with the great detective would likely have been in a story in which he was outwitted--and by a woman, no less.

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The book starts by saying that it has been a year since Holmes died in his home, and after that Watson wrote up the case and had it sealed for 100 years.

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altschuler, the devil and sherlock holmes, the new yorker

Apr 17 2010 | Read Full Review of Sherlock:An Autobiography

Starburst Magazine

The whole Young Sherlock Holmes series is predicated on the notion of the boy becoming the great detective through a succession of adventures which influence his character and teach him important lessons in sleuthing (in the next installment, Snake Bite, he's off to China to learn martial arts.) ...

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Starburst Magazine

He creates interesting stories with well-developed characters and brings a subtle sense of humour to the work (one line in particular was genius and fit the character of Holmes rather well).

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Time Out New York

Guy Ritchie the director and Guy Ritchie the screenwriter part ways for this latest spin on the Sherlock Holmes story, and if separation turns into divorce it would be no bad thing, at least on the evidence of this big-hearted, atmospheric entertainment.

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For instance, Barnes critiques the Jeremy Brett Sherlock Holmes chapter “The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax,” like so, “Where this seems eminently practical in dramatic terms- pleasing, even, given the sumptuous location filming at Derwent Water in Cumbria- the reason for turning Doyle’s ‘r...

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