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Book Review: The Gun by C. J. Chivers

This is a look at The Gun by C.J. Chivers. Book Details * Hardcover: 496 pages * Publisher: Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition (October 12, 2010) * ISBN-10: 0743270762 I first learned of the book after seeing review and…

Quick Book Review: The Siege Of Mecca

From the official web site of the book, The Siege of Mecca: The 1979 Uprising at Islam’s Holiest Shrine … The Siege of Mecca: “On November 20, 1979, worldwide attention was focused on Tehran, where the Iranian hostage crisis was…