More Unsolved Mysteries of American History

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Wiley, Jan 19, 2004 - History - 240 pages
Praise for Unsolved Mysteries of American History

"The facts are presented clearly and concisely, and the answers have been thoroughly researched using the most up-to-date sources."
-Newark Star Ledger

"Everything that would make a great detective story. It has intellectual twists and turns, alleyways and dead ends; it has politics, espionage, intrigue, murder, cowardice, greed, courage, battles, liars, and frauds."
- New Strait Times

"Stimulating and pleasurable, fair and objective . . . recommended for both the history buff and the fan of true-life mysteries."
-Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Unsolved Mysteries of History

"Draws intelligently and entertainingly on respected-and disputed-primary volumes. . . . Reading a chapter aloud to a group would almost guarantee a lively evening."
-Baltimore Sun

"Unerring good sense and . . . well-paced prose."
-Petersburg Monitor

"Solid speculation . . . full of clever advice."
-Associated Press

"Aron's latest offering proves again that history can be fun and as strange, at least, as fiction."
-Booklist

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User Review  - jclark88 - LibraryThing

While I found each chapter's unsolved mystery to be intriguing, I was somewhat underwhelmed by the amount of possible explanations given for each event. The author does a fairly decent job of fleshing ... Read full review

Contents

Who Was Emily Dickinsons Master?
64
Were the Dahlgren Papers Forged?
81
Why Did Custer Attack?
97
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Paul Aron is an award-winning reporter for the Virginia Gazette. He is also the author of Unsolved Mysteries of American History and Unsolved Mysteries of History, both from Wiley.

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