Bambi: A Life in the Woods (1923) - Felix Salten (Grade:A)
The Long Night Of The Watchman: Essays 1977-1989 (2018) - Vaclav Benda (Grade:A-)
Author Unknown : On the Trail of Anonymous (2000) - Donald W. Foster (Grade:A)
Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics (1996) - Anonymous (Grade:A-)
The Red Balloon [Le Ballon Rouge] (1956) - Albert Lamorisse (Grade:F)
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Nathanael West (1902-40) was born in New York, NY on October 17, 1902. Read Orrin's reviews of The Day of the Locust (1939)(Grade: C-)(#73 on the Modern Library Top 100) & Miss Lonelyhearts (1933)(Grade: B)
Jean Arthur (Gladys Georgianna Greene), was born in Plattsburg, New York on October 17, 1900
October 16 is the anniversary of JOHN BROWN's 1859 raid on Harper's Ferry, Virginia, where he and 22 men seized the Wagner House Hotel, the federal arsenal, the town firehouse, and about 30 citizens. Brown was 60 years old and a white man; his aim: to free the slaves and create an independent Negro republic. The whole thing was a disaster. Two days later a squad of Marines under Robert E. Lee battered down the firehouse door and captured Brown and his men, six of whom, including Brown, were hanged a few weeks later.
E(dward) E(stlin) Cummings (1894-1962) was born in Cambridge, MA on October 14, 1894.
Chuck Yeager broke the Sound Barrier on October 14, 1947, flying 670 miles per hour in a Bell X-1 rocket plane. Read Orrin's review of The Right Stuff (1979)(Tom Wolfe 1931-) (Grade: A+)
Albert Jay Nock (1872-1945) was born in Scranton, PA on October 13, 1870. Read Orrin's review of Memoirs of a Superfluous Man (1943) (Grade : A+)
The blessed Margaret Thatcher (1925-) was born in Grantham, ENG on October 13, 1925. Read Orrin's review of Thatcher For Beginners (1997)(Peter Pugh and Carl Flint)
Walter Lord (1917-) was born in Baltimore, MD on October 8, 1917. Read Orrin's review of Day of Infamy (1957) (Grade: A)
Caroline Ferguson Gordon (1895-1981) was born in Merry Mont, KY on October 6, 1895. Read Orrin's review of Aleck Maury, Sportsman (1934)
If two New Hampshire men aren't a match for the Devil, we might as well give the country back to the Indians.
-Stephen Vincent Benet (1898-1943), The Devil and Daniel Webster
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