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The Making of Tombstone: Behind the Scenes of the Classic Modern Western (Book Notes)

The Making of Tombstone: Behind the Scenes of the Classic Modern Western (Book Notes)

The Making of Tombstone: Behind the Scenes of the Classic Modern Western (Book Notes)
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The Making of Tombstone: Behind the Scenes of the Classic Modern Western (Book Notes)

A comprehensive and engaging tribute to the creation of one of the most beloved Westerns of all time

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Killers of the Flower Moon Book Notes Review - Image from Movie Film
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Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders & the Birth of the FBI (Book Notes)

A powerful and compelling true story that sheds light on an often-overlooked chapter in American history.

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Dances with Wolves: The American Frontier Epic (Book Notes)
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Dances with Wolves: The American Frontier Epic (Book Notes)

The story of Lieutenant John J. Dunbar, a disillusioned Union soldier who finds himself immersed in the culture of the Lakota Sioux.

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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (Book Notes)
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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (Book Notes)

A gripping novel that delves into the complex relationships, motivations & psychological dynamics surrounding one of the most infamous figures of the American West.

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Live by Night (Book Notes)
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Live by Night (Book Notes)

A captivating crime novel set during the Prohibition era, blending historical fiction with a gripping narrative of ambition, crime, and redemption.

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Mystic River (Book Notes)
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Mystic River (Book Notes)

A haunting and compelling story that resonates with themes of loss, redemption, and the inescapable grip of the past.

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The Complete Western Stories of Elmore Leonard Book Notes Review - Image of Cowboy on Horse
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The Complete Western Stories of Elmore Leonard (includes "3:10 to Yuma")

A collection of short stories that showcases the talent and range of one of America's greatest writers.

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Outlander Book Notes - Poster from Television Show - Book Review
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Outlander (Book Notes)

A spellbinding and sweeping tale that transports readers on an unforgettable journey through time.

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Waypoints: My Scottish Journey (Sam Heughan)
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Waypoints: My Scottish Journey (Sam Heughan)

Scottish actor & outdoors enthusiast, Sam Heughan, chronicles his adventures hiking Scotland's West Highland Way.

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The Sting The Undercover Operation that Caught Daniel Morcombes Killer Book Review Notes - Image from the Movie The Stranger
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The Sting: The Undercover Operation that Caught Daniel Morcombe's Killer (book adapted as the film "The Stranger")

The book sheds light on the complexities of the investigation, the dedication of law enforcement, and the resilience of the victim's family in their tireless pursuit of justice.

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Labyrinth Book Notes Review - Image from the movie City of Lies
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LAbyrinth: The True Story of "City of Lies", the Murders of Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G., and the Implication of the Los Angeles Police Department (Book Notes)

A meticulously researched and captivating exploration of the interconnected murders of two iconic rap artists, and the alleged corruption within the LAPD.

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Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil Book Review - Image from Book Cover
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (Book Notes)

The book remains a beloved classic of Southern literature, offering a fascinating glimpse into a world that is both glamorous and sinister, beautiful, and haunting.

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Fire in the Whole Book Notes Review - Image from the TV Series Justified
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Fire in the Hole (book adapted as the TV series "Justified")

A gripping and entertaining collection of stories that showcases Elmore Leonard's skill as a writer.

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City Primeval High Noon in Detroit - Image from TV Series Show Justified
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City Primeval: High Noon in Detroit (book adapted as the TV series "Justified: City Primeval")

An atmospheric crime novel that plunges readers into the gritty underbelly of Detroit, where corruption, crime, and moral ambiguity reign.

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Original Gangster: The Real Life Story of One of America's Most Notorious Drug Lords Book Notes Review Film American Gangster
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Original Gangster: The Real Life Story of One of America's Most Notorious Drug Lords (the true story depicted in the film "American Gangster")

A riveting and introspective account of Frank Lucas's life, providing a window into the underworld of drug trafficking while also exploring the human side of a notorious figure.

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Billy the Kid: The Endless Ride (the true story depicted in the film Young Guns)
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Billy the Kid: The Endless Ride (the true story depicted in the film "Young Guns")

William H. Bonney became a symbol of the lawlessness of the American West during the late 19th century.

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Image from the movie Lawless adapted from the book The Wettest County in the World
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The Wettest County in the World (book adapted as the film "Lawless")

The novel is based on the true story of the author's grandfather and great-uncles, who were part of a notorious moonshine gang in Franklin County, Virginia during the Prohibition era.

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Image of the film poster for the movie The Devil All The Time based on the book
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The Devil All The Time (Book Notes)

Set in the rural town of Knockemstiff, Ohio, the story follows the lives of several characters whose paths intersect in unexpected and often violent ways. 

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The Pale Blue Eye Book Review - Image from Movie
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The Pale Blue Eye (Book Notes)

A masterful work of historical fiction that seamlessly blends fact and fiction to create a compelling and suspenseful mystery.

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Public Enemies: America’s Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-1934 - Dillinger Image from movie
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Public Enemies: America’s Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-1934 (Book Notes)

The book is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of organized crime in America.

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Black Hawk Down A Story of Modern War - Book Review - Image of Helicopter Fast Rope
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Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War (Book Notes)

The true story of the Battle of Mogadishu in 1993.

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Let Him Go - About Book Review - Image from the Movie
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Let Him Go (Book Notes)

A haunting & emotionally charged novel that explores themes of family, loss, determination & justice against the backdrop of the American West.

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True West: Sam Shepard's Life, Work, and Times - Book Review - Image of Actor Sam Shepard
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True West: Sam Shepard's Life, Work, and Times (Book Notes)

The biography of playwright & actor Sam Shepard provides an in-depth look at his life & artistic contributions, from his upbringing in California to his influential work in American theater.

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Nothing Lasts Forever (book adapted as the film "Die Hard")
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Nothing Lasts Forever (book adapted as the film "Die Hard")

Nothing Lasts Forever is a suspenseful thriller novel written by Roderick Thorp, published in 1979, and adapted into the Bruce Willis action-film, Die Hard in 1988.

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Texas Ranger: The Epic Life of Frank Hamer, The Man Who Killed Bonnie and Clyde (the true story depicted in the film "The Highwaymen")
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Texas Ranger: The Epic Life of Frank Hamer, The Man Who Killed Bonnie and Clyde (the true story depicted in the film "The Highwaymen")

From cattle rustlers, bandits, labor strikes and corruption to the relentless pursuit of Bonnie and Clyde, Texas Ranger takes the reader on a wild ride of the lawman's legendary life.

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