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July 7, 2013 10:16 AM

Delve into history at your local library this summer

Summer is an excellent time to dig into history. Nothing is more relaxing than a day of reading, whether at the beach, in the mountains, in a foreign country or at home. There are several intriguing biographies to consider. Calvin Coolidge was born on July 4, 1872 and died in 1933. Amity Shlaes has written an excellent work on the 30th president of the United States, titled


Shlaes also wrote

"The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression."

Both are eminently readable books on people and events in the 1920s.

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