General Recommendations
Dad Books for Everyone
Created by JCLCharlesH | 12 items
After listening to episode 162 of the "Reading Glasses" podcast, I was forced to realize that I am a fan of "Dad Books." For all you who have never picked up a western novel or presidential biography, here are a dozen of my favorite introductions to the genre!
Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
The River of Doubt The River of Doubt
Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
Book - 2005
The Story of World War II The Story of World War II Book - 2001
Simon & Schuster
940.53 Miller
The Devil in the White City The Devil in the White City
Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
Book - 2004
Vintage Books
364.1523 Larson 12/2003
The Cold Dish The Cold Dish Book - 2005
MYSTERY Johnson Craig 09/2005
Team of Rivals Team of Rivals
The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
Book - 2005
Simon & Schuster
BIO Lincoln A.
Lonesome Dove Lonesome Dove Book - 1985
Simon and Schuster
FICTION McMurtry Larry
Gumption Gumption
Relighting the Torch of Freedom With America's Gutsiest Troublemakers
Book - 2015
973.00207 Offerman 05/2015
Churchill Churchill
Walking With Destiny
Book - 2018
BIO CHURCHIL W. Roberts 10/2018
The Revenant The Revenant
A Novel of Revenge
Book - 2015
FICTION Punke Michael
11/22/63 11/22/63
A Novel
Book - 2011
FICTION King Stephen
Wild Bill Wild Bill
The True Story of the American Frontier's First Gunfighter
Book - 2019
St. Martin's Press
BIO Hickok W. 01/2019
Butcher's Crossing Butcher's Crossing Book - 2007
New York Review Books
FICTION Williams John
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