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Old 10-01-2011, 05:00 PM   #21
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just finished:
Christ Indwelling and Enthroned by J Oswald Sanders
So Whats the Difference by Fritz Ridenour

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Absolute Surrender by Andrew Murray

BTW: Loved the first 4 books of Song of Ice and Fire... will be getting A Dance With Dragons soon



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Old 10-03-2011, 03:28 PM   #22
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Reading the Black Hawk Down Semi-biography by Mark Bowden.

The movie title was based on this book.
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Old 10-06-2011, 04:29 PM   #23
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Reading the Black Hawk Down Semi-biography by Mark Bowden.

The movie title was based on this book.
Good movie. And usually people say the book was better than the movie. So its probably a pretty good read
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Old 10-07-2011, 04:01 PM   #24
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[quote=Maize&Cheese304]
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Originally Posted by "MI_Thumb":6x0ogjh1
Reading the Black Hawk Down Semi-biography by Mark Bowden.

The movie title was based on this book.
Good movie. And usually people say the book was better than the movie. So its probably a pretty good read[/quote:6x0ogjh1]


I finished the book, it was pretty detailed.

The movie, like they all do, took poetic license with the events.

Sgt. Eversmann (Hartnett) was actually one of the guys that left the battle early to take the wounded Ranger who fell (Blackburn, played by Orlando Bloom) back to the base, and never went back out.

Norm "Hoot" Hooten, played by Eric Bana in the film was portrayed as a central figure among the Delta operators, in the Book he just led his squad, and many of the things that happened in the film actually happened to other "D-Boys".

Overall it was pretty good, I would recommend it for sure, if you liked the movie, you;ll probably like the book.

Some links to the real Rangers and Delta guys:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Norm-H...12801305400231

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Matt-E...05635576135478

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Danny-...08348622523121

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ed-Yurek/106212442744072

First casualty of that day: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Domini...03750916330617
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:05 PM   #25
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Just finishing up another great Jim harrison book ' The Great Leader' 2011.
Jim delivers like he always does...
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Old 11-09-2011, 06:46 PM   #26
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Just started 'The Road to Serfdom' by Friedrich von Hayek today.
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Old 11-11-2011, 04:01 PM   #27
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Old 11-19-2011, 06:31 AM   #28
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Henry VIII by Francis Hackett
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Old 11-19-2011, 06:47 AM   #29
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I read "Game of Thrones" and "Clash of Kings" not to long ago. I have the other 3 books but I am taking my time. on those. Glad to see some others reading them.

I just finished a book called "The Passage" it was really good plus they're making a movie out of it.

Now I am reading a book called "Blackout"
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