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Interview with Jeff Shaara

Jeff Shaara didn’t plan to follow in his novelist father’s footsteps, but began to write a string of bestselling novels from the Revolution to World War I. He tackled World War II in a series of books, the most recent of which appears in November.
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In Memory of Tony Hillerman – A 2008 Interview

Award-winning author Tony Hillerman spoke to Wild West magazine in June 2008, a few months before his death. Here, he discusses his World War II experiences, how he became attracted to Navajo culture, and the inspiration for his popular characters.
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The Cornwall of Daphne du Maurier

Alfred Hitchcock and other film directors found inspiration in the works of author Daphne du Maurier. She found her own inspiration for "Rebecca," "The Loving Spirit," and other stories in her beloved Cornwall.
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Manchester: Queen of the North

The long history of Manchester, England, includes a dichotomy of music and literature contrasted with horrible working conditions in 19th-century cotton mills that exemplified free trade at its most extreme.
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Louis L’Amour’s New Mexico

Seven of the popular Western author's many novels are set in the 'Land of Enchantment,' and they offer real history and real geography for adventuresome historic travelers.