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About the Author

H. Paul Jeffers was the author of more than fifty books, including Colonel Roosevelt, Freemasons, and Dark Mysteries of the Vatican. He appeared on C-SPAN, For News, and the History Channel. He passed away in 2009.

Obras de H. Paul Jeffers

Dark Mysteries of the Vatican (2010) 106 cópias
The Good Cigar (1996) 36 cópias
Rubout at the Onyx (1981) 32 cópias
Marshall (2010) 29 cópias
Who Killed Precious? (1991) 26 cópias
The Bilderberg Conspiracy (2009) 22 cópias
With An Axe (2000) 16 cópias
Gods and Lovers (1988) 14 cópias
The Perfect Pipe (1998) 11 cópias
A Grand Night for Murder (1995) 10 cópias
The 100 Greatest Heroes (2003) 7 cópias
Murder on Mike (1984) 6 cópias
Tombstone Revenge (1991) 4 cópias
Profiles in Evil (1992) 4 cópias
The rag doll murder (1987) 4 cópias
The CIA (1970) 2 cópias
Asesinato en el club (1982) 2 cópias
Secret Orders (1989) 2 cópias
Texas Bounty (Morgan, No 3) (1989) 2 cópias
FRIMASONET 1 exemplar(es)
Morgan (1989) 1 exemplar(es)
Owlhoot Trail (1990) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (2009) — Contribuinte — 780 cópias
The Confidential Casebook of Sherlock Holmes (1997) — Contribuinte — 66 cópias
The Ghosts in Baker Street : New Tales of Sherlock Holmes (2005) — Contribuinte — 46 cópias

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome de batismo
Jeffers, Harry Paul
Data de nascimento
1934
Data de falecimento
2009-12-04
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA
Locais de residência
New York, New York, USA
Organizações
Baker Street Irregulars
Premiações
Fulbright Fellowship

Membros

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I received this book from audible for ?? but I enjoyed it immensely. I have set a goal of reading at least 2 biographies of each President, and have many yet to go. As I finished listening to _Eleanor in the Village_ (okay, so she wasn't actually an elected President), this book showed up in my library feed. I must have missed the memo from Audible.com!

Overall, I am left with that "who knew" feeling. Cleveland wasn't perfect, in fact, we would consider him a bit of a pedophile today, I think, but we've seen worse in the White House. Cleveland did, or tried to do, several things that I would applaud, as well as several things not so laudable. In many ways he was forward-looking; in some ways he was quite extraordinary.

One anecdote the author left out of the book was one I learned from the annual collection of White House ornaments.
Cleveland's wedding to Frances Folsom was the first to take place in the White House. Cleveland had been named guardian of Frances by his best friend's last will and testament. Ok, he was a bit older (twice as?) than she...had known her since birth. So glad was he to marry this young virginal girl he had the wedding cake made in the shape of a ship...and its name was written on the bow: "S.S. Hymen." No kidding.

The narrator read through the book as if time was of the essence. No doubt that was at the behest of the producer.
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kaulsu | outras 7 resenhas | Oct 7, 2021 |
H. Paul Jeffers does an excellent job of describing who Grover Cleveland was, how he governed as a Mayor, Governor, and President. His book, "An Honest President" doesn't seem to be intended to make the reader like or dislike Cleveland's Presidential policies, but rather to introduce the reader to the type of man Cleveland was. He's presented as being an open and honest individual, and one who stood for doing the right thing for the Country while in office. It was also interesting to read about presidential politics in what seemed to be a much simpler time.
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rsutto22 | outras 7 resenhas | Jul 15, 2021 |
An enjoyable read that helped clearly explain the politics of the late 19th Century, and why voters seemed to insist on electing presidents outside the normal political establishment. Cleveland's honesty does stand out as unusual in political history. I do wish Jeffers had spent more time on Cleveland's troubling attitudes towards race -- it's difficult to write him off as a "man of his time" when the 5 consecutive Republican presidents before him were pretty progressive on civil rights.
 
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poirotketchup | outras 7 resenhas | Mar 18, 2021 |
Situada en Nueva York en los años ´30. Esta novela de suspenso relata las aventuras del detective privado Harry McNeil, dispuesto a descubrir al autor del asesinato del gangster Joy Seldes, cuya viuda, joven y atractiva, convence al detective de que emprenda la investigación.
 
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Luz_19 | Aug 18, 2020 |

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Obras
61
Also by
4
Membros
1,865
Popularidade
#13,798
Avaliação
½ 3.5
Resenhas
22
ISBNs
110
Idiomas
5
Favorito
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