Extraordinary People in Extraordinary Times Stories of Unsung American Heroes by Patrick M. Mendoza
  

Synopsis

Extraordinary People in Extraordinary Times Stories of Unsung American Heroes by Patrick M. Mendoza

Men, women, and events that have been overlooked in mainstream American history are the focus of this new multicultural collection. Engaging stories inform us about Americans who performed incredible deeds but have been ignored by traditional literature. Dozens of unsung heroes and unusual characters, from the first woman to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor to the black man who broke precedence to fire a gun during the attack on Pearl Harbor, take center stage in this intriguing work. The book also contains little-known facts about well-known personalities. A great supplement for American history classes, this book is fascinating reading for all ages.

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?Anyone who reads this book will be tantalized to further research the people, places, and events mentioned.?-Territorial Tattler

About the Author

PATRICK M. MENDOZA is an author, singer, composer, musician, humorist, photographer, and nationally known storyteller from Denver, Colorado.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
142 pages

Author

Patrick M. Mendoza
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Publisher

Libraries Unlimited Inc an imprint of ABC-CLIO

Publication date

15th April 1999

ISBN

9781563086113


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