Brennan, Stephen

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The U.S. Constitution and Related Documents
Edited by Stephen Brennan
(Skyhorse Publishing)
No matter who you identify with—Democrat or Republican, Tea Party or Green Party, Independent or something else altogether— we the people should read: • The Constitution of the United States of America • The Bill of Rights and all of the Amendments• The Declaration of Independence• The Articles of ConfederationTake... [READ MORE]
Shakespeare on Love
By Stephen Brennan
(Skyhorse Publishing)
William Shakespeare is ubiquitous throughout the Western world as the master of the written word, and the above-quoted “Sonnet 18” is celebrated as one of the most exquisite love poems of all time. Love comes in all forms—friendly, familial, unrequited, and lustful—and impressively, the bard’s canon... [READ MORE]
Classic Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories
Edited by Stephen Brennan
(Talos)
The stories of Mary Shelley, H. G. Wells, and Jules Verne paved the way for the fantastic science fiction literature that we all enjoy today. However, full appreciation of these contemporary works is impossible without an understanding of their literary roots. Classic Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories... [READ MORE]
The Adventures of the Mountain Men
True Tales of Hunting, Trapping, Fighting, and Survival
Edited by Stephen Brennan
(Skyhorse Publishing)
The “mountain men” were the hunters and trappers who fiercely strode the Rocky Mountains in the early to mid-1800s. They braved the elements in search of the skins of beavers and other wild animals, to sell or barter for goods. The lifestyle of the mountain men could be harsh, existing as they did among... [READ MORE]
Bugles, Boots, and Saddles
Exploits of the U.S. Cavalry
Edited by Stephen Brennan
(Skyhorse Publishing)
A history of America’s military on horseback. For three thousand years, the horse soldier has played a key role in both war fighting and in peace keeping all over the world, not only as a highly mobile strike force in battle but also as an instrument of reconnaissance and occupation, exploration, and... [READ MORE]
An Autobiography of Davy Crockett
Edited by Stephen Brennan
(Skyhorse Publishing)
Based in part on Davy Crockett’s own writings, this is the true story about one of America’s most iconic historical figures. From his days as a scout for Andrew Jackson during the war of 1812, his time as a Congressman for the state of Tennessee, and his eventual death at the Alamo, Davy Crockett led... [READ MORE]
An Autobiography of General Custer
Edited by Stephen Brennan
(Skyhorse Publishing)
Taken from George Armstrong Custer's own writings, An Autobiography of General Custer is the “true story” of one of the most praised, most despised, but surely most remembered American military heroes. Indeed, few figures in our history were—in their own time, as well as in our own—so wildly cheered... [READ MORE]
An Autobiography of Joseph Conrad
Edited by Stephen Brennan
(Skyhorse Publishing)
Heart of Darkness author Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski in 1857) was a Polish writer who learned to read, write, and speak English after he was granted British nationality in 1886. Although his peers accepted him as a British gentleman, he never forgot where he came from. In fact,... [READ MORE]
The Little Blue Book of Sailing Wisdom
Edited by Stephen Brennan
(Skyhorse Publishing)
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”--Mark TwainIt’s telling that Mark Twain chose sailing as a metaphor... [READ MORE]
An Autobiography of John Muir
Edited by Stephen Brennan
(Skyhorse Publishing)
Biographer Steven J. Holmes once wrote that John Muir was "one of the patron saints of twentieth-century American environmental activity." In his lifetime, the engineer, author, biologist, and activist worked alongside powerful men such as President Theodore Roosevelt, railroad executive E. H. Harriman,... [READ MORE]
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