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Old 06-21-2012, 12:49 AM
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Originally Posted by silviomossa View Post
Each is historically interesting and does not try to be all-encompassing (meaning: not 1000 pages).
In the words of Buford T Justice of "The Bandit" fame, "That ain't baby shit compared to what this guy has done!".

I recently came across an article in Smithsonian about the Author Robert Caro who continues to write his story about President Lyndon Johnson. He thought it would take 2 volumes. His latest volume, number 4, covers Johnson's first 7 weeks LBJ's presidency and is at 600 pages!! So far the story is up to 3200 pages and it ain't close to being over.

Ben, volume 1 might be a good place to start.
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