History of the Rappahannock River

From the Central Rappahannock Regional Library The Civil War on the River Lines of Virginia, 1862-1864 "Trask argues that the bloody engagements on the river lines were the most important battles of the Civil War in the East, far surpassing even the dramatic contests at Antietam and Gettysburg in significance. During the Civil War, the…
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If you like Cold Mountain

Sorely wounded and fatally disillusioned in the fighting at Petersburg, Inman, a Confederate soldier, decides to walk back to his home in the Blue Ridge Mountains and to Ada, the woman he loved there years before. His trek across the disintegrating South brings him into intimate and sometimes lethal converse with slaves and marauders, bounty…
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If you like The Snowman

In Oslo, after the first snow of the season has fallen, a woman disappears, and a sinister snowman is left in her wake. As irascible detective Harry Hole realizes that this is only one of the multiple disappearances, he begins to think a serial killer may be at work - and may be drawing in…
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If you like Hidden Figures

Before a computer became an inanimate object and before Sputnik changed the course of history, before the Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education established that separate was in fact not equal, and before the poetry of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech rang out over the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, a…
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If you like Good Omens

The world is going to end next Saturday, but there are a few problems - the Antichrist has been misplaced, the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse ride motorcycles and the representatives from heaven and hell decide that they like the human race. Good Omens In April 2016, author Neil Gaiman announced that he was writing…
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