[Reading] ➾ Thanksgiving By Glenn Alan Cheney – Buyprobolan50.co.uk


10 thoughts on “Thanksgiving

  1. says:

    I received this audiobook in the mail a giveaway directly from the author His introduction hooked me right at the start Glenn Alan Cheney writes with clarity and wit His facts are taken from first hand accounts letters and diaries of the Separatist Pilgrims who endured the treacherous journey to a new world As other Goodreads reviewers have noted, the author handles the native Americans, the Puritans, the Anglicans, the Catholics with fairness He reports on their good attributes but d I received this audiobook in the mail a giveaway directly from the author His introduction hooked me right at the start Glenn Alan Cheney writes with clarity and wit His facts are taken from first hand accounts letters and diaries of the Separatist Pilgrims who endured the treacherous journey to a new world As other Goodreads reviewers have noted, the author handles the native Americans, the Puritans, the Anglicans, the Catholics with fairness He reports on their good attributes but doesn t hide their flaws He writes with wit, reminiscent of Robert Lacey s dryly humorous style Cheney spares no one, not Catholic nor Protestant, as he begins with a history of the Protestant Reformation, the origin of the Puritans and Separatists I wish I hadtime for a straight read through I am enjoying his in depth history as well as his humorhe refers to Bloody Mary, simply as, Bloody I m on the 3rd disc now of the CD version of this book I highly recommend this book to all history lovers and maybe to adventu...


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    First off, I am very glad that I read this book before this coming Thanksgiving It has shed new light on the our national holiday and why it s important to have a day of thanks At times in reading the book I felt that the author, Cheney, was a little too tongue and cheek about the events and the history leading up to the pilgrims decision to leave Leyden, England But, a good overview non the less What an amazing journey Cheney portrayed the struggles and psyche of the Pilgrims well The stu First off, I am very glad that I read this book before this coming Thanksgiving It has shed new light on the our national holiday and why it s important to have a day of thanks At times in reading the book I felt that the author, Cheney, was a little too tongue and cheek about the events and the history leading up to t...


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    Muchthan a terse, cursory nod to this period in our early history, Thanksgiving The Pilgrims First Year in American takes the reader back in time when the hardships were almost unfathomable to 21st century readers With a dose of humor and a heaping helping of empathy, Cheney paints a picture for us that is almost surreal, yet comes alive with descriptions of historical characters, events, and places Not being much of a history buff myself, I did however read this offering with relish s Muchthan a terse, cursory nod to this period in our early history, Thanksgiving The Pilgrims First Year in American takes the reader back in time when ...


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    Found this book after recently learning I am descended from 1 of its subjects not important who, though its fair to say he winds up as the least respectable of the group First read The Wordy Shipmates to learnabout what my 12th great grandfather endured Good as that was, its focus was on the Boston settlers who followed and not that 1st group at Plymouth Thanksgiving is squarely focused on the Mayflower group This book does a great job of blending the record of what we know with tha Found this book after recently learning I am descended from 1 of its subjects not important who, though its fair to say he winds up as the least respectable of the group First read The Wordy Shipmates to learnabout what my 12th great grandfather endured Good as that was, its focus was on the Boston settlers who followed and not that 1st group at Plymouth Thanksgiving is squarely focused on the Mayflower group This book does a great job of blending the record of what we know with that we might presume in order to paint a wonderful picture of the 1st ...


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    YOU MUST READ THIS BOOK I never dreamed a book called Thanksgiving would be a page turning, gripping and amazing book The copy that I read was purchased from the author a couple years ago during the annual America s Hometown Thanksgiving weekend event in Plymouth, Massachusetts Little stacks of this nondescript and modest tome quietly got our attention This was no joke one of the most dynamic examples of Don t Judge A Book By Its Cover that I will ever know.The writing is outstandi YOU MUST READ THIS BOOK I never dreamed a book called Thanksgiving would be a page turning, gripping and amazing book The copy that I read was purchased from the author a couple years ago during the annual America s Hometown Thanksgiving weekend event in Plymouth, Massachusetts Little stacks of this nondescript and modest tome quietly got our attention This was no joke one of the most dynamic examples of Don t Judge A Book By Its Cover that I will ever know.The writing is outstanding, the touches of humor are well placed and some caught me so off guard that I belly laughed like I haven t in YEARS I won t even try to summarize the book because I will betray its outstanding and unexpected story Nutshell it s about Thanksgiving and the Pilgrims and you won t be able to put it down Here s a tiny piece of the Foreward This book is nonfiction We like to think of it as a true story We have stuck to the facts as best we have discerned them, and we have tried to reflect the truth Truth, however,...


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    I tried twice to win this book here on GoodReads and then finally bit the bullet and bought the book onI have to say it s good The author did a great job of research and carefully separates fact, fiction, and myth I love how he delineates the differences between what is known and that which is conjecture I especially enjoyed how he chunks up the chapters so neatly We learn about the Pilgrims, the ship, the time frames It s such an easy read Best of all, it was a fun read There s a I tried twice to win this book here on GoodReads and then finally bit the bullet and bought the book onI have to say it s good The author did a great job of research and carefully separates fact, fiction, and myth I love how he delineates the differences between what is known and that which is conjecture I especially enjoyed how he chunks up the chapters so neatly We learn about the Pilgrims, the ship...


  7. says:

    This is a thoroughly enjoyable telling of the Pilgrims journey to America and the events preceding and leading up to the first Thanksgiving celebration The author s style is very readable, almost conversational, but not so casual that you miss the research that went into the book He makes no secret of the fact that in some instances, we may not know what actually happened, and in those instances, he may exercise a bit of creative intuition to surmise as to how events took place The book fles This is a thoroughly enjoyable telling of the Pilgrims journey to America and the events pr...


  8. says:

    This book is unique Mr Cheney s gift for anecdotal and clever writing coupled with in depth research make this work a must read for every American and a fascinating experience for the world of readers After reading this author s immersive writing about the Pilgrims you feel like approaching your friends and saying Did you know that For example, the pivotal role that o...


  9. says:

    This book takes a fairly detailed look at the harsh reality of the Mayflower s crossing and the settling at Plymouth The narration has an unexpected sense of humor that helps to temper some of thevile aspects of illness and injury that occur, and ultimately renders the primary accounts and researchers conclusions into a memorable and thought provoking tale of lives we can scarcely imagine I also thought that Cheney handled the Indian issue with grace without swooning into fake infatua This book takes a fairly detailed look at the harsh reality of the Mayflower s crossing and the settling at Plymouth The narration has an unexpected sense of humor that helps to temper some of thevile aspects of illness and injury that occur, and ultimately renders the primary accounts and researchers conclusions into a memorable and thought provoking tale of lives we can scarcely imagine I also thought that Cheney handled the Indian issue with grace without ...


  10. says:

    Having grown up in Massachusetts, the Pilgrims, the Mayflower, and Plymouth Plantation were a large part of my education After reading this book, I realized how very selective that education had been Cheney tells the story of the first 102 men, women and children who came to Plymouth from England He goes back to the very beginning, to their lives in Europe and their reasons for wanting to start over someplace new While this book is packed with information, Cheney s writing is never dry or du Having grown up in Massachusetts, the Pilgrims, the Mayflower, and Plymouth Plantation were a large par...


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Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Is Not About A Holiday It S About 102 People Who Came To The New World, Suffered Terribly, Struggled Courageously, And Established The Foundation Of America The Prologue Explores The Reasons They Left Europe The Book Then Puts The Reader On The Gun Deck Of The Mayflower Where The Passengers Endured A Horrific 66 Day Voyage Across The Atlantic The Book Puts The Reader In The Pilgrims Cold, Wet Boots As They Tromp Around Cape Cod In Search Of A Place To Live As Winter Sets In Though Thanksgiving Holds Strictly To Fact, The Graphic, Dramatic Presentation Shares The Pilgrim Experience It Treats The Pilgrims Not As Super Heroes Or Cartoon Characters But As Just Plain People Who Were Willing To Face Death For The Values They Believed In You Can Read Excerpts At NLLibrarium Dot Com.

  • Paperback
  • 291 pages
  • Thanksgiving
  • Glenn Alan Cheney
  • English
  • 02 September 2018
  • 0979803918

About the Author: Glenn Alan Cheney

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