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Delilah Dirk, 1807, Constantinople

Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff

Delilah Dirk “is the master of forty-seven different sword fighting techniques, which she’s used, on occasion, to defeat twenty-nine Sikh warriors, two Conquistadores, fifty-one aboriginal Australian warriors, a small pride of lions, and one very large Mongolian man with a large sword, a small brain, and a bad temper.” Full-color, action-packed illustrations tell Delilah’s lively tale. 32 more words

Graphic Novels

Josey Fraser, 1859, Nova Scotia

Mercury by Hope Larson

This graphic novel tells the story of two heroines; Josey Fraser in 1859, and her descendant Tara Fraser, who lives in the present day on the same land as her ancestors. 87 more words

Graphic Novels

52 Ancestors 52 Weeks: 15th Week Reuben Walton - A Double Life

This is another post in response to the challenge of posting about 52 ancestors in 52 weeks by Amy Johnson Crow

Reuben Walton, my 1st cousin 5x removed. 1,115 more words

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Two Books I Left Lying Around... Part Two

Following on from Dead Souls I picked up another book I’d left lying around half read. Jane Eyre was set for a class in my second year of university, so it’s been waiting around for at least 6-10 months longer than Gogol was. 423 more words

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HORSE-DRAWN WAGON

1897 DELIVERING LOCAL NEWSPAPER

I took these shots the other day when we went to the Transportation Center to take the the RailRoad, NJ Transit, up to North Jersey and I must say, the wagon was in good condition… 20 more words

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