Faking It in the School for Tricksters

School for Tricksters: A Novel in Stories By Chris Gavaler (SMU Press, $23.95) Amazon Link: http://amzn.to/fjgemh Pennsylvania’s Carlisle Indian Industrial School remains a controversial chapter in U.S. history, more than 90 years after the school was shut down and converted to a military hospital. Later, it became the site of the U.S. Army’s War College. The Carlisle campus … Continue reading Faking It in the School for Tricksters

Neptune’s Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal

 Neptune’s Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal By James D. Hornfischer (Bantam Books, $30.00) Amazon Link: http://amzn.to/giTclq Kindle Link: http://amzn.to/fKzayj Guadalcanal typically is remembered as a small Pacific island where U.S. Marines stayed locked in savage combat for months with tenacious, desperate Japanese defenders during World War II. U.S. Army troops, however, also fought heroically … Continue reading Neptune’s Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal