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Position:'The Lost Rocks: The Dare Stones and Unsolved Mystery of Sir Walter Raleigh's Lost Colony', 'Ted & Superior: Ted Albert and the 51st State of Superior' and 'Securing Civil Rights: Freedmen, the Fourteenth Amendment, and the Right to Bear Arms' - Brief article - Book review
 
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The Lost Rocks

David La Vere

Dram Tree Books

PO Box 7183, Wilmington, NC 28406

9780984490011, $19.95, www.dramtreebooks.com

Abandoned by their European allies, the colony of Roanoke's fate has many explanations. "The Lost Rocks: The Dare Stones and Unsolved Mystery of Sir Walter Raleigh's Lost Colony" offers a new perspective on the Lost Colony of Roanoke, offering an idea that the settlers may have left the colony and found their way to Georgia in the face of Indian attacks. Using evidence of certain stones dating back to the period, "The Lost Rocks" presents an intriguing idea, and makes for a fascinating read.

Ted & Superior

Bruce K. Cox

Agogeebic Press

PO Box 131, 408A Sunday Lake Street, Wakefield, MI 49968

9780982239018, $15.95, www.gogebicbooks.com

Divided by the great lakes and the state of Wisconsin, the northern Peninsula of Michigan has always had issues with unity of its mainland. "Ted & Superior: Ted Albert & the 51st State of Superior" looks at the movement, most prominent in the 1970s, of the succession of the northern peninsula of Michigan into its own state under the name of Superior, complete with its own senator and a more direct government. "Ted & Superior" is a fascinating read of one of...

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