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General Greatness Chapman historians' efforts tell wartime stories through the eyes -- and words -- of soldiers.

May 26, 2017 by Chapman Magazine | Bookshelf

As he launches a new nationwide  initiative to save America’s war letters, Chapman University historian Andrew Carroll is also sharing an astonishing collection of writings by the only six-star general in our nation’s history. Carroll’s recently released book My Fellow Soldiers tells the story of Gen. John Pershing and the U.S. experience  in World War I

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Bookshelf: Spring 2017

May 26, 2017 by | Bookshelf

Louie, Take a Look at This! My Time with Huell Howser (Prospect Park Books) By Luis Fuerte and David Duron Three years after the death of Howser, Louie – aka Luis Fuerte, a five-time Emmy-winning cameraman – shares the stories of their adventures exploring California, making great television and showcasing Howser’s infectious love for the

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Rich Stories Emerge from Bausch’s World

May 26, 2017 by | Bookshelf

Sitting in a darkened theatre at New York’s French Institute, author Richard Bausch watched as six of his stories came to life on the screen, entwined in ways he hadn’t recognized as he wrote them. Though the private screening of Espèces Menacées (Endangered Species) with director Gilles Bourdos was “an incredible experience,” the committing of ink to

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Innovative Fellow

May 26, 2017 by | Bookshelf

Spend any time with Chapman University Presidential Fellow Ruebén Martinez and you’ll witness his special brand of magic, such as when he says, “I work 10 days a week,  but I like what  I do.” His enthusiasm  and good humor helped him turn his Santa Ana barbershop into a beloved bookstore, earning him a prestigious

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The Stars Align for a Generational Journey

May 26, 2017 by | Bookshelf

In the wee hours one night in 1989 Doug Dechow came home from his job as a bartender and found a party in his living room. “I saw this woman across the room, and surrounding her were three of my very good friends, and it was kind of like she was holding court,” said Dechow,

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Bookshelf: Winter 2016

March 29, 2016 by | Chapman Now

The Chapman Magazine “Bookshelf” spotlights Chapman University faculty who have been published. The list below originally appeared in the winter 2016 issue of Chapman Magazine. Films DANIEL FRIEDRICH – LUTHIER D’ART (Dark Hollow Films) Jeff Cogan, associate professor of music In this film, Cogan does extensive research and interviews to show us why Friederich’s guitars were

Bookshelf: Winter 2014

January 31, 2014 by Chapman Magazine | Chapman Now

The Chapman Magazine “Bookshelf” spotlights Chapman University faculty who have been published. The list below originally appeared in the winter 2014 issue of Chapman Magazine . TRAIN: RIDING THE RAILS THAT CREATED THE MODERN WORLD – FROM THE TRANS-SIBERIAN TO THE SOUTHWEST CHIEF (Viking) By Tom Zoellner, professor of English This