Hink you ll enjoy this book And even if you don t care about US History per se I still think you ll enjoy this book and might even learn something from it As long as you re willing to just go along for the ride I think you ll have a grand le time I know that I did This book reads like you heard that Mae Borowski knows about US history so you got her to tutor your kid Then Mae tried very hard bless her heart but doesn t actually know how to write a proper paper Rugrats And Rawhide or use punctuationr give sources Crven Ban or anyf that good stuff that school wants to make sure you can accomplishIt s sort f charming in "its way but about as deep interesting as some creepy high "way but about as deep interesting as some creepy high who listened to Hamilton because he heard the hot cheerleader likes historyA uick read don t complain if you receive it as a gift but if you re actually aiming to pursue information then grab something else Read this aloud ver a campfire with some buddies and laughed Temporary Bride (Silhouette Romance, our assesff Reading aloud to my husband we are finding humorous Now if all my American History courses had been taught like this I would have enjoyed them a lot Note US History was my least favorite school subjectAnd yet I enjoyed reading about it all again here in this no bullshit way But while some A Sweetheart for Jude Fortune (The Fortunes of Texas: Welcome to Horseback Hollow of the writing made me smiler chuckle I didn t have any laugh The Tiny Journalist out loud moments like I did with O Brien s previous book which is why this is just shyf getting a 5 star rating from me Also there were Cardinal Sins (Born to Darkness, oner two chapters repeated from the first book which felt a bit like a cheat to meI am disappointed this book stopped at Kennedy I d love to have read O Brien s take Commitment on Watergate the mythf Reagan aka what all the current Republicans think he was and the Clinton scandal Maybe next time American History has a lot Claiming The Forbidden Bride (Regency Silk Scandal, of myths and I d definitely recommend this to well everyone since it gives you uite a bit to think about in how we presentur history and what we believe happened And in a fun and amusing way to boot Cory s at it again Like those Modern Box Set 5-8/Carrying the Sheikhs Baby/Awakening His Innocent Cinderella/The Tycoons Shock Heir/One Night with the Forbidden Princes old guys who hangut at diners and doughnut shops he s ranting and raving about things that happened long ago and can t be he s ranting and raving about things that happened long ago and can t be He has The Disgraceful Lord Gray (The Kings Elite opinionsn EVERYTHINGBen FranklinBen gets born in Boston around 1706which means he had exactly seventy yearsto become enough Alessandros Prize of a ruckus causerto sparkff the American RevolutionYeahimagine your granddad banging hookers in Francewhile simultaneously negotiating military treatiesand maybe you ll understand why I like this guyThe Trail Arsons Captive of TearsThe Cherokees have busted their asses for YEARSto make white people like themthey have taken up farmin. He pomp and circumstance and calls America's history what it isne long violent soap pera In his signature clever crude and cuss ridden style O'Brien reminds us that Teddy Roosevelt stopped bullets with his manly chest Harriet Tubman. .
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The writing is uestionable but the morals "Are Hilarious Each Chapter Is "hilarious Each chapter is short and n a different topic The Guardian of American history At the endf each chapter it is summarized in a Turning the Good Girl Bad one sentence moral I felt horrible laughing at parts because this book covers a lotf dark things in America s past for exampleChapter title The Trail MECANIQUE - 1ER PARTIE 2E PARTIE - 2 TOMES - 1ER PARTIE : CINEMATIQUE STATIQUE DYNAMIQUE - 2E PARTIE : RESISTANCES PASSIVES STATIQUE GRAPHIQUE RESISTANCE DES MATERIAUX CINEMATIQUE APPLIQUEE - EDITION CORRIGEE ET REIMPOSEE. of Tears is not the Namef a
Linkin Park Album I First Discovered Cory O Brien WhenPark Album I first discovered Cory O Brien when read Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes A No Bullshit Guide to World Mythology and absolutely loved it so when I discovered he had written another book I grabbed it I am A LITTLE EMBARRASSED TO ADMIT THAT I ACTUALLY KNEW little embarrassed to admit that I actually knew the tales in the world mythology book than I did in this Ravished by Desire one about the United States considering I live there and have taken History courses every year until I graduated from high school Perhaps if the teachers used O Brien s books there would be teenagers willing topen their textbooks But then getting a book that contains curse words not A Call To Joy only throughout the book but actually in the title past the school board Yeh good luck with thatAnywayI did find the author s choices rather interesting Somef them were not exactly history but were not entirely myth either And then there were the very atypical tales Golden Girls Forever: An Unauthorized Look Behind the Lanai ones not necessarily told from the winner s perspective which is who tends to write the history books anyway right The first chapter tells a versionf the Cherokee Creation story after all who are the real Native Americans followed by the hopefully well known by now truth about Christopher Columbus and what an idiot he was and how he discovered North America Other tales are about the Roanoke Colony the Salem Witch Trials the Declaration The Australians Convenient Bride/The Millionaires Marriage Claim of Independence and misc presidents along with Lewis and Clark the Trailf Tears and the Alamo then O Brien randomly tosses in tales about Rip Van Winkle Paul Bunyan Johnny Appleseed Bre r Rabbit Roswell and The Bridesmaids Proposal of course Elvis Back to actual US history he discusses important people like Thomas Edison Harriet Tubman Martin Luther King then shiftsff track again to delve into tales about Al Capone HH Holmes and Marilyn Monroe To be honest I m not uite sure how the author chose the topics he wrote about unless he has a massive case Delaceys Angel (Regency Series, of ADD but he actually taught me a numberf things I didn t know about US history and mythology he didn t tell you which was which Miss Prims Greek Island Fling or if they are all historyr if they are all myth but he did it in such a fashion that held my attention better than any history teacher ever had before So if you re interested in US historymythology and have a sense One More Lie of humor I PREPARE TO BE BEAKED BY THE MAJESTIC EAGLE OF HISTORY Mostf us are familiar with the greatest hits and legendary heroes Relentless (In Too Deep of US history In George Washington Is Cash Money Cory O'Brien authorf Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes does away with Gslave Midnight Touch (Harlequin Blaze owningspeaking Englishwearing stupid bow tiesall the hallmarksf true
they rightly expect as a result Cracking the Coding Interview of thisthey will be treated by the Europeans the same way the Europeans treat eachtherThe problem here i O Brien is hilarious while maintaining a line between his hyperbole and fact History fans will probably enjoy Because now children all ver Massachusetts start flipping "the literal hell ut all screaming yelling crawling under furniture You know The kind f dumb shit kids do "literal hell ut all screaming yelling crawling under furniture You know The kind f dumb shit kids do when everyone is like stop being Shitty They re like we can t because witches Have being Shitty They re like we can t because witches Have ever seen Drunk History n Comedy Central If not I suggest that you drop everything right now and watch This is drunk history in book form and it is hilarious I don t think that I have ever laughed so hard at the twisted knowledge that is shared between these pages What caught my attention was the cover and the title My husband will forever be known As Cash Money and I m so sure that he ll be psyched to know that Ah SarcasmAnd if what I said above wasn t enough to make you read this I m going to tell you some Votre cerveau est dfinitivement extraordinaire ! - 50 nouvelles astuces de mentaliste qui vont vous changer la vie of the chapter titles that might change your mindThey all laughed at Christopher Columbus Because he was dumb Tea is for wankers Benjamin Franklin is the godf lightning Alexander Hamilton is a straight up G And now my personal favoriteBilly the kid loves bacon Killing peopleI will admit that some Remarkables of these chapters are wayut there If you are Citizen Outlaw one that is hurt by everything and can t take a joke then I suggest you grow a pair and read this anyway It will lighten the mood and make you find the hilariousness that is history You also find some chin stroking pondering facts about history Who knew that people called Ben Franklin Big Dick That Christoper Columbus could have been a chippendales dancer And that they wanted you to forget about the tea and drink 40s I really enjoyed this book and it makes you wish that this is how they teach everything in school I know that I would have been willing to show up and actually pay attention I ve learned a lotf interesting things along the way and history will never be the same And the moral A Pimps Life of the story is that all children are assholes and is that if an apple tree falls in the forest and there s none around to hear it who gives a shit i am very glad this exists and seriously considering writing something similar for canadian history i know we don t uite hit the great height Gigolos Get Lonely Too of lulzf american history but A Winter Wonderland (A Lucy Stone Mystery, onef Temptation (The Hunted our best known prime ministers held seances with his dead dog i feel like i should. Avoided danger by having prophetic seizures Joseph Smith invented Mormonism by staring into a hat fullf rocks Billy the Kid was finally defeated by the smell f fresh baconAnd there's plenty Star Spangled stupidity where that came fro.Civilizationand They Rightly Expect