COUNTY CHRONICLES: A VIVID COLLECTION OF PENNSYLVANIA HISTORIES, VOLUME III. 2007 by Ceane O'Hanlon-Lincoln. Be amazed--all over again--with state-of-the-heart author Ceane O'Hanlon-Lincoln's talent for bringing history alive. Reminiscent of the first two volumes, COUNTY CHRONICLES VOLUME III is a vivid tapestry of assorted people, places and events that affected and shaped the "Keystone State." Along with meticulous research, each volume, in this series of five, embraces remembrances, personal experiences and nostalgic sentiments. The author not only reveals the true history, but takes you there. She has visited each site in Pennsylvania about which she has written, and has added information crucial to today¿s traveler. Written in conversational style, each Chronicle is complete in itself, rendering each volume the perfect bedside/fireside reader--ideal for today's busy people who like to read. In this volume, read about "Pennsylvania's Sweetheart," the inimitable Shirley Jones; fearless journalist Nellie Bly; the world-famous dance team of Woods and Bray; the daring Flyboys of WWI. Learn about the decisive attack on Kittanning; the heartbreak and tragedy at Muddy Creek; the heroism at Fredericksburg of Civil War soldier Richard Kirkland; and the bravery of the men who fought and died at Gettysburg. Discover the fascinating lifestyle of the Amish, and the mystery and power of the cougar. Relive the terrifying day Pearl Harbor was attacked through personal interviews of those who remember. These stories, and so many more, promise to enthrall and transport you to the bygone times that make up Pennsylvania's rich history. O'Hanlon-Lincoln puts no fences around history. Says the dynamic author: "History is the full scope of human experiences. It is a spacious realm with a diversity of fascinating vistas. In addition to politics, war and social issues, history is also art, the performing arts, science, industry and innovations, religion, medicine, important achievements in every field of endeavor... and more than anything else, history is people." "I love writing about Pennsylvania's thrilling past, for the past speaks to us... if we listen." ~ Ceane O'Hanlon-Lincoln. Limited to 1,000 numbered copies. Cover artwork by Helen Alt. 233 pages, 7 x 10 Hardbound ISBN 978-0-97605632-4, LOC 2007927210. To read about the author, go to: www.mechlingbooks.com/chronicles.html. For reviews, click on "reviews" as the bottom of that page.