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15 yr old historian has 3 published books already
« on: June 22, 2013, 09:04:19 PM »
Cooper Wingert, Harrisburg historian, has three nationally published books by age 15
http://blog.pennlive.com/gettysburg-150 ... _hist.html

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There's often a skeptical scrinch of the nose and a bit of raised eyebrow when people hear that the definitive history of Harrisburg's experience during the Civil War has been written by a 14-year-old - just enough to indicate while the fact is surprising, even fascinating, the history's probably less than serious.

Cooper Wingert, who just turned 15, is used to that. He got it a lot when he first began to self-publish local histories, but now that three of his titles have been published nationally, he gets it much less.

"The Confederate Approach on Harrisburg: The Gettysburg Campaign's Northernmost Reaches" was published by The History Press last year, followed this April by "Emergency Men!: The 26th Pennsylvania Volunteer Militia and the Gettysburg Campaign" and "Harrisburg and the Civil War: Defending the Keystone of the Union."

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Re: 15 yr old historian has 3 published books already
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2013, 09:08:37 PM »
Gotdamn whippersnappers!
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Re: 15 yr old historian has 3 published books already
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2013, 10:03:09 PM »
I better keep this quiet or my parents will really be on my back about wasting my history degree,
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Re: 15 yr old historian has 3 published books already
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2013, 11:22:59 PM »
All hail my new signature!

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