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By Robert Schreiber Jr.

From woolly mammoths, via wolves and mountain lions, to the biggest elk herd within the East. It starts off within the warmth of the tropics and maintains via Ice Age Pennsylvania, from "King Coal" to Marcellus Shale. it's a tale of local american citizens, pioneers and immigrants suffering for survival. Warriors, patriots, murderers and terrorists are all a part of the heritage of a small city in Northcentral Pennsylvania. it's a designated tale of guys and girls carving a house out of the desolate tract, but intricately concerned with their state and the area. Antietam, Normandy, Saigon and Baghdad are a part of the tale as is plague and the Ku Klux Klan.

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