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THOUGHTS, NEWS, AND READER EXTRAS FROM MICHAEL G BERGEN

FROM THE BLOG OF MICHAEL G BERGEN

How I researched my first novel

How I researched my first novel

My Rutherford Chronicles book series follows my grandfather Joe Rutherford, my father, myself and other characters, luminaries and simple working-class folk, through the 20th Century on four continents. The first book begins in the dockyards of Tyneside, North East...

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How much researching our past has changed

How much researching our past has changed

When I was doing research for my papers at university during the 1960s, this is what I learned to do. First, I’d visit the library and plan for many hours of scouring the card catalogue, standing at cabinets filled with drawers of index cards that described and...

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