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Jack Kline

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Average rating: 5.00 · 4 ratings · 3 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
Blowing Carbon

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2010
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Dirty Dishes (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: A white college kid in the early 70's learns about racial prejudice.

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A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
" Thanks, Sue. They've made a movie due out late August/early September. Bryson and Katz are aged for the film, played by Robert Redford and Nick Nolte, ...more "
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Terrorist by John Updike
Terrorist
by John Updike
recommended for: Updike fans and those curious about why radical Islamics hate America
read in May, 2007
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John Updike has earned a mantel full of awards, including a Pulitzer and a National Book Award. He knows people and he knows how tough even the most mundane lives can be. And Updike knows how to write. At his best when writing of “normal” people livi ...more
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Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach
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I read this highly acclaimed book a long time ago. Seagull was the warm and fuzzy, feel good, turn-your-life-around book of my early adulthood. Everybody who was anybody read it. A sector of my friends gushed and glowed and swooned during discussions ...more
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Lord of the Rings on Steroids:

Twenty-two years ago my friend JK gave me a book to read, the first book of The Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan. In some small way, that day changed my life. As I began reading the first book, The Eye of the World,
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A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan
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Twenty-two years ago my friend JK gave me a book to read, the first book of The Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan. In some small way, that day changed my life. As I began reading the first book, The Eye of the World,
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Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
" Read it several times too, read all of Vonnegut, even the posthumous ones. Love his style, love the philosophy, love the humor even in the face of sit ...more "
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The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling
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A shaky 3 star – almost 2 star – rating … and as a Harry Potter aficionado, a bit disappointed. Here's why:


A couple of generations ago American women stayed home and kept house and mothered children while the men earned the family’s bread. At lunch t
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“If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.”
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message 3: by TK421

TK421 Well played, sir, well played.


message 2: by Jack

Jack Well, I'm going to Disneyland, naturally.


message 1: by TK421

TK421 So after the English degree what's next?


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