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A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain
3.95
it was amazing
Back in my book selling days, Robert Olen Butler's Tabloid Dreams was, shortly after it came out, THE book all the cool kids working in bookstores wer ...more
Aug 18, 1998
Aug 29, 2012
 
All in
3.65
liked it
If there is one adjective that makes me not want to read a book, it is "inspirational". I do not seek out stories of an individual overcoming incredib ...more
Feb 17, 2011
Mar 02, 2011
 
Ru
3.72
really liked it
The more books I try to rate on goodreads, the more problematic the whole notion of rating books, and novels in particular, becomes.

At first the stru
...more
Oct 03, 2014
Oct 07, 2014
 
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story
4.22
liked it
This is a very important book. It draws attention to pressing issues and is many ways inspiring.

So why can I only give it three stars?

I guess I have
...more
Mar 05, 2013
Jul 25, 2013
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