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Escape from Camp 14 by Blaine Harden
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It really is a remarkable journey. Shin continues to try and come to terms with his life and what happened to his family. How he survived is quite amazing, he was terrorized, starved, beaten, frozen and still carries on and tries to find his future.
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Spillover by David Quammen
"Excellent book by a very articulate Author who knows his Subject. Reads like a series of Detective Novels except these incidents are all true. At present there is another outbreak of Ebola in Central Africa which shows the concern we all should ha..." Read more of this review »
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Vanished by Wil S. Hylton
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Flappers by Judith Mackrell
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The flappers were from such different backgrounds but shared many of the same passions and drive for life, love and sex. 1920's era is so full of crazy colorful people and events. Each flapper is given a chapter, then again until there lives were com ...more
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A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah
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The Indifferent Stars Above by Daniel James Brown
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One Summer by Bill Bryson
One Summer: America, 1927
by Bill Bryson
read in March, 2014
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Bryson is one of my favorites, 1927 was an amazing year. Some familiar famous people but he goes into depth on their stories. My favorites are the baseball players, managers, owners - the Yankees, Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.
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Thor Heyerdahl
“Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity.”
Thor Heyerdahl

Yann Martel
“To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transportation.”
Yann Martel, Life of Pi

Louis Menand
“Quotable quotes are coins rubbed smooth by circulation.”
Louis Menand

Irwin Shaw
“There are too many books I haven’t read, too many places I haven’t seen, too many memories I haven’t kept long enough.”
Irwin Shaw

John Guare
“It's amazing how a little tomorrow can make up for a whole lot of yesterday.”
John Guare, Landscape of the Body

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