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Walden
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Sam Sam said: "Walden is a worthy read. As a sage writer, Thoreau takes a stance of moral superiority, but his ideas are thought provoking and arousing. Careful reading has revealed well-crafted phrases that have eluded the mainstream perversion of cliche. It is en...more "

 
Young Men and Fire
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Winter Wheat by Mildred Walker
Winter Wheat
by Mildred Walker
read in September, 2007
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Very well done. Highly recommended. A sketch of the American Dream in the Midwest,
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The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The Kite Runner
by Khaled Hosseini (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2007
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I highly recommend this book. It was an interesting glimpse into a different culture. It has been some time since reading, but I remember distinctly thinking of restitution and repentance and liberation.
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Life of Pi by Yann Martel
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Interesting and worth reading. I thought about this for several days following completion.
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Following the Equator by Mark Twain
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Interesting and recommended. Many anecdotal sketches. This one failed to captivate me as much as others, but was enjoyable.
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Roughing It by Mark Twain
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Twain's Roughing It is probably my favorite Mark Twain Book. As one might expect with Twain, the line between fact and folly is sometimes difficult to discern. The book is based on his travel across the mid-19th century western United States. Highlig...more
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
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A classic. Wonderfully written on so many levels. I have read this three times.
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Moby Dick by Herman Melville
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I don't know why the audio CD is the most frequently reviewed, but it seemed to be the best fit. I read the book, and it is on the top shortlist of works read.

I have heard several criticize Melville's attention to detail in Moby Dick. He can write on...more
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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
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The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
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One of the best books I have ever read. Fantastic.
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