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Henry Clay by David S. Heidler
"The Essential American is Henry Clay. He is a former Speaker of the House, Senator, Secretary of State and Presidential Candidate. He also started the Whig Party. The Whig Party preceded the Republican Party as the Democratic Party’s main politica..." Read more of this review »
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The Presidents and UFOs by Larry Holcombe
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Glimpsing Heaven by Judy Bachrach
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The Quartet by Joseph J. Ellis
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How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big  by Scott Adams
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It was "OK". Most of the insights offered I already knew, but still enjoyed his "take" on them. He always says not to take the advice of cartoonists and check with your doctor before taking any of his medical advice. I don't know why but that always ...more
Cinderella Man by Jeremy Schaap
" I know these names and am happy to learn that Cinderella Man lived Happy Ever After. "
Cinderella Man by Jeremy Schaap
"Cinderella man is a book about an underdog in boxing as well as an underdog in life trying to make something of himself in the toughest economic times of the 20th Century. It centers itself around James J. Braddock. Braddock was a very nice man wh..." Read more of this review »
I Will Have Vengeance by Maurizio de Giovanni
" Sounds like a darker version of the Odd Thomas series. "
I Will Have Vengeance by Maurizio de Giovanni
"First, I want to get out of the way that the "hook" for this series is that Ricciardi sees ghosts ... but only those who've died violently in all their gory-ness, never regular deaths - a minus for me. Moreover, he's one of the brooding types, who..." Read more of this review »
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Marcel Proust
“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”
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“I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.”
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“One planet, one experiment.”
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“If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?”
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“Everything must be made as simple as possible. But not simpler.”
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Description: My first poem ever. . . based upon the book, The Assassination of Adolf Hitler
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