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Into the Wild
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"I'm enjoying this account of Chris McCandless. I find him very admirable for pursuing his dreams." Mar 30, 2009 06:14PM

 
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"What a gruesome depiction of misery... and it only covers what one day was like!?! I like this MUCH better than Tolstoy already..." Jan 21, 2009 10:38PM

 

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Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
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Joe is on page 113 of 207 of Into the Wild: I'm enjoying this account of Chris McCandless. I find him very admirable for pursuing his dreams.
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The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The Kite Runner
by Khaled Hosseini (Goodreads Author)
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This book is phenomenal! I read his second book (Thousand Splendid Suns) first, and I enjoyed reading this one MUCH more. Hosseini's writing PULLS you in, and he put so much heart into the story that the reader easily relates to the characters.

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Joe is on page 7 of 371 of The Kite Runner: This book is phenomenal. Hosseini's writing pulls you in, and he puts so much heart into it, the reader easily relates to the characters.
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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
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Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
by Stephenie Meyer
read in December, 2008
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While Twilight is VERY well written, it is the style that I find so annoying... Meyer accurately pens the emotions that a teenage girl feels, which is why I was so annoyed while reading it --- it felt like I was sitting listening to a teenage girl ta ...more
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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughterhouse-Five
by Kurt Vonnegut
read in January, 2009
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Slaughterhouse Five is like if Pulp Fiction were somebody's life, narrated. It is a very strange book, and yet an excellent portrayal of a firt-person perspective of someone's condition. It's pretty short, so it's worth your time to try reading somet ...more
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Gates of Fire by Steven Pressfield
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What a phenomenal account of the most honorable military force in history. He details so well the mentality of Soldiers at war. Please, read this book.
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The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein
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I couldn't help but compare Heinlein's fictional description of life in a Lunar Penal Colony to the way life was for these United States of America struggling for independence from England.

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