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“Any man with money to make the purchase may become a dog's owner. But no man --spend he ever so much coin and food and tact in the effort-- may become a dog's Master without consent of the dog. Do you get the difference? And he whom a dog once unreservedly accepts as Master is forever that dog's God.”
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The Plague by Albert Camus
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First on the Moon by Hugh Walters
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Spoonhandle by Ruth Moore
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Cross Creek by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
"Beautiful descriptions of 1930s Florida, when it crawled with wildlife and riotous communities of unimaginable flora. Had a tough time with her blatant white superiority though. If she were writing in today's world her words would have no doubt be..." Read more of this review »
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Cross Creek by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
"The first half was difficult to read. I wanted very much to hold Rawlings as a bit of an idol: an independent woman of the 30s making her own way in Florida. But I found it very hard to admire her in light of her very raw racism. Although she seem..." Read more of this review »
Mark W. Cole and 4 other people liked Melissa's review of Cross Creek:
Cross Creek by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
"This is one of those books that I've felt I "should" read, jsut because I've been hearing about it for so long. Some of the writing was beautiful. However, I couldn't quite get over how condescending she was to her neighbors.
Some of this was certa..." Read more of this review »
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Prozac Nation by Elizabeth Wurtzel
Prozac Nation
by Elizabeth Wurtzel
read in October, 2013
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This is by far the worst book I've read in the last couple of years. A
pampered yuppie brat goes from one binge to another using
various drugs and alcohol. And from one sexual misadventure
to another. The sexual adventures reminded me of barnyard farm a
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Albert Payson Terhune
“Any man with money to make the purchase may become a dog's owner. But no man --spend he ever so much coin and food and tact in the effort-- may become a dog's Master without consent of the dog. Do you get the difference? And he whom a dog once unreservedly accepts as Master is forever that dog's God.”
Albert Payson Terhune, Lad: A Dog

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