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The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac
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Clemente by David Maraniss
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The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
by Erik Larson (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: steampunks, architectural and real crime fans
read in June, 2007
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Larson blends two of my favorite subjects - real crime and the progress of the late 19th century in his own signature dazzling fashion. His voice in notable in that he mixes fact with his own vision of what cannot be known - but in a manner that adds...more
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The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
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The Bluegrass Conspiracy by Sally Denton
The Bluegrass Conspiracy: An Inside Story of Power, Greed, Drugs and Murder
by Sally Denton
recommended to Ben Wilson by: Mom, Holly
read in July, 2007
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Picked up and put down a few times - sub-par writing on a fascinating topic close to my Bluegrass Roots. My mother claims to have met some of the particulars back in the 80s. Small town, high crime - what's not to love? Oh yeah, the dreadful writing....more
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Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness
by Joseph Conrad
read in March, 2008
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""Predictable...average...entirely enjoyable...shower rape."

Just like Steak 'n' Shake!
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"Devil in the Big Apple, huh?

Sounds like the TV series followed that same pattern as well - though having been shot for ESPN, they kept the police dram...more
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