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"Something horrible has happened to the world. Something unseen by the living. But those who have seen this thing, monster, creature, this unknown entity, are driven to suicide. Malorie and her two children have lived in a house with blanketed windows. They wear blindfolds when outside. Malerman keeps you on the edge of your seat, when Malorie leaves home for a 20 mile ride down the river blindfolded. Haunting." 19 hours, 36 min ago

 
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Look Homeward, Angel, A Story of Buried Life by Thomas Wolfe
Look Homeward, Angel, A Story of Buried Life (Modern Library Giant No. G16)
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recommended to Mike by: O.B. Emerson, Professor Emeritus English, University of Alabama
recommended for: Those with a Greek and Latin Dictionary with a big dollop of patience
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Look Homeward, Angel, A Story of Buried Life: Or, Why I Can't Go Home Again

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The Young Hemingway by Michael S. Reynolds
The Young Hemingway
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