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by Ángeles Goyanes (Goodreads Author)
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El niño en la cima de la montaña by John Boyne
El niño en la cima de la montaña
by John Boyne (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2016
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This book is about the holocaust of WWII, but from an unusual angle. We read about the horrors of Hitler and the Nazis and the sufferings of innocent people, but from the point of view of a young man searching to find himself, desperate to make some ...more
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March by Geraldine Brooks
March
by Geraldine Brooks (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2016
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What a wonderful alternative history! In Louisa May Alcott’s book Little Women, the father of the family, Mr. March, was off to the civil war. In this book, the author has invented the memoir of what happened to Mr. March during this time, referring ...more
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey
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This book has long, detailed descriptions with not much action (at least in the first 30 pages). I have just finished 2 books with long, detailed descriptions ("Atonment" and "The Murders in the Rue Morgue and Other Tales", so I couldn't stomach anot ...more
Project Management for Planners by Terry A. Clark
"Very practical and well written. Great for someone new to project management techniques and trying to develop a model. I'll be referring to this book frequently in my office and suggesting my employees read it. "
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Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon
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I didn’t know much about Ruth Bader Ginsburg before reading this. After reading, I am quite impressed. She has spent her life “fighting”, or “lawyering” for women’s rights. Since I came of age in the late 60’s, I benefitted from her work!
She hasn’t
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The Murders in the Rue Morgue and Other Tales by Edgar Allan Poe
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Poe certainly had a diseased mind, writing tragic, gory, appalling, mournful, unhappy stories. Nevertheless, I enjoyed reading them, for their creativeness, if nothing else.
I didn’t enjoy the style of his writing, however. He used far too many word
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Atonement by Ian McEwan
Atonement
by Ian McEwan
read in July, 2016
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The story is about a young girl who commits a crime, which results in a man going to prison. She later recants her story and the man is free. However, she doesn’t tell who she believes is the real perpetrator of the crime, except in her novel about ...more
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Margot by Jillian Cantor
Margot
by Jillian Cantor (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2016
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As an “alternative history”, this book is about the story of Anne Frank’s sister, Margot Frank, who in this book survives the Holocaust and moves to the US to begin a new life as a non-Jew, Margie Franklin.
I found the book hard to put down. As oth
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Dreams of Trespass by Fatema Mernissi
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This book tells us about what it's like to grow up in a harem. In this sense, a harem is a community of people, usually relatives, living together, where the men can leave, but women and girls can't. The men may or may not have more than one wife liv ...more
The Anatomy of Peace by The Arbinger Institute
" Is like to hear if this book is valuable, the title is provocative. "
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