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For someone who is not really updated on the predicament of the middle
class in today's America," It's the Middle Class,Stupid" by James Carville and Stan Greenberg would be a great introduction. For the last
forty years middle class people have seen
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The Lost Child of Philomena Lee by Martin Sixsmith
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The title sums up the book very well. The tragedy of it all that mother and son were looking for one
another at the same time ,but the obdurance and outright lies of the Catholic Church prevented them
from finding each other until it was too late.
Whil
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Castles Burning by Magda Denes
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Denes' book regarding her war-time adventures in Budapest could have used a good deal of editing,
but in spite of that,with a little patience one can find a fascinating tale of life under the Hungarian
and German fascists as seen through the eyes of a
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Even This I Get to Experience by Norman Lear
Even This I Get to Experience
by Norman Lear
read in February, 2016
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The man who wrote and produced "All in the Family","Maude","The Jeffersons" and founded
People for the American Way,was a very unlikely candidate for fame and fortune. Coming from a
somewhat confused childhood,yet always able to see the humorous side
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Truman by David McCullough
Truman
by David McCullough
read in January, 2016
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This a remarkable book about a remarkable man. McCullough is a thorough-going classical type
of historical writer. In spite of this,or because of it he can really tell an in depth story. Harry Truman,
a man from most humble beginnings,rose to be one o
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The Thurber Carnival by James Thurber
The Thurber Carnival
by James Thurber
read in January, 2016
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Thurber's essays,poems and cartoons are remarkably,classically funny. Anyone wanting a good
break from depression or just wanting a fun time should read this!
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Archangel by Robert   Harris
" "Archangel"by Robert Harris is a real grabber. Just as with
his "Enigma",the author is clever at involving the reader from
the start. It is part detecti
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Archangel
by Robert Harris (Goodreads Author)
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The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
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This is the amazing story of how two young men without a college education were able,through observation and innate
mechanical ability,to invent the airplane. Orville and Wilbur Wright,bicycle mechanics from Dayton,Ohio were able to
create a machine
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Jacksonland by Steve Inskeep
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Had the author of "Jacksonland" wished,he could have called his book"How the
Cherokees Lost the Southeast",for that is the theme of the book. Jackson,throughout
his career was happy to mix his politics with his real estate possession. It didn't hurt
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Enigma by Robert   Harris
Enigma
by Robert Harris (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2015
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Combine history with mystery and cryptography and you have an excellent,very readable
novel called "Enigma". The story takes place during World WarII in a small English
town, Bletchley,which was the center of British intelligence. Their main job was
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