Marks54’s Profile

Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Marks54.





Becoming Steve Jo...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
Thomas Cromwell: ...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Marks54's Recent Updates

Marks54 rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Tudors by Peter Ackroyd
Rate this book
Clear rating
This is a fine one volume history of the Tudor dynasty from Henry VIII to Elizabeth. It covers all of the high points and presents a coherent story and good context for what is a very complex story, even though it is widely written about. The theme t ...more
Marks54 is currently reading
Tudors by Peter Ackroyd
Rate this book
Clear rating
Marks54 is currently reading
Becoming Steve Jobs by Brent Schlender
Rate this book
Clear rating
Marks54 rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Dead Wake by Erik Larson
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
by Erik Larson (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
Erik Larson is a master of presenting the important and historic in terms that can be recognized and appreciated by regular people. He bridges the world of history with that of the historical novel, even while constraining himself to actual situation ...more
Marks54 rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Servants of the State by Margaret Rung
Rate this book
Clear rating
This is an historical study of how diversity and gender issues were handled in the Federal Civil Service bureaucracy from the Progressive Era up through the advent of the Cold War, with a special emphasis on the New Deal. The punchline is that while ...more
Marks54 is currently reading
Dead Wake by Erik Larson
Rate this book
Clear rating
Marks54 rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Our Kids by Robert D. Putnam
Rate this book
Clear rating
This is a report of Putnam's latest study on inequality in education in America. Qualitative interview results for a selected set of respondents which is then supplemented by summaries of current results from larger sample statistical studies. It is ...more
Marks54 started reading
Servants of the State by Margaret Rung
Rate this book
Clear rating
Marks54 is currently reading
Our Kids by Robert D. Putnam
Rate this book
Clear rating
Marks54 rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Some Luck by Jane Smiley
Some Luck
by Jane Smiley
read in March, 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
I read this because I am going to a book discussion on it. I have to process this one a bit. Overall, the book was very entertaining and well written. It was an enjoyable read that went very well.

... but what was it? I won't summarize the plot except
...more
More of Marks54's books…
Maphead
1,552 books | 60 friends

Greg
2,458 books | 93 friends

Hamed I...
43 books | 39 friends

Matt Gr...
438 books | 35 friends

Nikhil ...
157 books | 29 friends

Henry K...
117 books | 164 friends

Max Mck...
9 books | 111 friends

Jerry Ward
88 books | 58 friends

More friends…

Quizzes and Trivia

questions answered:
2 (0.0%)

correct:
2 (100.0%)

skipped:
0 (0.0%)

1212723 out of 3196047

streak:
2

best streak:
2

questions added:
0



Polls voted on by this member