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I barely know who Amy Schumer is, since her show is on cable and I don't have it. She's funny, but tells too many dick jokes which is not really my thing. Nevertheless, I enjoyed this book. I read it because I saw a review that strongly recommended i ...more
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Rather morbid descriptions of the deaths of those who die in this one, but otherwise an enjoyable read. In standard Jack Reacher fashion, it has lots of action and is always moving.
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Read about 30 pages, ending with a five page introspection by the lead character about how things were a mess in her life. Or something. I looked ahead about twenty more pages and saw no signs of dialog and decided it just wasn't for me.
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Robert A. Heinlein
“A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.”
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“I don't really like you, but I'm so good at acting as if I do that it's basically the same thing.”
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