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Nearer My God To Thee or Got To Get Ourselves Back To The Garden

Walked out past light rain at daybreak to pick up the Sunday New York Times from the foot of our driveway this morning, attentive to the green and scented whole of our home nestled into the copse of an ancient forest. My old friend John Fleming emailed last week. A born again with a fierce fear of this world, he sanctions me from time to time to hand my soul over to Jesus and accompanies his ad... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2019 16:45
Average rating: 3.82 · 1,667 ratings · 205 reviews · 17 distinct worksSimilar authors
Mother's Day

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Angel of Darkness: The True...

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The Yosemite Murders

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The Last Mogul: Lew Wasserm...

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Five Easy Decades: How Jack...

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Dylan The Biography

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In the Best of Families: Th...

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Privileged Son: Otis Chandl...

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Bob Dylan: The Biography

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The Strange Courtship of Abigail Bird by John Blumenthal
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The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
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Best book I’ve read this year. Without heavy hand or maudlin trickery, tackles intra familial warfare in unexpected yet deeply satisfying narrative.
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This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger
This Tender Land
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Huck Finn up river in 1932. Melodramatic at times with some soap opera “huh?” moments, but generally satisfying and believable.
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Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell
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Gladwell does it again / this time showing us why and how we fail to communicate over and over
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Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell
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Gladwell does it again / this time showing us why and how we fail to communicate over and over
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Normal People by Sally Rooney
Normal People
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Terrific. Rooney is first millennial superstar.
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Lady in the Lake by Laura Lippman
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Spying on the South by Tony Horwitz
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Moonglow by Michael Chabon
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Disappointing. Good start but perhaps too personal - winds up being an apologia for grandpa instead of an entertaining read.
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Dennis McDougal, Bob Dylan: The Biography

“bullet. Then he asked that Mrs. Lydia Hansen, Clifford’s older sister, take the witness stand. Zarick objected. Mrs. Hansen was a new witness, not a rebuttal witness, he argued. If she took the stand, she could only address the points that Dorfman had made earlier, before he rested his case. The judge ordered Zarick and Dorfman into his chambers while he pondered this point of law. “Lydia Hansen would have testified to the threats, showing a predisposition to do harm,” Dorfman said. “If Theresa expressed animosity against the guy in the past, it would certainly raise questions about this being a killing in retaliation for a beating.” But this logic didn’t wash with Judge Johnson. Dorfman had presented a case for second-degree murder at best, he said, and he would not allow Mrs. Hansen to testify as a”
Dennis McDougal, Mother's Day

“Bad judges, lousy cops, greedy lawyers, lazy prosecutors, mediocre teachers, and incompetent bureaucrats are inevitable. When they happen, they should be weeded out and sent back to school to learn something about moral courage and the Golden Rule.”
Dennis McDougal, Mother's Day

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Don't bother -- this may be the single worst thing I've struggled through in a decade. The linear equivalent of bad network
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