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Gary Buslik

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Average rating: 3.34 · 155 ratings · 25 reviews · 6 distinct works
A Rotten Person Travels the...

3.08 avg rating — 105 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Akhmed and the Atomic Matzo...

4.25 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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A Rotten Person Travels the...

2.77 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2009
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The Missionary's Position

2.86 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1999
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Akhmed and the Atomic Matzo...

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Billy Gogan, American by Roger Higgins
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Higgins is a bare-knuckled story teller. In this brawny novel, he transports us to the hardscrabble lives of mid-1800s New York Irish immigrants. Though each day brings a new brawl for survival, under Higgins's deft touch, the heartbeat of tenderness ...more
Billy Gogan, American by Roger Higgins
"Billy Gogan is a great story about the emigartion of young man from Ireland. The story follows him on great adventures through the five points of america, the mexican war and so much more. It's a very entertaining adventure."
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Life Is Like A Walking Safari by Jill Paris
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This is a fun, smart read—a look into the human spirit that just happens to be about traveling. Paris's insights might never leave home and still be as witty and engaging.

Paris loves language and has a way with imagery:

"Somebody passed a spliff, a
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Deer Hunting in Paris by Paula Young Lee
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You'll hear that this book is witty, profound, sarcastic, poignant, hilarious. It is all those things, but beneath its brilliant prose, this story's literary blood pulses through an American heart.

Lee's parents, Korean immigrants, find light and war
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Ghost Dance in Berlin by Peter Wortsman
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The Bookworm Turns by The Bookworm
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This is, so far, one of my two favorite reads of the year. Ultra-liberals won't have a chance to like anything about this essay collection because they'll avoid it the way brats avoid spinach. If open-minded enough to crack its spine, more moderate p
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Ghost Dance in Berlin by Peter Wortsman
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This is an exquisite little book, gauzy in the way a bandage does more good than its weight would suggest; gauzy in the way dreams talk to us; gauzy in the way fog settles on cemeteries.

This isn't a travelog or even a travel journal, but (to use Wor
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Getting Stoned with Savages by J. Maarten Troost
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Akhmed and the Atomic Matzo Balls by Gary Buslik
"May 29, 2012
Akhmed and The Atomic Matzo Balls

Meet Akhmed, the quirky Iranian president whose only regret was not hooking up with Rosie O'Donnell, who keeps magazines scattered on the floor near his bed, who eats matzo balls soup, has a short-man c..." Read more of this review »
Akhmed and the Atomic Matzo Balls by Gary Buslik
"DNF - Hilarious book, but I just couldn't get past a particular part that is so revolting I kept trying to mentally change it. Offensively wacky fun. "
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