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Grettir Jacobs

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I haven't had a career, but I have had many jobs. I have over three decades of work experience, with a broad range of positions, to include but not limited to farmhand, firefighter, carpenter, handyman, soldier, novelist, editor, recording secretary, financial planning columnist, stockbroker, retirement plan specialist, pension plan salesman, door-to-door salesman, teacher, and, dare I say it, Mr.Mom. And I've been a lot of places, and seen a lot of things. For example, I've seen two revolutions firsthand, one as a grad student at a university in that country and the other as a part of the US Embassy mission in that country. I am happiest when I am catching wild snakes for my kids to handle or watching one of my daughters score the winning ...more

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Strike Zone

4.22 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Flashman is not for everyone. The protagonist has no redeeming qualities, save one: Honesty. He is brutally honest, as no real person could be. Flashman is past the age of caring what other people think of him but not too old to remember his life in ...more
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This is a book everyone should read. It is incisive, empathetic, and, yes, more than a little disturbing.
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Grettir Jacobs Kim wrote: "Thanks for the add here. Cool to see you like Feynman. One of my favorites!"

Feynman was a funny guy. I would have loved attending his lectures.


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