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The Education of Henry Adams Volume 2

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Paperback, 320 pages
Published 1964 by Time Inc
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What. A. Slog. I felt like a miner, given orders to bore through tough clay and stone with naught but an old fork and some broken thimbles. There were passages of beauty, yes, but they were buried deep in the proverbial mantle, and getting to them through this book was simply inefficacious. Better to root through quotes like a pig for truffles than to doggedly pursue bits of truth and beauty in this second volume. Flowery, complex writing is usually a joy of mine, but here it simply compounded n ...more
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Henry Brooks Adams was born into one of the oldest and most distinguished families in Boston, a family which had produced two American presidents, giving him the opportunity to pursue a wide-ranging variety of intellectual interests during the course of his life. Functionin
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