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The Road by Cormac McCarthy
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Feb 27, 2012

it was amazing

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February 27, 2012 – Shelved
April 1, 2012 – Started Reading
April 1, 2012 –
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April 12, 2012 – Finished Reading

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message 1: by Jim (new) - rated it 5 stars

Jim This book would get a much higher rating from me if not for the language. King admonishes writers in his memoir, On Writing, to be truthful in writing authentic dialogue. He says, and I agree to a point that unless we are writing fairy tails, this is good advice. In Under the Dome, King has been untruthful in the other extreme. I have never seen, and cannot imagine a community in which so many of its residents use such language so regularly.

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