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The Mine by John A. Heldt
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A PLEASANT FANTASY.

“Never a fan of pity parties, he quickly accepted his predicament as permanent and regrouped.” (Kindle Location 677)

The Mine (Northwest Passage #1), by John A. Heldt is a very pleasant/delightful fantasy, mostly set in a more innoc
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You Don't Have to Say You Love Me by Sherman Alexie
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A HARDSCRABBLE LIFE: SUCCESS AGAINST ALL ODDS.

“Thing is, I don’t believe in ghosts. But I see them all the time.” (p. 7)

Sherman Alexie is a very angry Indian with an amazing gift for storytelling. His memoir, You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me—rife wi
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Free Thought and Official Propaganda by Bertrand Russell
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CLEAR THINKING ON FREE THOUGHT.

“None of our beliefs are quite true; all have at least a penumbra of vagueness and error” (Kindle Location 118)

Bertrand Russell’s Conway Memorial Lecture of March 24, 1922, Free Thought and Official Propaganda, offers c
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Where the Past Begins by Amy Tan
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Upheaval by Jared Diamond
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The Relive Box and Other Stories by T. Coraghessan Boyle
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VERY ENTERTAINING.

“The library is one of my favorite buildings in town, a sandstone monument to culture and learning built in a time when people cared about such things.”—from Theft and Other Issues (Kindle Location 2,005)

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A Good American Family by David Maraniss
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