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This is a powerful read. It was a One city, One book project. We have this kind of poverty here, but I didn’t know that there was no cash involved in welfare anymore.

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They could have a better reader:this man doesn’t do different voices very well.
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“′Classic′ - a book which people praise and don't read.”
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Groucho Marx
“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”
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Emma Goldman
“If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.”
Emma Goldman

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“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
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Elmore Leonard
“Elmore Leonard's Ten Rules of Writing

1. Never open a book with weather.
2. Avoid prologues.
3. Never use a verb other than "said" to carry dialogue.
4. Never use an adverb to modify the verb "said”…he admonished gravely.
5. Keep your exclamation points under control. You are allowed no more than two or three per 100,000 words of prose.
6. Never use the words "suddenly" or "all hell broke loose."
7. Use regional dialect, patois, sparingly.
8. Avoid detailed descriptions of characters.
9. Don't go into great detail describing places and things.
10. Try to leave out the part that readers tend to skip.

My most important rule is one that sums up the 10.

If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it.”
Elmore Leonard

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