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Thalia by Larry McMurtry
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Beautiful story

AFI rated it as one of the best movies. Watched the movie. Black and white so perfect for this story. Jeff Bridges and Cybill Shepard absolutely perfect for their roles. She so beautiful, so bitchy, so mindless. He so clueless, perfect
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Whatabitch.

Wonderful adventures led by a shrew. Never thought I’d look forward to Disney as an improvement.

Julie Andrews? Should have been Margaret Hamilton.
The Ferryman by Jez Butterworth
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“The past is not dead. It’s not even past.” Willam Faulkner

I was in Ireland soon after Bobby Sands died. I saw the Thatcher protests and the funeral procession when one of the other hunger strikers died. Just this week there was a political murder in
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“The past is not dead. It’s not even past.” Willam Faulkner

I was in Ireland soon after Bobby Sands died. I saw the Thatcher protests and the funeral procession when one of the other hunger strikers died. Just this week there was a political murder in
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I just bought this on Kindle. I read a review that mentioned how irritating the type face is. I did not think this would ever bother me. IT IS TERRIBLE! Look at the preview in Goodreads. You cannot change the typeface on the Kindle.
Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker
" Gone, along with any pretense of youth. Now where did I put my dentures? "
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