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"This book,'Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama' by Dr. David Garrow, is difficult for me to write about. At 1,472 pages (including a couple hundred pages of source notes), this book was a behemoth and quite dense although extremely well-resear..." Read more of this review »
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“Without archives many stories of real people would be lost, and along with those stories, vital clues that allow us to reflect and interpret our lives today.”
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Daniel Quinn
“There is a difference between the inmates of your criminal prisons and the inmates of your cultural prison: The former understand that the distribution of wealth and power inside the prison had nothing to do with justice.”
Daniel Quinn, Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit

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“To me, reading through old letters and journals is like treasure hunting. Somewhere in those faded, handwritten lines there is a story that has been packed away in a dusty old box for years.”
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