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Friday, 13 October 2017 – Finishing Paul Clemens’ Punching Out – One Year in a Closing Auto Plant (pages 100-271).

Friday I was wrung out from the week. I had some down time and sat in my green easy chair in the bonus room and finished Paul Clemens’s Punching Out – One Year in a Closing Auto Plant. I wanted … Continue reading

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Thursday, 12 October 2017 – Reading the first 100 pages of Paul Clemens’ Punching Out – One Year in a Closing Auto Plant

Yesterday, I got the first book in my big Amazon order of used books. The first to arrive was Paul Clemens’ Punching Out – One Year in a Closing Auto Plant (2011). Clemens previously wrote the terrific Made in Detroit, … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 10 October 2017 – Finishing The Double Life of Fidel Castro by Juan Reinaldo Sanchez

Tuesday I finished The Double Life of Fidel Castro. The book grew on me as I read it. The title of the book could be Castro and Me. It’s not the definitive biography of Castro, instead, it’s a series of … Continue reading

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Monday, 9 October 2017 – reading pages 81-161 in The Double Life of Fidel Castro

I continue to work on the Fidel Castro book. It’s a series of vignettes about the author’s life with Fidel; the title could have been Castro and Me. On the whole, the book is pretty good so far. One of … Continue reading

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Saturday, 7 October 2017 – Ordering Books & Reading pages 1-116 of Michelle R. McPhee’s A Professor’s Rage

During the a.m., I put in book orders to both Edward R Hamilton & to Amazon. My “book greed” (as my late sister used to call it) was pretty extreme. I got nine books from Amazon and ordered eleven from Edward … Continue reading

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Book Review – Marc Leepson’s Ballad of the Green Beret

Ballad of the Green Beret – The Life and Wars of Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler from the Vietnam War and Pop Stardom to Murder and an Unsolved, Violent Death by Marc Leepson Publisher – Stackpole Books Copyright 2017 235 pages … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 7 May 2017 – Reading pages 1-52 in Michael Crichton’s Grave Descend

Wednesday a cold was starting to get me by the evening. So, my reading was short before I headed for bed. I started Michael Crichton’s Grave Descend and managed the first 52 pages. The story is basic men’s adventure stuff. … Continue reading

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