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19-20 June 2017 – Reading Pages 164-261 of Robert D. Putnam’s Our Kids – The American Dream in Crisis

Our Kids – The American Dream in Crisis by Robert D Putnam Simon & Schuster Copyright 2015 261 pages Rating (for pages 1-79, Chapters 1 & 2) – 9 out of 10 A few years ago, I came across a copy of Robert D Putnam’s Bowling Alone in a thrift store. In Bowling Alone, Putnam shows […]

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Sunday, 18 June 2017 – Reading Pages 80-164 of Robert D. Putnam’s Our Kids – The American Dream in Crisis

Our Kids – The American Dream in Crisis by Robert D Putnam Simon & Schuster Copyright 2015 261 pages Rating (for pages 1-79, Chapters 1 & 2) – 9 out of 10 A few years ago, I came across a copy of Robert D Putnam’s Bowling Alone in a thrift store. In Bowling Alone, Putnam shows […]

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Book Review -Grady Baby by Jerry Gentry

Grady Baby – A Years in the Life of Atlanta’s Grady Hospital by Jerry Gentry Publisher – University of Mississippi Press Copyright – 1999 346 pages Rating – 4/10 Summary –  Review – “We should make no promises. We should say we’ll … Continue reading

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Book Review: Working for the Man (Hardman #7) by Ralph Dennis

Working for the Man (Hardman #7) by Ralph Dennis Publisher – Popular Library Copyright 1974 176 pages Rating – 6.5/10 Summary – Ralph Dennis’ Hardman is back in Working for The Man. Someone is trying to extort money from The … Continue reading

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Book Review: The One-Dollar Ripoff (Hardman #9) by Ralph Dennis

The One-Dollar Ripoff (Hardman #9) by Ralph Dennis Publisher – Popular Library Copyright 1977 189 pages Rating – 8.5/10 Summary – In the ninth installment in Ralph Dennis’ twelve-book Hardman series, Hardman’s friend Hump is cheated when he wins a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Murder’s Not an Odd Job (Hardman #6) by Ralph Dennis

Murder’s Not an Odd Job (Hardman #6) by Ralph Dennis Publisher – Popular Library Copyright 1974 171 pages Rating – 6/10 Summary – Hardman is back – again. In the sixth of twelve installments, unlicensed Atlanta private eye Jim Hardman … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hardman #4 – Pimp for the Dead by Ralph Dennis

Hardman #4 – Pimp for the Dead by Ralph Dennis Copyright 1974 Publisher: Popular Library 173 pages Rating: 7/10 Summary: Hardman is back in a story of hookers, murder, and organized crime that is set on Atlanta’s mean streets. War … Continue reading

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