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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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Book Review: Finder Keepers by Mark Bowden

Finder Keepers – The Story of a Man Who Found $1 Million by Mark Bowden Publisher – Atlantic Monthly Press Copyright – 2002 209 pages Rating – 9/10 Review – What would you do if you found $1.2 million? It … Continue reading

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Book Review: Night Squad by David Goodis

Night Squad by David Goodis Copyright 1961 Publisher: Gold Medal Fawcett 191 pages Rating: 6.5/10 Summary: David Goodis’ Night Squad tells the story of Corey Bradford – a corrupt Philadelphia cop in a corrupt world. Bradford is a likable anti-hero … Continue reading

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