Birth date: May 04, 1916
Died: April 25, 2006
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By the numbers story of a female marine with PTSD, which managed to be so predictable that I found it extremely calming. I liked the main character and was invested in things working out for her, which of course I knew they would. Could probably have used about 80% less explaining what everyone was ...
I managed 203 pages--maybe someday I'll finish this.
This was a good book up till the last 9 chapters or so. I became disgusted with Jurgis when he just up and leaves his family to their fate when his son dies. When Jurgis comes back he is upset a family member is a prostitute now. What did he expect? The book then devolves into why socialism is the b...
Jacobs contends that we are heading for a new dark age and cites reasons in several categories. One is that we are tending away from rationality. See Creation science. She also cites examples in which research poorly thought out is relied on for policy decision-making, which is a far cry from the bl...