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Altered history

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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-05-31

I probably would have enjoyed the altered history more if I were more conversant with the actual history. I am for instance now very curious about how the Mormons were 'cured' of their polygamy, and how close this altered history conforms to the actual.

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A must read for all of humanity

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-02-21

I met someone a few days ago that recommended to me Jordan Peterson, calling him, "A smart man."  I replied, "Not likely," with the assurance that foolishness is so much more common in philosophy than is insight.  I had a credit on my Audible, and so bought "Maps of Meaning."
This is the greatest source of insight since Voltaire, and far far far beyond Voltaire. A must read for all of mankind, a firm foundation for the continued progress of mankind.

Next President?

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-01-01

she says she doesn't want to run. But she is a woman who will do what is needed to be done, and before reading this book I felt that she might be an excellent candidate. now I know that she is definitely the best candidate for this job.

Needs a Metronome

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3 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-12-26

I found the narration the worst I've ever heard. Very aggravating the varying narration rate, pumping out words at times much faster than others I have heard, and then slowing right down and giving extended pause for periods and commas.

music annoying

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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-11-26

I felt that the background music was annoying. It took some time to get my head to ignore it.

Why the Fame

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2 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-09-19

Very few movies I haven't liked, except "The Apprenticeship of Duddy Cravetz" is one of a very short list. Very few books I don't enjoy. Here's one.
Good golly. Who ever told Richler that he could write. Does not leave you feeling good. Does not leave a mystery to ponder. Does not leave you sympathetic. What is the point of his work?

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Refreshingly Frank

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-06-13

The first book in a long time that I wanted to read again as soon as finished. It is very rare to find a book that is not partly stupid or partly dishonest and usually both. Incredible.

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lost in translation

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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-05-06

I get the sense that much of my struggle with this book was a deficiency in the translation and narration. little things like gender wrong threw me in trying to follow the story, or was the wife husband speaking of homosexual relationships? the oft wrong pronunciation live/life while would never be mentioned in face to face communications is just not acceptable in professional narration.

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Genre?

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-02-24

Awesome novel.
Romance mystery murder suspense
Grabs you from the first few words.
Excellent work.