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Trace

Trace

Joined June 2016

IG: trace11ca
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Pickpick

Great account of baseball‘s best base stealer.

kspenmoll Watching field of dreams game right now! 5d
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Panpan

Swing and a miss. Not much baseball and full of philosophy.

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Pickpick

Great account of the planning and conduct of the Iraq Wae that dispels many perceptions.

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Pickpick

Almost like reading Steinbeck.

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Pickpick

Harrowing account of the infamous incident with historic implications.

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Afghanistan Papers: A Secret History of the War | The Washington Post, Craig Whitlock
Pickpick

Difficult subject but really well done.

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Panpan

Not much baseball at all in this book nor any substance to back the authors claims.

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Cannery Row | John Steinbeck
Mehso-so

There were a few funny moments.

kspenmoll Happy Litsyversary!!! 2mo
Trace Thank you 2mo
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Fleet Tactics and Naval Operations | Wayne P. Hughes, Robert Girrier
Mehso-so

Gets repetitive.

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Pickpick

Very balanced and entertaining biography.

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Panpan

I thought this book was supposed to be about baseball?

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Pickpick

I think this his first serial killer character.

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The Bridges at Toko-Ri | James A. Michener
Mehso-so

The culminating event was rushed.

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Summer of '49 | David Halberstam
Mehso-so

Great insight into the late season dramatics.

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Panpan

The author is all over the place. I thought I was reading a book about Smedley Butler in the early 1900s but the author spent more time talking about identity politics in 2020.

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Pickpick

You‘ll find yourself laughing at the greatness and the temper tantrums.

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Mehso-so

Trails off at the end.

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Mehso-so

Interesting point of view which was proven wrong after the 2003 Iraq invasion.

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Panpan

All over the place.

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Short History of Byzantium | John Julius Norwich
Mehso-so

I would recommend reading his three volume work this is far too compressed which makes the timeline sound repetitive.

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Pickpick

Brutally honest depiction of war in the Pacific.

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Pickpick

Feels like you‘re reading about the current corruption and crime of LA, NYC, and DC. Unfortunately these cities have gone back their lawlessness of the 70s, 80s, and early 90s.

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A Man at Arms: A Novel | Steven Pressfield
Pickpick

Good to see Rome entering the author‘s catalog.

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Pickpick

A must for cycling fans.

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Mehso-so

Good memoir recalling the counterinsurgency the United States learned the hard way in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Pickpick

Shatters the misconceptions of the 1st Marine Provisional Brigade in the Korean War.

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Pickpick

Great account of the gallant US Navy in a battle that is historically remembered as a USMC event.

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Pickpick

Brilliant depictions of the growing distrust that emerged out of the Tet Offensive and that continues to plague the United States government today.

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Mehso-so

Quick snapshot of American progression in foreign and domestic policy.

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Panpan

The author has very good points to start off with but the hypothetical situations he presents later in the book took away from a lot of his research.

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The Hill of Doves | Stuart Cloete
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Mehso-so

The story was anticlimactic.

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Pickpick

Great in depth account of the first year of the Battle of Britain during WWII from the perspective of the Churchill administration and family.

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Pickpick

Great depictions of the artist‘s relationships with Popes and his commissions along with in depth details of his personal letters to family and friends.

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Me | Elton John
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Pickpick

Very honest and focuses on the music and song writing.

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Mehso-so

Interesting to read about the scientists and doctors who pioneered new treatments and research.

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Panpan

Repetitive storytelling.

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Pickpick

Must read for cycling fans.

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This Side of Paradise | F.S. Fitzgerald
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Pickpick

I wonder how much the author was writing about his own experiences?

Leftcoastzen Real nice edition! 1y
CarolynM I loved this so much when I read it as a teenager. I've been tempted to reread since, but I'm worried the more mature me wouldn't be so sympathetic to Amory. 1y
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Pickpick

Enjoyed reading about the 1970s Yankees.

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Pickpick

It is too bad these bands had such destructive habits they would have made amazing music for decades.

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Grant | Ron Chernow
Pickpick

Standard Chernow excellence. This biography will shatter the misconceptions about our countries greatest general.

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Pickpick

Sticks to cooking. If you love ramen and Japan this is for you.

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Eat A Peach: A Memoir | David Chang
Mehso-so

You‘ll enjoy it if you‘re big into cooking.

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Mehso-so

Not that I disagree with the author but America has changed a lot since he wrote the book.

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Darkness at Noon | Arthur Koestler
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Pickpick

Easy to see why this novel is routinely referenced along with “1984” and “Brave New World”.

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The Old Man and the Sea | Ernest Miller Hemingway
Pickpick

My first time reading Hemingway can‘t wait to read more.

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Mehso-so

The third in the Jake Brigance stories.

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Capital and Ideology | Thomas Piketty
Panpan

The author has done extensive research but his analysis is rampant with anti-American bias.

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Panpan

Don‘t expect many cooking adventures it is similar to reading an autobiography from an 80s rock star bragging about drug abuse and excess.

DGRachel Eew. 2y
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Pickpick

Willing to bet 90 percent of the legislative branch has never read these.