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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S Thompson

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S Thompson has a cult following and was recommended to me by the co-ordinator of the first book group I ever joined.  He found the author to be a very interesting character. Hunter Stockton Thompson was an American author and journalist. Born in Louisville, Kentucky to a …

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But Inside I’m Screaming by Elizabeth Flock

But Inside I’m Screaming by Elizabeth Flock was a really good read.  I enjoyed it thoroughly, although perhaps it is not a book to be enjoyed. It is possibly more accurate to say that I connected with the book. The main character is Isabel Murphy who is a successful international broadcast journalist, loving wife, perfect daughter …

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Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin

I cannot really remember how or where I came by this book, Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin.  However, I remembered being told by my mother about a white man who pretended to be black and people were rude and unkind to him because they thought he was black. I recall, even as a young …

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