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Karl Diedrich Bader is an American actor, voice actor, and comedian. He is known for appearing in comedies, including the films The Beverly Hillbillies, Office Space, EuroTrip and Napoleon Dynamite and the sitcoms Better Things, Veep, Outsourced and American Housewife, most notably, the Drew Carey Show.
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The Amazing Baby Name Book
A (Possibly) Helpful and Slightly Amusing Guide from A-Z
Amy Ephron, Maia Wapnick, Anna Ephron Harari - 2022-09-06
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"A must for any new parents or name lovers."—Baker Machado, morning anchor, Wake Up with Cheddar"Reading The Amazing Baby Name Book feels like discussing name choices with your best friends. A great read when you’re looking for a name for a baby (or a pet or a movie character), from the traditional to the unique and unexpected. But also great to re...
Diedrich Bader
2022-10-06T23:35:09.000Z
I wish my wife and i had this book when we were searching for names for our kids @AmyEphron has not only delivered an invaluable guide but a very funny read an instant classic and one that we’re sure to give to our kids Pickle and Adolph when they are so blessed      source
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The Kindness of Strangers
Penniless Across America
Mike McIntyre - 2014-03-02 (first published in 1996)
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Wall Street Journal bestseller...Featured on Oprah...The inspirational account of one man's continental leap of faith--and the country that caught himWhat would you do if you had to journey penniless across America, depending only on the kindness of those you met along the way? If you're Mike McIntyre, you might meet...A biker-turned-minister who s...
Diedrich Bader
2022-10-04T16:44:40.000Z
@Soundsaboutrig4 @MJMcKean Harpo Speaks is an excellent book I’d also recommend A GIRL LIKE I and THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS      source
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A Girl Like I
an autobiography
Anita Loos - 1966-09-21
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The author wickedly remembers and delectably recounts the scandals, gossip and glorious intimacies of the golden age of Hollywood....
Diedrich Bader
2022-10-04T16:44:40.000Z
@Soundsaboutrig4 @MJMcKean Harpo Speaks is an excellent book I’d also recommend A GIRL LIKE I and THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS      source
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Pachinko
Min Jin Lee - 2017-11-14
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In the early 1900s, teenaged Sunja, the adored daughter of a crippled fisherman, falls for a wealthy stranger at the seashore near her home in Korea. He promises her the world, but when she discovers she is pregnant--and that her lover is married--she refuses to be bought. Instead, she accepts an offer of marriage from a gentle, sickly minister pas...
Diedrich Bader
2022-04-15T16:26:30.000Z
@HartHanson I really enjoyed the book and was a little nervous about seeing an adaptation But now I’ll check it out!      source
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A Tree Grows In Brooklyn
Betty Smith - 2018-11-06 (first published in 1943)
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The American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century."A profoundly moving novel, and an honest and true one. It cuts right to the heart of life... If you miss A Tree Grows in Brooklyn you will deny yourself a rich experience... It is a poignant and deeply understanding story of childhood and family relationships. The N...
Diedrich Bader
2021-06-03T17:13:01.000Z
@MJMcKean It’s a brilliant book I also think the movie is really good      source
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It's Even Worse Than It Looks
How the American Constitutional System Collided with the New Politics of Extremism
Thomas E. Mann - 2016-04-05
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Acrimony and hyperpartisanship have seeped into every part of the political process. Congress is deadlocked and its approval ratings are at record lows. America's two main political parties have given up their traditions of compromise, endangering our very system of constitutional democracy. And one of these parties has taken on the role of insurge...
Diedrich Bader
2021-01-03T06:56:17.000Z
@NormOrnstein @brhodes An excellent book      source
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The Kindness of Strangers
Salka Viertel - 2019-01-22 (first published in 1969)
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Salka Viertel’s autobiography tells of a brilliant, creative, and well-connected woman’s pilgrimage through the darkest years of the twentieth century, a journey that would take her from a remote province of the Austro-Hungarian Empire to Hollywood. The Kindness of Strangers is, to quote the New Yorker writer S. N. Behrman, “a very rich book. It pr...
Diedrich Bader
2021-01-02T19:51:29.000Z
@nikcij @baddestmamajama I’m going out on a limb here but if you like the ex pat perspective on America and are also moderately interested in show business THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS also published by @nyrbclassics is a book i would recommend highly      source
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The Farm in the Green Mountains
Alice Herdan-Zuckmayer - 2017-05-02 (first published in 1949)
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The Farm in the Green Mountains is the story of a family finding home halfway across the world from their homeland. Alice Herdan-Zuckmayer and her husband, the playwright Carl Zuckmayer, lived at the heart of intellectual life in Weimar, Germany, counting among their circle Stefan Zweig, Alma Mahler, and Bertolt Brecht. After Carl's work fell afoul...
Diedrich Bader
2021-01-02T19:41:24.000Z
@nikcij @baddestmamajama I LOVED THAT BOOK SO MUCH!!! Thanks for reading it Genuinely      source
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Angel in the Whirlwind
The Triumph of the American Revolution (Simon & Schuster America Collection)
Benson Bobrick - 2011-07-12 (first published in 1997)
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Angel in the Whirlwind is the epic tale of the American Revolution, from its roots among tax-weary colonists to the triumphant Declaration of Independence and eventual victory and liberty, recounted by Benson Bobrick, lauded by The New York Times as "perhaps the most interesting historian writing in America today." Overwhelmed with debt following i...
Diedrich Bader
2020-11-27T03:08:42.000Z
@dewitte Love that book so much      source
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John Crowley
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Mr. Putin
Operative in the Kremlin (Geopolitics in the 21st Century)
Fiona Hill - 2015-02-02 (first published in 2012)
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From the KGB to the Kremlin: a multidimensional portrait of the man at war with the West. Where do Vladimir Putin's ideas come from? How does he look at the outside world? What does he want, and how far is he willing to go?The great lesson of the outbreak of World War I in 1914 was the danger of misreading the statements, actions, and intentions of...
Diedrich Bader
2020-06-22T17:44:40.000Z
@gtconway3d Seriously though she amazing My wife and i both read her Putin book. She’s a great writer Also i found her walking into the closet at her interview really endearing in the article      source
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High Heel
Summer Brennan - 2019-03-21