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Gerald Michael Butts is a Canadian political consultant who served as the Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau from November 4, 2015 until his resignation on February 18, 2019.
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Grand Expectations
The United States, 1945-1974 (Oxford History of the United States |v X)
James T. Patterson - Nov 20, 1997 (first published in 1996)
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Beginning in 1945, America rocketed through a quarter-century of extraordinary economic growth, experiencing an amazing boom that soared to unimaginable heights in the 1960s. At one point, in the late 1940s, American workers produced 57 percent of the planet's steel, 62 percent of the oil, 80 percent of the automobiles. The U.S. then had three-four...
Gerald Butts
Dec 08, 2020
@MarkSwitzer66 The whole book is excellent. Grand Expectations.     source
The Uninhabitable Earth
Life After Warming
David Wallace-Wells - Mar 17, 2020 (first published in 2019)
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER With a new afterwordIt is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible--food shortages, refugee emergencies, climate wars and economic devastation.The Uninhabitable Earth is both a trave...
Gerald Butts
Mar 17, 2020
This is a terrific book. Not as depressing as it may sound, even oddly hopeful in the end. Great read if you suddenly have time on your hands.     source
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A Hockey Life Like No Other
Ken Dryden - Oct 29, 2019
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NATIONAL BESTSELLERA hockey life like no other....
Gerald Butts
Nov 12, 2019
There is a former coach, now in his mid 80s, who defined the best of hockey for almost three generations. The GOAT (goalie of all time) just wrote a terrific book about him. Read “Scotty: A Hockey Life like No Other,” by Ken Dryden. 🏒 🇨🇦     source