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Larry King is an American television and radio host, whose work has been recognized with awards including two Peabodys, an Emmy award, and 10 Cable ACE Awards.
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A Christmas Carol
Charles Dickens - 2018-08-28 (first published in 1843)
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'If I had my way, every idiot who goes around with Merry Christmas on his lips, would be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart. Merry Christmas? Bah humbug!'Introduction and Afterword by Joe WheelerTo bitter, miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, Christmas is just another day. But all that changes when the ghost of his...
Larry King
I like Scrooge. He wasn’t a bad guy.      source
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Al Franken, Giant of the Senate
Al Franken - 2017-05-30
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From the #1 bestselling author - the story of an award-winning comedian who decided to run for office and then discovered why award-winning comedians tend not to do that. This is a book about an unlikely campaign that had an even more improbable ending: the closest outcome in history and an unprecedented eight-month recount saga, which is pretty fu...
Larry King
Fantastic. Funny, on the mark, funny.      source
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Richard Nixon
The Life
John A. Farrell - 2017-03-28
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Brilliantly researched, authoritatively crafted by a prize-winning biographer, and lively on the page, this is the Nixon we've been waiting for. Richard Nixon opens with young Navy lieutenant "Nick" Nixon returning from the Pacific and setting his cap at Congress, an idealistic dreamer seeking to build a better world. Yet amid the turns of that now...
Larry King
Terrific.      source
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The Catcher in the Rye
J. D. Salinger - 1991-05-01 (first published in 1951)
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The hero-narrator of The Catcher in the Rye is an ancient child of sixteen, a native New Yorker named Holden Caulfield. Through circumstances that tend to preclude adult, secondhand description, he leaves his prep school in Pennsylvania and goes underground in New York City for three days. The boy himself is at once too simple and too complex for u...
Larry King
I love The Catcher in the Rye. I read it at four different times in my life. Teenager and later.      source