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Michael Gregory Rowe is an American television host, narrator, and former opera singer. He is known for his work on the Discovery Channel series Dirty Jobs and the series Somebody's Gotta Do It originally developed for CNN.
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About Your Father and Other Celebrities I Have Known
Ruminations and Revelations from a Desperate Mother to Her Dirty Son
Peggy Rowe - Apr 14, 2020
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Peggy Rowe is at it again—this time giving a hilarious inside look at growing up Rowe, both before and after Mike’s rise to fame.Since the day they said, “I do,” Peggy’s previous “doting” lifestyle met with her husband John’s minimalistic ways and became the backdrop for years of adventure and a quirky sense of humor because of their differences. F...
Mike Rowe
Jan 23, 2020
She did it again. And it’s better than her first one.     source
A Curious Discovery
An Entrepreneur's Story
John S. Hendricks - Jun 25, 2013
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In A Curious Discovery, media titan John Hendricks tells the remarkable story of building one of the most successful media empires in the world, Discovery Communications.John Hendricks, a well-respected corporate leader and brand builder, reveals that his professional achievements would not have been possible without one crucial quality that has in...
Mike Rowe
One of the greatest entrepreneurs who ever lived.     source
Bright Orange for the Shroud
A Travis McGee Novel
John D. MacDonald - Apr 09, 2013 (first published in 1965)
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"McGee has become part of our national fabric."SEATTLE POST INTELLIGENCERUsually women came to take refuge aboard The Busted Flush. But this time a man stumbled on board, a walking zombie who fell into bed. Turned out poor Arthur Wilkinson was the latest victim of a fragile-looking blonde sexpot who used the blackest arts of love to lure unsuspecti...
Mike Rowe
The best pulp I’ve ever read. And I’ve never had anybody read this book and say it wasn't good.     source
The Lost Continent
Travels in Small-Town America
Bill Bryson - Sep 12, 1990 (first published in 1989)
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'I come from Des Moines. Somebody had to'And, as soon as Bill Bryson was old enough, he left. Des Moines couldn't hold him, but it did lure him back. After ten years in England, he returned to the land of his youth, and drove almost 14,000 miles in search of a mythical small town called Amalgam, the kind of trim and sunny place where the films of h...
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One of my favorites.     source