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meowbacca moved a title to their Completed shelf Apr 23 2018
For readers of Jon Krakauer and The Lost City of Z, a remarkable tale of survival and solitude--the true story of a man who lived alone in a tent in the Maine woods, never talking to another person and surviving by stealing supplies from nearby...
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meowbacca added a title to their For later shelf Apr 19 2018
When she was suddenly given the opportunity of a new life in rural Jutland, journalist and archetypal Londoner Helen Russell discovered a startling statistic: the happiest place on earth isn't Disneyland, but Denmark, a land often thought of by...
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meowbacca added a title to their For later shelf Apr 17 2018
Traces the rewards and pitfalls of a Chinese mother's exercise in extreme parenting, describing the exacting standards applied to grades, music lessons, and avoidance of Western cultural practices.
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meowbacca added a title to their For later shelf Apr 17 2018
Describes the efforts of a former alcoholic nurseryman, whose near-death experience prompted him to attempt to find the best specimens of the U.S.'s 872 known species of trees and use them to propagate their offspring around the world.
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meowbacca added a title to their For later shelf Apr 16 2018
At nightfall on June 22, 1965, a soldier walked in from the outskirts of a small town in the Dominican Republic and reported that he had just shot and killed two policemen and an outspoken Canadian Catholic priest. It was the opening scene in a...
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