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  • She's Come Undone Book Review

    Wally Lamb, a book review from New York Times Database source, provides a lengthy detailed description, for a rather formal audience, with a useful recommendation. However, from the same book, She’s Come Undone, a Goodreads’s user from a Web source, provide a short summary, with no details or specific informational context, for a rather informal audience and also providing a useful recommendation. These two book’s reviews are destine to different audiences, Hilma Wotlizer’s New York Times review, is a more formal informational context, because she provides the reader, with a detailed chronological description of Dolores’s Life events. But, also we adventure into other characters such as Bernice (Dolores’s mother), Tony (Dolores’s Dad), Thelma Holland (Dolores’s…

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  • Hunger Games Book Review

    The Capitol, and more than half of its citizens are forced to live in poverty. Katniss Everdeen, the protagonist of the story, must fight to survive in the annual Hunger Games, and by doing so, she finds the meaning of courage, friendship, and love. I have wanted to buy this book myself for some time now, I have seen the movie but I would like to explore the world of Panem by reading about it. I found two amazing book reviews online, the first on About.com by Jean Hatfield and the second through…

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  • Persepolis Book Review Essay

    Book Review Who’s Marjane Satrapi? In Persepolis The Story Of A Childhood by Marjane Satrapi tells a story of a young girl named Marjane growing up in Tehran, Iran during the Islamic revolution. You see her grow up from a small girl to a grown woman; the author illustrates this story in comic book form. The three main characters are Marjane, her father and mother. In the book she follows in her parent’s footsteps in political protesting, she fights for what she believes and at times it might…

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  • Book Review Catcher In The Rye

    Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger Session 2 Review The Catcher in the Rye, by J. D. Salinger, was an amazing book that forced me to open my eyes to what the mid 20th century was like. It is about the main character Holden, who flunked out of school, going around New York and doing foolish things. It forces him to contemplate what he wants to do with his life and who he wants to be. This question is something that everyone around that age has to decide for themselves, and this book taught…

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  • Book Review: The Prince And The Paauper

    Book Review: The Prince and the Pauper The Prince and the Pauper is a Realistic fiction novel written by the American author Mark Twain. His real name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens. He was born in Florida on the 30th of November. The book was published in 1881 in Canada, 1882 it was published in the United States. The book is a story about two boys who look similar to each other, Prince Edward King Henry VIII’s son and a pauper called Tom Canty. This novel is popular, it was made into cartoon…

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  • Quartet: Movie And Book Review

    A movie or book review can be something that is not easy to do unless you find one that is interesting and really keeps your interest. I chose to watch the movie Quartet and do my review on it. Quartet is a heartfelt movie that grabs you from the beginning with the witty conversations and zaniness of some of the characters. When you add in the music and the plot you cannot stop watching it once you start. Quartet is a British based movie set in a retirement home that is named after a well…

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  • Siddhartha Book Review Summary

    Aquino, Adrian Sebastian P. 1Phl1 Siddhartha Book review Siddhartha was born in a rich family of Brahmins. Young Siddhartha was very is smart and handsome. He has the potential to become a great Brahmin among other Brahmins. The people around him know that Siddhartha may destine for a higher purpose. Siddhartha studied the different teachings of the Vedas and Hindu wisdom. He met Govinda and they became best friends. When Siddhartha was growing up he…

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  • Book Review: 'Tortoise And The Hare'

    CHILDREN’S LITERATURE ASSIGNMENT Book 1 1. Author/Illustrator: Jerry Pinkney 2. Title and date of publication: The Tortoise and the Hare, published on 10/01/2013 3. Genre of the book: Traditional Literature 4. Format: Picture Book 5. Award(s): None 6. Summary of the book: The tortoise challenges the hare to a race. He tells him that he can beat him in a race. At the start the hare shoots off and is in the lead, but the tortoise throughout the whole story says that slow and steady will…

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  • Giftd Hands Book: The Gifted Hands: Book Review

    Gifted Hands Book Review Growing up in the poor streets of Detroit, Dr. Ben Carson could have never dreamed of the life that he had to look forward to in the future. When Ben was nine years old, his father abandoned him and his family. Ben’s mother, Sonya was the motivator in her two sons’ lives. Although Sonya only had a third-grade education, she was a very smart woman, who knew that education was the way for her sons to get out of the ghetto and have successful lives. Sonya had strict rules…

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  • Book Review: Reflection Of Leadership

    Reflective of Reading When I first put my eyes on this book at the beginning of this course, I thought it to be leaders of the past and how they came to power. The leaders that I conjured up from my imagination were what every American would think of, “Presidents” Those include Teddy Roosevelt, who carried a big stick and spoke softly, John F. Kennedy who helped us push a race to get a man on the moon, or Ronald Reagan when he toured to Berlin, Germany and told the world, “Mr. Gorbachev, tear…

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