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The Disillusionment of an American Physician
The Disillusionment of an American Physician Reviews

Review: Very informative. I now see doctors in a different light. Didn't know they had to deal with so much red tape. Read more

19 Minutes to Live - Helicopter Combat in Vietnam
19 Minutes to Live - Helicopter Combat in Vietnam Reviews

Review: A very enjoyable well-written account of service in vietnam as a cobra pilot. Among other standout things a very positive and respectful account of all the various u.s. services and their contributions Read more

Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big - 10th-Anniversary Edition
Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big - 10th-Anniversary Edition Reviews

Review: This is a great read by editor of Inc Magazine. Anyone who is, or knows and loves, an entrepreneur will love this book. Burlingham chooses several smallish companies, including, among others, some you may have heard of: Clif Bar, Righteous Babe Records and Anchor Brewing. Anchor Brewing's founder may have a familiar ring: Maytag.

This is business, personal-interest style. Yet rigorous. The anecdotes include real dollars, real struggles, and meaningful triumph. The stories grab yo... Read more

The Travels Of An Independent Woman - Without Reservations
The Travels Of An Independent Woman - Without Reservations Reviews

Review: I loved this book. In fact it is more of a journey. Her adventures were a great escape, which is something that I rarely get to experience myself. I know books can take one there but this one did the trick for me for sure. I also loved reminiscing with the places she traveled to and saw and as well experienced. Read more

A Moveable Feast
A Moveable Feast Reviews

Review: Great book, we read it as a painting class and learned much Read more

Fire Shut Up in My Bones
Fire Shut Up in My Bones Reviews

Review: Excellent reading. Can relate to events in the book Read more

and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine - a Hospital
and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine - a Hospital Reviews

Review: It is almost unfair that this scientist and MD can write so well and has command of so many languages. However, we profit from her PhD studies of early medicine and her perspective as an MD in public health today. Read more

Steve Jobs In His Own Words (In Their Own Words) - I
Steve Jobs In His Own Words (In Their Own Words) - I Reviews

Review: "Steve's brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve." ~ Apple Board statement upon the death of Steve Jobs ~

George Beahm did a very good job in this 160-page-paperback, "I, Steve: In His Own Words." Published in 2011 by Agate Publishing, the book is a collection of quotations covering a variety of topics arranged alphabetically from Apple's DNA to Great Product Design;... Read more

The Young Country Doctor Book 2: Bilbury Grange
The Young Country Doctor Book 2: Bilbury Grange Reviews

Review: The author's persistent characterization of his gay characters in the most stereotypical and repellent way. I glossed over it the first time, but it recurs, and is very annoying. Read more

My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower - and Ford
My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower - and Ford Reviews

Review: Informative.Useful history reminders. May now read his other books Read more

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