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Better Times Than Ths

Winston Groom

Better Times Than Ths

by Winston Groom

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Berkley .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7501006M
ISBN 100425040984
ISBN 109780425040980
OCLC/WorldCa5573935

  Gretchen Rubin is one of today’s most influential and thought-provoking observers of happiness and human ’s the author of many books, including the blockbuster New York Times bestsellersOuter Order, Inner Calm; The Four Tendencies; Better Than Before; and The Happiness Project. She has an enormous readership, both in print and online, and her books have sold more than Brand: Crown Publishing Group. This article first appeared in The National Book Review. Last week, the book industry released figures showing that e-book sales were down so far this year — the first time they have declined — while print remained relatively steady. When the news broke, we published a piece on 10 reasons e-books are better than print.

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More Than This is tense and often confusing as it shifts between what Seth thinks is hell and what he thinks is his past: "Every time he blinks he sees his memories before him, so clear and vivid it's as if he's switching back and forth between this world and that one." As he slowly begins to comprehend what's happened, the anguish he faces and.   Why the World Is Better Than You Think in 10 Powerful Charts. By. Peter H. Diamandis, MD - , When I published Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think in February , I included about 80 charts in the back of the book showing very strong evidence that the world is getting better.


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And when you're finished, give your friends a wonderful gift by sharing it with them/5(22). My favorites previous to Better Times Than These "The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien" and "Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes". This being a first book by Groom, I wasn't expecting much even though I knew he was a Vietnam Vet.

Boy was I ever surprised/5. An ambitious war novel—Vietnam, —that has its moments but misses in both large and small ways, mainly by being walleyed.

The story begins with Bravo Company, Fourth Battalion, Seventh Cavalry embarking from the States and heading across the Pacific for the Far East. This long foreword introduces us to a very large cast of stereotypes who speak fearlessly in some of the least accurate.

An extraordinary first novel, hailed as one of the great, authentic novels of the Vietnam War, from the bestselling author of Forrest Gump. ; Billy Kahn finds himself Executive Officer of Bravo Company, responsible for leading over young men into combat - and drawn into an impassable moral quagmire that could mean his downfall or his redemption.

Better Than This is a page-turner with unexpected twists that will stay with you long after you put it down.” ―Phyllis J. Piano, Award-winning author of Love Reconsidered and Hostile Takeover: A Love Story “An honest portrayal of the power of friendship and the struggles many women face in love and life/5(64).

Kleinbard's book presents a challenge and a reproach to the America of recent decades; it's time the challenge was met." Los Angeles Times "[A] prolific, witty, and effective polemicist whose new book, We Are Better than This: How Government Should Spend Our Money, is a must-read for anyone who wants to be educated about taxes and social policy."Cited by: 6.

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I can only hope that Easterbrook did not use the formula given in the book, according to which people are better off when prices go up. “It’s Better Than It Looks” makes many good arguments. As observed in the review in the New York Times Sunday Book Review, “The Happiness Project lays out life’s essential goals Her new book, Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives, serves as a kind of detailed instruction manual on how to achieve them.” Or, as her husband says in Better Than Before, “’With your.

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