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Paddy's Lament, Ireland 1846-1847: Prelude to Hatred
Thomas Gallagher
Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One
Jenny K. Blake
When in French: Love in a Second Language
Lauren Collins
Beyond the Job Description: How Managers and Employees Can Navigate the True Demands of the Job
Jesse Sostrin
Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing
David Hubel, Margaret S. Livingstone
Achieving Your Potential As A Photographer: A Creative Companion and Workbook
Harold Davis
Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
Sherry Turkle
Picture Perfect Practice: A Self-Training Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Taking World-Class Photographs (Voices That Matter)
Roberto Valenzuela
Man's Search for Meaning
Viktor E. Frankl, Harold S. Kushner
Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection
Jacob Silverman

The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas, ALEXANDER DUMAS, Alexander Dumas Pere I can now say I've read The Count of Monte Cristo and/or something by Dumas. It's obviously not a modern book, not modern sensibilities. So I guess it was an insight into the code of honor and revenge that I find so bewildering. While the final message is Wait and Hope -- the overall effect of the book doesn't satisfactorily project that message. I found it hard to keep all the characters straight. Some names change over time as people re-invent themselves. I really wasn't motivated enough to try to keep them all straight.