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A Healthy Dose of Ambition

This is a readable autobiography describing Sotomayor’s improbable rise to the highest court in the land. Her descriptions of life as an immigrant child are colorful and revealing; this is a briskly-paced tale, interesting to read with a few lagging … Continue reading

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“The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt”

  When this book first came out, the Miami Herald observed that any writer would envy this towering achievement. Absolutely true! This is a riveting, colorful tale of one of America’s most larger-than-life heroes. Every chapter is filled with the … Continue reading

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It’s DRAMA Obama

“The Center Holds” packs a lot of insight into one volume. Alter is a seasoned journalist who admits his own passions and biases. This election account is essentially told from the Democratic perspective, but he diligently chides Obama for the … Continue reading

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Anthony Weiner – Get Off the Stage!

So what kind of forgiveness do Christians offer when sex-scandal sinners like Anthony Weiner and San Diego mayor Bob Filner want to give a quick media mea culpa and then remain in the race – or hold onto their position? … Continue reading

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