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davidbspencer added a title to their For later shelf Jan 31 2021
A linguist offers a thought-provoking account of his experiences and discoveries while living with the Pirahã, a small tribe of Amazonian Indians living in central Brazil and a people possessing a language that defies accepted linguistic theories...
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davidbspencer moved a title to their Completed shelf Jan 22 2021
The award-winning and bestselling author of Thank You for Smoking delivers a hilarious and whipsmart fake memoir by Herb Nutterman--Donald Trump's seventh chief of staff--who has written the ultimate tell-all about Trump and Russia. Herb...
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davidbspencer made a comment Dec 14 2020
"I suspect I’m the first library patron to check out this newly acquired book. An old friend in Los Angeles suggested it. It’s not an easy read. It is an academic text, with long, intricate sentences full of big, esoteric words. The author piles on..." Permalink
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davidbspencer rated a title Dec 14 2020
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davidbspencer made a comment Dec 14 2020
"I have to admit I’m not a fan. While Between the World and Me was interesting for its insights into TNC’s world and the PTSD that black boys inherit, I thought it was short on remedy or even coping strategy. Reviewers—black ones and white—from NY ..." Permalink
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