J. Mullin

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Ort: Plantation, FL USA
Geburtstag: 12. Februar
In eigenen Worten:
I am a married lawyer with two children living in the Fort Lauderdale suburbs, apparently with too much time on my hands since I find myself spending a lot of time reading and writing book reviews lately. My tastes vary as you can see from the books I have reviewed, and I don't throw around 5 star recommendations too lightly.
Anyway, I hope one or two of you share my thoughts on a given book, and… Mehr dazu
 

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When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombard&hellip von David Maraniss
Maraniss has done his typical excellent job of bringing a larger-than-life character, in this case legendary coach Vince Lombardi, to life in this engaging biography. The author explores Lombardi's humble beginning, his Catholic upbringing, and his will to win which enabled him to compete as one of the famed "Seven Blocks of Granite" at Fordham despite a lack of both size or exemplary athletic talent.
Early in the book, Maraniss provides a fascinating glimpse into the college football programs of former national contenders Fordham and Army, where Lombardi was an assistant under the famed Red Blaik, and where he sometimes sat watching film with huge Army supporter… Mehr dazu
When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombard&hellip von David Maraniss
Maraniss has done his typical excellent job of bringing a larger-than-life character, in this case legendary coach Vince Lombardi, to life in this engaging biography. The author explores Lombardi's humble beginning, his Catholic upbringing, and his will to win which enabled him to compete as one of the famed "Seven Blocks of Granite" at Fordham despite a lack of both size or exemplary athletic talent.
Early in the book, Maraniss provides a fascinating glimpse into the college football programs of former national contenders Fordham and Army, where Lombardi was an assistant under the famed Red Blaik, and where he sometimes sat watching film with huge Army supporter… Mehr dazu
Beetle Boy von Lawrence David
Beetle Boy von Lawrence David
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This is a very clever book, which my 6 year old son loves and which I found laugh-out-loud funny myself. I bought it at holiday time after seeing it on an Amazon recommended list for kids, and we weren't disappointed.
Gregory Sampson (like Kafka's Gregor Samsa, get it?) is a 2nd grader who wakes up and is surpried to learn that he has transformed into a giant beetle. He tries telling his parents, but they won't listen to him - his mom says "You were always our little bug-a-boo dear." He is forced to improvise by cutting extra holes in his shirt to accomodate his extra arms (or are they legs he wonders?), and he uses his extra appendages to score in soccer. All… Mehr dazu