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Sisältää nimet: Jay Allison, Jay ed. Allison

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Lost & Found Sound, Volume One (2000) — Avustaja — 19 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu

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I loved the first collection of essays edited by Jay Allison. I found them powerful and challenging and insightful. I don't know if it's the time of my life or another factor but I was severely underwhelmed by this collection. It may be in part because these essays are much shorter and there is less time to really delve into each person's story before moving on to another one. I wasn' very impressed.
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mlstweet | 3 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Feb 5, 2024 |
I love This I Believe. I first heard the radio show on NPR and then went out and bought the book when it came out. A lot of the statements are memorable, but the one that sticks out for me is by a woman who earned advanced degrees and then decided what she really wanted to do with her life was to be a personal assistant. People at parties treated her like she was dumb or unimportant when they found out what she did, but she learned not to let it bother her. She chose a job she liked over a job that would impress people, even though she could've easily found a job that impressed people.… (lisätietoja)
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LibrarianDest | 32 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 3, 2024 |
Several of the essays were well written and nicely read, but my general impression is that this collection is bland and uninspiring.
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Kim.Sasso | 3 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Aug 27, 2023 |
Here's what I wrote about this read in 2010: "Very nice. One JSA's college reading list; updated from 1950's (some old, some new) personal philophies of famous and more-like-us Americans."
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MGADMJK | 3 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Aug 18, 2023 |



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