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The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
28 January 2013

Like the smell of strong coffee wafting down the hall, we offer a few book-related thoughts and stories to jumpstart your day…

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“A poet never takes notes. You never take notes in a love affair.”  – Poet Robert Frost, who died on this day in 1963
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That which today calls itself science gives us more and more information, and indigestible glut of information, and less and less understanding.” – Author Edward Abbey, born on this day in 1927
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An excerpt from Edward Abbey’s classic book:


Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness.

Edward Abbey.

Paperback: Touchstone, 1990.
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Edward Abbey’s Desert Solitaire, the noted author’s most enduring nonfiction work, is an account of Abbey’s seasons as a ranger at Arches National Park outside Moab, Utah. Abbey reflects on the nature of the Colorado Plateau desert, on the condition of our remaining wilderness, and on the future of a civilization that cannot reconcile itself to living in the natural world. He also recounts adventures with scorpions and snakes, obstinate tourists and entrenched bureaucrats, and, most powerful of all, with his own mortality.

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10 Recommended Kindle ebooks for $3.99 or Less!

Prices on these ebooks should not change before August 31, 2012.
But to be on the safe side, please refresh the Amazon page before ordering…

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1) An Embarrassment of Riches: A Novel by James Howard Kunstler  – $1.99

2) The Complete Works of George MacDonald (50+ works)  – $1.99

3) Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey  – $2.99

4) The Holy Earth by Liberty Hyde Bailey – FREE

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