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List created by Kris E. on Oct 22, 2018
List Votes: 1 Books: 7 Contributors: 1 Watchers: 0 List Type: Open
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Dishwasher: One Man's Quest to Wash Dishes in All Fifty States (P.S.) by Pete Jordan
Dishwasher is the true story of a man on a mission: to clean dirty dishes professionally in every state in America. Part adventure, part parody, and part miraculous journey of self-discovery, it is the unforgettable account of Pete Jordan's transformation from itinerant seeker into "Dishwasher...  more

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Cheap Motels and a Hot Plate: An Economist's Travelogue by Michael D. Yates
The road trip is a staple of modern American literature. But nowhere in American literature, until now, has an economist hit the road, observing and interpreting the extraordinary range and spectacle of U.S. life, bringing out its conflicts and contradictions with humor and insight....  more

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The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids On 25 Words Or Less ...
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio introduces Evelyn Ryan, an enterprising woman who kept poverty at bay with wit, poetry, and perfect prose during the "contest era" of the 1950s and 1960s. Stepping back into a time when fledgling advertising agencies were active partners with consumers, Terry...  more

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Life Would Be Perfect If I Lived in That House (Vintage) by Meghan Daum
From the acclaimed author and columnist: a laugh-out-loud journey into the world of real estate?the true story of one woman?s ?imperfect life lived among imperfect houses? and her quest for the four perfect walls to call home. After an itinerant suburban childhood and countless moves as a...  more

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Home Sweet Anywhere: How We Sold Our House, Created a New Life, and Saw the World by ...
Now tethered to nothing but their suitcases, each other, and their next exotic location, they've never looked back. From sky-high pyramids in Mexico to monkeys in Marrakech, this delightful, inspiring memoir is a romantic tale of derring-do for grown-ups and a road map for anyone who dreams of...  more

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Odd Man Out: A Year on the Mound with a Minor League Misfit by Matt McCarthy
A Season on the Mound with Minor League Baseballís Most Unlikely PitcherMatt McCarthy never expected to get drafted by a Major League Baseball team. A molecular biophysics major at Yale, he was a decent left-handed starter for a dismal college team. But good southpaws are hard to find, and when...  more

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The Power of Half: One Family's Decision to Stop Taking and Start Giving Back by Kevi...
It all started when 14-year old Hannah Salwen, idealistic but troubled by a growing sense of injustice in the world, had a eureka moment when a homeless man in her neighborhood was juxtaposed against a glistening Mercedes coupe. "You know, Dad,? she said, pointing, ?If that man had a less nice...  more

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