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Antonia C. has commented on (3) products.

An Intimate History of Humanity by Theodore Zeldin
An Intimate History of Humanity

Antonia C. , January 1, 2013

A must read book for anyone working to better the human condition.
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Till We Can Keep an Animal by Megan Voysey-Braig
Till We Can Keep an Animal

Antonia C. , November 8, 2009

We are the animal and this book is another example of how a well written story can humanize us. We become conscious of how bad actions result in a constant fight for survival and the only cure is being truthful and having respect for ourselves and others.
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Epaminondas and His Auntie by Sara Cone Bryant
Epaminondas and His Auntie

Antonia C. , October 24, 2009

Is this book a classic? Do not read it to your children... but we adults should review the language and learn how not to talk to our children.
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