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"Every man has but one destiny."

I’m reading Mario Puzo’s The Godfather for the second time now. The first time, I was
trapped in the throes of my addiction, drinking every night with a digital copy of the book pulled up on my phone until I passed out. 360 more words


Sweet Sixteen

In honor of the year 2016, and being born on the 16th, here are my 16 favorite books, in no particular order:

A Prayer for Owen Meany, John Irving… 187 more words

Got Clean Away in a Stolen Car*

As this is posted, it’s the 83rd anniversary of two events. One is the escape of John Dillinger from an Ohio jail. The other is the incarceration of George Francis Barnes, AKA Machine Gun Kelly. 900 more words


Author Birthdays - October continued

Elmore Leonard (b. October 11, 1925, New Orleans, LA; d. August 20, 2013, Bloomfield Hills, MI)

“There are cities that get by on their good looks, offer climate and scenery, views of mountains or oceans, rockbound or with palm trees. 225 more words
Moline Library

Superman II

Superman II sees the return of Clark Kent (Christopher Reeve), Lois Lane (Margot Kidder) and screenwriter Mario Puzo. Hang on – Mario Puzo?!

In this 1980 sequel, Kryptonian kriminal General Zod (Terence Stamp) takes over the Earth, and the US President quickly relinquishes control of the whole planet.  226 more words


The Godfather: Part 2

​A Commandment of powerful living. And a worthy sequel for a great movie.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Cast: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton… 563 more words


My favorite book of all time is

The Godfather. It’s exciting, clever, and puts a spin on things.