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User Review  - ashishg - www.librarything.com

I tried to like this book. I gave up in 20 pages first time around, and trudged along to 100 second time, before deciding to not force myself to waste any more time. It's not a bad book, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - patl - www.librarything.com

I read it in college. I hated the philosophy parts, but the motorcycle travel parts were my thing for sure. Maybe it would be better on a read when I'm a bit older now, but I doubt I'll go back to it. Read full review

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User Review  - kcshankd - www.librarything.com

Finished my third reading tonight, the last book I'll complete in 2018. Still excellent. My sense of overall doom is heightened with this reread by parenthood. Man, wow. Some books will have you ... Read full review

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User Review  - HavingFaith - www.librarything.com

I’ve seen this kind of thing before at university, where an academic (who usually has Asperger’s or Autism) drills down so intensely into their subject that they think it is absolutely the most ... Read full review

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User Review  - shabacus - LibraryThing

There are people that love this book, and those that hate it. As you may have guessed from my rating, I fall into the latter camp. By the way, feel free to like it. If it speaks to you, great. If you ... Read full review

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User Review  - margaretfield - LibraryThing

this book meant a lot to me when I read it in the 1970s. It meant a lot again in 2018. Reading it the second time I realized his description of how one approaches a technical problem shaped my life ... Read full review

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