Congressional Serial Set (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1868 - United States
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He is such a great writer. - Goodreads
I like the non-linear writing style here. - Goodreads
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User Review  - Jean Poulos - Goodreads

Listening to this memoir by Gore Vidal, I had the feeling I was spending the afternoon with an elderly man listening to his stories. A few years ago I had read a biography of General Robert Olds who ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lisa Tangen - Goodreads

interesting. before I listened to the book, I didn't know much about him. odious is the first word that comes to mind esp. after hearing the book read by the author himself. still...the book was worth reading if only for filling in some gaps and getting different perspective Read full review

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Page 4 - That government is, or ought to be, instituted for the common benefit, protection, and security, of the people, nation, or community of all the various modes and forms of government that is best, which is capable of producing the greatest degree of happiness and safety...
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