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Don Winslow

Don Winslow is an American author most recognized for his crime and mystery novels. Many of his books are set in California.

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Celtics tried trading four first round picks to…
Don Winslow: ‘Sometimes I’m reading Chandler and a sentence just stops me cold’ /via
Great reviews in for The Force! He'll be at the Wednesday discussing the book: htt…
Police corruption never ends in new NYPD novel, "The Force." My latest for
Don Winslow is back with a new crime book 📖.
"(Sessions) thinks the war on drugs was a good idea,.. But drugs are more plentiful.. and cheaper than ever before."
Don Winslow appears on Monday, June 19, 7 PM. What you might want to know about his book, The Force. https:/…
u don't take a chance at an unknown skinny euro at 2 u take him Around 4 or 5 when the alternative is winslow
'The Force' author Don Winslow explores the evil that even good men do via
Don't know much about that Cuba deal, but if Obama did it, I am sure it is severely lacking, good work, renegotiate.
4 of 5 stars to China Girl by Don Winslow
Looking for your summer blockbuster page-turner? Here it is
Don't forget he was about to trade 6 picks away for Winslow
For the most part Danny is always right on trades. But don't forget . This man tried to trade 6 draft picks and Marcus Smart for Winslow
I really don't like this at all especially for 1 pick &a protectected pick…
Don Winslow artfully demolishes the war on drugs
Tread the thin line between innocence and corruption with and his thriller THE FORCE at 3:30p on 6/24:…
You don't think Winslow, Mcbob, and say Ellington would work?
A crime writer spills on the seedy 1970s NYC moviegoing experience. Via
Books: Don Winslow, Teju Cole and a treat for Fathers Day
Winslow is definitely better. I don't see OG developing a offensive game at all. He will probably be a g…
The only thing slimier than earning revenue on clickbait from someone's death is doing so when you don't actually have t…
I would prefer things to be peaceful and not have conflict.
. That's important. You learned to be a master because you knew how to be a student. So many don't want to listen & learn.
Thank you, You've made a huge, positive impact for the good.
Justise Winslow the next Michael Kidd-Gilchrist don't @ me
they just don't understand that Justise Winslow is properly tanking. He's loyal and fully committed.
Why does he get one and I don't? Send me the Winslow jersey instead and we'll call it even.
if you ever send me "k" I WILL leave you on read. don't test me
Donald Winslow Retires as News Photographer Editor. I worked for at both NP and "24 Hours." Godspeed
I don't know. Conley is a great defender. Duke would be good in transition though with Parker, Winslow, Mason, and Kyrie.
Thank you Don for all your work with the NPPA.
Don't put Dragic in the same sentence. Dragic has been producing. Winslow only had one good game as a Heat.
Don't doubt your courage. Let yourself attempt something huge and you can be proud no matter what happens.
I don't think there is a technical term for the phenomena. The closest approximation would be "The Judy Winslow Effect."
Man, I don't see that at all. This might be worse than your Winslow/Harden comparison.
I don't like it, that's why, you fight, if Winslow and company are gonna be this bad, what the *** is a draft pick gonna do?
I'm good at pretending I don't have a heart
I know Heat have been bad but I really don't like them adding a top 5 pick in this draft to Richardson, Winslow, Johnson, Whiteside
I really, REALLY don't like watching Justise Winslow.
I'm rooting for Winslow & his development but don't think he'll stick around 🙁😔
I don't trust people who eat KFC with silverware
Idc how young I am, idc how old you are, I don't take disrespect from anybody
. I still can't believe they "RLESAESED" you. . Actually I don't think I even know what that word means 🤔
shut up did not vote for him. You don't even vote.
Cristina: I don't like Ryan Gosling. Me: but did you see his face. C: yeah but he reminds me of Winslow, the mouse fr…
If you ever saw Veda Scott and Greg Iron's cage match, I don't think the table broke in that.
I don't think she should of stepped in her face.
Don't want to judge Justise Winslow too soon but his offensive game is non-existent.
don't forget kellen Winslow jr since we are talking Miami
"Everyone wants to be loved. Nobody wants to get hurt. But you don't get to have one without the possibility of the other."
Dragic, Whiteside, and Winslow don't finish season in Miami. Boogie does.
Do sorority girls get fined if they don't leave enough compliments on their sisters' Instagram posts? Asking for a friend
This is the time for Winslow to develop. I wanna see 40 shots out of him tonight...I don't care if he misses 35 of them. DEVELOP!!
As a surfer, I think of places like a wave: you see one thing on the ...
Don't watch the Heat enough to really know, but amazed that there's anything Winslow could do to make up for how bad he is offensively.
If they don't know you personally, don't take it personally.
Well, if you're writing a thriller, you have to have your character ...
perhaps. But Okafor is obviously terrible and likely not very salvageable, and I don't think Winslow is all that special either.
2016 has been bad, yes, but don't wish it anyway. This just shows time is precious. Tell people you love them. Go after yo…
1/ African heads of state don't often get 1-on-1 meetings with US presidents. To extent they are rare, priority should go to…
Don Winslow is a master you should read the sequel (the cartel)
Life is flying by. We don’t have a guarantee that we’ll be here tomorrow. Make the most of this day.
they'd make it hella ugly so i'm glad they don't LMAO
How do you proceed with a Don't-Feed-The-Trolls worldview when one of the trolls is elected President of your country? Askin…
Legalizing Weed? It's fueled a heroin epidemic: El Chapo and the Secret History of the Heroin Crisis via
Don Winslow: "The combination of lab-produced illegal FENTANYL & the fracturing of the Sinaloa cartel is a catastrophe for law enforcement."
What do Cormac McCarthy, Carlos Fuentes, John Williams and Don Winslow have in common?
If you like crime fiction, Michael Connelly, James Lee Burke and Don Winslow have great series.
favorite audiobook experience is Ray Porter going all in on the Don Winslow cartel novels.
Congratulations to authorsteve on this amazing review in esquire — Don Winslow (donwinslo…
Try John Sandford's Prey series or Tom Bale. Both highly recommended. Peter James and Don Winslow are also great
I have an overwhelming desire to buy one of those giant Gummi Bears. and I don't even like Gummi Bears?!
It's simple, just don't do anything u wouldn't want ur bf\gf to do.
Cartel, don Winslow, just finished it, got me now looking into Mexico for real. Superb read.
If you liked PIMP check out SAVAGE LANE ("a searing satire"-Don Winslow) And just $1.99 now for short time!!! .
Don Winslow will write the first crime novel from Michael Mann B...
Don't @ me because I don want to bow down and suck Riley's *** please, trading Winslow so a shot at the ECF isn't worth it
they're apparently asking for a ton for those pieces. Since you don't have picks, probably have to give them Winslow
Riley, don't you dare trade Winslow unless you are getting Boogie Cousins or someone of that ilk.
I don't know... The retirement of Shaq's jersey and the "I want to win now" interview from Riley, makes me think that Winslow is gone...
"There's so much gonna happen if u don't have a seatbelt go get one!" - presidential candidate I guess ugh who cares anym…
Just don't trade TJ, Winslow or Whiteside over da break
I'll help you wash them , can I dry them with my tongue very slowly
Don't really need to Trade Winslow for that.
so explain to me why you don't wanna trade Winslow?
Not sure I like Winslow-Kawhi comparisons. I don't think Winslow will be what Kawhi is in offense
if the right deal is offered and we don't lose Winslow, you think we trade Whiteside?
People don't give Winslow enough credit for his role on the Heat, he comes out and guards the other teams best player night in and might out
Winslow could be Baby LeBron if they don't put a limit on his greatness
plz tell the announcer stop saying Winslow when is it's green all black people don't look alike
don't mention that garbage can in the same sentence as Winslow
My latest read, The Cartel by Don Winslow. If you want to know anything about the "war on drugs"…
Congrats on the 60 From what I've seen I don't think it will be the last time you hit that mark
K won't don't it. Winslow had a couple blatant trips/kicks last year and he didn't. should be suspended at least a game
5 of 5 stars to The Power of the Dog by Don Winslow
I don't chase people anymore. If you like spending time with me, you will. If not, I'm at a point where I am content with …
Winslow House was last on Wright Plus in 1977. Don’t miss out on the chance to tour this private home:
yeah I guess if they have one.. I don't miss Winslow games.. But I thought they played tonight and then Thursday
its def a BIG adjustment. but I'm never going back to paying directv $200/mo. they can suck my white *** don't miss them at all
I also secretly don't want to be responsible for the downfall of the sports media industry
I just don't trust the Internet enough. Don't want to miss something on account of buffering
don't put Winslow he'll call you crazy because he just looks at box scores
clearly y'all don't respect yaself drafting deangelo over mudiay and Winslow
Where you from you don't know gator? 😩
My apologies to anyone who had to witness me in Winslow this morning. I promise I don't always look this homeless 🙃
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man we would be wavy like if we don't trade Winslow omg
don't forget he'll be dealing with Phil, not Isiah. Doubt Phil even hears Miami unless Winslow + picks
Box score watchers will say Winslow is trash but they don't watch him play defense and they don't watch the little things he does off ball
I don't think you can trust the judgment of anyone who chose to live in Miami of their own volition
wish I had those lovely breasts in front of me. Want to suck those nipples
4 of 5 stars to The Gentleman's Hour by Don Winslow
I don't think winslow can take his spot yet, traded him would create a hole. he's a vet, going to need that fr playoff
"We're callin on Dolan to fire yo *** Phil. I don't want Porzingis. Give me Winslow!" -
Dear . Would you agree to an interview with me about the pursuit and capture of Joaquin Guzman aka El Chapo?. Regards…
Thank you. I really appreciate your kind words. Don Winslow
I don't. Just saying I like it. Pek is a nice complement to Bosh. Opens up time for Winslow. He has a big upside.
everyone focusing on Winslow, I don't see them trading Bosh... would kill the stance on "loyalty" they've had since Bron left
I don't know how good Winslow's going to be. I'm high on him, but is he a future 1st team/2nd team All-NBA guy?
With the Heat's shortage of picks, I don't see how they could part with Winslow.
Don't really see a need to trade for Winslow unless we trading Fournier too.
The only way we get Melo is we trade Winslow...and don't wanna give up our future.
Sometimes you just don't know when you're standing on a corner in Winslow, AZ.
It would take Winslow, Whiteside and picks just to start the convo don't you think?
Don't miss out on all the fun as we celebrate the year of the monkey! February 10th at Winslow Dining Hall
the more you say you don't care the more I know you do
☞ Don Winslow discusses his new book The Cartel.
I don't think I've ever felt this great about myself 😌
Yeah, I don't have to win the Super Bowl to drink a bunch of Budweiser
If they don't cancel school tomorrow I'm gonna cry
And has never panned away during one of your matches to promote an advertisers. At least I don't think so.
The message is "BELIEVE IN LOVE." And lots of pro-military spots. I don't understand anything any more.
I don't understand football. Isn't dab about concentrated thc? So bored, good night
I don't drink alcohol. And was that a weed joke? A light with a bud in front of it?
both The Power of the Dog and The Cartel by Don Winslow. Currently on Brady vs. Manning by Gary Myers
Thinking about giving up the «Masters of Rome» series for a while to read again Don Winslow`s «The power of the dog» before «The Cartel»
'Cartel' author Don Winslow on El Chapo, 'The French Connection' and a private eye's take on money.
finished The Cartel: A novel by Don Winslow and gave it 5 stars
Turns out what I needed to break my reading drought was a Narco-Epic like POWER OF THE DOG by Don Winslow. Exhibit A:
I don't think so. Pretty sure Asante went somewhere in Broward
hah u don't know how long I've been looking for one
"Power of the Dog" by Don Winslow could hold you over.
I don't get lonely because I keep myself busy
College ProTip: If you hate Winslow but don't want to use up all of your flex, lunchables are only $1 at Walmart.
[2]: 'The Cartel' author Don Winslow says America is addicted to the drug war
Justise Winslow to St John's students: I don't know if y'all watched run to the title? They did.
6. Judy Winslow is the reason that family couldn't prosper. Your house isn't blessed if one of your kids goes missing & you just don't care.
Read "the Cartel" by Don Winslow? I can guarantee the quality of that.
Don't miss out! This Sunday 8/30, missionary Keith Winslow will be sharing about his ministry in…
I'm on this new diet where I don't wanna eat Winslow but I also don't want to buy food so I just lose lots of weight.
You don't give your neighbors outside cat a bath because it looks dirty!! We have a dog and people that are allergic!!
people always think I'm a dry texter like nah I just don't like to text
Mostly I just feel sorry for people who don't get MR. ROBOT.
Don't text me after 11 pm unless you're offering me sex or bringing me food.
I don't want a perfect relationship. I just want someone who I can act silly with, someone who treats me well and loves…
plz don't encourage me I'm already running on 4 hrs of sleep and I have a 8am tomorrow
Absolutely in awe of the power of the dog by Don Winslow . Seriously one of the greatest novels I have ever read . .
make your vote count. don't vote for Donald trump
Don Winslow has published a sequel to Power of the Dog and I'm reading some ghost nonsense by David Mitchell
Read The Cartel by Don Winslow - a thriller but pretty exact as to fact about Mexico/US drug wars
I don't care what anyone thinks! I'm going to be vocal on social media about something everyone agrees with! If you don't…
I don't like some of the Bryce Williams rhetoric that's percolating out there. Have some compassion for him along w sorrow for his victims.
Bryce Williams wasn't an angel;what he did was horrible but I don't think the media should smear him without all of the facts.
'On the issue of Illegal Drug's Trafficking, the US has an important thing to do w/Mexico: To Apologize'. Don Winslow.
The Don Winslow bit convinces me to read it.
Photo PDF The Power of the Dog by Don Winslow by Don Winslow
I don't know if knowing what Don Winslow's politics are is a good idea or a terrible idea.
Did Don Winslow the mason come look at the basement
oh yes. Murder is definitely not the answer. But some think bullies disappear after school. They don't;They just terrorize new ppl.
If the pieces don't fit, don't force them
I don't hate all kids just the annoying, smelly, loud, sticky, rude ones😷
Laura Winslow is grown *** woman w/a Christian man! May the blood of the lamb be w/her & the house music diva. Don't need more BW caddiness!
it's ok to exclude ppl who don't look like you. This attitude makes life even harder for their future minority coworkers.
I honestly don't get how teenagers have time to go to parties all the time, like I barely have time to shower every ni…
Since I don't have a dog. And Winslow is basically mine..
The Cartel by Don Winslow: informative, fun, depressing read. list of journalists who have died covering cartel violence is heart-rending.
If your friends don't motivate you and support what you're trying to do than you need new friends
Divine Message: You just might be up for a complete transformation of your life...don't fight it.
On page 103 of 303 of La leggenda di Bobby Z, by Don Winslow
rhetoric could be more conservative but I don't think major lines/figures of coop will change
Happy I don't have a dog so here's a picture of some goldfish
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try these Oakley's out if you don't like the price we can haggle until we find the right price
Ridley Scott attached to direct the adaptation of Don Winslow's The Cartel:
Ridley Scott to direct movie version of Don Winslow's drug-war saga 'The Cartel':
Don Winslow at the California Barnes & Noble in The Groves Mall with Laura Cerrano
Strong words from the master of suspense! Come see Don Winslow at Book Passage on 7/23:
Chris Beck reviews Don Winslow's new "The Cartel," a bleak look at war on drugs.
The ONLY way to "win" the war on drugs is to STOP FIGHTING. An Open Letter to Congress by Don Winslow.
It’s Time to Legalize Drugs: An Open Letter to Congress and the President by Don Winslow. via
don't act like we haven't had this discussion b4!!! You know me Winslow!
lady! Im in town again but I don't have your number. Txt me!!
There's not a day that you don't cross my mind.
One girls says, "yea, because Ms. Winslow don't play no games!"
Teachers act like we don't have a life out of school 😂
Hillary was sort of right, some corporations don't create jobs:
But what if tomorrow you notice my flaws and imperfections and don't look at me the same way you did today?
Austria is calling you! Very good story, thank you for great reading time. My review for Missing. NY:
I don't understand why this girl lies and says she goes to Winslow lol
don’t forget Justise Winslow too. Really, really fun.
I don't want to own anything until I find a place where me and things go together. I'm not sure where…
4 of 5 stars to I re del mondo by Don Winslow
Realized I don't have a costume...I'll just be a cat, like every other white girl
I don't get it... I think it's cuz when I walked by, I BLEW you all away..
I don't even know why I waste my time trying anymore
there are many things that I'd like to say to you but I don't know how
I don't even go to winslow, but I still voted for her.
Winslow really do love each other and come through for one another cause I don't know the girl Tziarra and I started voting 20 times 💚✊✊
and that you don't draft Kellen Winslow anymore
don't care what you're doing just take a sec to vote for Tziarra King from Winslow for best midfielder in nj 👏👏
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I highly recommend The Kings of Cool by Don Winslow
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Don't ever ask a white person what nationality they are unless you want to hear a list of European countries and some meaningless fractions.
Im tired but i don't wanna go to sleep
Don't be mad it's all about progression.
Don't feel bad, I lost track somewhere in the 10-30s myself lol
If you think I don't like you, lol you're probably right
Nah you're alright mate, I don't care?. And notwithstanding your trying-so-hard-to-be-offensive hashtag, I'm not English.
We are playing at Friends tonight starting at 7. You should come by. Let's hope the police don't show up and kill the mood again.
I don't ever wanna wakeup looking into someone else's eyes
I feel like I always have to remind someone how I feel about them so I don't lose them
I don't see any other school have spirit like Winslow does, Winslow might have a bad rep but no other school has fun like …
I'm warning you now don't watch this
your shirts have been donated to a thrift shop. Lost weight from & they don't fit. Some lucky people will find them
We need to speak up when we see people treating African immigrants in our communities poorly out of Ebola panic. Don't j…
I don’t like Winslow people enough to be there by myself lol
My nightmare is for whatever reasons some dream opportunity, once in a lifetime thing hits me, and I don't have the skillset to capitalize.
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Here's the hard truth: you can't make INTERSTELLAR because you don't possess the skill to make that movie. Almost no one on this planet does
Most directors are getting into the game to make fantastic movies. I don't think a lot of people dream of directing BOARD GAME MOVIE 3.
Don't forget our 10th beer festival is on 20th and 21st March!! Tickets on sale from March 1st!
Some of yall don't know I go to Winslow cause I be on the low 😎
Dear Kirk Cameron,. I don't need saving. I'm fine. You're acting like Travis Bickle. Signed,. Christmas
I don't think winslow ready for whats about to hit em at this pep rally!
I don't understand why everyone hates winslow 😅 we be chilling
read "Power of the Dog" by Don Winslow. Not sport but will blow you away.
.Here again is a list of my tour dates in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in Nov. 12 cities. 12 days.
Don Winslow and I bet on Fantasy Football. Week 12. Who ever lose has to buy the winner 2 bottles (big) of Stone and lose has to shave one eyebrow off.
BANGOR, Maine — Former Bangor police chief Don Winslow died Thursday after having spent the last few months of his life sharing his experience facing terminal cancer and being embraced by the community he served. He was 57. Winslow was the 27th chief of the Bangor Police Department and passed [...]
anything by Don Winslow but especially "The Power of the Dog" or "American Tabloid" by James Ellroy - seedy, dodgy and amazing!
Savages (2012 film) Cast Taylor Kitsch as Chon. Savages is a 2012 American crime thriller film directed by Oliver Stone. It is based on the novel of the same name by Don Winslow. The screenplay was written by Shane Salerno, Winslow and Stone. The film was released on July 6, 2012, and stars Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Demian Bichir, Benicio del Toro, Salma Hayek, John Travolta, and Emile Hirsch. Plot Best friends John (Taylor Kitsch) and Ben (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) are marijuana growers living in Laguna Beach, California. Chon, a former Navy SEAL, smuggled the seeds for the plants out of Afghanistan, and got help in cultivating them from Ben, a graduate of University of California, Berkeley in business and botany. These seeds yielded a particularly potent strain of marijuana that soon developed a wide customer base and made Chon and Ben very wealthy, with Ben devoting time and money to doing charity work in Africa and Asia. The two are in a polyamorous relationship with Ophelia Sage ...
anything by Christopher Brookmyre, Jo Nesbo, Hillary Mantel, Tim Winton, Don Winslow and Shantaram by David Gregory Roberts to start
So glad to be open! FYI just added 25 new movies to our collection, along with 29 Audio books, also: in large print - Shaq Uncut by Shaquille O'neal; Gideon's Curse by Preston and Child; Who Could That Be At This Hour by Lemony Snicket; Valley Of Ashes by Cornelia Read; Robert Ludlum's The Ares Decision; Satori by Don Winslow; I Never Thought I'd See The Day by Dr. David Jeremiah; James Patterson's First Love and many more!
Just got the 60th anniversary double issue of Playboy. This thing features original work from Žižek, Buzz Bissinger, Alex Hall, David Mamet, Naomi Wolf, Mark Leyner, interviews with Ben Affleck and Patton Oswalt, articles by Aisha Tyler and Gilbert Gottfried, fiction by Don Winslow and BJ Novak, and that's only the names I recognized. The quality of Playboy keeps getting better.
Max Brooks, Don Winslow & Paul Brazill get the review treatment on my blog.
Potted reviews: World War Z by Max Brooks, Savages by Don Winslow, Gumshoe by Paul D. Brazill via
I also like Chuck Hogan, Dennis Lehane, Don Winslow, Carl Hiassen.any good crime novel. It's the devil in me. Lol.
My Journey to Recovery Day 8 (Frightened, but not alone): 4th of July – JEDI WARRIOR'S UNITE! Where does one go when they are afraid; really, really afraid. The daunting task ahead of me is often overwhelming. My eyes have dimmed, but my spirit and drive remain. With my head being shaved came a stark reality. I am a leukemia patient with a very fast growing bone marrow and blood cancer. “Why me?”, I cried. Then it occurred to me…Why NOT me? My thoughts were confirmed moments later when a couple of childhood friends John Schroeder and Gary Pape, both Dr.’s came to see me – I know them best as my brothers by choice! I chose them as family many years ago and they chose me in return. I won’t go into detail of just how they treated their faux sister, but there was a rotten egg involved with some gun powder and a wick that was rolled into my college dorm room. All I can say about that is NASTY! John & Gary told me a couple things that helped me tremendously with my…OUR battle and journ ...
Can Don Winslow narrate my life and just make me sound awesome please.
Been a literary guru my whole but still never had the chance to read it..Figured I'd give it a shot..Say what you want but in this day in age I choose books before TV
Made 2 new dubs over the week-end of DON WINSLOW OF THE COAST GUARD -- one for me and one to show at LASFS. Plus copies of THE SIGN OF THE WOLF, THE PHANTOM OF THE WEST, and THE WOLF DOG (all PD)for my research. Gotta get copies of the obscure stuff that's unlikely to come out on DVD at this point.
4 of 5 stars to The Death and Life of Bobby Z by Don Winslow
Well I needed a calming period after my latest Don Winslow book, so I took up "Popular Crime, Reflections on the Celebration of Violence' by Bill James. James is famous for his seminal work in baseball metrics that were the subject of Moneyball. The crime book is interesting, James has a cool sense of irony and humor, and it is a truly thought provoking book about our country and its mores. Especially interesting parallels drawn between the counter-cultures of the 1960's and the early 1900's.
I could talk and watch Rockford Files for days. Bit of a masterclass in crime fiction for TV. Garner's performance is fantastic. World weary without being depressed; cool, but not trying to be or show cool. There are time I would swear the show comes form Elmore Leonard. Just a fantastic show.
The Don Winslow pulp came from the company that became DC Comics, lasting 2 issues. More @
DON WINSLOW OF THE NAVY was a combo pulp and comic book. It featured 80 pages of text and a 16-page color comic, the first of its kind.
"like savages. Beautiful, Beautiful Savages". - Savages by Don Winslow
cheers Ed. love all Don Winslow's books. Power of the dog one of my all time favs. Looking forward to your new book!!
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you could pick pretty much any one but 'Get Shorty' is a belter. Also try 'The Winter of Frankie Machine' by Don Winslow maybe?
Never seen the movie, but Don Winslow's novel 'Savages' is incredible.
For those of you have been keeping tabs on the past couple of days here is the big update: I have been offered and accepted a full time teaching position in Winslow, AZ with the possibility of coaching football as well. I GOT THE JOB!
Spirit Journey Youth, Diocese of Arizona: Tennyson “Come, my friends, ‘Tis not too late to seek a newer world.” We are driving around looking for someone when I ask “So, what is something you learned in our trips that you didn’t think was possible?” I really wasn’t expecting anything. It was a throw away question when there is a momentary lull in the conversation. A Native youth finally answers just when I am about to throw out an easier question. “It was after we had been to about four different businesses. There were jobs I didn’t even know existed, like running a bakery. There are so many things out there and everyone talked to me like I should be applying next week. When I turned eighteen I was all set to go do new things. It only took about two weeks until I was in the same old rut. When I turned nineteen, I thought my life was over. I am too old to try new things. Then we went to Colorado and all these new opportunities were shouting at me. So I guess I realized that new things are ...
.Relaxing now with some Don Winslow. THE DAWN PATROL. A very American selection!
Joe Lansdale, Don Winslow are two that come to mind immediately.
Since I did not have a chance to get a new Don Winslow book for poolside reading, I am lugging home Under the Dome.
I am currently reading Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk. Again. I need some new reads, can anyone suggest good books for me to check out? Generally into all out weirdness, sci-fi nonsense, decent musician bios/autobios & gritty yins about serial killers. So, aye... Any recommendations would be appreciated.
I wish I had a new Don Winslow book to bring home to read over the long weekend!
it would. I'd love to see Don Winslow's The Power of The Dog
“Did you ever read Power of The Dog by Don Winslow? Get The Thief by Fuminori Nakamura” going to tad them 😁
I think I need to try this new "reading" thing that I've heard people talking about... anybody got any suggestions? Preferably something with big text and lots of pictures to ease into it.
Idk maybe it's a "Time Out Tuwana" day but what in the H-E-Double Hockey sticks happened to decent customer service and appreciation! Goes to local health food store that I ALWAYS, FOR YEARS give patronage despite the occasional complaint about a rude CSR, (same one) it's convenient and has the supplies I love and need. So anyhooo, so I'm running ( not really speeding cop friends, okay I am) and I call 10 mins out to say I'll be there and only need said item, I will arrive right before 8pm. I am told "well as long as you are there by 8 okay." I can except that, I call five minutes out, "at a light five minutes out will you hold the item up front" as Josie Flores, advised me to do and that she has done in the past, I'm simply told and nonchalantly NO!!" okay, mind you frequent repeat business from me for years ... I get there at 7:56, lights are out but she's at the door ... I plead nicely "Hi :-) It's me and I called twice :-), you know I'm here often" She dryly replies with half ( a smile?) smirk " As .. ...
7% done with El poder del perro, by Don Winslow
flight delayed in Nashville and the passengers are mean, rude and surely. me with them. airport had a brilliant idea. Have a very talented guy on acoustic guitar singing Jackson Browne songs in middle of terminal. I jumped in to do backup on Take It Easy, and then the crowd sang along. lots of fun. totally changed the mood and people are coping with the delay better. they don't call it the music city for nothing. "lighten up while you still can. don't even try to understand." he just switched to Pure Prairie League. I can do these songs too.
What’s the one book you think everyone should read? — Savages by don winslow
I'm into classics, but modern stuff: Don Winslow, Easton Ellis, Irving & Miranda July are amongst my faves.
You know what I love about summer nights in cools the coolness at night...just don' t happen in the valley.
Jack Dempsey is one of the fighters I am studying recently because he was one of the smallest heavyweight champions ever (187 Lbs). In WW II at age 47 he volunteered and was given a commission as a Lieutenant in the New York Guard, but then left the Guard, to serve as a Lt. Commander, and eventually, Commander in the US Coast Guard. Interestingly, he not only boxed, but cross trained in judo and wrestling. “ he coauthored with Professional wrestler Bernard J. Cosneck, How to Fight Tough, which instructed Coast Guardsmen on close-quarters hand-to-hand combat incorporating boxing, wrestling and jiujitsu.”
Is there anyone in blue rapids that isn't at stamped?
I need a good beach read. Any recommendations?
CALIFORNIA HOME VALUES UP, UNEMPLOYMENT DOWN, BUT NOT IN THE HIGH DESERT I find it remarkable that the city/town fathers of the High Desert don’t understand the basic concept of microeconomics … knowledge they must have if they are going to do the jobs they were elected to do. Microeconomics, simply put, is the economics of an entity which is a component of a larger economic entity. The High Desert is one microeconomic entity. Many of the people I write about herein, I consider to be friends. Nonetheless, my recent conversations with our leaders have been extremely disappointing. They are so proud of their recent disastrous accomplishments and, astonishingly, are quick to take credit. Please allow me to give you a couple of examples: Walmart receives virtually all of its income from High Desert sources. From that income, profit goes to Arkansas, material expenditures go out of the High Desert (much to China), almost all operating expenses go out of the High Desert in utilities and insurance, ex ...
God is not pleased when people, especially His people, murmur and complain about their “trials and tribulations!” He also expects all of His children to walk in authority. Matter of fact there’s nothing more intimidating to the enemy then a person walking in their God given authority with boldness! That being said, we are commissioned to conduct our lives with great confidence in His plan. As Christians we are anchored to a firm foundation that will never be shaken (Isaiah 28:16). I pray you’re walking in your authority to the fullest. "Have a blessed day no matter what!" Fire in the Hole ~ Chris Clark “Dismantling Satan’s Kingdom Brick by Brick”
Well this time tomorrow I will be in Michigan starting my new life.. I'm looking forward to change. Goodbye Arizona it's been fun!!
Flooding in Jefferson County PA. Are any friends dealing with the rising waters?
Running head: INFLUENCE IDENTIFICATION STRATEGY IMPLEMENTATION                     Analysis of Inducing Hypocrisy as a Means of Persuasion WILLIAM R. MESMER B.S. Psychology, Preparation for Graduate Studies PSYC-3007-1 Influence and Persuasion; Dr. Peggy Samples  Week 4 Assignment                       Abstract To briefly define and explain: the hypocrisy paradigm; how does the dissonance in hypocrisy differ from the dissonance in the induced compliance paradigm.  Briefly explain: why researchers predict that hypocrisy motivates people to change their behavior rather than their attitudes; how the researchers tested the effect of hypocrisy on behavior change in this study; who the subjects were; what they did in each condition of the study, and how behavior change was measured. Summarize the results of the study. To: *** and explain the problems I see with the study and the conclusions drawn by the researchers; describe two limitations to the study and explain how they impact the ...
Stuck on i40 in miles of traffic due to an accident near Holbrook, ax
Did anybody else see how nice it's going to be next week (for July and if you live in NWA)?
I have a theory about certain works of art. That theory being that they only really make sense when you're old enough to understand them. I just reread THE GREAT GATSBY - and now have moved on to THE BEAUTIFUL AND DAMNED - and am finding them, at 40 (turn 41 on 25 July) far richer and more coherent than ever before. Another one along those lines is Kubrick's EYES WIDE SHUT. I maintain that movie makes absolutely no sense if you've never been in a long term relationship. And by long term, I mean longer than a couple of years. I loved it at 27 when it was released, but I'd never been in a lengthy relationship. Now, at 40, I not only love it but finally understand it.
checked off 2 bucket list items today.I was standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona. AND.I took a wrong turn in's the small things that makes life great.definitely a simple win kind of day!!!
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Come this Saturday nite at Winslow, when TSW invades that God forsaken little hole in the road, Big Poppa Cee has went out and got the legendary Bobo Brazil Jr as his tag partner! Not taking nothing away from Bobo cause he is and outstanding wrestler, but Poppa Cee has a surprise coming! Nobody turns their back on the great Godfather and lives to tell the tale!
Every police officer has had encounters with persons with mental illness. Sometimes, you may encounter an individual in an agitated state. Mental illness, es...
Favorite mystery/crime writers, fiction: John D. MacDonald for his sentimental romanticism, Elmore Leonard for his dialogue, Don Winslow for his rapid writing style, Robert Crais for the traditional approach. Yours?
Savages by Don Winslow, Donnybrook by Frank Bill creole belle by James lee Burke live by night by D Lehane
Savages 2012 Director: Oliver Stone Writers: Shane Salerno, Don Winslow and Oliver Stone Starring Blake Lively, Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Salma Hayek, Benicio Del Toro and John Travolta Oliver Stone is one of my favorite modern directors but he really hasnt made a noteworthy film in my opinion since Natural Born Killers. I had heard good things about Savages so I thought I would check it out and I am glad I did. ITs a return to form for him. IT reminds me in some ways to Brian DePalma's Scarface which Stone wrote the script too especially with the character of Salma Hayek's drug lord. IT is a movie that moves at a frenetic pace and with the narration of Blake Lively's character really helps the film move along and helps you really see the point of view of all the characters very well. The plot basics are this Ben (Taylor-Johnson) and Chon (Kitsch) are very well to do pot growers who live with the beautiful O (Lively) and share their love with her and life is going great til they get contact ...
Larry and Birdena Pridey, West Bethany, KS, are currently leading a team of six in Nairobi, Kenya. The team is working through Mon., Jan. 21, on a Sunday school building for the Karen FMC. The David Fisher family, Franklinville FMC, NY, are currently in Malawi through Sun., Feb. 10. David is teaching Bible courses at Great Commission Bible School, and the family is working with International Child Care Ministries. Pastor Dwight Gregory, Midwest City FMC, OK, is also teaching at the Great Commission Bible School in Malawi through Sat., Feb. 9. The Crossroads Community Church, Ottawa Lake, MI, has sent a team of nine to Haiti. Don Winslow is leading this team to work alongside Haiti Healthcare Advocates at the vision clinic in Dessalines. The team returns Sat., Jan. 19. Creekside Chapel, Olean, NY, currently has a team in Peru through Fri., Jan. 25. Adam Ricci is leading this group of five ministering to the church through a family and marriage workshop, as well as evangelism and construction. Joyce Black, ...
Swift Systems In On a Raven's Wing: New Tales in Honor of Edgar Allan Poe by Mary Higgins Clark, Thomas H. Cook, James W. Hall, Rupert Holmes, S. J. Rozan, Don Winslow Revealed Nearly two centuries after they were penned, Edgar Allan Poe's macabre tales are still working their eerie magic on readers of every stripe - thrill-seekers, filmmakers, even fellow writers of suspense. Collected here to honor and celebrate Poe's genius are original stories by some of the best mystery writers at work today. A son attempts to connect with his dying father in Thomas H. Cook's Nevermore. John Lutz's Poe, Poe, Poe combines elements from several of Poe's stories in a twisted tale of madness and mayhem. Poe, Jo, and I, by Don Winslow, examines the curious bond literature can form between the most unlikely of friends. And in Jon L. Breen's William Allan Wilson, getting even has never felt so good. With contributions by Mary Higgins Clark, Jeremiah Healy, Peter Lovesey, P. J. Parrish, Daniel Stashower, and Angela Zeman, am ...
This week on The Book Report: Featured Books Previewed "Mafia Son" by Sandra Harmon "Live by Night" by Dennis Lehane "Mad River" by John Sandford "The Power of the Dog" by Don Winslow "Mickey Cohen: The Life and Times of L.A.'s Most Notorious Mobster" by Tere Tereba "Gangster Squad" by Paul Lieberman "Original Gangster: The Real Life Story of One of America's Most Notorious Drug Lords" by Frank Lucas with Aliya S. King "The Racketeer" by John Grisham Authors Interviewed: Norman Van Aiken, Chef and Author
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