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Reader recommendation: The Whole Five Feet

Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.

By Joseph Jackson,Troy, Ohio / September 19, 2012

The Whole Five Feet by Christopher Beha shows us what the "Great Books," as edited by Charles William Eliot who compiled the Harvard Classics, can mean to the modern reader.

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