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Book Review: "Missoula" by Jon Krakauer

  • Genre: Nonfiction/True Crime 
  • Length: 367 pages
  • Published: 2015
  • My rating: 5/5
  • Goodreads rating: 4/5

Description: By investigating the handling of several rape cases reported in the college town of Missoula, Montana, Krakauer examines how the justice system responds to acquaintance rape, and why victims are so often reluctant to report sexual assaults. 233 more words

Reading

Surfing Missoula

After spending the morning at Garnet we returned to Missoula for a late lunch. We drove downtown to checkout tier waterfront park. Our first stop was the Carousel. 66 more words

Photography

Heading Home

In order to avoid the early morning traffic and road closures because of a half marathon scheduled for Sunday morning in and around the area we were staying, we decided to leave Vancouver a day earlier than planned. 254 more words

Travel

Room for Growth

We’re in Missoula for Her Royal Highness’s freshman orientation at University of Montana. We are clearly part of a generation of New Age Parenting, because I, too, am attending Families of Freshmen Orientation for 2.5 f—ing days. 350 more words

Humor

Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town: Reviewed

A difficult read, an important book. I saw the title and thought, Why would I want to read that? and then I saw Jon Krakauer was the author and I put it on hold at the library. 1,251 more words

Reviews

Thom Hartmann on Economic & Labor News: 6/22/15 (Video)

On the 6/22/15 episode of Economic & Labor News, Thom Hartmann covers…

  • New study by the International Monetary Fund finds that income inequality is the defining issue of our time.
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Economy

NCBI Partners with Big Sky Documentary Film Festival and YWCA

Typically, the bread and butter (gluten free bread, too) of NCBI’s work involves trainings and after school programs, but we love every opportunity to create communal spaces where we are pushed to challenge our thinking. 109 more words