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Old 07-10-2011, 01:19 AM   #1
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Just like the movie version.

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Old 07-10-2011, 01:45 AM   #2
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Old 07-10-2011, 04:58 PM   #3
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Old 07-10-2011, 05:00 PM   #4
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Old 07-10-2011, 07:04 PM   #5
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Hint 1: It is still in Copyright in Canada.

Hint 2: The Author is a woman.
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Old 07-10-2011, 11:43 PM   #6
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Old 07-11-2011, 02:20 AM   #7
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Old 07-11-2011, 08:08 AM   #8
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I think I have a good guess for this one, though I didn't see the movie.

Atlas Shrugged?

The book by that nut job Ayn Rand?

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Old 07-11-2011, 12:29 PM   #9
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Old 07-11-2011, 01:54 PM   #10
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There might need to be some clarification here. Any book? Only books by well known authors? Only books adapted into movies? Into popular movies? Into recent popular movies.

To keep this moving along I will start with this quote:

“Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen and six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery.”

Regarding the questions I first posed for this book the answers in order are: Yes. Yes. Yes. Probably at one time. No.
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Old 07-11-2011, 07:25 PM   #11
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Uriah Heap's explanation of his situation in Charles Dickens's "David Copperfield."
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Old 07-11-2011, 08:18 PM   #12
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Uriah Heap's explanation of his situation in Charles Dickens's "David Copperfield."
Actually Mr. Micawber offered that remarkable insight into personal finance. But David Copperfield was indeed the book.

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Actually Mr. Micawber offered that remarkable insight into personal finance. But David Copperfield was indeed the book.

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Alas Mr. Dickens knew the problem of poverty from personal experience. His father ended up in debtors prison and the family ended up living there for a time.
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Old 07-14-2011, 07:07 AM   #14
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Sorry, here's the next one:

"Yes; it is in two points offensive to me; I have two strong grounds of objection to it. First, as being the means of bringing persons of obscure birth into undue distinction, and raising men to honours which their fathers and grandfathers never dreamt of; and secondly, as it cuts up a man's youth and vigour most horribly; a sailor grows old sooner than any other man..."
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