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Douglas Adams


Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
2002
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Douglas Adams was born in Cambridge, England in 1952. He has written for radio, television and theater and has worked as a hospital reporter, barn builder, radio producer, and script editor. His bestsellers include The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, Life, the Universe and Everything, So Long and Thanks for All the Fish, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, and The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul. Adams died in 2001.


The fact that the American mass democratic system came to maturity at the same time that Lincoln came to maturity, that he was learning his politics as those politics were themselves developing and evolving into the definitive mass democracy that we know today, means that Lincoln was bringing something to that system .. that had, itself, been influenced by the development of evangelical Protestantism.

- Richard Carwardine
Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power


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