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open book

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a person or thing without secrecy or concealment that can be easily known or interpreted
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When I mentioned this to a male humanist friend, he said, 'Well, it would be a very short book.
Rebelde is such an endearing little character and his natural curiosity and courage also to accept that he's different--is beautifully depicted and his story flows so flawlessly and engagingly that you find yourself reaching the end of his journey before you know it (it helps that it is such a short book, admittedly).
Nisaar Turabi has included the selected works of the poet, Daagh Dehlvi in this short book which is published under the series 'Rang-i-Sukhan'.
Pope Francis has long fought against corruption, writing a short book about it as archbishop.
THE last time I felt poorly and checked my symptoms on Google, I wondered whether I should make my will and go to bed with a short book.
Hillary Clinton in a Nut Shell" is a short book that unravels Clinton's political life through her quotes, scandals, flip-flops and even her health.
A brilliant short book called (in English translation) In the Name of Identity: Violence and the Need to Belong was published in English translation on Sept.
Asad Rafi has penned his experiences in a very interesting manner in the short book in what he describes as a brief memoir.
Managing a short book, as opposed to simply hedging beta risk with ETFs, is a substantially different skill set from what most long-only managers bring to the table.
From what to do when medication works and how to stay on it to the 'value' in the 'black dog' of depression, this short book packs in revelations that will prove eye-opening to any sufferer of depression, and is a pick for any collection strong in self-help psychology.
Clearly well researched, there's a lot of fascinating history packed into this relatively short book.
Based on Judith Viorst's short book of the same name, the film revolves around an 11-year-old lad and his family whose day grows progressively worse.