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[Following is an official review of "Wild World" by Peter S. Rush.]
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5 out of 5 stars
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Wild World by Peter S. Rush is a fantastic novel that delves into the topic of choice and decision-making. The story starts with a revolution against President Nixon's government, which is sparked by the shooting of five innocent students on campus by the National Guard. This event causes the protagonist, Steve, to question the moral direction of society, government, and institutions.

The visit of Sergeant Durk to campus for a lecture serves as a turning point for Steve. He abandons his law career to become a police officer, with the hope of bringing about change. However, only time will tell whether Steve will fall into the same pitfalls or not. Things are about to get rocky. His relationship with Roxy, his girlfriend, is about to be shaken, and he's about to make serious mistakes that will haunt him to the marrow. Just like the title, it is a wild world we live in, where nothing is as it seems.

I have read this book twice, and both times I have been thoroughly impressed. The first time I read it, it was both the book of the month and the book of the day. It's not surprising why it made it to the list, now that I've read it already. The author has done an excellent job of creating well-developed characters, engaging dialogue, and acing all other elements of a great book. The characters are relatable, and the story flows smoothly without becoming confusing.

The author masterfully highlights important themes throughout the book, particularly the decisions we make and the disconnect between our perspectives of right and wrong. For example, Steve's actions are seen as heroic by his colleagues, but they also haunt him with guilt. This book reminds us that we shouldn't be quick to judge, as we may become the very thing we are fighting against. Other themes include corruption and integrity.

This book is a must-read for fans of crime thrillers. The world-building, suspense, and dialogues are all top-notch. If you enjoy shows or movies like CIA, I highly recommend this book. It is well-edited, with no errors detected, and is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. With its thought-provoking themes and well-crafted story, Wild World by Peter S. Rush is a book that will stay with you long after you've finished reading it. I award a well-deserved rating of 5 out of 5 stars, finding no negative aspects to warrant a lower rating.

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Post by Amy Luman »

I started to read this book because it was recommended so highly, but it went very slowly for me. Books about this era usually don’t. I am glad that there are different types of books for different people.
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The differences between generations stood out for me in this book. Seems the younger generation prefer peace almost at any cost. Its a great book and recommend it. Mostly Vietnam war is told from military perspective but this book is different
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Post by ElinaT »

Could Steve, as a law professional not bring about effective change than as a police officer? His thinking was quite peculiar and interesting. I'd like to delve into this book.
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Post by beauweston »

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on Wild World by Peter S. Rush. It looks a compelling novel that delves into complex themes of choice and decision-making, with a backdrop of a revolution against a corrupt government. The character development and engaging dialogue that you mentioned suggest that the author has done an excellent job of creating a well-rounded and immersive story. It's always impressive when a book can be read multiple times and still leave a lasting impression. I appreciate your review and will keep this book in mind for future reading. I also want you to provide a review on women history of Black Activist and World War 2.
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Book of the day BOTD is historical fiction and a ward winning debut and a war themed by peter bringing back the life in the late 60's to early 70's this book was well written and reviewed I will recommend it to anyone who like war themed book
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This seems like an interesting historical novel. The 70s are a colorful decade for sure. Great and informative review.
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I’m at an age where I vividly remember the Vietnam War. I’m not very interested in tales highlighting the horror of the Vietnamese jungles, but a novel about the political and social clashes on U.S. soil during this age seemed appealing. So I read it. And it's terrific.
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I know many people thought this book was dull, but I loved it. The 70s were a fascinating time of change, and the social issues discussed are still meaningful.
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Post by 1femi1 »

Things might not be as they seem. It is a complex world where everyone is going their way. The events that led to the revolution again President Nixon were well captured in this book. I'm going to set out time to read this book. Thanks for the review.
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I am fascinated by how Sergeant Durk's lecture became the last straw for Steve to change careers.
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The author has effectively crafted fully fleshed-out characters, captivating conversations, and mastered all other aspects necessary for a remarkable book. The characters are easily identifiable, and the plot progresses seamlessly without causing any perplexity.
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This book is not a genre I typically read. As the review was great and made the book sound interesting I definitely added it to my want to read shelves.
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Post by Hazel Mae Bagarinao »

One of the things that were off about this book was the relationship between Roxy and Steve; it was a toxic one. But overall, it was a suspenseful read! The plot and twists will turn you wild, as the title implies. Congratulations to the author on BOTD!
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