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The book is much better than the movie (I still love you Tom Hanks). Only thing I hate is Robert Langdon. You can tell a guy wrote it because he gets laid at the end of every book, and he's a 40-year-old, pudgy, balding university professor. Right. His earlier books are better: Deception Point, Digital Fortress, and others. Worth Reading, Books Jackets, Books Worth, Da Vinci Codes, Favorite Books, Davinci Codes, Dan Brown, Danbrown, Dust Covers
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Book Club Selection. Quotes: “The hardest choices in life aren't between what's right and what's wrong but between what's right and what's best.” “But choosing to lovingly care for her was like steering a plane into a mountain as gently as possible. The crash is imminent; it's how you spend your time on the way down that counts.” “He'd learned long ago: perfection isn't what families are all about.”