What books had the biggest impact on you?

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    Whether in school or as an adult, which fiction books do you think made the biggest impact on how you thought about the world or yourself? Not necessaraily the best books you've read or the most enjoyable, but the most impactful.

    Mine
    The Good Earth
    Ordinary People
    The Jungle
    Johhny Got His Gun
    Slaughterhouse Five
    The Naked and the Dead
    The Call of the Wild
    On the Road
    The Catcher in the Rye
    Great Expectations
    Ethan Frome
     
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    Your question is highly racist.
     
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    'Carrie' by Stephen King. It taught me not to fuck with redheads
     
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    The encyclopedia...man, when my dad hit me with that big ass book, I felt the fucking impact!
     
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    Did "The Good Earth" make you want to fuck chickens? Cause it sure did for me.
     
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    Confederacy of Dunces.
     
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    Not too many people know the tale of Ignatius O"Reilly...

    Bravo.
     
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    Animal Farm
     
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    danny dunn and the homework machine

    think and grow rich

    betty crocker cookbook

    the godfather

    oh my dog
     
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    dont remember it causing me to "love" poultry. but the oxen in the book sounded cute.
     
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    A great book. I guess one of Artie's favorites.
     
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    Johnny Got His Gun gave me nightmares. The movie did too.
     
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    If it has to be fiction, then "private parts" and "miss america".
    They are chock full of fictitious stories!
    Double you Ennnnnnnnn bee see
     
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    Hard to believe those four assholes got paid money for that shit.
     
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