Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

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3 days, 12 hours ago

doctors expect them to get worse and more frequent

"He said his father can't survive on an $8- or $9-an-hour job. He takes home about $900 every two weeks and Lisa works part-time at Festival Foods in Virginia ... He ruptured a disk after a huge pipe rolled back on him last year in the mine. He endures surges of back pain that can make normal movem…

—p.139 by Mark Nowak
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3 days, 13 hours ago

when you went into that iron house

Every day you put your life on the line when you went into that iron house. Every day you sucked up dirt and took a chance on breaking our legs or breaking your back. And anyone who's worked in there knows what I'm talking about.

—p.28 by Mark Nowak
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3 days, 13 hours ago

what we can't afford in the first place

History, the arrow
pointing past
[inside this frame]--

interest at 2.9% for What
we can't afford in the first place

—p.22 by Mark Nowak
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3 days, 13 hours ago

I can't even speak proper

Forty years of hard work and what have I got to show for it? Nothing. [...] I can't even speak proper. Working-class kids writing their names on a wall that is bound to erase them. **When you're a steelworker (laughs), you don't get to speak the same language that you would do if you meet peopl…

—p.20 by Mark Nowak
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5 days, 12 hours ago

had a finger or something missing

The interruption of the closure, in this instance, by the frame: "LTV [Steel] was able to use its bankruptcy to reduce payments to productive workers." **In the old days when the city bus used to pull up to the factory gate, the driver would call out "butcher shop" or "slaughterhouse". In negotiati…

—p.13 by Mark Nowak