Posted by Gayle on September 16, 1999 at 20:13:35:
In Reply to: Re: reading posted by MMMMarcia on September 16, 1999 at 13:32:32:
: Chris wrote:
: : Wait a minute, folks. Don't paint all highschoolers with the same brush. I know plenty of them who would discuss Charles Dickens and Jane Austin with you to your heart's content (and theirs). My son gave me Willa Cather for Christmas last year. You just don't read about them in the media.
: Good point, Chris! I know quite a few intelligent, well-read young folks. And on the other side of the coin, I know several folks of my parent's generation who are none of those things. My own first father-in-law bragged that he'd never read a book
Your first father-in-law was Natty Bumppo? Wow! Why didn't you ever tell me this?
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