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no_hypocrisy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-11 01:44 PM
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4. I think it's a matter of waiting to see how many other libraries pull it before
the decision to pull it is made in certain libraries. That way the removal looks like following a "responsible" and academic trend. Which, BTW, is contrary to the concept of the universality of ideas in a library.
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  -Why has Huckleberry Finn been RECENTLY removed from some libraries and schools? Boojatta  Mar-29-11 01:17 PM   #0 
  - My guess? They are getting pulled for the rollout of it's revision. There was some big hoohaw ,,  aSpeckofDust   Mar-29-11 01:20 PM   #1 
  - It may be that more than one minority is mentioned in the book? I  jwirr   Mar-29-11 01:21 PM   #2 
  - If we are to explain why the book has been recently banned from schools and libraries ...  Boojatta   Mar-29-11 01:26 PM   #3 
  - I think it's a matter of waiting to see how many other libraries pull it before  no_hypocrisy   Mar-29-11 01:44 PM   #4 
  - I think owning the book so my grandchildren can read  AKDavy   Mar-29-11 02:07 PM   #5 
  - How long ago did you read it?  Warpy   Mar-29-11 02:35 PM   #6 
 

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