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A Message to Garcia is an inspirational essay that was was wildly popular, which has sold over 40 million copies, and has been translated into 37 languages. The essay celebrates the initiative of a soldier who is given a daunting mission. He does not object, ask questions, or request help but simply finds a way to accomplish it. Through this essay, Hubbard encourages the reader to apply this attitude to his own life as a sure way to success. Its wide popularity even today reflects the general appeal of self-reliance and energetic problem solving in American culture.
(P)2009 Jimcin Recordings

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  • DENNIS
  • Adelphi, MD, United States
  • 03-15-15

not an actual adventure

Considering its reputation, I expected an adventure story. But nothing. Just a celebration of somebody else's effort to deliver a message, embedded in tacky patriotism.

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Its all over youtube and the 1934 movie . FREE

Would you try another book from Elbert Hubbard and/or Jim Roberts?

Lets just say you wouldn't see my shadow for more than a blink if this were a sermon in church and I was in the chior.

Would you ever listen to anything by Elbert Hubbard again?

No. He's a dead, old man. I'm a live old man. <br/>Times a wasting.

How could the performance have been better?

It is. Its on youtube for free.

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from A Message to Garcia?

Beginning, middle and end.

Any additional comments?

All the self back patting concerning how all world powers had to copy in their own language and the "historic" numbers distributed. Maybe it was important then. So what now.

0 of 4 people found this review helpful