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The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
4.04
I became fascinated with the Dust Bowl when I first started watching the HBO series "Carnivale". At the time, all I was able to dig up on the topic wa ...more
Nov 2007
Oct 25, 2007
 
7
Next of Kin: My Conversations with Chimpanzees
4.42
This is one of the most powerful books I've ever read. At once, it is eye-opening, heartwarming, and heartbreaking. I cried and smiled and laughed and ...more
Oct 2007
Oct 06, 2007
 
8
Tales of the City (Tales of the City, #1)
4.06
WHY DID I LOVE THIS BOOK SO MUCH???? There's no substance, no thought-provoking plot, no cause, no purpose, no zombies, no plagues and STILL I loved i ...more
Aug 06, 2011
Jul 31, 2011
 
1
The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted And the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, And Long-term Health
4.19
If you want to take control of the dominant risk factor for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, macular degeneration, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, obesi ...more
Dec 22, 2009
Sep 22, 2009
 
4
Water for Elephants
4.05
Well, I don't rate books -- especially, fiction-- 5 stars very often, but this is just a perfect book. The story-telling style and language of the boo ...more
Nov 2007
Oct 15, 2007
 
10
Doc
3.94
Holy shit, I loved this book!! Consider this a written prequel to the movie Tomstone. The author admittedly takes some fictional liberties, but she ha ...more
Mar 17, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
 
5
The Stand
4.32
This is one of my top favorite books of all time. It's classic Stephen King. Loads of characters and character development in the ultimate knock-down, ...more
Jan 1986
Oct 03, 2007
 
3
The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History
3.95
This book is fabulous. The book gives a thorough accounting of the devastating disease that ripped through our country in 1918 and an education on how ...more
Apr 2007
Oct 15, 2007
 
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The American Plague: The Untold Story of Yellow Fever, the Epidemic that Shaped Our History
3.86
Loved it! An incredibly engaging and enlightening read. I feel two pounds smarter after having read it!
Dec 2007
Oct 28, 2007
 
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The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxset (The Hunger Games, #1-3)
4.51
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Jan 08, 2012
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