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Seed from Madagascar
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Robin Robin said: "This is an account of Plantation life in the lowlands of South Carolina. I always thought tobacco and cotton were the biggest crops in the south; but in the lowlands of North and South Carolina, and Georgia, Rice was the main crop. It is a fascinatin...more "

 

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The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Trigiani
The Shoemaker's Wife
by Adriana Trigiani (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2014
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Great historical fiction, Italian immigrants, Catholic experience in Italy and America. Trigiani loosely based the love story on that of her grandparents. This is my first Trigiani book and I really enjoyed her writing. I want to read some of her Big...more
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The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
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The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff
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The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff, Ernest H. Shepard by Ernest H. Shepard (Illustra...
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I enjoy the way Benjamin Huff combines two of my favorite things, The Tao, and Winnie the Pooh. Truly an east meets west treat. I recommend familiarity with both sources before reading this book, your enjoyment will increase greatly if you do. A fun...more
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Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
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This is the first edition of Tao Te Ching I read. It is a wonderful translation. I find comparing translations adds more flavor to the meaning I draw from The Tao.
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Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
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There is much to ponder in Lao zi's words of wisdom. I enjoy bringing my western background and my one and a half year's Taiwan experience together as I ponder his words. This is the second translation I read and I enjoy comparing it against the othe...more
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Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
Sarah's Key
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All These Things Shall Give Thee Experience by Neal A. Maxwell
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The Faith of a Scientist by Henry B. Eyring
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Groucho Marx
“Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.”
Groucho Marx, The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About Groucho Marx

Robert Louis Stevenson
“Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”
Robert Louis Stevenson

Albert Camus
“Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.”
Albert Camus

Friedrich Nietzsche
“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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