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Robin rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Doce cuentos peregrinos by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
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I read all of this book because it was in Spanish and it felt good that I could read it. None of the stories were note-worthy for me, however.

The the stories were about unpleasant things, such as death, washed-up former politicians, unexplainable thi
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Walking Home by Sonia Choquette
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Robin rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Walking Home by Sonia Choquette
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I loved this book. It was about a woman, Sonia Choquette (also the author), who had reached a low point in her life, she was getting a divorce and both her brother and father passed away. She had a quite successful career as an intuitive guide and sp ...more
Robin rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Crashing Through by Robert Kurson
Crashing Through
by Robert Kurson (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2008
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About a man who was blind after an accident when he was 2 years old. He grew up, had a career, married, and had children. His life was full. When he found out there was a surgery that could allow him to see again, he was scared. With life as good as ...more
Robin rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Macario by B. Traven
Macario
by B. Traven
read in March, 2015
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Very pleasant, easy read.

It's about a poor lumberjack in New Spain who wants nothing more than to have a whole duck to eat all by himself, without hungry children staring at him, hoping for bites. His wife, who loves him very much, scrimps and saves
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Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto
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Robin rated a book 5 of 5 stars
I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb
I Know This Much Is True
by Wally Lamb
read in August, 2014
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I loved this book. It is about the "healthy" twin's ability to deal with his retarded twin's mental problems as well as his own relationship to his parents and women.
Robin rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Empire of the Summer Moon by S.C. Gwynne
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I liked this book because it explained exactly how the Comanches were defeated. In school, we all learned about the whites overcoming the Indians, but didn't learn the specifics of how and when each tribe succumbed. This book tells us exactly how and ...more
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Hija de la Fortuna by Isabel Allende
Hija de la Fortuna
by Isabel Allende (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2015
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I loved this book. It's about a young girl, Eliza, living in Chile. She falls in love with a man who leaves to find his fortune during the 1849 California gold rush. She stows away on a ship with a Chinese man, Tao Chi'en, whom she doesn't know very ...more
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