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Miss Manners' Guide to Rearing Perfect Children by Judith Martin
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Moloka'i by Alan Brennert
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Ship Captain Crew by Frank Seaman
Ship Captain Crew
by Frank Seaman
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Loved this book. I'm familiar with most of the areas up and down the west cast that appear in these tales, but before reading this, I knew virtually nothing about fishing. Now I do! I also know about finding a prostitute in Mexico, trading tequila fo ...more
Pdxjackie is on page 500 of 576 of Roma: i kind of pooped out at the end of this one and haven't finished it. It became less dramatic and more of a political recounting- probably because there is more fact available to be incorporated as we move closer to present day. I really want to finish it though, it is just kind of drudgy.
Roma by Steven Saylor
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Remus by T.P. Wiseman
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Pdxjackie and 11 other people liked Rachel's review of Roma (Roma, #1):
Roma by Steven Saylor
"Steven Saylor definitely took on a huge task when he chose to write a novelized history of Rome from the viewpoint of one of the oldest patrician families, but least-known in modern times --- the Pinarii, and their cousins the Potitii. The novel t..." Read more of this review »
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The Kill-Off by Jim Thompson
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My least favorite of Jim Thompson's books I've read so far. It's told from the points of view of various characters, and the story is of a murder that is yet to happen, and maybe that's just too many stretches for this rambler. Still better than anyt ...more
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