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Sociolinguistics by Peter Trudgill
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The Case of the Troubled Trustee by Erle Stanley Gardner
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Perry Mason with a nice deus ex machina ending. Nice.
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Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya
Bless Me, Ultima
by Rudolfo Anaya
read in June, 2014
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I have struggled to put into words my feelings on this book. Before reading it I thought I would love it - I had heard great things about it and the content sounded interesting. However, I overall simply was not taken by it. Maybe my 1-star rating sh ...more
Four Wheels, Five Corners by Paul Wood
"Reading these newspaper columns from early 90s Maui gives me a taste of something rare. For me, it tastes like my youth--the green and warm air of Upcountry, in that time of your life when you don't even really notice what makes it precious becaus..." Read more of this review »
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Joseph and His Brothers by Thomas Mann
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The Dressmaker's Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques by Lynda Maynard
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This book has very clear directions complete with illustrations that will not only show you how to use these techniques but are also inspiring. Clear directions overall and not too much hand sewing.
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Asimov's Guide to Shakespeare by Isaac Asimov
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This book is great to read side by side with Shakespeare's plays. Very informative and impressive - aka Asimov.
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The Greene Murder Case by S.S. Van Dine
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The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood
The Penelopiad
by Margaret Atwood (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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This book is by Margaret Atwood. To me that means of course it would be beautifully and thoughtfully written with complex and interesting ideas driving the narrative. I definitely learned a lot about the character of Penelope - her background as well ...more
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