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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
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A very sad novel, but typical of life. Everyone has dreams of a different life but for some, few of have opportunities to change the lives we already have. Some are physically handicapped from accidents or come pre-packaged that way, while others are ...more
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Geisha, a Life by Mineko Iwasaki
Geisha, a Life
by Mineko Iwasaki
read in January, 2002
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Unbelievable book... very moving and I cried and cried. Mineko Iwasaki does a fabulous job of discussing her world and the life of a Geisha!
Get your tissues read, you will need them. The fight of a young girl farmed out because there were too many m
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A Year in Provence by Peter Mayle
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Adored this book! So typical of the French and any foreigners experience when learning the culture and how to get around-- Regardless of the country you are visiting.

Best wishes on your journey through Mayle's experience. His writing is phenomenal, d
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Jubilee by Margaret Walker
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Oh.... LOVED, LOVED, LOVED this book. Very well written and could closely be analogous to Uncle Tom's Cabin. However, it is more about the human spirit, regret and of course--- the awful slave movement that swept the British as well as the Americans. ...more
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The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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I simply loved this book. I marked it as "parenting" as well because every adult needs to remember WHAT it is like to be a child in an adult world. We should be keen on thinking the way our children do BEFORE we open our mouths.
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Going Solo by Roald Dahl
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My husband read this first... he liked it, so I read it. Very quick read and simply put--- the memoirs of Roald Dahl. Loads of laughs, brilliantly written with the whit of this great man as we all know it.
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Esio Trot by Roald Dahl
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A little love story about two neighbors, well, and a tortoise...
I liked it and saw no innuendos about male chauvinism, lies and the deceit of "gullible" women as some essayist have stated. It is simple, quirky and a darling approach to love at an ol
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The Witches by Roald Dahl
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What I like about this book is that almost EVERY child has a "witch" in their neighborhood, whom you scare yourself silly "wondering" if the stories are true! We had TWO in our neighborhood. They each had magnificent houses that intrigued all of us a ...more
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The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me by Roald Dahl
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Fun book and as always... embedded social calls. Love his style. Yes, they are young adult/kids.... but good for all of us to remember what life is REALLY about, and he nails it!
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