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Flight by Sherman Alexie
Flight
by Sherman Alexie
read in March, 2008
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I read this for a book club. The more I think about it the better it was. I loved reading it and I like thinking about it even more. Great read.
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Case Histories by Kate Atkinson
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Beautifully written. Gripping. I really liked it!
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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
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The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
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Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
by Doris Kearns Goodwin
recommended for: Don Swanson
read in January, 2007
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Jack and I listened to this book on tape. It was fascinating and filled in interesting information about Lincoln's success in office. He chose a cabinet made up of his political rivals. Very successful approach...I wish some people would try this tod ...more
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Manhunt by James L. Swanson
Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer
by James L. Swanson
recommended to Jan Praxel by: New York Times Book Review
recommended for: Don Swanson for sure
read in January, 2007
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I couldn't put this book down. It is EXCELLENT! Fascinating truths about the chase to find John Wilkes Booth after the assasination of Lincoln. Extremely well written (not surprising since the author's name is Swanson:^)
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Hawaii by James A. Michener
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