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" Hey, I know that guy! Good memories of Summit... "
Tom Zoellner and 4 other people liked Barb's review of Train: Riding the Rails That Created the Modern World-from the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief:
"Many years ago, as a young woman, I stood in the checkout line of my local bookstore, arms full of books including two copies of the new book, Chesapeake, by James Michener-one intended as a gift and one for myself. As I unloaded my purchases on t..." Read more of this review »
Tom Zoellner voted for Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital as Best Nonfiction in the Final Round of the 2013 Goodreads Choice Awards.
“The best place to find a new mine is next door to an old mine.”
“...Her boyfriend gives her a Mercedes, [her friends] say, 'Oh, that's nice.' But her boyfriend gives her a diamond, they say, 'Oh, he's serious.' It's not just the gift of love-it's the gift of commitment. She's not jumping up and down because she got a diamond ring but because she got a guy! There are those who say you don't need diamonds. I say they're right. Just like you don't need sex.”
“And a single ton of raw uranium provides the same electricity as twenty thousand tons of black coal.”
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