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James L. Cambias

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I grew up in New Orleans, was educated at Chicago, and currently live in New England.

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Uncharacteristically Personal Note

We never observed "Fathers' Day" in my family. Still don't. My father liked to pick out his own neckties, and dismissed the whole event as something ginned up by the makers of greeting cards and electric shavers. So all the appreciations and in memoriams people are posting on 'blogs and social media today are very sweet, but don't resonate.


I miss him every day, not just today.

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A fun and exciting book about what happens when a secret government project begins assembling pieces of an ancient giant alien robot hidden all over the world. Told entirely in the form of interviews and reports by the mysterious director of the proj ...more
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An excellent "bio-thriller" melding the shadowy world of espionage with the surreal world of parasitic fungi. The pace is unrelenting, the characters vivid and appealing, and the science is more alarmingly realistic than most readers may realize.
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