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The Anthropology of Turquoise: Meditations on Landscape, Art, and Spirit
4.01
really liked it
I am on the fence about whether this gets 4 or 5 stars, I am still so blown away by Meloy's writing. I haven't given many books 5 stars. I have a feel ...more
May 26, 2011
May 15, 2011
 
Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography
4.19
liked it
Pioneer Girl does what Wilder had asked her Aunt Martha Carpenter to do back in 1925; it tells the story in her ‘own words as you would tell about th ...more
Nov 17, 2015
Nov 07, 2015
 
Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History
4.13
really liked it
I started this book with trepidation. I am not a history buff; I don't like gory topics and scalping and Indian wars seems a bit gory; I side with the ...more
May 27, 2012
May 17, 2012
 
Little House in the Big Woods (Little House, #1)
4.17
liked it
“Once upon a time, sixty years ago, a little girl lived in the Big Woods of Wisconsin, in a little gray house made of logs.” p.1

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s
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Nov 02, 2015
Nov 02, 2015
 
Lonesome Dove
4.47
really liked it
Lonesome Dove was published almost 30 years ago in 1985. It won the Pulitzer Prize in 1986. There has been a TV series based on it and McMurtry wrote ...more
Aug 16, 2014
Jul 17, 2014
 
The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light
3.93
liked it
“My feeling is that an observer needs to see four hundred and fifty stars to get that feeling of infinitude, and be swept away…and I didn’t make that ...more
Sep 29, 2017
Jun 17, 2015
 
A River Runs Through It
4.16
liked it
I give three stars for all three stories, but five for the title story.

I can't decide if Maclean was smart to put the title story first or if it shou
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Aug 03, 2012
Aug 06, 2012
 
Bound for Canaan
4.10
really liked it
One more book in my quest to know more about African-Americans. I am overwhelmed by how little I know about the history of my country. This book was a ...more
Dec 29, 2016
Jan 15, 2015
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