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Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
4.14
really liked it
KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON. (2017). David Grann. ***1/2.
Back in the 1920s, members of the Osage tribe in Oklahoma found themselves sitting on top of a
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Oct 28, 2017
Oct 28, 2017
 
The Given Day (Coughlin #1)
4.03
it was amazing
Lehane, Dennis. THE GIVEN DAY. (2008). *****. Be prepared to spend a few nights with this novel from Lehane. It is a long, long book. When you have fi ...more
Feb 27, 2009
Feb 27, 2009
 
The Deep Blue Good-By (Travis McGee, #1)
3.92
really liked it
THE DEEP BLUE GOOD-BY. (1964). John D. MacDonald. ****.
This is another adventure for the series hero, Travis McGee. In this tale, McGee is asked by hi
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Sep 17, 2013
Sep 17, 2013
 
Sandrine's Case
3.57
really liked it
SANDRINE’S CASE. (2013). Thomas H. Cook. ****.
Cook is a marvelous writer, and this one displays his talent to the best advantage. Although the story i
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Aug 14, 2013
Aug 14, 2013
 
Matterhorn
4.24
really liked it
Marlantes, Karl. MATTERHORN. (2010). ****. This is a massive first novel written by an ex-marine who was highly decorated for his services in Vietnam. ...more
May 2010
May 01, 2010
 
The Fall
3.97
it was amazing
Mawer, Simon. THE FALL. (2003). *****. Can this man ever write! The author drew on his experiences as a mountain climber when he was younger to weave ...more
Aug 04, 2009
Aug 04, 2009
 
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
3.81
really liked it
Larson, Erik. IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin. (2011). ****.
Larson, the author of “The Devil in the
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Jun 11, 2011
Jun 11, 2011
 
The Asphalt Jungle
3.93
really liked it
Burnett, W. R. THE ASPHALT JUNGLE. (1949). ****. I first read this classic crime novel about forty years ago, and it still holds up well. I also remem ...more
May 16, 2010
May 16, 2010
 
Shadow Tag
3.37
it was amazing
Erdrich, Louise. SHADOW TAG. (2010). *****. This latest novel from Erdrich is a gripping and almost painful read. I found myself putting the book down ...more
Feb 19, 2010
Feb 19, 2010
 
August Heat (Inspector Montalbano, #10)
3.98
it was amazing
Camilleri, Andrea. AUGUST HEAT. (2006; U.S. 2006). *****. This is another in the marvelous Inspector Montalbano series of crime novels. They are unlik ...more
Mar 04, 2009
Mar 04, 2009
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