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Sybil: The Classic True Story of a Woman Possessed by Sixteen Personalities
4.00
really liked it
I noticed that someone mentioned that this book is more fiction than fact and also another about how unbelievable the story was.

During the 1970's I wo
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Jan 1973
Feb 21, 2011
 
The Horse is Dead
4.22
really liked it
I understood that this story was taken from a view of a camp counselor at Camp Tabotchnick located on Blue Point Long Island. An interesting part of L ...more
Jan 1973
Sep 08, 2012
 
The Abysmal Brute
3.72
really liked it
Jack London had a handle on the boxing industry as he was a boxer from San Francisco alongside Abe Attell the Feather Weight Champion of the World. Ju ...more
Jan 2011
not set
not set
Feb 21, 2011
 
Bury Me Standing: The Gypsies and Their Journey
3.93
it was amazing
A must read about the Gypsies.

She has completed some research about the connection between Travelers and Roma and claims that genetic material shows
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Jan 2002
Feb 21, 2011
 
Travels with Charley: In Search of America
4.07
it was ok
As a child I read this and thought for years how nice it would be to have a little van and travel the world.

I traveled the world and then learned how
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Jan 1973
Feb 21, 2011
 
Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World
3.91
it was amazing
One of my favorite books. Talks about how Cod spurred the worlds population. How the Basque were so important to the fisheries.

Most important is how
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not set
Feb 21, 2011
 
Complete Walker III
4.23
really liked it
One quote in one of Colin's walker series which talks much of thoughts during seclusion has never left me:

HELL IS WHERE THE POLITICIANS ARE FRENCH - T
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not set
Feb 21, 2011
 
War and Remembrance (The Henry Family, #2)
4.39
really liked it
Understood he had help writing this book from a man who worked closely with Admiral Halsey. I don't know if he received and credit for the story. It s ...more
not set
Feb 21, 2011
 
Power
4.33
really liked it
This book started with a wonderful description of the gods of the Greeks and Romans and how each was pertinent to describe our human condition - our s ...more
Apr 1982
Feb 21, 2011
 
The Loss of the Ship Essex, Sunk by a Whale
3.97
really liked it
The real story of Moby Dick which destroyed the author in his lifetime and brought him to life in ours.
not set
Feb 21, 2011
 
The Practice of Management
4.24
really liked it
Read most of his work and those works are the basis for most management studies published since.
not set
Feb 21, 2011
 
John F. Kennedy and PT-109
3.64
liked it
Yes the story all young boys should read. Ask not what....
not set
Feb 21, 2011
 
Blue Water Vagabond: Six Years Adventure at Sea
5.00
it was amazing
This a must read. It has so much to say about a recently lost generation.
Jan 1970
Feb 21, 2011
 
Becoming Something: The Story of Canada Lee
4.45
it was amazing
This is a must read. I found it more than releveant to my families experience in the boxing world.
not set
Feb 21, 2011
 
The Life Story of Abe the Newsboy, Hero of a Thousand Fights
5.00
it was amazing
One of the first and most unusual memoirs of all time. Abe Abe Abe the newsboy hero of over a thousand fights. Not only does it diverge from the tradi ...more
Jan 1998
Feb 21, 2011
 
The Iliad
3.84
liked it
None
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Feb 21, 2011
 
Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10)
4.16
it was ok
None
not set
Feb 21, 2011
 
L.L. Bean: The Making of an American Icon
3.71
liked it
None
not set
Feb 21, 2011
 
The Picture of Dorian Gray
4.06
really liked it
None
not set
Feb 21, 2011
 
Our Town
3.64
liked it
None
not set
Feb 21, 2011
 
Midnight Express
4.00
really liked it
None
not set
Feb 21, 2011
 
Undersea Discoveries of Jacques-Yves Cousteau-3 Volumes-Boxed Set
4.50
it was amazing
None
not set
Feb 21, 2011
 
The Living Sea
4.25
really liked it
None
not set
Feb 21, 2011
 
The Blue and the Gray: Volume 2: From the Battle of Gettysburg to Appomattox
3.79
liked it
None
not set
Feb 21, 2011
 
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
3.81
really liked it
None
not set
Feb 21, 2011
 
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
4.34
liked it
None
not set
Feb 21, 2011
 
The Great Gatsby
3.90
really liked it
None
not set
Feb 21, 2011
 
To Kill a Mockingbird
4.26
it was amazing
None
not set
Feb 21, 2011
 
The ABC Book of Early Americana: A Sketchbook of Antiquities and American Firsts
3.96
really liked it
None
Jan 1977
Feb 21, 2011
 
A Pennsylvania bison hunt; being the results of an investigation into the causes and period of the destruction of these noble beasts in the Keystone state, obtained from descendants of the original hunters. Including a sketch of the career of Daniel Ott
4.00
liked it
None
not set
Feb 21, 2011
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