Books Read



Elmer Kelton

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Lone Star Rising -- 3 in 1 Trilogy
Badger Boy
Buckskin Line
Honor at Daybreak
Cloudy in the West
Texas Vendetta
Jericho Road
Slaughter
The Time it Never Rained
Sons of Texas -- (First book in trilogy)
Sons of Texas, The Raiders (4/08)
Sons of Texas, The Rebels (4/18/08)
Sons of Texas, The Proud (4/22/08)
Sons of Texas, The Bold (4/28/08)
The Pumpkin Rollers (4/08)
Six Bits a Day (4/08)
Barbed Wire (4/23/08)
Joe Pepper (4/27/08)
Stand Proud (5/6/08)
Eyes of the Hawk (9/4/08)
Ranger's Trail (9/9/08)
The Way of the Coyote (9/10/08)


Norman Zolinger

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The Road to Sante Fe
Rage in Chupadera
Riders to Cibola
Corey Lane
Chapultepec
Passage to Quivira


Gary Jennings

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Aztec Autumn
Aztec Rage
Aztec Blood
Roadshow Vol 1 (4/26/09)


Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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Love in the Time of Cholera (10/16/08)


Nelson Demille

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Pulm Island
Up Country
Generals Daughter
Spencerville
The Gold Coast


Bonnie MacDougal

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Breach of Trust


W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear

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People of the Earth
People of the Fire
People of the Wolf
People of the Mist (6/4/08)
People of the Masks (8/3/08)


James Sheehan

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The Mayor of Lexington Avenue


Taylor Caldwell

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Bright Flows the River
A Pillar of Iron
Captains and the Kings(7/20/08)
Answer As A Man (8/26/08)
I,Judas (12/08)
Great Lion of God (2/26/09)
Ceremony of the Innocent (3/10/09)
Melissa (3/31/09)
To Look and Pass (7/6/10)
The Wide House (9/7/10)
The Final Hour (3/10/11)


Louis L'Amour

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1. The Riders of High Rock
2. Lonesome Gods
3. Matagorda
4. The Tall Stranger
5. Kilkenny
6. Hondo
7. Showdown at Yellow Butte
8. Fair Blows the Wind
9. Flint
10. The Burning Hills
11. The Quick and the Dead
12. The Empty Land
13. Under the Sweetwater Rim
14. Silver Canyon
15. Sitka
16. The Key-Lock Man
17.The Proving Trail
18. The Man from Skibbereen
19. War Party
20. The Smiling Country
21. Crossfire Trail
22. Showdown at Yellow Butte (3/08)
23. Down the Long Hills (3/08)
24. The Man called Noon (4/1/08)
25. Comstock Lode (4/13/08)
26. Catlow (4/16/08)
27. Bendigo Shafter (5/3/08)
28. Sackett (8/15/08)
29. The Sackett Brand (8/17/08)
30. The Warriors Path (8/20/08)
31. End of The Drive (10/22/08)


B. Traven

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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre


David Nevin

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Dream West (John Charles Fremont) (3/08)


Linda Howard

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Touch of Fire


Cassie Edwards

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Savage Tempest


Dee Brown

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The Way to Bright Star
Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee (9/03/08)


John Sharpe

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Blood Oath


Michael Crichton

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Congo (2/08)
Timeline (11/12)


Trevanian

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Shibumi (4/08)


Paul I. Wellman

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The Comancheros (4/24/08)


Khaled Hosseini

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The Kite Runner (excellent 5/10/08)


Robert A. Heinlein

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Friday (5/19/08)
The Cat Who Walks Through Walls (8/13/08)


Terry C Johnston

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The Plainsmen Series:
Sioux Dawn (6/13/08)
Red Clouds Revenge (6/17/08)
The Stalkers (6/28/08)
Black Sun (5/25/08)
Devil's Backbone (7/06/08)
Shadow Riders (7/26/08)


Andrew Neiderman

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Amnesia (6/21/08)


John Jakes

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The American Bicentennial Series:
Vol. I - The Bastard (10/27/08)
Vol. II - The Rebels (11/08)
Vol. III- The Seekers (11/08)
Vol. IV - The Furies (11/08)
Vol. V - The Titans (11/08)
Vol. VI - The Warriors (10/08/08)
Vol. VII- The Lawless (12/08)
Vol.VIII- The Americans (12/08)
Homeland (06/01/09)
North and South (12/15/08)(First in Trilogy)
Heaven and Hell (9/26/08)(Last in Trilogy)
California Gold (3/22/09)
American Dreams (9/29/09)
IN the Big Country (11/09)


Ian Frazier

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Great Plains (10/03/08)


Gaylord Larsen

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Trouble Crossing the Pyrenees


Nels Jorgensen

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No Quarter (12/08)


Jan Karon

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In This Mountain (3/01/09)
Home to Holly Springs (Father Tim Novels) (3/14/09)


Elmore Leonard

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Get Shorty (4/8/09)


Mark Helprin

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A Soldier of the Great War (4/19/09)


Dana Fuller Ross

** (Lyle Kenyon Engel)

Wagons West Series
01. Independence (6/17/09)
02. Nebraska (6/24/09)
03. Wyoming (6/12/09)
04. Oregon (6/27/09)
05. Texas (7/2/09)
06. California (7/7/09)
07. Colorado (7/09)
08. Nevada (7/09)
09. Washington (7/09)
10. Montana (7/09)
11. Dakota (6/8/09)
12. Utah (5/1/09)
13. Idaho (5/6/09)
14. Missouri (5/10/09)
15. Mississippi (8/09)
16. Louisiana (8/09)
17. Tennessee (8/16/09)
18. Illinois (8/20/09)
19. Wisconsin (8/21/09)
20. Kentucky (8/25/09)
21. Arizona (8/29/09)
22. New Mexico (9/1/09)
23. Oklahoma (9/4/09)
24. Celebration (9/7/09)
The Holts
Oregon Legacy (9/11/09)
Oklahoma Pride (9/18/09)
Carolina Courage (9/25/09)
California Glory (10/8/09)
Hawaii Heritage (10/27/09)
Sierra Triumph (11/09)
Yukon Justice (11/09)


Christiane Heggan

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Where Truth Lies (11/09)


John Updike

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The Centaur (11/21/09)


Rudolfo Anaya

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Alburquerque (11/26/09)


David Debin

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Nice Guys Finish Dead (12/01/09)


Hunter S. Thompson

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (12/04/09)


Rudolfo A. Anaya

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Bless Me, Ultima (12/07/09)


Duane A. Smith

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Horace Tabor, His Life and the Legend (12/15/09)


Jung Chang

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Wild Swans (12/20/09) excellent


Irwin Shaw

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Rich Man, Poor Man (12/29/09)


V.C. Andrews

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Ruby (01/04/10)
Pearl in the Mist (01/13/10)
All That Glitters (01/15/10)
Hidden Jewel (01/17/10)


Olivce Ann Burns

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Cold Sassy Tree (01/18/10)


Ken Towery

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The Chow Dipper (01/22/10)


C.D.B. Bryan

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P.S. Wilkinson (01/26/10)


John Barth

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The Sot-Weed Factor (02/23/10)


James Clavell

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Whirlwind (03/28/10)


Harold Elvin

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The Ride to Chandigarh (04/06/10)


C.J.Sansom

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Winter in Madrid (04/22/10)


Hampton Sides

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Blood and Thunder (05/15/10) (Kit Carson)


Frederick Forsyth

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The Afghan (05/27/10)


Vince Flynn

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Memorial Day (06/10/10)
Act of Treason (8/01/10)
Consent to Kill (8/12)


James A. Michener

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Mexico (07/02/10)


Louis Sachar

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Holes (7/10/10)


James Gould Cozzens

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Morning Noon and Night (8/10/10)


Tony Hillerman

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Three Jim Chee Mysteries (8/20/10)
Skinwalkers (3/13)


Franz Kafka

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The Penal Colony (8/28/10)


Sidney Sheldon

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If Tomorrow Comes (9/20/10)
Windmills of the Gods (9/27/10)
The Sands of Time (10/05/10)
The Doomsday Conspiracy (11/15/10)
Rage of Angels (12/08/10)
Are You Afraid of the Dark? (12/18/10)
The Best Laid Plans (4/15/11)
Mistress of the Game (7/6/11) by Tilly Bagshawe


Robin Cook

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Vector (9/24/10)


Robert v. Remini

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Andrew Jackson and the Bank War (10/11/10)


Irvin Wallace

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The Prize (10/28/10)
The Fan Club (11/07/10)


Chaim Potok

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I Am the Clay (11/15/10)


Jack Smith

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Alive in LaLa Land (1/3/11)


Joe Parkin

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A Dog in a Hat (1/9/11)


Tim Allen

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Don't Stand to Close to a Naked Man (1/11/11)


Ken Follett

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A Place Called Freedom (1/17/11)
The Third Twin (1/27/11)
Code to Zero (2/02/11)
The Hammer of Eden (3/21/11)


Lesley Downer

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On the narrow road (1/21/11) (Journey into a lost Japan)


Robert Fulghum

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It was on fire when I lay down on it (1/25/11)


David Pallister, Sarah Stewart, Ian Lepper

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South Africa Inc. (2/12/11)


Conrad Hilton

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Be My Guest (3/29/11)


Thomas Thompson

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Serpentine (5/2/11)


Nathaniel Philbrick

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In the Heart of the Sea (5/10/11)


James Ramsey Ullman

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Tiger of the Snows (5/19/11)


John Irving

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A Widow for One Year (6/2/11)


Robert Ludlum

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The Bourne Objective (6/21/11)
The Tristan Betrayal (2/12)
The Matlock Paper (4/12)
The Chancellor Manuscript (4/12)
The Road to Gandolfo (6/12)
The Cry of the Halidon (9/12)


Frances Parkinson Keyes

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The Explorer (6/11)


Nicholas Sparks

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The Guardian (7/23/11)


Tami Hoag

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Deeper then the Dead (8/11)


Clive Cussler

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Serpent (8/25/11)


John Sandford

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Rough Country (9/4/11)
Storm Prey (4/12)
Winter Prey (11/12)


Sandra Brown

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Charade (9/8/11)


Stuart Woods

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Two Dollar Bill (9/13/11)
Loitering With Intent (10/25/11)
Strategic Moves (11/22/11)
Cold Paradise (12/01/11)
Swimming to Catalina (12/24/11)
Worst Fears Realized (1/20/12)
Dead in the Water (2/12)
Santa Fe Dead (8/12)


Lee Child

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61 Hours (9/17/11)


James Patterson

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Private (9/21/11)
Honeymoon (10/28/11)
Pop Goes the Weasel (2/12)


Lisa Jackson

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Malice (9/27/11)
Left to Die (2/21/12)


William Lashner

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Past Due (10/4/11)


John Grisham

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The Testament (10/12/11)


Jerome Preisler

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Zero Hour (10/20/11)


Eric Van Lustbader

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Jian (11/15/11)


Dan Brown

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Digital Fortress (11/10/11)


Michael Scott Clifton

(Joe's nieces husband) **
The Treasure Hunt Club (11/20/11)


Evan Hunter

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Criminal Conversation (11/28/11)


Stephen Coonts

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Hong Kong (12/13/11)


Lewis B Puller Jr

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Fortunate Son (1/10/12)


Stieg Larsson

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (1/24/12)


Scott Smith

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The Ruins (2/12)


William Kent Krueger

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Thunder Bay (2/12)


Dale Brown

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Storming Heaven (2/12)


Lawrence Sanders

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The Fourth Deadly Sin (2/12)


Christopher Hyde

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The Second Assassin (3/12)


Anne Tyler

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The Accidental Tourist (3/12)


Ralph "Sonny" Barger

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Hell's Angel (3/12)


Norman Mailer

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The Fight (4/12)


Ira Levin

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The Boys From Brazil (4/12)


Tony Horwitz

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Confederates in the Attic (7/12


Paul Erdman

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The Swiss Account (7/12)


Jon Krakauer

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Into the Wild (6/12)
Into Thin Air (12/12)


Gary Kinder

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Ship of Gold in the Dp Blue Sea (6/12)


Arthur Miller

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Death of a Salesman (5/12)


Stephan Crane

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The Red Badge of Courage (5/12)


Pearl S. Buck

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Peony (8/12)


John LeCarre

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A Perfect Spy (9/12)


Christopher New

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Shanghai (10/12)


Tom Clancy

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Red Storm Rising (10/12)


Oscar Wilde

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The Picture of Dorian Gray (10/12)


David Grann

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The Lost City of Z (11/12)


Tony Hillerman

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A Thief of Time (11/12)


Larry McMurtry

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Roads (Driving America's Great Highways)


Paul Howard

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Sex, Lies and Handlebar Tape (12/12)


William J. Lederer & Eugene Burdick

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Sarkhan (12/12)


Harold Robbins

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Yycoon (1/13)


Scott Turow

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Pleading Guilty (1/13)


Victor Hugo

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Les Miserables (2/13)


Lance Armstrong

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It's Not About the Bike (3/13)


J. Grigsby Crawford

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The Gringo (3/13)


Josef Svatek

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The Memoirs of a Prague Executioner (4/13)


Ted Bell

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Hawke 5/13


Eric Newby

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A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush 5/13


Jeff Wilser

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The Maxims of Manhood (6/13)


Frank McCourt

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Teacher Man (6/13)
Tis (6/13)
Angela's Ashes (7/13)


*****

Updatted: 07/13

Books of Interest

1. Ghost Train to the Eastern Star: On the Tracks of the Great Railway Bazaar (Hardcover) by Paul Theroux (Author)
2. "Solitude" seeking wisdom in extremes by Robert Kull
3. Sebastian Junger's 'The Perfect Storm
4. Slowly Down the Ganges : Eric Newby