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[cdt-l] Good Reading



nahhh...the're reruns..same old plod


Rich
At 01:25 PM 4/2/03 -0500, Brett wrote:
>The DeLorme atlases for New Mexico and Arizona. Great reads! Never the same
>story twice! Essential volumes for those who love the Southwest. So true!
>Such suchness!
>
>- blisterfree
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Richard" <calliger@infolane.com>
>To: <cdt-l@mailman.backcountry.net>; <cdt-l@mailman.backcountry.net>
>Sent: Tuesday, April 01, 2003 11:58 PM
>Subject: Re: [cdt-l] Good Reading
>
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>> Atlas Shrugged- great! one of first women competency in business..by Ayn
>Rand,
>> she went with Greenspan.
>>
>>
>> Great-Trash reads:
>>
>> Anything by Clancy and Grisham
>>
>> Most any of the the Med drama books by Cook.
>>
>> Heavier:
>>
>> How Do You Know If You Really Are In Love- pop psychology...required
>reading
>> as per my girlfriend/fiance.
>>
>> Richard
>>
>>
>>
>> At 08:40 PM 4/1/03 -0800, Jeffrey Zimmerman wrote:
>> >On Tue, 01 Apr 2003 19:07:53 +0000, Ryan Christensen
>> ><ca_radiance@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> I know its a  bit off the subject, but I am wondering what people are
>> >> reading?  ...
>> >
>> >"Parts Unknown," Kevin Brennan, ISBN 0060012765, about loss and
>redemption.
>> > Man abandons family (sited here in Sonoma County) to live in desert,
>> >returns decades later incognito and seeks connection.
>> >
>> >"Down to a Soundless Sea," Thomas Steinbeck (yes, John's son), ISBN
>> >0345455762, a series of short stories and one novella, all tucked into a
>> >single tidy volume.  Richly and fluidly written, sited in Big Sur area,
>> >emotionally expressive.
>> >
>> >"1421:  The Year the Chinese Discovered America," Gavin Menzies, ISBN
>> >0060537639, more a proposal than an assertion of scientific truth.
>Still,
>> >an intriguing new view of history, salted with greed and wisdom and
>> >xenophobia and artifacts and about three dozen tantalizing "What ifs."
>> >>From just where did Prince Henry the Navigator get those maps?
>> >
>> >"Blood of Victory," Alan Furst, ISBN 0375505741, hints of "Casablanca" in
>> >the Balkins during World War II.  A film noir about fighting the Nazis.
>> >
>> >Well, SOMEone has to keep Amazon.Com afloat, why do you ask?
>> >Unfortunately, all of these are in hardback, and a bit heavy for the
>> >backpack.  But by summer, ahh, that'll be different.
>> >
>> >--
>> >Jeffrey Neil Zimmerman
>> >Sonoma County, California
>> >
>> >"I've seen your picture in the paper and wondered what you looked
>like." --
>> >THE AWFUL TRUTH (1937).
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