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CollectionsYour library (2,433), Currently reading (2), Read but unowned (5), Favorites (214), All collections (2,433)

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About meI'm middle-aged, married, and 7 times a grandfather. Books have been my friends, my retreats, my confidants, my teachers, and my comforters all my life. I wouldn't recognize myself without one (and neither would anyone I know!). And I'm proud to say that nearly all my grandchildren are readers, too!

About my libraryIt's extensive (tho some folks' here on LT make mine look paltry by comparison!). I prefer to own books that I enjoy, preferably in hardback so they'll last longer. I often share & recommend items from my library to friends & family. I also spread some of them around thru BookCrossing.com. The covers I show are almost always the editions I own -- I even hunt down & upload cover art from the web to get them right! And I'm also cataloging my wife's books here -- she reads as much as I do.

Groups50 Book Challenge, 75 Books Challenge for 2011, 75 Books Challenge for 2012, Bookcases: If You Build/Buy Them, They Will Fill, One LibraryThing, One Book, Reading through the Pulitzer Prize Winners, The Weird Tradition

Favorite authorsPeter S. Beagle, Ray Bradbury, Lindsey Davis, Jeffery Deaver, Earl Emerson, Shelby Foote, George MacDonald Fraser, M. John Harrison, Tony Hillerman, John D. MacDonald, Ed McBain, Christopher Moore, Robert B. Parker, Mike Resnick, Roger Zelazny (Shared favorites)

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Member sinceJun 28, 2006

Currently readingGettysburg: A Testing of Courage by Noah Andre Trudeau
Broken Angels (Takeshi Kovacs) by Richard K. Morgan

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I originally read the serialized version of this novel in Analog back in the 1970s. I only purchased this paperback for the Kelly Freas cover. I didn't remember the story so I reread it. After reading it, I still don't remember the serial. The novel was alright, nothing great.
You know you have more than one book with a 'Freas cover' (one of your tags). I am the only other LTer who uses that tag.
Hi BookDoc16.
Great job with your library! I have enjoyed going through it looking for reads. I also appreciated being able to sort your books according to their "starred" number rating. Ague
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