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Podkayne of Mars by Robert A. Heinlein
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About me60+, married, grown kids. Moved back to the triangle area several years ago. technical writer. longtime F/SF fan (Wolfe, LeGuin, Kay), now reading more mysteries (Lehane, Penny, Spencer-Fleming, many others) and mainstream fiction.
About my libraryMostly fiction. Have actually been "de-acquiring" lately after moving into a smaller house. Reading lots of library books as well as a few I've stockpiled and not gotten to yet. Still entering books.
Groups50-Something Library Thingers, Crambo!, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Deep South, Duplicate Bridge Enthusiasts, FantasyFans, Fforde Ffans, Group Reads - Sci-Fi, Hogwarts Express, Lost In A Good Book —show all groups, North Carolina LT Group, Paris of the Piedmont Readers, Revelstone, Science Fiction Fans, Simple Minded, Sustainability, The 11 in 11 Category Challenge, The Green Dragon, Time Travel, Alternate Histories and Parallel Worlds, What Are You Reading Now?, Writer-readers
Favorite authorsJasper Fforde, Ursula K. Le Guin, Mark Helprin, Guy Gavriel Kay, John Kessel, Dennis Lehane, Sharyn McCrumb, Patricia A. McKillip, Louise Penny, Julia Spencer-Fleming, J. R. R. Tolkien, Gene Wolfe (Shared favorites)
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Real nameJim Collins
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Member sinceMay 11, 2007
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