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About meI'm a long-time book lover, now retired in Bonita Springs, Florida. Despite the English major, I ended up in a mostly technicaired l career with IBM and Pfizer, much of it Japan. I miss Kitazawa bookstore in Tokyo.
About my libraryThe books reflect an early interest in Joyce and Irish literature -- I actually won one of the old Saturday Review library awards in college, which I used to buy a vintage set of Harvard Classics. More recently I've been interested in early American history, especially the dissonance that comes when different cultures meet and start to interact. Our overseas experience ties in with that, of course, and we have lots of books about Japan and the other places we've been able to visit.
GroupsAll Things New England, Arthurian Legends, Asian Fiction & Non-Fiction, Ask LibraryThing, Auchinleck, Banned Books, Benjamin Franklin's LT Catalog, Books in Books, Books on Books, buckeyenuts —show all groups, Bug Collectors, Combiners!, Common Knowledge, WikiThing, HelpThing, Early Reviewers, Frequently Asked Questions, Japanese Culture, Japanese Literature, Legacy Libraries, Letters & diaries, Librarything Series, Other People's Libraries, Pedants' corner, Rare, Old or Offbeat, ReJoyce, Tattered but still lovely, The RCB Refugee Camp, The Turk's Head, USERS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, Words and phrases
Favorite bookstoresTitcombs Book Shop
Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway
Real nameDavid C. Larkin
LocationBonita Springs, FL
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceMar 17, 2007
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