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CollectionsUntitled collection (114), Your library (1,701), Currently reading (2), To read (3), Favorites (2), All collections (1,817)

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Tagshistory (123), memoir (67), essays (59), nature (58), gardening (50), science (41), current events (31), poetry (28), short stories (28), medicine (24) — see all tags

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About meI am old. it really amazes me the things I remember that my grand-kids never heard of. Like WW2. OK, I was only 10 at the time, but it's a big deal. Now it's in history books. My mother knew old men who fought in the Civil war. That's really going back. One of my Aunts was an authority on every disaster that ever struck Cleveland Ohio. I wish I had paid more attention. Who knew I would be around so long. Now I am interested in reading about the Middle Ages. No, I don't remember anything about them.

About my libraryMy library is big. Book are everywhere. They have over-flowed the shelves & I have a stack of books very discretely hidden in a corner. I have not read many of them. It's like those people hoarding rice so they won't go hungry, but I hoard books so I won't run out of stuff to read. I also hoard flashlights & batteries.

Groups50 Book Challenge, 75 Books Challenge for 2009, Art is Life, Bas Bleu, Books on Books, Club Read 2010, Gardening, Girlybooks, Group Reads - Literature, History at 30,000 feet: The Big Pictureshow all groups

Favorite authorsMaeve Binchy, Louise Erdrich, Gail Godwin, Judith Guest, Jon Hassler, Barbara Kingsolver, Larry McMurtry, Sue Miller, Alice Munro, Mary Oliver, Anita Shreve, Jane Smiley, Wallace Stegner, Sigrid Undset, John Updike, Thomas Wolfe (Shared favorites)


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Real nameMarian Veverka

LocationMarblehead Ohio

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Member sinceApr 16, 2007

Currently readingSpecial Dream - After the Death of a Loved One by Luellen Hoffman
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan

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