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The Great Ascent the Struggle for Economic Development in Our Time by Robert L. Heilbroner
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In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner by Elizabeth George
The Marble Faun from The Complete Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Vol. 6, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Testament of Mary: A Novella by Colm Toibin
Dogs Never Lie About Love : Reflections on the Emotional World of Dogs by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
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About meI am a retired Social Studies teacher who now has plenty of time to read..finally! Brooklyn born, I now live in a small city in Oklahoma. It's a bit difficult living here so the Internet, Books, and LibraryThing help to keep me sane and connected.
About my libraryI catalogue only the books (read or unread) that I own (paperback, hardcover and electronic.) Thus my home library is the major source for my reading pleasure. While i prefer to read the real physical book, the advent of e-books, allows me to own so many of the classics that I didn't have. Electronic books are a great gift and I will forever be thankful for Gutenberg, Kindle, and Apple's iBooks for its free or inexpensive offerings. One note of praise, Libarything has the most wonderful databases for cataloging my library.
Favorite authorsJane Austen, Honoré de Balzac, Christopher Bram, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Christopher Fowler, Martha Grimes, Joseph Hansen, Andrew Holleran, Henry James, Ngaio Marsh, Guy de Maupassant, Daniel Mendelsohn, Ethan Mordden, Ruth Rendell, William Shakespeare, Colm Tóibín, Ivan Turgenev, Mark Twain, Gore Vidal, Edmund White, Oscar Wilde, Tennessee Williams, William Wordsworth (Shared favorites)
Real nameEd Beach
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceMar 4, 2007
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