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CollectionsYour library (754), Currently reading (1), All collections (754)

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TagsChristianity (182), History (104), Czech (45), Biography (36), Literature (35), Cooking (34), Canada (23), Fiction (19), Poetry (19), Discipleship (18) — see all tags

MediaNot set (85), Book (669), Paper Book (558), Audiobook (3)

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About meAway from home 9 months. Now looking for another residence, so my present collection has to be boxed again. Poor books! Words, different languages, cultures, and political upheavals were my molds. Reading is my salve.
I prefer books that have lived long. Like a time capsule, some of them contain penciled marginalia, a memento, and offer me a tenuous link to yesterday. Some of the books are in Czech, as I am bilingual. Most of those are from my parents' collection.

About my libraryHistory, Biography, and Literature are the main sections. The Christian books are my wife's now. I also shy away from modern fiction.

GroupsBooks on Books, Canadian Bookworms, Librarians who LibraryThing, Lingua Latina

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Real nameJer (Jaroslav)

LocationPerth, ON, Canada

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Member sinceApr 11, 2007

Currently readingA Writer at War: Vasily Grossman with the Red Army by Vasily Grossman

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