This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Search lamour's books

Members with lamour's books

RSS feeds

Recently-added books

lamour's reviews

Reviews of lamour's books, not including lamour's

Helper badges

Cover UploadingHelperFiverTenner

 

Member: lamour

CollectionsYour library (63), Read but unowned (1,145), Currently reading (2), To read (41), Favorites (5), Wishlist (6), All collections (1,256)

Reviews867 reviews

TagsWestern Novel (181), WW II (160), Detective Novel (95), Mystery Novel (81), Canadian Novel (39), English Novel (36), Biography (34), American Novel (32), War in the Pacific (31), WW II - Fiction (30) — see all tags

MediaNot set (17), Book (1,238), Paper Book (1,179), Audiobook (9), Ebook (4), Sound Recording (1), Digital sound recording (1)

Cloudstag cloud, author cloud, tag mirror

About meI am a retired teacher who spent 31 wonderful years teaching high school students. I taught English for several years and then became the school librarian. I am a bicycle tourist who has just concluded riding the Adventure Cycling Underground Railroad Route from Mobile, AL to Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada. I enjoy watching movies, preferably the kind that don't need car chases & explosions to fill the 90 minutes. I just moved to Barrie, Ontario spending my days searching out the many activities available to one in this area. So far, I have been impressed with the services supplied by the Barrie Public Library, especially the inter-library loan service.

About my libraryI am trying to reduce the size of my collection by donating the book I finish to a friend, a library or a charity for resale. I never expect to reread a book for there are so many I have not had the time to read that are sitting on my shelf or on the public library shelf or in a book store. I read many volumes of military history and when I finish a title, I donate it to the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa. When I really wish to escape and read something that requires little thought, I read Western fiction. My favourite writer of this genre is Louis L"Amour, especially the books he wrote before he became fixated on Native mysticism.

GroupsNone

Real nameBert Beechey

LocationOttawa ON Canada

Favorite authorsNot set

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/lamour (profile)
/catalog/lamour (library)

Member sinceDec 7, 2008

Currently readingOn the Border with Crook: General George Crook, the American Indian Wars, and Life on the American Frontier by John G. Bourke
Hawaii by James A. Michener

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 134,800,542 books! | Top bar: Always visible