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Railroads in the Days of Steam by Albert L. McCready
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The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles by Anne Savage, tr.
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About meMy ancestors migrated from Germany to Texas around the 1850s, so I am especially interested in German and Texas history, but history in general attracts me. I write fiction and nonfiction.
About my libraryMy fiction collection is heavy on history and historical fiction. Since I'd be broke if I bought all the novels I wanted to read, many favorites are not in my home library. In nonfiction, I collect history books, especially about medieval and Reformation-era Germany, the Celts, ancient Rome, Hungary, medieval Europe generally, Texas and the U.S. Civil War.
GroupsAncient History, Art is Life, Astrology, Books Compared, Bug Collectors, Club Read 2009, Happy Heathens, Herbal, Historical Fiction, Historical Mysteries —show all groups, History: On learning from and writing history, Hungarian - Magyar, Medieval Europe, Oregonians, Powell's City of Books, Pro and Con, Prolific Plaidy, Proust, Reading Globally, Reformation Historians, St. John's College Alumni, Texas History, Themes in Literature, What Are You Reading Now?, Writer-readers
Favorite authorsStephen Arroyo, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Allan Gurganus, Cecelia Holland, Jean Markale, Larry McMurtry, Steven Ozment, Ellis Peters, Mary Renault, Steven Saylor, Anya Seton, Anne Tyler (Shared favorites)
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Real nameMargaret Donsbach
LocationIndependence, Oregon, USA
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceJun 30, 2006
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