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About meI'm a recently retired librarian. Spent most of my career working in government libraries in Washington, DC.

About my libraryA listing of books I've read in the past 15 years or so. Also includes a separate collection of books signed by the authors.



Favorite librariesArlington Central Library (Arlington Public Library), Cherrydale Branch Library (Arlington Public Library), Santa Cruz Public Libraries - Downtown

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Real nameMartha Dexter

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Member sinceSep 28, 2007

Currently readingShort stories of JackLondon : authorized one-volume edition by Jack London
The Black Calhouns : from Civil War to civil rights with one African American family by Gail Lumet Buckley
I, Claudius : from the autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, born 10 B.C., murdered and deified A.D. 54 by Robert Graves

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