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Member: saholc

CollectionsYour library (311), Read but unowned (74), Fiction (138), Classics (Latin, Rome, Etc.) (167), Non-Classics Misc. (49), Other Nonfiction (56), Favorites (17), All collections (385)

Reviews134 reviews

TagsRome (105), Latin (61), history (59), ancient history (42), classic (41), poetry (38), reference (31), Jamie (30), 2013 (30), 2011 (26) — see all tags

MediaNot set (2), Book (382), Paper Book (375), Audiobook (1), Unknown (1)

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About meI am a Latin teacher at Cherry Creek High School in Greenwood Village, CO (as you can tell by the high number of Classics-related books in my library). I love sports and the outdoors. I am a huge Braves fan, and I like to play tennis and soccer,go hiking and play disc golf, and travel (there is so much I want to see). I graduated from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA, and I have a Master's Degree in Latin from the University of Georgia in Athens, GA.

About my libraryI own many, but not all of the books listed. I tend not to get very far into books I don't like, so that may help explain why so many are rated highly. (If it's a 5, I loved it--I might add a "favorite" tag to specify further). I like to read books with a good plot that make me think; I don't read books just because they are supposed to be "good literature." I'm abnormally picky (wish I weren't quite so). Of course, I have a decent nonfiction section containing various Latin and history books.

GroupsHistorical Fiction, Librarians who LibraryThing, Lingua Latina

Favorite authorsLindsey Davis, Robert Frost, Horace, J. R. R. Tolkien (Shared favorites)

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Real nameScott Holcomb

LocationDenver, CO

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceMar 30, 2007

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