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CollectionsYour library (594), Read but unowned (3), All collections (594)

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Tagsnonfiction (266), travel & adventure (118), nature (73), history (63), memoir (47), fiction (45), birds (40), field guide (35), science (35), birding (30) — see all tags

MediaNot set (2), Book (591), Paper Book (520), Audiobook (5), Ebook (1), Sound Recording (1), CD sound recording (1)

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About meMarried female bibliophile, birder, amateur naturalist and photographer, armchair and real time traveler, kayaker, retired R.N., increasingly dispirited media junkie.

Some favorite authors: Freya Stark, Martha Gellhorn, T.C. Boyle, Tahir Shah, Farley Mowat, Tim Flannery, Mark Twain, Carl Sagan, Graham Greene, Lawrence Durrell, Gerald Durrell, E.B. White, Paul Theroux, Redmond O'Hanlon, Bill Bryson, Edward Abbey,Jared Diamond, Scott Weidensaul.

A few of my favorite books:

"THE LIGHT GARDEN OF THE ANGEL KING: TRAVELS IN AFGHANISTAN WITH BRUCE CHATWIN" - Peter Levi

"THE CALIPH'S HOUSE" - Tahir Shah

"ANOTHER DAY IN THE FRONTAL LOBE: A BRAIN SURGEON EXPOSES LIFE ON THE INSIDE" by Katrina Firlik.

"TRAVELS WITH HERODOTUS" - Ryszard Kapuscinski

"DRIVING MR. ALBERT: A TRIP ACROSS AMERICA WITH EINSTEIN'S BRAIN" - Michael Paterniti.

"RETURN TO WILD AMERICA" - Scott Weidensaul.

"THE GHOST WITH TREMBLING WINGS: SCIENCE, WISHFUL THINKING, AND THE SEARCH FOR LOST SPECIES" - Scott Weidensaul.

A VOYAGE LONG AND STRANGE: REDISCOVERING THE NEW WORLD - Tony Horwitz

LAST CHILD IN THE WOODS: SAVING OUR CHILDREN FROM NATURE DEFICIT DISORDER - Richard Louv

THE WEATHER MAKERS: HOW MAN IS CHANGING THE CLIMATE AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR LIFE ON EARTH - Tim Flannery

THE FUTURE EATERS - Tim Flannery

SEEDS OF CHANGE: FIVE PLANTS THAT TRANSFORMED MANKIND - Henry Hobhouse


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"The days are dust
And in the wind
They spill and tumble.
Here an Ancient Mariner
There a Kubla Khan;
They fall
And are no more." (unknown author)




About my libraryAlways expanding despite easy access to an excellent public library system. Books catalogued are limited to those actually on my shelves that I've read and do not include numerous books checked out from libraries over the years or those awaiting me in sizeable TBR piles.

Groups(BOMBS) Books Off My Book Shelves 2012 Challenge, 1001 Books to read before you die, 1010 Category Challenge, 50 Book Challenge, 999 Challenge, A Quieter LibraryThing, Ancient History, Audiobooks, Biographies, Memoirs and Autobiographies, Birds, Birding & Booksshow all groups

Real nameCarol

LocationSonoran desert, U.S.A.

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Member sinceMar 29, 2007

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