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The Summer of the Great-Grandmother by Madeleine L'Engle
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About meManager of Planning and Scheduling for Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE), powered by Veolia Transportation; formerly, Manager of Scheduling for MTA Long Island Bus.
About my libraryMy collection includes books that my wife owns. I have about 3000-4000 books, and am in the process of cataloging them, about 100 a week. My interests include public transportation (rail, buses, scheduling), travel, linguistics and languages, some fantasy and science fiction, Oulipo, religion, Episcopal church, Enneagram, mathematics, almanacs. I also collect city maps and public transport timetables.
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Favorite authorsPatrick M. Arnold, Robert Bly, Jorge Luis Borges, Octavia E. Butler, Moyra Caldecott, Italo Calvino, Orson Scott Card, Agatha Christie, Paulo Coelho, Susan Cooper, Saint John of the Cross, Robertson Davies, Diana L. Eck, Shūsaku Endō, Episcopal Church, Clarissa Pinkola Estés, David Hackett Fischer, Northrop Frye, Malcolm Gladwell, Rumer Godden, Edward T. Hall, Roy Harris, Edward M. Hays, Mark Helprin, Frank Herbert, Susan Howatch, Jan Karon, Morton T. Kelsey, Katherine Kurtz, Mercedes Lackey, Madeleine L'Engle, Doris Lessing, C. S. Lewis, Kevin Lynch, George MacDonald, Anne McCaffrey, Gita Mehta, James A. Michener, Desmond Morris, Kathleen Norris, 1947-, Helen Palmer, Georges Perec, Chaim Potok, Michelin Travel Publications, Raymond Queneau, J. K. Rowling, John A. Sanford, Jack E. Schramm, Moacyr Scliar, Paul Scott, Nancy E. Shaw, Massey Hamilton Shepherd, Dan Simmons, Jane Smiley, Richard Tames, Shashi Tharoor, Phyllis Tickle, J. R. R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, World Almanac, Arthur M. Young (Shared favorites)
Favorite bookstores192 Books, Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Country Glen Center, Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Main Store, Book Revue, Borders - Manhattan - Penn Plaza, Idlewild Books, The Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore, The Concord Bookshop
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Real nameRobert (Bob) Campbell
LocationBellmore, NY 11710
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceDec 10, 2006
Currently readingAnathem by Neal Stephenson
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