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The Raven's Bride: A Novel of Eliza, Sam Houston's First Wife by Elizabeth Crook
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Desiree by Annemarie Selinko
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The Original Thoroughbred Times Racing Almanac - 2003 Edition by Thoroughbred Times
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About meA reader, collector, gardener, cook, researcher, writer, film buff and traveller who loves being surrounded by favorite books.
About my libraryMy collection has been slowly but steadily growing for many years. My specific areas of interest include Thoroughbred horse racing and breeding (hence the large number of obscure annuals only horse people would appreciate), Kentucky history, and contemporary Kentucky authors. Also a bit of an Anglophile and enjoy English history, fiction, and the great English mystery writers. Art, architecture and gardening books are other genres I gravitate towards, and of course, fiction. I 'inherited' a large number of books on trees, birds, and plant life. Lots of cookbooks, too. Love finding rare books in out of the way places, especially underpriced ones!
Favorite authorsIsabel Allende, Stephen E. Ambrose, Albert Camus, A. J. Cronin, Kim Edwards, Dick Francis, Antonia Fraser, James Baker Hall, John Irving, Barbara Kingsolver, Milan Kundera, Jean-Paul Sartre (Shared favorites)
Favorite bookstoresBlack Swan Books, Cambridge University Press Bookshop, Davis-Kidd Booksellers - Nashville, Joseph-Beth Booksellers - Lexington, Lyrical Ballad Bookstore, Tattered Cover Book Store - Highlands Ranch, the Morris book shop
Other favoritesKentucky Book Fair 2013
Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceDec 2, 2007
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