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Old 07-27-2011, 06:18 PM   #1611
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Tough Customer by Sandra Brown.
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a recent read "sarah's key" is being made into a movie.
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Old 07-27-2011, 07:19 PM   #1613
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The Food of a Younger Land by Mark Kurlansky

A collection of short items written as part of a WPA project. They deal with American foodways in various areas of the country.
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I am about to start "Lake Wobegon Days" by Garrison Keillor. I read it in the 80s and loved it. My copy is still in California, but I found a copy in excellent condition at a yard sale for 50 cents. Cheaper than shipping.
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Old 07-27-2011, 07:57 PM   #1615
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I am about to start "Lake Wobegon Days" by Garrison Keillor. I read it in the 80s and loved it. My copy is still in California, but I found a copy in excellent condition at a yard sale for 50 cents. Cheaper than shipping.
I read it last year... I think it's great, particularly if you've ever listened to the radio program!
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Old 07-27-2011, 08:38 PM   #1616
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i'm happy to report that i was wrong (again!), and my nook came back to life! :) the battery just needed a little out-of-body experience for a while, but is now reconnected, recharged, and back on the job. i am happily back to reading my patti smith book and all is well. you know, i may be a real debbie downer, but i rarely suffer from letdowns involving unmet expectations, and once in a while, like today, i am pleasanty surprised by good news....:):)
Yay! Sometimes a shutdown or battery pull works wonders on any of our high tech stuff.

Will check out Patti Smith on Kindle!

Btw, after upgrading ITunes on my Ipad, my DC app showed only a dark screen! Much gnashing of teeth and ripping of hair. Did a hard restart and it is now working fine!
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The Food of a Younger Land by Mark Kurlansky

A collection of short items written as part of a WPA project. They deal with American foodways in various areas of the country.
I didn't know that title...thanks Bea!
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I am about to start "Lake Wobegon Days" by Garrison Keillor. I read it in the 80s and loved it. My copy is still in California, but I found a copy in excellent condition at a yard sale for 50 cents. Cheaper than shipping.
Nice, it's about time I re-read it, too!
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I read it last year... I think it's great, particularly if you've ever listened to the radio program!
My mom and dad had a few sets of the radio program on tape. I loved listening to them, and when I read his work I always "hear" it in his voice!
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i am reading "as the crow flies" am not sure yet what it is about.
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