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Old 03-21-2006   #31 (permalink)
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I'm attempting to finish The Historian.

As with Shirl, all'a'y'all (see, I'm losing my Jersey accent ) keep me here late at night cutting into my reading time!

Next, and don't laugh too hard, The Odyssey and a recent translation of Don Quixote. Less daunting I've got "The General and the Labyrinth" - Gabriel Garcia Marquez and always on my nightstand is a copy of his "One Hundred Years of Solitude" which is something I can pick up and read at any point.

I have good intentions and a short attention span lately.
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The Lost World of Quintana Roo......Actaully reading it for the second time.
I love this book. I need to go to Amazon and buy a copy.
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A Salty Piece of Land by Jimmy Buffett. This book is all about the Yucatan. It's very good. I recommend it.
I read that on the beach in Playa last year. It was cool to be reading about when he is in Tulum and then being there a couple of days later.
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I was reading Ishmael by Daniel Quinn...but someone stole it from me? (They will suffer for it...) I read it once a couple of years ago, but it is so good I wanted to re-read it. Just finished A Million Little Pieces (it was okay...but because of all the hub-hub with it, not as exciting).

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Inventing The Abbotts and other stories by Sue Miller and I Wish I Had A Red Dress by Pearl Cleage... both in the bargain bin at some bookstore I wandered through...
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NorthMinnesota, I read My Sister's Keeper last year and I hated the ending. Hated it with such a visceral reaction that I almost threw the book across the room... and I don't normally condone book abuse.


I read that and hated it too...not only the ending but the entire book. Was the healthy sister supposed to be a character we would sympathize with? I thought she was a selfish brat and couldn't get past that.

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Great book! I haven't read any of his others yet though.
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A tourist in the Yucatan. Almost done, I will pack it for you as promised.
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Green Grass Grace by Shawn McBride...a quick fun read.
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i'm reading "Italian for Dummies" at the moment......going to take a trip over there next year, but this year will be back to Playa! I also relocated to Minneapolis two weeks ago from Houston. Got a terrific job offer that i couldn't turn down. So, now i'm one of the Minnesota bunch!
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i'm reading "Italian for Dummies" at the moment......going to take a trip over there next year, but this year will be back to Playa! I also relocated to Minneapolis two weeks ago from Houston. Got a terrific job offer that i couldn't turn down. So, now i'm one of the Minnesota bunch!
Gonna need to change your location and plant your butt in MN now

You actually living in Mpls...or suburb?
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Can you read with your eyes closed...is it in braille??? :p
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The Grizzly Maze - about the guy who lived with the bears in Alaska and eventually was killed and eaten by them -

Imagine that, livin' with grizzlies then get eaten by them...duh!

Grizzly Man is an excellent video. Portrays Treadwell as the dumb ass he was.
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Pecked to Death by Ducks by Tim Cahill


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In his latest tour of the earth's remote, exotic, and dismal places, the author of Road Fever and A Wolverine Is Eating My Leg sleeps with a grizzly bear, witnesses demonic possession in Bali, and survives a run-in with something called the Throne of Doom in Guatemala. Vivid and outrageously funny.
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I knew I liked that guy......
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