Gail W. - Reviews

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All Over But the Shoutin'
All Over But the Shoutin'
Author: Rick Bragg
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 9/29/2006


Funniest book I have read in a long, long time.


Antietam Campaign
Antietam Campaign
Author: John Cannon, Albert A. Nofi
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 2/12/2007


The Great Military Campaigns of the Civil War, July - November, 1862. Like new hardcover with dust jacket.


Bag Limit
Bag Limit
Author: Steven F. Havill
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 5
Review Date: 1/4/2007


No dus tjacket.


The Bath and Body Book: Creating a Private Oasis With Natural Fragrances, Scented Lotions and Decorative Effects
Review Date: 3/4/2007
Helpful Score: 1


Beautiful book.


The Certainty of Spring: Poems by a Guatemalan in Exile
Review Date: 4/24/2010


I enjoyed reading the poems in Spanish and English. . .they are provided in both languages.


The Color of Death CD
The Color of Death CD
Author: Elizabeth Lowell
Book Type: Audio CD
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 15
Review Date: 3/26/2007


5 CD set in original packaging.


Cuisine of California
Cuisine of California
Author: California Restaurant Association
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 0.5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 2/12/2007


This book features recipes from a variety of popular and exclusive restaurants in such delightful locales as Sacramento, San Diego, Monterey, and communities from the Mexican border to Oregon, from the desert to the Pacific.


The Dilbert Future: Thriving on Stupidity in the 21st Century
The Dilbert Future: Thriving on Stupidity in the 21st Century
Author: Scott Adams
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/9/2007


Hardcover with dust jacket.


Drawing
Drawing
Author: Claudia Betti, Teel Sale
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 2/8/2007


276 pages, very large, thick book. A Contemporary Approach - Drawing - by Claudia Betti and Teel Sale, North Texas State University.


Fire
Fire
Author: Sebastian Junger
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 51
Review Date: 12/31/2006


By the author of The Perfect Storm.


Firemen's Favorites Cookbook  - Vicksburg Fireman Ladies' Auxiliary
Review Date: 2/24/2007


spiral bound vintage cookbook


Gertrude and Claudius
Gertrude and Claudius
Author: John Updike
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/19/2006


Chosen by the New York Times as one of the ten best books of the year (from front cover.)


Growing Up Green; Children and Parents Gardening Together
Growing Up Green; Children and Parents Gardening Together
Author: Alice Skelsey
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 1/22/2007


Lots of interesting projects. One page on Charles Darwin's experiments, but not evolution oriented projects.


The Guns of the South
The Guns of the South
Author: Harry Turtledove
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/9/2007


"As a civil war historian, I literally could not put The Guns of the South down. It is absolutely unique. . ." from back cover, Professor James M. McPherson, Princeton University.


Hollyhocks, Lambs, and Other Passions
Hollyhocks, Lambs, and Other Passions
Author: Dee Hardie
Book Type: Board book
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/30/2007


A memoir of Thornhill Farm. "By a little-understood art, some people can transmit their personal elegance to any piece of clothing they happen to wear. A rarer gift is to be able to transmit it to the daily events of one's life. Dee Hardie has that gift. It makes her book a delight to read." Noel Perrin - author of First Person Rural: Essays of a Sometime Farmer


Incidents of Travel in Yucatan (Volume Two)
Incidents of Travel in Yucatan (Volume Two)
Author: John Stephens
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 2/6/2007


"This is one of the great books of archaological discovery, and at the same time one of the few really absorbing books of travel. Before STephens' expedition to Yucatan in 1841, little was known of tha tcountry; the Maya Indian culture, for example, had not been discovered." 127 engravings.


Living Letters - The Paraphrased Epistles
Review Date: 2/28/2007


Very attractive green hardcover small size book, 1962


Martin's Hundred
Martin's Hundred
Author: Ivor Noel Hume
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 5/18/2008


The Discovery of a Lost Colonial Virginia Settlement.


Needlepoint Designs from American Indian Art
Review Date: 12/19/2006


Hardcover


Ortho's All About Orchids (Ortho's All About Gardening)
Ortho's All About Orchids (Ortho's All About Gardening)
Author: Elvin McDonald
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 8
Review Date: 1/5/2007


Beautiful photos.


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