Pat C. (desertdog) - Reviews

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Anil's Ghost
Anil's Ghost
Author: Michael Ondaatje
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/13/2005
Helpful Score: 2


Takes place in Sri Lanka during modern times. A native woman returns after education in England and US. She is a forensic anthropologist with a quest to unlock the hidden past.


Bad Love (Alex Delaware, Bk 8) (Audio Cassette) (Abridged)
Review Date: 7/21/2015


Longer version probably better


Bastard Out of Carolina
Bastard Out of Carolina
Author: Dorothy Allison
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/4/2013


Really enjoyed the book of the story of an abused child.

The ISBN posts this book as a hardcover but it is not.


Beat the Dealer: A Winning Strategy for the Game of Twenty-One
Beat the Dealer: A Winning Strategy for the Game of Twenty-One
Author: Edward O. Thorp
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 8
Review Date: 11/21/2005


A winning Strategy for the Game of Twenty One


Beyond This Place
Beyond This Place
Author: A. J. Cronin
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 10/4/2005


The story of a young English man who goes to great lengths to free his father who has been imprisoned for 15 years. This is a condensed version.


A Bullet for Fidel
A Bullet for Fidel
Author: Nick Carter
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 10/13/2005


A Killmaster Spy chiller dedicated to the men of the US Secret Service.


Calories and carbohydrates
Calories and carbohydrates
Author: Barbara Kraus
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 11/21/2005


Comprehensive list of many foods


Caribbean Hideaways (Frommer's Caribbean Hideaways)
Caribbean Hideaways (Frommer's Caribbean Hideaways)
Author: Ian Keown
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 12/6/2005


Updated Ninth edition listing the most romantic resorts, inn, hotels and spas. Very comprehensive guide to the major islands.


Casca: The Barbarian
Casca: The Barbarian
Author: Barry Sadler
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 10/13/2005


Adventures in northern Europe during the time of the rule of the Roman Empire.


Catch as Cat Can (Mrs Murphy, Bk 10)
Catch as Cat Can (Mrs Murphy, Bk 10)
Author: Rita Mae Brown, Sneaky Pie Brown
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/20/2005
Helpful Score: 1


If you like animals, especially cats, and mysteries, this is a great book to read.


Claws and Effect (Mrs Murphy, Bk 9)
Claws and Effect (Mrs Murphy, Bk 9)
Author: Rita Mae Brown, Sneaky Pie Brown
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 103
Review Date: 10/29/2005
Helpful Score: 1


Delightful! If you like simple mysteries and animals, this is a good book to read. Also enjoyed learning more about Virgina and the beautiful scenery in that area.


Commonsense Bidding: The Most Complete Guide to Modern Methods of Standard Bidding
Review Date: 3/17/2006


The Most Complete Guide to Mordern Methods of Standard Biddind for bridge players and wanna be bridge players. 1987 bridge book of the year by renounded authority Bill Root.


Demon Doctor
Demon Doctor
Author: Ingrid Rimland
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 1/17/2006


In the jungles of South America is a pious Russian-German colony called Volendam where a Dr. Hans-Joachim Fertsch lived. The author's belief is that the doctor is Dr. Josef Mengele. The author, a Russioan Jew, lived in that SA jungle.


Discovery in the Antarctic
Discovery in the Antarctic
Author: Sheila McCullagh
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 10/13/2005


Book with great pictures and tales of adverturers who traveled to Antarctia.


The Edge
The Edge
Author: Catherine Coulter
Book Type: Audio Cassette
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 5
Review Date: 4/7/2006


FBI Agent MacDougal is recovering from injuries received in a terrorist car bombing when his sister, a medical researcher, drives her Porsche off an Oregon cliff and then disappers. While aiding the local sheriff in investigating the murder of an elderly resident, MacDougal doesn't suspect that the case is connected to his sister's disappearance.


Edit Yourself a Manual for Everyone Who
Edit Yourself a Manual for Everyone Who
Author: Bruce Ross-Larson
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 10/4/2005


This book explains how to cut the fat out of writing and why it should be cut. An easy how to for use by lawyers, students, teachers, and others who want to improve what they write.


Favorite Receipes from House & Garden
Favorite Receipes from House & Garden
Author: various
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 1/18/2006


Definitions of cooking terms. Old receipes.


Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants
Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants
Author: Bradford Angier
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 10/4/2005


Excellent guide with an all-in-color identifier of more than 100 edible wild foods in North America.


Gamesman Bridge
Gamesman Bridge
Author: Edwin B. Kantar
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 6/11/2012


Eddie Kantar is tops in how to play bridge.


The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense
The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense
Author: Suzette Haden Elgin
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/5/2006
Helpful Score: 4


This book teaches the skills to respond to all types of verbal attack. it was a life saver for me at one time.


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