Jody F. (writetime) - Reviews

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24 Essential Lessons for Investment Success
24 Essential Lessons for Investment Success
Author: William J. O'Neil
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 6/13/2007


From the chairman and founder of 'Investor's Business Daily', this book provides easy-to-apply techniques for building a profitable portfolio.


Algebra  Trigonometry Super Review
Algebra Trigonometry Super Review
Author: The Staff of Research Education Association
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 12/28/2010


very good book


All But My Life
All But My Life
Author: Gerda Weissmann Klein
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 9/19/2007


Magnificent memoir about Gerda Weissman surviving the Nazi death camps. The reader sees that the Nazis indeed took 'all but her life'.


The Arms of Krupp, 1587-1968
The Arms of Krupp, 1587-1968
Author: William Manchester
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 4/9/2015


A MUST READ FOR UNDERSTANDING THE 20TH CENTURY'S WORST WARS


Basic Judaism
Basic Judaism
Author: Milton Steinberg
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 7
Review Date: 7/24/2007


An easy to understand book about the Jewish religion.


A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash
Review Date: 4/9/2015


outstanding bio of john nash


Before I Say Goodbye: Recollections and Observations from One Woman's Final Year
Review Date: 7/25/2007


Powerful and uplifting book about Ruth Picardi who died at 33 y.o. from breast cancer. A journalist, she communicated courageously and movingly with her readers, friends, and family about life and her own experiences. This book contains her writings to these various groups of people.


Berlitz Spanish Phrase Book & Dictionary (Berlitz Phrase Books S.)
Berlitz Spanish Phrase Book & Dictionary (Berlitz Phrase Books S.)
Author: Berlitz
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 4
Review Date: 4/9/2015


goof travel book for spanish


Blink : The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
Blink : The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
Author: Malcolm Gladwell
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/4/2008


Powerful insight into the power of intuition!


The Book of Salt
The Book of Salt
Author: Monique Truong
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 45
Review Date: 4/9/2007


The New York Times Book Review states, "A lush, fascinating, expansive first novel about a Vietnamese cook in the 1930's sho works for Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas. Winner of several literary prizes.


Brick Lane
Brick Lane
Author: Monica Ali
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 4/9/2007
Helpful Score: 1


Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize (Britain's equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize in the USA), this novel is a poignant and right-on reflection of the difficulty of acclimating into a new society and culture. After an arranged marriage to Chanu, a man 20 years older, Nazneen is taken to London, after having left her home and heart in the Bangladeshi village where she was born.


Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions
Review Date: 7/25/2007
Helpful Score: 4


A fun read...the amazing inside story about a gambling ring of M.I.T. students who beat the system in Las Vegas...and lived to tell how! In less than three years, the students take some of the world's most dophisticated casinos for more than $3 million by playing blackjack.


The British Isles (Colour Library Books)
Review Date: 4/9/2007


If you have visited the British Isles, you will love this book that is primarily colored photos of every aspect of this part of the world. If you have not visited the Isles, you can do so vicariously through this book.


Chaos: Making a New Science
Chaos: Making a New Science
Author: James Gleick
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/16/2008
Helpful Score: 2


This records the birth of a new science, one that offers a way of seeing order and pattern where formerly only the random, the erratic, the unpredictable--in short, the chaotic--had been observed.


Chicken Soup for the Soul Chicken Soup for the Soul (Chicken Soup for the Soul)
Review Date: 10/17/2007


Classic 'feel good' stories that appeal to any age.


Clay's Quilt
Clay's Quilt
Author: Silas House
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 4/8/2007
Helpful Score: 2


Nice read about the hills of Kentucky and the relationships among its three dimensional characters.


Cliffs Quick Review: Spanish I
Cliffs Quick Review: Spanish I
Author: Cliffs Notes Editors, Jill Rodriguez
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 4/9/2015


nice and easy review book


Collins Gem Portuguese Dictionary, 4e (Collins Gem)
Review Date: 10/21/2007


Very easy to carry in your pocket and comprehensive Portuguese dictionary.


The Complete Artscroll Machzor: Yom Kippur (Artscroll Mesorah)
Review Date: 4/16/2007


From the well-known authority on Jewish holidays, the Art Scroll book on the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur (in English and Hebrew) is the complete resource for the holiday.


Concepts of Modern Physics
Concepts of Modern Physics
Author: Arthur Beiser
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 3/26/2015


THIS BOOK IS AN OVERALL INTRO TO MODERN PHYSICS AND AS SUCH DOES A GOOD JOB. HOWEVER IT ASSUMES A SIGNIFICANT SKILL IN ADVANCED CALCULUS AND REQIURES THAT YOU GO ONLOINE FOR ANSWERS. I RATE IT VERY HELPFUL


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