Daily Archives: March 17, 2012

Salvage the Bones

Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward 2011 – 272 pages Rating 1 Okay –  I really disliked the book – actively.   I should go answer the questions about why people finish books.  I guess I finished because I was curious … Continue reading

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The Reversal

The Reversal by Michael Connelly audio – 2010 detective – rating 7 When Mickey Haller, defense attorney,  gets a call to join the prosecution and  retry an old murder case he is doubtful.  But as he joins his ex-wife on … Continue reading

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Nine Dragons

Nine Dragons Michael Connelly detective fiction 2010 – audio rating 7 ( high for detective) Harry Bosch strikes again (for the umpteenth time).  This time he’s after a man who shot and killed a small grocery owner but who might … Continue reading

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Two Deliciosos

Reconstruction:  America’s Unfinished Revolution by Eric Foner 1988 (2003) –  736 pages Rating 9.5 Wow – what a definitive book – more about Reconstruction and that era than I really thought I ever wanted to know.  It’s good though – … Continue reading

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