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Mr. Monk Goes To Germany

Goldberg, Lee
But it takes a lot of drugs.

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5/2012

The Princess Bride

Goldman, William
A pretty good book, but the movie! You can't read the book without seeing the actors speak the lines! A wonerful movie. The "s" word and the "b" word each appear once in the book.

Quote:

The old man nodded. "Now, I can die."
She glanced at him. "Don't." Her tone was surprisingly tender, and probably she sensed how important he really was to her, because when he did die, two years further on, she went right after, and most of the people who knew her well agreed it was the sudden lack of opposition that undid her. (pg. 40)

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4/2009

Four Queens

Goldstone, Nancy
This non-fiction book tells the stories of four sisters from Provence who all because queens in the Middle Ages.

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9/2018

The Lady Queen

Goldstone, Nancy
The Notorious Reign Of Joanna I. Good historical non-fiction. Very small print in paperback edition. I liked it, but it was a long read. I could only handle a few pages each night. Especially with the small print. I'm not a big fan of historical non-fiction, but I feel smarter for having read this. Even though I can't remember very many of the points raised in the Discussion Questions. The whole German Army destroying the historical records of the period, now THAT was especially interesting!

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7/2018

The Red Umbrella

Gonzalez, Christina Diaz
It's the revolution in Cuba, Lucia and her little brother end up in Nebraska after being sent to the U.S. by their parents. Interesting story. I always wonder where people come up with money for bribes and plane tickets after having all their wealth taken away, though.

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2/2012

32 Cadillacs

Gores, Joe
DKA has to recover 32 Cadillacs stolen by Gypsys. Very good. The Dortmunder gang makes a cameo.

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9/2003

Cases

Gores, Joe
Sort of fictionalized story of the author's early years seeing America and getting into the P.I business. Very good.

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10/2003

Come Morning

Gores, Joe
Guy gets out of San Quentin, everbody wants the diamonds he had stolen. Good story, as ever.

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9/2003

Cons, Scams & Grifts

Gores, Joe
Gypsies, repomen (Dan Kearney & Associates), and an orangutuan named Freddie. Very good, I should have knowen primates would show up somewhere!

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9/2003

Contract Null & Void

Gores, Joe
DKA is at it again, protecting a computer whiz, repoing truck tires, and bad jokes.

TYPO QUOTE:

But wait a minute! The water was sweating. --pg. 298

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9/2003

Dead Man

Gores, Joe
Eddie Dain is dead, along with his wife and child. Dain is alive, to find the killers. Good story, good swamp lore.

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9/2003

Menanced Assasin

Gores, Joe
Lawyer discovers the company she works for is Mafia-run, blabs, get murdered. Somebody gets even, killing everone else. Good book, not easy to read, pretty descriptive sex. Lots of lecture about the evolution of Man.

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9/2003

Wolf Time

Gores, Joe
Great story, an old man is shot, survives and goes looking for the shooter. Reminanaces of his years learning about the wilderness from an old Indian mixed with a burgening presidential campaign his daughter is working on.

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10/2003

Combat Swimmer :Memoirs Of A Navy SEAL

Gormley,
Biography of the guy who commanded SEAL Team Six after Marcinko. A lot less cussing than Marcinko.

QUOTE:

I told Maynard there was nothing I couldn't handle. All the men needed was some good leadership and adult supervision, and I could provide both. --pg. 176.

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5/2003

Jumper

Gould, Steven C.
Davy can teleport. Some very interesting observations on terrorism. Written in 1992, dropping the terrorist off the World Trade Tower was, ironic? After writing this, I find this was a movie in 2008. Never heard about it. Sounds dumb! Good book, though.

Quote:

I may be a bank robber, but I'm no litterbug. (pg. 204)

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I may be a bank robber, but I'm not a common thief. (pg. 207)

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One of the problems with American public policy on terrorism is that our government insists on blurring the line between armed insurgence against military forces and installations and attacks on uninvolved civilians...But an attack on an armed military force occupying one's homeland? That's not terrorism...I'm just saying that if you call that terrorism then the U.S. is also involved in financing terrorists in Afghanistan and Central America. (pg. 214)

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7/2008

River Of Darkness

Grady, James
Secret agent Jud Stuart is in deep kimchee. By the author of "Six Days Of The Condor".

SMOKE QUOTE:

When he tried to shake one out of the pack, his hands wouldn't stop trembling and the white death sticks fell all over his lap. It was the fifth of that morning.

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1/2000

"L" Is For Lawless

Grafton, Sue
Kinsy Millhone gets involved with an old bank robbery.

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7/1998

"M" Is For Malice

Grafton, Sue
Kinsey Millhone locates a missing heir.

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7/1998

"O" Is For Outlaw

Grafton, Sue
Kinsey Millhone investigates the shooting of her ex-husband. Author's note says the stories take place in the 1980s.

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"We call her Dort for short."

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4/2000

N Is For Noose

Grafton, Sue
Kinsey Millhone investigates why a policeman was so stressed he had a heart attack.

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"I'm not promiscious by any stretch, but I've got your normal appetite for these things. Three, four times a week, I get the itch to go lookin' for love."

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11/1999
20 books displayed
[Abadzis- Alcott] [Alcott- Anderson] [Andreae- Atkinson] [Atkinson- Ballard] [Balliett- Barnard] [Barnard- Barnhill] [Barr- Barr] [Barrows- Bear] [Bear- Beaton] [Beaton- Beattie] [Beattie, editor- Black] [Black- Block] [Block- Borchert] [Bosch- Brennert] [Brillant- Bryson] [Bryson- Bujold] [Bujold- Card] [Card- Card] [Card- Chabon] [Chabon- Clancy] [Clancy- Coakley] [Coben- Cole] [Cole- Collins] [Collins- Connelly] [Connelly- Cook] [Cook- Cornwell] [Cornwell- Crais] [Crais- Crumley] [Crumley- Cussler] [Cussler- David] [Davidson- Dickinson] [Dickinson- Dorsey] [Dorsey- Duane] [Duble- Elkins] [Elkins- Evanovich] [Evanovich- Fairstein] [Fairstein- Ferris] [Ferris- Flanagan] [Flanagan- Ford] [Forester- Francis] [Francis- Francis] [Francis- Francis] [Francis- Gaiman] [Gaiman- Gash] [Gash- Goldberg] [Goldberg- Grafton] [Grafton- Gratz] [Graves- Grennan] [Griffin- Grisham] [Grisham- Haldeman] [Haldeman- Hall] [Hallinan- Harte] [Hartwell- Heinlein] [Heinlein- Heller] [Heller- Henry] [Hepler- Hess] [Hess- Hiaasen] [Hiaasen- Hobb] [Hobb- Horowitz] [Horowitz- Hyman] [Ibbotson- Jocelyn] [Johansen- Kaminsky] [Kaminsky- Kelley] [Kellog- Kienzle] [King- Klise] [Klise- Krueger] [Kurland- Larsson] [Lasky- Lee] [Lee- Lescroart] [Lescroart- Little] [Little- Lowry] [Lu- Macleod] [Macleod- Marcinko] [Marcinko- Mass] [Mass- McBain] [McBain- McCrumb] [McCrumb- McNab] [McNally- Mikaelsen] [Miles- Moore] [Moore- Mullane] [Muller- Nimmo] [Nimmo- O'Brian] [O'Brian- O'Brian] [O'Brien- Owens] [Palacio- Park] [Park- Parker] [Parker- Parker] [Parker- Paulsen] [Paulsen- Peck] [Peck- Pfeffer] [Pfeffer- Posey] [Powell- Prager] [Pratchett- Pratchett] [Pratchett- Pronzini] [Pronzini- Pynchon] [Pynchon- Reeves] [Rehder- Riordan] [Riordan- Rose] [Rose- Russell] [Russell- Savage] [Savin- Schmatz] [Schmidt- Scottoline] [Scottoline- Setterfield] [Shaffer- Shute] [Sijie- Smith] [Smith- Spinelli] [Spinelli- Steinberg] [Steinhauer- Stross] [Stross- Swee] [Sweeney- Tepper] [Thompson- Turtledove] [Turtledove- Van Draanen] [Van Draanen- Veglahn] [Villasenor- Webster] [Weeks- Westlake] [Westlake- Wiles] [Wiles- Woodring] [Woodruff- Zevin] [Zimmerman- Zusak] 

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