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wingcrimson-tidewing

From Balingup, Western Australia Australia

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Joined Friday, September 12, 2003

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Recent Book Activity

Statistics

4 weeksall time
books registered 2 3,304
released in the wild 0 1,886
controlled releases 1 722
releases caught 0 293
controlled releases caught 3 556
books found 2 974
tell-a-friend referrals 0 55
new member referrals 0 71
forum posts 5 1,759

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Extended Profile


Thanks for taking the time to visit my bookshelf.

"Storytelling and language are deeply rooted in our nature.  Language is the software of the mind, so to speak, and we use narrative structures to learn, to communicate, to share our beliefs and values, our fears and desires.  Literature is nothing but using all of those elements to create art and beauty through language, ideas, images and words that appeal and stimulate that what makes us alive and human. To read is to live more and to live better." 
~ ~ Carlos Ruiz Zafon


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I read a wide variety of books; even so, not all the books here on my shelf reflect my taste in reading. I often buy cheap books at garage sales etc with the specific aim of releasing them into the wild, and I'm also often given books by others to register for release. 

For other books in my personal collection that are not yet registered on BookCrossing see my library catalogue on LibraryThing


"Books remain always the same, despite the years.
It is us that change, and find or lose different things in them." 
~ ~ Carlos Ruiz Zafon


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My BookCrossing Wish List 


This is not meant to be a 'gimme' list, but a collection of books I think look
interesting and would be happy to read one day if they happened along.
And it is a deliberately long list - to help you folks out there who play along
on the tag games, exchanges, sweeps and all those other fun things
... where a decent sized wishlist makes life so much easier.


My address can be found on rabck.com


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Accurate Release Statistics : as at 11th April 2017.
1904 wild releases  -  all wild releases are true wild releases.
1124 early controlled releases made by journal entry only (when that was the only option).
722 later controlled releases through the system.
So my total release number is now 3750.

NB . . . sometimes my wild releases have been caught before I can do an 'official' release note - that's why 'my' wild release number is higher than the BC one on my profile.
Catch Rate:  330 catches from 1904 wild releases  -------> 17.3%






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