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From Indianapolis, Indiana USA
Age 44
Joined Wednesday, April 30, 2003
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Bookrings/rays I have started
The Bird Artist by Howard Norman*Stuck with janaqq*
The Dive From Clausen's Pier by Ann Packer*Stuck with bookgypsy*
Lady Chatterley's Lover by D.H. Lawrence *Stuck with bookharlot*
What Are You Looking At? The First Fat Fiction Anthology*Stuck*
Wild Words from Wild Women *Stuck with EnderW*
Women and Fiction: Short Stories by and about Women *Stuck with EnderW*
A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines *Completed*
Chocolat by Joanne Harris *Completed*
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier *Completed*
The Discovery of Chocolate by James Runcie*Completed*
Papa's Wife by Thyra Ferre Bjorn *Completed*
Patience and Sarah by Isabel Miller *Completed*
Santa Evita by Tomas Eloy Martinez *Completed*
Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi *Completed*
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver *Completed*
The Widow of Larkspur Inn by Lawana Blackwell *Completed*

Bookrings/rays I have joined
Caroline, the Queen by Jean Plaidy *rec'd 3/11/05, mailed 3/30/05*
Changing Pitches by Steve Kluger *received 7/25/05, mailed 8/1/05*
Dakota: A Spiritual Geography by Kathleen Norris *rec'd 1/18/05, mailed 2/16/05*
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown *rec'd 1/18/05, mailed 2/1/05*
Drowning Ruth by Christina Schwarz *rec 9/16/04, mailed 9/23/04*
The Founding by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles *rec'd 4/02/05, mailed 4/25/05*
The Fourth Queen by Debbie Taylor *rec'd 11/08/04, mailed 11/13/04*
The Giver by Lois Lowry *rec'd 8/12/05, mailed 8/31/05*
House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus *rec'd 11/24/04, mailed 12/03/04*
Ireland by Frank Delaney *rec'd 6/13/05, mailed 6/30/05*
Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel *rec 10/12/04, mailed 10/18/04*
The Love Artist by Jane Alison *rec'd 7/12/05, mailed 7/25/05*
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides *received 6/6/05, mailed 6/8/05*
Midwives by Chris Bohjalian *rec'd 10/27/04, mailed 11/3/04*
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot *rec'd 1/12/06, mailed 7/21/06*
Nights of Rain and Stars by Maeve Binchy *rec'd 8/31/05, mailed 10/4/05*
The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory *rec'd 11/15/05, last on ring*
The Outsider by Albert Camus *rec'd 7/6/06, mailed 8/19/06*
Peninsula of Lies by Edward Ball *rec 10/19/04, mailed 10/21/04*
The Peppered Moth by Margaret Drabble *rec'd 11/2/04, mailed 12/3/04*
Pompeii by Robert Harris *rec'd 2/3/05, mailed 2/17/05*
Pope Joan by Donna Cross *rec'd 2/3/05, last on ray*
The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James *rec'd 11/27/05, mailed 2/16/06*
Property by Valerie Martin *rec'd 3/24/05, mailed 4/25/05*
Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi *rec'd 3/10/05, mailed 4/15/05*
The Story of M by Maria Isabel Pita *rec'd 11/27/05, mailed 11/29/05*
The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides *rec 9/4/04, mailed 9/13/04*
The Virgin's Lover by Philippa Gregory *received 5/11/05, mailed 6/7/05*
White Oleander by Janet Fitch *rec 10/15/04, mailed 10/18/04*

Ongoing Projects
Read the following from Indianapolis’s top 25 lists. I am looking for copies of the red titles.
All the President's Men by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
Founding Brothers by Joseph Ellis
Four Spirits by Sena Jeter Naslund
Giants in the Earth by O. E. Rølvaag
John Adams by David McCullough
Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian
On Her Own Ground by A'Lelia Perry Bundles
Once Upon a Town by Bob Greene
Sophie’s Choice by William Styron
The Bondwoman's Narrative by Hannah Crafts
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
The Red Heart by James Alexander Thom
The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe

Read the following Pulitzer Prize-winning novels, nonfiction, and plays. I am looking for copies of the red titles.
A – Andersonville by MacKinlay Kantor (1956 Fiction)
B – Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler (1989 Fiction)
C – A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole (1981 Fiction)
D – The Dragons of Eden by Carl Sagan (1978 Nonfiction)
E – Elbow Room by James Alan McPherson (1978 Fiction)

F – Fences by August Wilson (1987 Play)
G – Guard of Honor by James Gould Cozzens (1949 Fiction)
H – House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday (1969 Fiction)
I – Ironweed by William Kennedy (1984 Fiction)
J – J. B. by Archibald Macleish (1959 Play)
K – The Keepers Of The House by Shirley Ann Grau (1965 Fiction)
L – Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America by Garry Wills (1993 Nonfiction)

M – Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides (2003 Fiction)
N – No Place To Be Somebody by Charles Gordone (1970 Play)
O – O Strange New World by Howard Mumford Jones (1965 Nonfiction)

P – Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard (1975 Nonfiction)
R – The Rising Sun by John Toland (1971 Nonfiction)
S – A Summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor (1987 Fiction)

T – The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton (1921 Fiction)
W – Wandering Through Winter by Edwin Way Teale (1966 Nonfiction)
Y – You Can't Take It With You by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman (1937 Play)

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