Friday, April 25, 2014

Pregnant Ladies for the Long Run

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The Daring Ladies of Lowell by Kate Alcott.  1832 Lowel, Massachusetts with labor intrigue, romance, and murder.

Burn: book three of the Pure Trilogy by Julianna Baggott.  Some sort of sci-fi dystopia thing.

The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman.  Bigfoot's underwear?  The ashes of Mr. Krook? 

The Wives of Los Alamos by Tarashea Nesbit.  My father used to visit Los Alamos and do contract work of some kind.  My father, brother, and I were there in '85 when my brother and I went to Philmont.  We stayed at Tom Manteuffel's house.  Manteuffel did not allow television in his house.  My father said Manteuffel did not bar television not because Mantueffel hated TV, but because he loved TV and would never get any work done with a set in the house.  My father knew Manteuffel from the U of I


Pregnancy Day by Day edited by Paula Amato, MD and Maggie Blott, MB, BS. Lots of pictures, charts, graphs, information, and a topless lady on page 32.

Stocks for the Long Run by Jeremy J. Siegel.  "The definitive guide to financial market returns and long-term investment strategies."