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A Year in Provence, Peter Mayle

The dis-oriented author is a Francophile. I made my first trip to France in 1978 with my high school French teacher. I was hooked. So it was a no-brainer that I would buy Peter Mayle's A Year in Provence. Mayle's is a British ex-pat and his book chronicles his first year in a rehabbed farmhouse [...]

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21: Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions, Ben Mezrich

The dis-oriented author is not a gambler. I did however major in mathematics, so I have an interest in numbers. After seeing previews for the movie based on the book, I decided to pick up Ben Mezrich's book, 21: Bringing Down the House. In the book, Mezrich tells the story of a group of MIT [...]

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