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At the End of the Line
At the End of the Line
Price: 2.42

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Recommended, 2 May 2014
At the End of the Line is a gripping and moving tale of the politically explosive times in 1960s America as seen through the eyes of two diverse women. Beatrice "Beanie" Peterson, a fifteen-year old, married to a polygamist tries to escape her abusive husband by contacting a friend, but dials the wrong number reaching Adeline "Liddie" Garrison, a Boston socialite and friend of Jack Kennedy's instead. A friendship forms between the two women that lasts more than fourteen years before they even meet. The story is historically on point as Longino weaves the lives of the characters through the events of civil rights, interracial relationships, and the politics of the time. And not only is the fight for racial equality highlighted in this book, but through the trials depicted of domestic life for these women during that era, the reader is given glimpses of the struggle for gender equality as well.
An excellent read and one I would highly recommend.


Irrefutable Proof: Sequel to In the Beginning
Irrefutable Proof: Sequel to In the Beginning
Price: 1.81

5.0 out of 5 stars Fun, Believable Characters, 15 Feb 2014
I received an advance copy of this book, some time before publication. Having read Abby Vandiver's first book (In the Beginning), to which this one is a sequel (although it can also be read on its own), I can vouch that this one is as good as the first one and holds your attention from Chapter One. Vandiver again mixes fact with fiction as she uses Earth's ancient mysteries to weave her tale of how pre-historic man had advanced knowledge in physics, math and architecture. The book will really get you thinking. An enjoyable read. I highly recommend it to everyone and especially to people who enjoyed her previous book.


A Trio of Blues
A Trio of Blues
Price: 2.01

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Action-packed entertainment, 30 Mar 2013
This review is from: A Trio of Blues (Kindle Edition)
The title says if all. If you like reading books with lots of action and bullets flying all around, this one's for you. If that's not your cup of tea, better look somewhere else.
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Iomega Prestige USB 2.0, 500GB Portable Compact Hard Drive
Iomega Prestige USB 2.0, 500GB Portable Compact Hard Drive

20 of 21 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great drive, 1 Mar 2010
Had to buy this one after buying a WD Passport Essential SE and finding out that the "WD Smartware" ruins that drive by making it incompatible with several programs / environments. This drive suffers from none of those problems. Everything works fine and the extra software is downloadeable. You only install it / use it if you want. That's the way it should be, not like the WD which forces you into having unremovable software on your pc. This drive also worked fine with my Sony PS3, after formatting it into FAT32. It accepted a 500GB FAT32 formatting, unlike the WD Passport which (after crashing several partitioning programs) ended up accepting only a 200 GB FAT32 partition (God knows why).
The special "double USB" connector for getting extra power in the case of low current USB's sounds like a good idea, although up to now it has worked fine with only one USB connected.


Western Digital My Passport Essential 500GB USB 2.0 Portable External Hard Drive - Black
Western Digital My Passport Essential 500GB USB 2.0 Portable External Hard Drive - Black

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Worst Drive I Ever Bought, 28 Feb 2010
Basically useless. WD Smartware makes it non standard and creates lots of problems if you try using it with a PS3, a Media Player, in MS-DOS, etc.
WD Smartware makes several programs fail to recognize the drive, makes others crash and basically makes the drive useless in many situations.
If you only want a drive for back-ups within the Windows / Mac environments and don't mind having intrusive and non removable software installed against your will, this product is for you. For everybody else this is one of the worst possible buys.
Also, as of Feb 27, don't believe what WD say about being able to get rid of the WD Smartware - they only have a way of hiding the icon from the desktop. All the problems remain.


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