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Old 10-25-2018, 10:29 PM   #1
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Best book to take camping

The History of Science by George Sarton.
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Old 10-25-2018, 11:10 PM   #2
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Best Book

The Big Rock Candy Mountain. By Wallace Stegner or The Masters by C.P. Snow although An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser is a favorite also.
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whatever space opera series I'm reading on Kindle...
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Old 10-26-2018, 08:39 AM   #5
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Amen CP lol
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Old 10-26-2018, 08:59 AM   #6
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The History of Science by George Sarton.
Hi: Viajante... For me it's my "Cheque Book". Alf
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Old 10-26-2018, 09:05 AM   #7
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Take book(s) of the genre you enjoy. On my Big Trip I read about a half-dozen different books/authors. Found plenty of stops to 'trade' books from laundry rooms to the Free Little Library book stand at the Blue Mounds State Park.
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I take books I don't want to keep forever, and trade them at campground laundries, used book stores, etc. Since I read 3-4 per week, that, and my Kindle, are the only way I don't end up overloading the truck!
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My Kindle is always full with “free” books from Bookbub.com. I like to be able to hit the delete button when complete. Also, I always keep my electronic library full with the maximum best sellers that I can put on the waiting list. Once caught on an international freight without enough reading material- never again!
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Old 10-26-2018, 10:48 AM   #10
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Nowadays I don't take hard copy books with me; I just read ebooks on my tablet, fiction and nonfiction. And I have programming ebooks on the tablet which I use when programming on the laptop.
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