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Old 05-30-2017, 12:36 PM
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Every few years I find myself drawn back to Gary Jennings's Aztec, a great historical novel, and George R.R. Martin's Tuf Voyaging, an equally great sf environmental satire.

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Originally Posted by JackieLikesVariety View Post
...The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger - man that was a good book, go get a copy if you've never read it. I'm serious.
It is very good. Something that stuck with me all these years since I first read it - phlegmatic, tough-as-nails Coast Guard pararescue divers referring to terrifyingly mountainous seas as "sporty." Sporty!