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The Great Gambler
by Claude Cueni

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Kindle Edition published 2014-06-11
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In this colorful historical novel set in 17th and 18th century England, France and Italy, bestselling author Claude Cueni tells the story of John Law of Lauriston, the man who invented paper money. He was also a mathematical genius, a masterful gambler, a duelist, murderer, womanizer and lover. But he is best known as the inventor of modern finance and architect of the most catastrophic financial crash in history. At the height of his career, Law was an advisor to the the King of France, Louis XIV, The Sun King, and also owner of the Mississippi Corporation, with vast holdings in the Americas, and thus the wealthiest man of his time.
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Re: Let's Tour NY
« Reply #400 on: June 27, 2013, 01:45:26 PM »
The Botanical Gardens will have to be added to our agenda for the next trip to NY.  Just don't know for sure when that will be.

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« Reply #401 on: June 27, 2013, 09:14:23 PM »
The Botanical Gardens will have to be added to our agenda for the next trip to NY.  Just don't know for sure when that will be.

sounds like a plan to me....

NOTE: these archimboldo statues are a temporary exhibit.





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« Reply #402 on: June 28, 2013, 03:03:21 PM »
Excellent. Arcimboldo's work is way cool....

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« Reply #403 on: June 29, 2013, 07:36:45 PM »


note: the pics above are "spring"

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« Reply #404 on: June 30, 2013, 08:32:03 PM »
and now "summer"




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« Reply #406 on: July 03, 2013, 07:38:53 AM »
Incredible!  :)
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« Reply #407 on: July 03, 2013, 07:51:31 PM »
spring and summer



winter....


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« Reply #408 on: July 06, 2013, 10:35:26 AM »
These are amazing.
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« Reply #410 on: July 08, 2013, 07:50:34 AM »
Wow! 
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What is the base made of? It looks sort of like a woven basket.
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« Reply #413 on: July 11, 2013, 09:47:23 AM »
What is the base made of? It looks sort of like a woven basket.

sorry, no clue.

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autumn...



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« Reply #416 on: July 16, 2013, 07:56:15 AM »
Faceoff!

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this ends our statue tour of the NY botanical gardens......


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« Reply #418 on: July 17, 2013, 08:03:42 AM »
Applause! Applause!  :)
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« Reply #419 on: July 17, 2013, 09:11:43 PM »
random brooklyn Baptist church




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« Reply #420 on: July 18, 2013, 08:34:05 AM »
Wonderful building! Love the green trim.
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« Reply #421 on: July 18, 2013, 09:42:26 PM »
welcome to coney island....

the west 8th street subway station




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« Reply #422 on: July 19, 2013, 07:31:13 AM »
As a kid I always wanted to go to Coney Island, but never did, so this is fun!
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« Reply #423 on: July 19, 2013, 07:54:12 PM »


the cylcone rollercoaster from the walkway over Neptune Avenue heading to the beach....


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« Reply #424 on: July 19, 2013, 07:57:20 PM »
Yikes! :o The little mighty mite is about my speed.  :)
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