Jim H hit the nail with his head -- make use of your local public library. If they don't have the books they can get them from other libraries. Or, if you really want to own them -- you can buy both used on Amazon for about $20. Actually they sound like good winter reading.
SailorMitchSailing winged keels since 1989.
1.20.09 Bush's last day the end of an error !! Hopefully we still have a constitution and economy left by then.
"Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength." The Dalai Lama
good planets are hard to find-- a song by steve forbert
I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know no way of judging the future but by the past.-- Patrick Henry.