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This Is War

Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover is an emotional story based on the author’s life in Idaho where she was raised by Mormon survivalists in an isolated environment. Westover’s early life and the experiences of her immediate family were often so … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

All Over But the Shoutin’ by Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Bragg is a five-star memoir which melted my heart like butter on a warm biscuit. Raised in poverty in rural Alabama, Rick recalls his life and rise to the pinnacle of … Continue reading

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Goals and Dreams

True North by Jill Ker Conway is the continuation of her story after she emigrated to the U.S.  After reading The Road from Coorain, I wanted to read about the rest of Ker’s life.  I am sorry to say I … Continue reading

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The Bleating Bush

I became interested in reading The Road From Coorain by Jill Ker Conway after watching a Masterpiece Theatre movie based on the book.  The story intrigued me and I tracked down a copy of the book so that I might … Continue reading

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