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O H I O

The Pioneers by David McCullough is a new release by one of my most admired historian writers. This book is derived from actual accounts originally written by people who were early settlers of the newly acquired purchase of territory bordering … Continue reading

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Second Best

Varina by Charles Frazier is a story about the second wife of Jefferson Davis. Even though I have lived in the South not far from Jefferson’s last home on the Gulf Coast, I have never had much interest in him … Continue reading

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Held Hands

A House Full of Daughters by Juliet Nicolson is a wonderful memoir. In it, the author traces the interesting lives of seven generations of women in her family. Beginning with a famous great-great-grandmother who was a European flamenco dancer, and … Continue reading

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Revenge

The Swan Thieves by Elizabeth Kostova is a long, complicated novel. I say this because the beginning of the story focuses on a male artist living in the┬ápresent who is arrested after attempting to destroy a painting in The National … Continue reading

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