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Kate Flora grew up on a chicken farm in Maine where the Friday afternoon trip to the library was the high point of her week. She dreamed of being able to create the kind of compelling, enchanting worlds of the books she disappeared into every week, but growing up in the era when “help wanted” ads were still sex-segregated, she felt her calling was to go to law school and get the job they told her she couldn’t have.

After law school, Kate worked in the Maine attorney general’s office, protecting battered kids, chasing deadbeat dads, and representing the Human Rights Commission. Those years taught her all a crime writer needs to know about the human propensity to commit horrible acts. After some years in private practice, she decided to give w...more


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Tony Earley has a way of writing about things that often makes me breathless. In this book, a series of essays about his relationship to family and place, he nails that feeling of being the generation that has grown away from farm and rural life. As...more
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I've known Nancy for many years, and enjoyed her work, but in this book she moves to a higher level. Her acute sense of place, her use of closely-observed details to create her characters, and her deep understanding of the complexities of human natur...more
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Started this book with now expectations and absolutely couldn't put it down. This is
a good old-fashioned novel of the sprawling family saga/sprawling world cultures and events
sort. Real, moving characters. Compelling story. Utterly fascinating.
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