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Sondra Wolferman

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Sondra Wolferman is a native of Maryland and a graduate of Georgetown University. Her short fiction has appeared in small press journals such as The Advocate, My Legacy, and Japanophile. She is the author of three novels including YEVA (2007), The Mountaineer's Dance (2010),and The Escarpment (2012). Sondra currently makes her home in the Pocono Mountains of northeast Pennsylvania, which is also the setting of her latest novel.


Tue, 23 Sep 2008

Let's talk about Sonya. Sonya is clearly the person who experiences the most 'character development' during the course of the novel. While the other characters' lives are irrevocably changed by the tragic events that have taken place, those changes are imposed upon them from the outside, whereas Sonya changes from within, on an emotional level, in the way she views the world an... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.67 · 6 ratings · 3 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Yeva
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2007
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The Escarpment
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2012
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The Mountaineer's Dance
2.5 of 5 stars 2.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2010
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The Escarpment (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Nov 09, 2012 01:40PM
Description: A recovering alcoholic finds redemption in the healing power of nature.
YEVA (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Jun 06, 2011 02:47PM
Description: A woman rebuilds her life after surviving a natural disaster.
The Mountaineer's Dance (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated May 14, 2011 08:14AM
Description: A young woman overcomes a desperate situation in the former Soviet Union by becoming a mail-order bride.
Acts of Faith
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"By editing out approximately half of this book, one could discover a novel worthy of comparison to Graham Greene."
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How We Die by Sherwin B. Nuland
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The author does a very good job of describing in layman's terms the physiological changes that take place within the human body as it ages, losing its ability to ward off the diseases that will inevitably lead to its demise. However, with such an int ...more
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Fifty Days of Solitude by Doris Grumbach
Fifty Days of Solitude
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"I was now alone with music, books, an unpopulated cove, and with the frightening reflexive pronoun, myself," explains the author about her experiment in solitude. What she fails to mention is that she also had television, radio, music, and a compute ...more
Tales of Burning Love by Louise Erdrich
Tales of Burning Love
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I was sort of enjoying this book until, about two-thirds of the way into the book, the author decided to throw in a horrific scene of animal cruelty in which a dog is dragged to its death behind a pickup truck. Since this gratuitous scene of cruelty ...more
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
Leaves of Grass
by Walt Whitman
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As I began reading Leaves of Grass I was moved by the poet's apparent strong spiritual connection to nature. Being of the same bent myself, lines such as "I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey work of the stars..." or "The earth, that ...more
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"When Leaves of Grass was first published, critics applauded Whitman "only that he did not burn" the "mass of stupid filth" immediately upon completion. They primarily objected to its sensual and occasionally (rather overtly) homoerotic content. No..." Read more of this review »
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Albert Schweitzer
“Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.”
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H.G. Wells
“In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.”
H.G. Wells

“It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it.”
Maurice Switzer

Mitch Albom
“All endings are also beginnings. We just don't know it at the time.”
Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet In Heaven

Abraham Lincoln
“If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all of the time; but you can't fool all of the people all of the time. -Speech at Clinton, Illinois, September 8, 1854.”
Abraham Lincoln




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