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Buzz Malone

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in St. Paul, Minnesota, The United States



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May 2011

I am an author from Southern Iowa where I live on a small acreage writing books and blogs and being bruised and battered by my girlfriend's growing collection of unruly mules and horses.

From the author of The Ghosts of Melrose now comes the riveting life account of Frank Schantz. Little Frankie Schantz emerged into a near perfect life in Centerville, Iowa. He believed that his life would always be so. He was wrong. Everything would change in the summer of 1945 when meningitis would leave him permanently deaf. In Silence of Centerville, Frank Schantz looks back across the rocky... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 08, 2011 13:13 • 169 views • Tags: deaf, deaf-fiction, historical-fiction, literary-fiction
Average rating: 4.21 · 63 ratings · 27 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Silence of Centerville

4.18 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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The Ghosts of Melrose

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4.44 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2011
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The Ghosts Of Melrose (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: For a hundred and fifty years, the Southern Iowa town of Melrose has been a haven for the Irish Catholic families who settled there. But for the Keanes, it would be their hell. Born into a family outcast by their own, Aidan Keane lived a tortured existence. Coming of age in depression era Melrose, Aidan finds the one thing that gives him hope in this world only to lose her too. In the end, Aidan discovers that time does not heal all wounds, but love, true love, is the only thing that can. This page turning novel will have you in tears and wishing that you hadn't read it as fast as you did when it is over.
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Stephanie Thank you Buzz for the add! :)

JoAnne Kenrick Hi, Buzz xx Thanks for the friend add! Looking forward to talking books with you, and catching your updates in my newsfeed!

Pamela Hey Buzz...Thanks for accepting my friend request.

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