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Vickey Kall

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in Torrance, The United States
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May 2012


Vickey Kall is a freelance writer living in Los Angeles, California. Her articles on history and pop culture have appeared in magazines like Westways, Air & Space, Boys' Life, and more, as well as in book such as Uncle John's Bathroom Reader--at least 15 volumes! On the academic side, she's also written for text books and encyclopedias.
Visit her blog of local Los Angeles history and mosaics, or her website to learn more.

Average rating: 4.21 · 33 ratings · 13 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
Death Speaker

4.11 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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My mother would have turned 100 this year. She went to high school during the Depression, and was a young wife during World War 2. She had to raise smartass kids during the 1960s; that must have been toughest of all..


Like so many families, we were affected by the news and the polarization of side back then. She was “My country, right or wrong,” I was “Nix on Nixon” and “Never trust anyone over...

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Dear Life by Alice Munro
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Wanted to like this--so much--but I couldn't!
I read that Alice Munro has switched to a sparser, less intimate style, so maybe I'd like her earlier work better.
The skill of her prose is undeniable, but we don't feel for anyone. She doesn't want us to
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In Paradise by Peter Matthiessen
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Wonderful and thoughtful book.
I waited to read it because reviews from the NYT and WaPo were off-putting. Bad reviewers, bad! They did this book a tremendous disservice.
I think the problem the reviewers had was that they wanted to identify the protag
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The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
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Ten stars! Twelve! Please?
This is the most beautifully structured book I have ever read. Read it last year, and got to skim because my book club was reading it this year. Well, it hooked me again from the first page.
Even though I knew the ending--ac
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Paris to the Pyrenees by David Downie
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The Alchemyst by Michael Scott
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