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The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland
4.06
liked it
Since I am very uncomfortable even thinking about 9-11, it was good to read a book about some good things that came out of that tragedy.

The people in
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Dec 2008
Nov 09, 2008
 
Dreaming in Hindi: Coming Awake in Another Language
3.04
liked it
I would not have read this book without my book group. I have some interest in visiting India although I think it is too crowded, but I have no intere ...more
Jan 20, 2014
Nov 21, 2013
 
When You Were Older
4.12
liked it
I never read Pay It Forward, but I always thought I knew the type of book it is. I assumed that it was an optimistic, romantic tale where even though ...more
Jul 17, 2013
Jul 18, 2013
 
Through the Children's Gate: A Home in New York
3.71
liked it
“We can’t make any kind of life in New York without composing a private map of it in our minds – and these inner maps, as Roger Angell once wrote, are ...more
Mar 04, 2016
Feb 20, 2016
 
The Whole World Over
3.49
liked it
”Greenie was thrown off by the way in which the caller addressed her – for Charlotte Greenaway Duquette had an assortment of names, each of which iden ...more
Jul 20, 2015
Jul 18, 2015
 
Soldier's Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point
3.71
really liked it
When this book came up as a suggestion for my book group, I was really unsure how I felt about it. West Point? The military? Who teaches literature to ...more
Jan 2009
Dec 28, 2008
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