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Who Has Seen the Wind
I finally read this after bailing on it in grade 9 English almost 3 decades ago (what I recall is that I was bored by it, but it could be I was turned ...more
Mar 29, 2014
Aug 02, 2010
Over Prairie Trails
I loved this book. My loving of this book amused me immensely.* Basically, it's 150 pages describing snow. And the wind, and the sky, but mostly snow. ...more
Jan 28, 2012
Aug 02, 2010
Tay John
Despite its short length, this book is quite complex. It's replete with themes and I'm not sure where to even begin with this review. It takes place r ...more
Oct 18, 2013
Aug 02, 2010
Thirty Acres
This novel is about a man who grows up in a pre-industrial world and is slowly destroyed by modernity. Similar theme as that found in the stories of A ...more
Aug 19, 2013
Aug 02, 2010
Lost in the Barrens
This was okay. I never read it as a kid and probably would have enjoyed it more at that time. I found Jamie to be kind of an annoying character, pushi ...more
Oct 22, 2012
Aug 03, 2010
Swamp Angel
Liked this book about women trying to get on and get along. The characters were quite rich and descriptions of both city and back country were great. ...more
Jan 05, 2015
Aug 02, 2010
Earth: An Intimate History
This book took an eon for me to read, but I learned quite a bit about geology. Fortey's writing is clear and, at times, poetic. I would have liked mor ...more
Apr 12, 2012
Jul 27, 2011
Last of the Curlews
Liked it, but as I anticipated, I found it very depressing. It's shameful that human beings caused a species which numbered millions and millions of i ...more
Dec 19, 2014
Aug 02, 2010
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