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The Orchard by Theresa Weir
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Oct 30, 2013

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Read in September, 2011

"My criticism of romances filled with darkness often goes something like this: “The book’s unrelenting darkness went entirely over the top and into melodrama, piling one bad thing onto another. Real people’s lives are not the Perils of Pauline.”

"After reading Theresa Weir’s new memoir, The Orchard, I may be forced to revise that criticism. Apparently one bad thing after another can befall a person. The question I want to read it?"...

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Libby Laurie, I enjoyed reading your review and will put this book on my list to read. I LOVE memoirs--am in a memoirs only book group, in fact--so I'm looking forward to reading it.

Laurie Gold After you read it, let me know what you think.

Libby I felt similarly to you about the book--I really enjoyed it. Marveled at her survival...she certainly had an instinct for it! Loved her parting words to Ruth Curtis--at last!

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