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The Art of Mending by Elizabeth Berg
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Dec 24, 2008

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I haven't read this book but love Elizabeth Berg's writing. nina

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Ritepat I don't remember reading any of Elizabeth Berg. What else has she written that I might remember?
Right now I'm reading a sad, really shocking true story - Orphaned and Abandoned by Evelyne Tannehill.
She was a child in Hitler's Germany during WWII, just a few years younger than I, and it's hard for me to realize the grinding misery those people lived through. We thought rationing was hard...we knew nothing of hardship!

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Nina Books by Elizabeth Berg; OPEN HOUSE, tHE YEAR OF pLEASURE, tHE PULL OF THE MOON, DURABLE GOODS, TRUE TO FORM,ALL ARE WELCOME HOME. I read, "Durable Goods." Yes, I too understand what you are saying about living in Germany during WW II. We were so blessed to have been living here and although I think we sort of knew that to be true it's only in retrospect that we really know it..nina

message 3: by Brumar (new)

Brumar I will try to read this book soon, nina. Finishing up some books on wine right now. Going to Palm Desert for four months and hopefully I can read it there. Marian

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Nina Hi Marian,

Have you read, "The Book Thief?" I get GLOWING messages from my writer friends that they couldn't put it down. One stayed up all night; the other said it was so good she couldn't read another book for two weeks. You might check it out. I just finished the book Claire gave me when I was in Spokane last summer. The writing was terrific, "The Unaccustomed Earth," by the author of THE NAMESAKE. Jhumpa Lahiri. bye, terry

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