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Pasta Fresca by Viana La Place
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The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
by Aimee Bender (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2011
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I adore Aimee Bender, and I think this was my favorite of her books thus far.
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Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson
Out Stealing Horses
by Per Petterson
read in June, 2009
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The book is sparse but rich. There were no words wasted, but nothing left out. This is my first book by a Norwegian author, I believe, and I wonder how much of the feel of the book is that Scandinavian flavor to life, and how much is simply the voice...more
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The Hearts of Horses by Molly Gloss
The Hearts of Horses
by Molly Gloss
read in May, 2009
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Martha Lessen is a nineteen year old tomboy escaping the reach of an abusive father and brother in 1917 Northeastern Oregon. The abuses she suffered do not come to the front of the story much, they are not what the book is about, but they frame the d...more
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Will the Circle Be Unbroken? by Studs Terkel
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"Why Do I Love These People?" by Po Bronson
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The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
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