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"Back in 2011, I started writing a book that had a lot of overlap with parts of the story here... So that book has been on hold for several years, and here is this biography. I'm naturally pretty critical of this, but it feels good to immerse myself into this world again that I spent SO MUCH time researching. Maybe I'll revisit those old files and get back to it someday... Maybe not." Jul 21, 2016 02:05PM

 
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Indeh by Ethan Hawke
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Artfully rendered and told, Indeh is an important addition to western history, and United States history. Ruth's images are arresting - both in the skilled pencils sketches of character's physical features, as well as the larger Arizona/New Mexico/Me ...more
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“In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”
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Teaching a Stone to Talk by Annie Dillard
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Wholly unexpected and completely amazing. I see the reviews of my fellow Goodreaders and I can echo them, Dillard is an artist and her words both perplexed and thrilled me (the polar expedition histories interspersed with detailed observations about ...more
Lauren is 11% done with The Fish That Ate the Whale: Back in 2011, I started writing a book that had a lot of overlap with parts of the story here... So that book has been on hold for several years, and here is this biography. I'm naturally pretty critical of this, but it feels good to immerse myself into this world again that I spent SO MUCH time researching. Maybe I'll revisit those old files and get back to it someday... Maybe not.
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A Smile in the Mind's Eye by Lawrence Durrell
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