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The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh
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It's been a while since I've read historical fiction. James Michener for me is the be all and end all in this genre; I love his meticulous historical research that melds seamlessly with sweeping family sagas, political and governmental dynasties. He...more
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The Dog Year by Ann Wertz Garvin
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Walking in Circles Before Lying Down by Merrill Markoe
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I like Merrill Markoe's easy, concise sarcasm! It made suspending disbelief easier for me and allowed me to enjoy the implausible, from the ease with which the characters mooch free housing from each other or fall into job and business opportunities...more
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South of Broad by Pat Conroy
South of Broad
by Pat Conroy
read in July, 2014
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Every American should be forced to live outside the United States for a year or two. Americans should be forced to see how ridiculous they appear to the rest of the world! They should listen to someone else's version of themselves--to anyone else's version! Every country knows more about America than Americans know about themselves! And Americans know absolutely nothing about any other country!John Irving
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Flush by Carl Hiaasen
Flush
by Carl Hiaasen
read in February, 2014
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FLUSH is set in the Florida Keys. Fourteen year old Nick is the main character. As the story opens, Nick's father winds up in jail for sinking a casino boat that he believes is dumping raw sewage into the sea. It is up to Nick and his younger sister...more
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Scat by Carl Hiaasen
Scat
by Carl Hiaasen
read in March, 2014
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Ok. I'm just going to admit that I love Carl Hiassen books. I read his columns when he wrote for the Miami Herald and loved his witty, concise observations, so I've been a fan for a long time. Hiassen does not disappoint in SCAT either. His main char...more
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“When we think of the past it's the beautiful things we pick out. We want to believe it was all like that.”
Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale

John Irving
“Every American should be forced to live outside the United States for a year or two. Americans should be forced to see how ridiculous they appear to the rest of the world! They should listen to someone else's version of themselves--to anyone else's version! Every country knows more about America than Americans know about themselves! And Americans know absolutely nothing about any other country!”
John Irving, A Prayer for Owen Meany

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