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Suite Française
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carrie carrie said: "The story of the delayed publishing of this book (the author was killed in Auschwitz after finishing the book in Paris and the manuscript was recently published) is almost better than the stories of the French fleeing as the Germans are invading. "

 
Home Town
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Saul and Patsy by Charles Baxter
Saul and Patsy
by Charles Baxter
read in February, 2007
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Started out strong with a cute young couple in a small town, but faded fast with strange characters and events taking over.
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Growing Girls by Jeanne Marie Laskas
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The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
The Time Traveler's Wife
by Audrey Niffenegger (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2007
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El Zorro by Isabel Allende
El Zorro
by Isabel Allende (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2007
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I love Isabel Allende and the tales she weaves. I was not too into Zorro as a character, but I am now. What childhood adventures he had, all integrated into historic times and events and narrated by a mysterious voice.
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Dancing Alone in Mexico by Ron Butler
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Take the train through Copper Canyon!
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"I heard her speak at the downtown library--she is a funny one! "
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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
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A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
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I am pacing this one due to frequent information overload. My friend (I wish) Bill teaches you those hard to conceptualize stories about our universe in a funny, factual and personalized light.
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Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky
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The story of the delayed publishing of this book (the author was killed in Auschwitz after finishing the book in Paris and the manuscript was recently published) is almost better than the stories of the French fleeing as the Germans are invading.
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Nobody's Fool by Richard Russo
Nobody's Fool
by Richard Russo
read in October, 2008
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I expected it to be funnier based on recommendations of this author, but I found the characters' situations almost depressing given their circumstances.
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