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Wild Swans by Jung Chang
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Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky
Suite Française
by Irène Némirovsky
read in October, 2007
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Very evocative story of the occupation of France by the Germans and its impact on different people.
Becky Snow rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Vintner's Luck by Elizabeth Knox
The Vintner's Luck (Vintner's Luck, #1)
by Elizabeth Knox (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2008
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New Zealand author, but set in France - several generations' stories rooted in the land.
Becky Snow rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Fireman's Fair by Josephine Humphreys
The Fireman's Fair
by Josephine Humphreys
read in March, 2009
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This Southern novel takes place near Charleston, SC. Best description of being in a hurricane and the aftermath I remember reading.
Becky Snow rated a book 3 of 5 stars
A Summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor
A Summons to Memphis
by Peter Taylor
read in March, 2009
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Poignant story of a Southern family dealing w/ its patriarch and its history.
Becky Snow rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Oral History by Lee Smith
Oral History
by Lee Smith
read in March, 2009
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Novel of Appalachia over several generations; again the disconnect between the rural world view/experience and the one most of us come from, even in the Lower 48.
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Ordinary Wolves by Seth Kantner
Ordinary Wolves
by Seth Kantner
read in March, 2009
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Very well written novel of life in the Alaska bush, the tension between subsistence living and the pull of "city" amenities and things; conflict over identity of white child in Native world.
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The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama
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Not as readable as his memoir, although still well written. Enjoyed learning about his ideas on various issues as they had evolved to the point this was published. Interesting backdrop to the evolution of his ideas once in office.
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Dreams from My Father by Barack Obama
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Well written, fascinating story of life and family of the man who would become president, written before his electoral success.
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You Must Set Forth at Dawn by Wole Soyinka
You Must Set Forth at Dawn
by Wole Soyinka
read in February, 2009
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Author is won the Nobel Prize for lit; memoir of his political life in Nigeria under a variety of dictators - reminder of how little we know of or understand life in countries in the developing world.
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