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The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls by Anton DiSclafani
The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls
by Anton DiSclafani (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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In 1930, fifteen year old, Thea Atwell, has been forced to leave her home in Florida and be exiled by her parents to an equestrienne boarding school in the Blue Ridge Mountains. As this story ranges between the school and her home and family in Flori...more
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The Dinner by Herman Koch
The Dinner
by Herman Koch
read in September, 2014
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Over the course of a dinner at a fashionable restaurant in Amsterdam, two families have to make the hardest decision of their lives. Both couples have a 15 year old son and the question becomes how accountable their sons should be for a horrific act...more
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Leaving Everything Most Loved by Jacqueline Winspear
Leaving Everything Most Loved (Maisie Dobbs #10)
by Jacqueline Winspear (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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In London, in 1933, the drowning death of an Indian emigrant, Usha Prama in a city canal, isn't a priority for Scotland Yard. But two months after Usha's death, her brother travels to England to ask Maisie Dobbs for assistance in discovering what hap...more
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Bloody Spring by Joseph Wheelan
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For forty days in the Spring of 1864, the armies under the command of Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant were locked in combat at the Battle of Cold Harbor, North Anna River, Spotsylvania Court House, and the Wildnerness. Wheelan examines the persona...more
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"67. Bishop as Pawn--Ralph McInerny
68. Attila the Hun--John Man
69. The Unknown American Revolution--Gary B. Nash
70. Not to Be Missed--Kenneth Turan
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Not to be Missed by Kenneth Turan
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Los Angeles Times film critic, Kenneth Turan picks his fifty-four favorite films that span decades and genres. Turan writes a short essay introducing the films of each decade and then provides a critical review of each film chosen from that decade. I...more
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An Idea Whose Time Has Come by Todd S. Purdum
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To commemorate the 50th anniversity of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Todd Purdum tells the story of the Congressional maneuvering that resulted in the bill's passage. In just over a year, individuals such as Everett Dirkson, Hubert Hum...more
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The Unknown American Revolution by Gary B. Nash
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Gary B. Nash takes a fresh look at the American Revoution by focusing on the forgotten participants of the Revolution and by examing the impact of patriots from every class and race in American society. He includes stories of ministers preaching mile...more
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Attila the Hun by John Man
Attila the Hun
by John Man
read in September, 2014
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I thought that I knew quite a bit about Attila the Hun but clearly I was wrong. This book was full of new information for me--about the origins of the people that Attila led, the character of the man himself, and the impact that he had on the history...more
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“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”
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