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Barbara Stuber

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In the fourth grade Barbara Stuber co-authored her first book – a "Diotionary" (sic)of nonsense words. Early spelling challenges resolved she now weaves those words into short stories and novels. When not writing, Barbara is an art museum docent, drawing inspiration for her characters and honing details of setting and plot from the museum’s vast resource of portraits, landscapes and sculpture.

Barbara lives in Kansas City with her family, about two hours from the good folks of Wellsford, Missouri. Crossing the Tracks is her first novel.

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Crossing the Tracks

3.94 avg rating — 770 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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Girl in Reverse

3.63 avg rating — 444 ratings — published 2014 — 7 editions
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April 2012, Barbara Stuber
" Quick Start SS: What is your motto or maxim? BS: "There is another world, but it is in this one." W.B. Yeats What Readers want to know... SS: How would you describe perfect happiness? BS: That magic moment when the perfect phrase transfers from my he..." ...More

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“I’ve never seen an old person cry like this. The sadness from life is supposed to be folded inside an old person, not streaming out. - Iris from Crossing the Tracks”
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“Top-heavy sunflowers droop, their leaves baked golden by the August sun.”
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“Under a bruised sky, fingers of wind stroke the wheat from bleached gold to tan and back.”
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