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Ruth Hull Chatlien

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Ruth Hull Chatlien has been a writer and editor of educational materials for twenty-five years. Her specialty is U.S. and world history. She is the author of Modern American Indian Leaders for middle-grade readers. Her award-winning first novel The Ambitious Madame Bonaparte (Amika Press) tells the story of the tumultuous life of Elizabeth "Betsy" Patterson Bonaparte. Her second novel, Blood Moon: A Captive's Tale (Amika Press), retells Sarah Wakefield's ordeal as a captive during the Dakota War of 1862. Her most recent novel, Katie, Bar the Door (Amika Press), explores a young woman's emotional journey from loss and abuse toward healing.

She lives in northeastern Illinois with her husband, Michael. When she's not writing, she can usual
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This is a novel about taking stock of one’s life—and perhaps finding the courage to jettison our defense mechanisms. Esmé, a writer in her sixties, is experiencing a prolonged creative paralysis. Instead of working on a new novel, she’s put off dealing with her writer’s block by continuing to give public readings of her last published work. Then one night someone from her past shows up in the

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“We should manage fortune like our health, enjoy it when it is good, be patient when it is bad, and never resort to strong remedies but in an extremity.”
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