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Stacy Allbritton

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I love Louisiana, her culture, her history, and I have written a young readers novel about the Cajun people and how they came to Louisiana - The Diary of Marie Landry, Acadian Exile.

Other than writing, I love knitting, traveling, 90's grunge, muscle cars, and hanging out with my family.

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When I started reading this book, I asked, "Where have you been all my life?" I love 20th-century literature - its underlying relentless questioning. The absurdity of it all. Salinger, Plath, Eliot, Sartre - to name a few - have always resonated (or ...more
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Prior to reading Empire of the Summer Moon, the only book I'd ever read on the subject of Quanah and Cynthia Ann Parker was the historical fiction novel Ride the Wind by Lucia St. Clair Robson. Her novel piqued my interest in the Parker family and th ...more
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I read Herman Hesse’s Wandering and wanted to highlight the whole thing. There are very few passages here with which I could not identify. If you have a wanderlust, if you are on a journey with no particular destination, or find no great satisfaction ...more
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Readers know that one person’s account of an event can differ greatly from another’s. In his narrative Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer reported on Chris McCandless’s journey into the wilderness of Alaska with the due diligence required of a reputable jou ...more
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I am not the adventurous type and know nothing about mountain climbing, but I chose to read this narrative first of all because I enjoy Krakauer's writing. As a journalist, he has done painstaking research to tell as accurately as possible an account ...more
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It’s taken me too long to read this book, and everyone already knows that it’s about a dying old man who teaches a young, vibrant man how to live “deliberately” (to quote Thoreau). So instead of dwelling on the poignancy of this story or the wisdom o ...more
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Though written decades ago, Things Fall Apart stands the test of time. It is the universal story of a man, Okonkwo, determined to transcend what he perceives to be his father's failures. As he struggles to rise above his past and guard the traditions ...more
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The novel opens as Rachel sits on the morning commuter train, imagining the lives of a couple whose home abuts the railroad tracks. It reads like literary fiction - more thought-driven than plot-driven. Until something happ
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