Bonnie McCune

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Bonnie McCune lives in Colorado and is the author of novels, novellas and short stories. A writer since the fifth grade, her interest in the craft led to her career in nonprofits doing public and community relations and marketing. Simultaneously, she’s published news and features as a free-lancer.

Her civic involvement includes grass-roots organizations, political campaigns, writers’ and arts’ groups, and children’s literacy. For years, she entered recipe contests and was a finalist once to the Pillsbury Cook Off. A special love is live theater. Had she been nine inches taller and thirty pounds lighter, she might have been an actress. For reasons unknown (an unacknowledged optimism?), she believes that one person can make a difference in thi
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A Sorrow Shared Is a Sorrow Halved: Why We Need Funerals

[image error]A heartbreaking finale in a favorite television show left me, as well as the actors, sobbing. A father suffering from the results of a career as a miner slowly drifted from life to death, surrounded by his family. Particularly poignant to me because I’ve had several good friends tread this path recently. But unlike the people in the program, I was unable to say goodbye to my frien... Read more of this blog post »
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Conscience doth make cowards of us all

Superb. How we cannot escape our upbringing, how our intentions count for little in the ways of the world, how people are inevitably and forever isolated from one another.
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The saddest are, 'It might have been,'

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Family Secrets, Hidden Identities: No one would suspect wealthy New York businesswoman Camille Richelieu hides another identity. Years before, under her real name Cotton Ramsey, she escaped a life of poverty by running from her family, its tiny farm, ...more
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Learning from Painful Experience: Written with such delicate nuances and so finely drawn, Nothomb can eliminate the multitude of pages other writers might need to tell a similar story. This book was my introduction to a well known French novelist. Ex ...more
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The Imprint of Immigrant Lives and Food Lives on Today
While wars, politics, and epidemics may direct the ways of nations and power-brokers, for most of us daily life is the stuff of our hopes, fears and affections. And it is more difficult to track a
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A HARD-BOILED DETECTIVE GETS CRACKED

Life is simple in the black and white world of private detective Phil Allman. Rock songs are good, bullies are bad, love is right, blackmail is wrong, very young women are attractive, females over thirty not so mu
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Bonnie McCune, After the Storm

“Do one thing every day that scares you.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

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