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Diane Owens Prettyman

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At the bookstore today, I heard one of the sales staff say that last year 80% of American households did not read a book. In 2012, the number of adults...
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Average rating: 3.27 · 128 ratings · 25 reviews · 2 distinct worksSimilar authors
Thin Places

3.39 avg rating — 82 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Redesigning Emma

3.07 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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“A word of forgiveness, not to mention love, goes a long way toward healing the soul.”
Diane Owens Prettyman, Thin Places

“Solitude does strange things to a man. When it's just you & your soul, you better be friends.”
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“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”
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“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”
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“We read to know we're not alone.”
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“Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .”
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Diane Prettyman http://www.amazon.com/Redesigning-Emm...
My latest book, Redesigning Emma, is the story of a Manhattan milliner at the turn-of-the-last century. Determined to take the fashion world by storm, Emma launches her new line of twentieth century hats. But she soon learns that being a modern woman is more than she bargained for.


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