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Rex Owens

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My work explores our motives to make life changing decisions and searches for common themes in our journey to create ourselves.

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Murphy's Troubles

4.38 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Out of Darkness (Murphy ser...

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Dead Reckoning

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Jane Eyre
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A Measured Thread by Mary Behan
A Measured Thread
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This is novelist Mary Behan’s first work of fiction. Previously she co-authored a memoir with her sister about growing up in Ireland. In A Measured Thread octogenarian Maggie O’Connor faces a number of challenges, most important, the guilt and remors ...more
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The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
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" I started writing science fiction. While I love the genre, it doesn't love me. I tried biography - even bored myself. I started writing about two char ...more "
Continental Drift by Russell Banks
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Continental Drift by Russell Banks
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Continental Drift was nomninated for a Pulitizer and I can't imagine why it didn't win. I know being nominated for such a prize is an honor and rare and a distinction. But it should have won.

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The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe
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This memoir tells the story of the last two years life Will Schwalbe's mother, Mary Ann, life after diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. It is amazing that she lived more than two years with the disease after diagnosis. The memoir describes the special re ...more
" Historical fiction can certainly be written in the present tense especially if either the narrator is contemporary with the period or the point of vie ...more "
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