L. Martin

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Leonard Martin is a Southern Iowa native. Got a Love’n Heart is his first novel. He spent his youth growing up on a farm southeast of Leon, near the Missouri border. Following graduation from Central Decatur Community Schools, he entered the U.S. Army. He then served at Torii Station in Okinawa, Japan. After the military, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in the Mathematical Sciences at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa.

He spent the next thirty-two years teaching secondary mathematics with stops at Iowa schools in Tabor (Fremont-Mills), Melcher (Melcher-Dallas), and Afton (East Union). The longest stay was at the last school, East Union, where he taught for 26 years.

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Got a Love'n Heart

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I ran across this book recently and read it on an impulse. It is well written and reminds me of students who could not seem to find the confidence to speak up, yet, their written work revealed a hidden talent.
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