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Ruth Butler

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Born in Idaho in the hills west of the Grand Teton Mountains, Ruth’s sense of adventure was ignited at an early age and continued to motivate her as she worked as an airplane mechanic in WWII, raised a family in the Willamette Valley of Oregon and traveled America solo in her motorhome after retirement. Ruth lives in Salem, Oregon with her son Bruce, who is her caretaker. Every day finds her at her computer writing stories and poetry about everything. Ruth attends two writing groups weekly. Although she has lost a great deal of her eyesight due to glaucoma and needs a mobility scooter or wheelchair to get around, she still enjoys life and is always eager for a new adventure at the age of 93. Ruth is working on her third book, Echoes from Or ...more

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Echoes from the Hills of Idaho

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Echoes from Idaho's Snake River Valley by Ruth   Butler
"I liked this book. It's a sweet, kind of artless memoir of a woman growing up in the 1920's, 30's and 40's, mostly in Idaho, with some scenes set in Oregon. It has enjoyable photos and a nice poem. Its a salt-of-the-earth story of a young woman wh..." Read more of this review »
Echoes from Idaho's Snake River Valley by Ruth   Butler
"I have to give this book credit for being "honest". The first chapter is exactly how the rest of the book flows. If this book interests you, read the sample. The rest of the book flows exactly like that.
On to the review. The book is mostly train o..." Read more of this review »
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The Story of My Life by Helen Keller
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The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
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Teacher Man by Frank McCourt
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Hands of My Father by Myron Uhlberg
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“Maybe I’m wrong but it seems to me people nowdays don’t have much compassion for others and think they should pull themselves up by their bootstraps which is pretty hard to do if you don’t have any boots. The”
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