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The Forgetting River by Doreen Carvajal
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May 09, 2012

it was amazing
Read from June 22 to 25, 2012

Amazing! It was one of those books that you hate to end.

"The Forgetting River" has something for everyone. I originally picked up this book because of the genealogical aspect, but found that it is so much more! The descriptions of Arcos de la Frontera are wonderful and when I went to the Internet and looked at the images of this medieval city it was just as Caravajel had written. This book is a beautifully written memoir and encompasses all aspects of the author's incredible search for her family's roots. Sounds, sights, food, arts, and culture are wonderfully depicted and
as a reader, I simply delighted in the journey!

I will definitely keep this book on my shelves. I just know that I will pick it up and read it again someday.
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