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The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty
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Aug 27, 2012

it was amazing
bookshelves: books-read-2012

I thought this book did a very good job of taking a known event in history and building a story around a lesser known character from that event. Moriarty did a great job of incorporating the changing values over some 90+ yrs. of the characters life . . and at the same time finding comparisons with events in this century. She was able to create a character that you cared about and wanted to know better. I read this as an audiobook and enjoyed Elizabeth McGovern as narrator. This was a book I probably never would have found if one of my reading groups hadn't chosen it for listening to for Sept. I'm glad I did.

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Reading Progress

August 27, 2012 – Started Reading
August 27, 2012 – Shelved
August 29, 2012 –
70.0% "I'm up to part 3 of this digital audio download on Overdrive from my local library . . . really enjoying it. It's what we chose for our group read for Sept. in Audiobooks."
August 30, 2012 – Shelved as: books-read-2012
August 30, 2012 – Finished Reading

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