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message 1: by Zorro (last edited Sep 13, 2012 09:33AM) (new)

Zorro (ZorroM) | 163 comments Lamb in His Bosom Caroline Miller

This is a wonderful story! I am about half way through.


message 2: by Lawyer, "Lawyer Stevens" (new)

Lawyer (goodreadscommm_sullivan) | 3182 comments Mod
Thanks for posting. I'll definitely check it out.


message 3: by Susan (new)

Susan | 5 comments Me too!


message 4: by Zorro (new)

Zorro (ZorroM) | 163 comments All the King’s Men I missed reading this with you and am now reading for my Pulitzer list. I am loving these loooong sentences like sitting out on the porch in the evening, listening to Uncle tell a story of his youth.


message 5: by Zorro (last edited Sep 28, 2012 07:03PM) (new)

Zorro (ZorroM) | 163 comments No award given for fiction 2012, but I read a Florida book that was nominated - Swamplandia! by Karen Russell

Karen Russell


message 6: by Zorro (last edited Sep 28, 2012 07:13PM) (new)

Zorro (ZorroM) | 163 comments One of my favorite, favorite Pulitzers - is also written by a Florida author and some of the stories are set in Louisiana - stories of Vietnamese Americans who came to the US after the Vietnam War.Robert Olen ButlerA Good Scent from a Strange Mountain

I wonder if you count this as a Southern book? Louisiana is their home.


message 7: by Zorro (last edited Sep 28, 2012 08:47PM) (new)

Zorro (ZorroM) | 163 comments And I have not forgotten Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell


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