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Being a Rockefeller, Becoming Myself

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Being a Rockefeller, Becoming Myself: A Memoir By Eileen Rockefeller Cover Image
ISBN: 9780142181379
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Published: Plume - August 26th, 2014

Growing up the youngest daughter of David and Margaret Rockefeller, and a great-granddaughter of John D., Eileen Rockefeller has navigated a life of privilege in one of the most powerful American families, while struggling to find her true voice and authentic self, mend familial relationships, and discover her own philanthropic path. ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer

The Night Guest

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The Night Guest: A Novel By Fiona McFarlane Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780865478169
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - July 1st, 2014

An elderly widow living in an isolated location is startled by the appearance of a mysterious woman who has come to care for her. Meanwhile, is she being stalked by an otherworldly feral presence, or is her mind playing tricks? This unsettling novel will keep you guessing. ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer

At Last

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At Last: The Final Patrick Melrose Novel (The Patrick Melrose Novels #5) By Edward St. Aubyn Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250023902
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Published: Picador - December 24th, 2012

The fifth of the Patrick Melrose novels, "At Last" takes place on the day of Patrick's mother's funeral, an occasion peopled with eccentric, damaged, aristocratic and distasteful characters from the earlier novels. Ironic, loquacious, witty, St. Aubyn's alter ego finds his way through chaos to authenticity. ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer

On the Road

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On the Road By Jack Kerouac Cover Image
ISBN: 9780140042597
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Published: Penguin Books - December 28th, 1976

"... it's a valentine to the United States," wrote Kerouac scholar Douglas Brinkley about the infamous cross country road trip undertaken with Neal Cassady. A fierce personal quest for IT - meaning and belonging. Kerouac's maniac, jazz-inspired, and poetic voice is the definitive one for the Beats! ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer


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Euphoria By Lily King Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802122551
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - June 3rd, 2014

Inspired by events in the life of Margaret Mead, this is the story of three anthropologists studying native culture on the Sepik River in the Territory of New Guinea in the 1930's, who become embroiled in a love triangle that ultimately threatens their lives. A riveting tale about passion, obsession and greed. ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer


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