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Oleander Girl

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ISBN: 9781451695687
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 4th, 2014

If you love books set in India, as I do, you will love this novel. Wonderful, believable characters, love, mystery, intrigue, culture clashes, all told and resolved beautifully by this accomplished writer. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


March

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ISBN: 9780143036661
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Published: Penguin Books - January 31st, 2006

Intriguing chronicle of the Civil War experiences of a little remarked upon figure in American Literature - the father of the March sisters - better known as Louissa May Alcott's "Little Women." War's profound effect on human relationships is as topical today as it was in the 1860's. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


The Last Runaway

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ISBN: 9780142180365
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Published: Penguin Books - October 29th, 2013

Strong, vulnerable female characters, fascinating account of the underground railroad outside Oberlin, Ohio in the mid 1850's, focused on a young British Quaker, far from home. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


Water Witches

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ISBN: 9780684826127
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Published: Touchstone - April 8th, 1997

The clash between natives and flat-landers, old ways and new, is the focus of this exploration of the mysterious world of dowsers. during a drought plagued Vermont summer, an opportunistic lobbyist tries to obtain permits for a ski resort to tap rivers for snow making. Opponents include his wife and daughter. This is a life affirming story with a great sense of place. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


Stella Bain by Anita Shreve - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780316098892
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 27th, 2014

A compelling story about a woman who loses her "identity" after being shell-shocked during WWI. Intricate storytelling at its best. Anita Shreve always delivers! ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


Intimate Apparel/Fabulation by Lynn Nottage - Book Review

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Published: Theatre Communications Group - October 1st, 2006

One of the most moving plays I've ever read. A powerful look at African-American women, examining stereotypes of all kinds. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


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