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Becoming Madame Mao

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Becoming Madame Mao By Anchee Min Cover Image
ISBN: 9780618127009
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Published: Mariner Books - April 15th, 2001

An absolutely fascinating account of the years of the cultural revolution in Mao's China, and the heretofore relatively unknown story of Madame Mao. "A tour de force"! ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow

Bel Canto by Ann Patchett - Book Review

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Bel Canto: A Novel By Ann Patchett Cover Image
ISBN: 9780060838720
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 7th, 2023

A beautifully written novel with fascinating characters about the transformational power of music and its effect on friendship, love and compassion. Unforgettable from an important writer. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow

Charlotte Gray

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Charlotte Gray (Vintage International) By Sebastian Faulks Cover Image
ISBN: 9780375704550
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Published: Vintage - July 11th, 2000

A moving and powerful historical novel set in London and France during World War II. A strong and convincing woman protagonist and a beautiful love story. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


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Fire By Sebastian Junger Cover Image
ISBN: 9780060088613
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 24th, 2002

Junger writes with heartstopping, unflinching detail to bring us face to face with infernos, both naturally-occuring and war-induced. Junger relates his first-hand experiences in Afghanistan as well as his reports of the risks taken by firefighters, which, as a nation, we've just come to appreciate. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow

Awful Ogre's Awful Day

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Awful Ogre's Awful Day By Jack Prelutsky, Paul O. Zelinsky (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jack Prelutsky, Paul O. Zelinsky (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780060774592
Published: Greenwillow Books - July 26th, 2005

This latest book is a tour de force about the awfullest-most wonderful-ogre ever! told with his mischievous sense of humor and his delightfully inventive wordplay. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow

Tucker Peak

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Tucker Peak: A Joe Gunther Novel (Joe Gunther Mysteries #12) By Archer Mayor Cover Image
ISBN: 9780979861314
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Published: Ampress - January 1st, 2007

The New York Times Book Review consistently ranks the Joe Gunther Brattleboro police detective mysteries among the top crime fiction of the year and Archer Mayor's twelfth installment, Tucker Peak, involving a murder case at a posh ski resort, is no exception! ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


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