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JOHNNY ONE-EYE – Jerome Charyn

JOHNNY ONE-EYE by Jerome Charyn W.W. Norton & Co. – February 2008 448 pages; $25.95 “Where shall I begin my unremarkable life? My hands were bound with hangman’s rope. A rifle dug into my ribs. My accomplices were slobbering at … Continue reading

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The Postmistress – Sarah Blake

The Postmistress by Sarah Blake Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam; Feb. 2010 336 pages; $25.95 I must admit that I have been interested in reading this book for quite some time. The time period (WWII), locations (Europe and Cape Cod, MA), and … Continue reading

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The Coral Thief – Rebecca Stott

Science, history, theft and love! Daniel Connor, a young medical student, makes his way to post revolutionary Paris to study with the acclaimed Dr. Cuvier at the Jardin des Plantes. On his way there he becomes the victim of a … Continue reading

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