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Nineteenth Century Armchair Travel

Nineteenth Century Armchair Travel Nonfiction—and especially narrative non-fiction—is the historical novelist’s secret weapon while researching. Well-written narratives take us back centuries where the American West lives on in aura and story. Whether [...]

Nineteenth Century Armchair Travel2020-07-01T04:24:05+00:00

Nine Out of Ten

Nine Out of Ten I won’t ever climb Mt. Everest. After reading Jon Krakauer’s “Into Thin Air,” the account of the ill-fated 1996 Everest expedition that left more than a dozen experienced [...]

Nine Out of Ten2020-04-01T16:58:20+00:00

Book Girl

Book Girl A Long Ago Memory A bank of colorful cubbies lines the eastern wall and over there, on the western wall, you’ll see the kitchen, music center, and oversized dress up [...]

Book Girl2020-04-03T16:36:55+00:00

Word by Word

Word by Word: From 47 Rejection Letters to the Nancy Pearl Award Endurance. Think marathoners, mountain climbers, and triathletes. Lewis and Clark. Polar explorer Ernest Shackleton or space pioneer Scott Kelly. History [...]

Word by Word2020-03-23T22:04:45+00:00
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