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Title: The Whistling Season
By: Ivan Doig
The setting is 1910 in Marias Coulee, CO and a family consisting of a widower and his three young sons are in desperate need of a housekeeper so the father answers an ad from the weekly newspaper that begins "Can't Cook But Doesn't Bite." Thus begins the memory of an ... [Read more]
Posted by wolnerb on Oct. 24, 2010
Title: Brooklyn Follies
By: Paul Auster
"I was looking for a quiet place to die." Why would anyone want to read a book that begins with that sentence I asked myself. Fortunately, I read the next few pages and was hooked. This is not a book about death and dying; this is a book about the ... [Read more]
Posted by wolnerb on Aug. 30, 2010
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