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Book Review: I Am Abraham: A Novel of Lincoln and the Civil War by Jerome Charyn

Abraham Lincoln has been a subject of study for me over the last 7-8 years in both fictional and nonfictional accounts.  What a thrill for me that one of my favorite living authors, Jerome Charyn, took up the subject in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary “Jacky” Faber, Ship’s Boy by L.A. Meyer

Are you in the mood for swash-buckling, sea-faring, hysterical and moving coming-of-age story about a strong-willed girl?  If so, this is the book for you. In a plague-ravaged London, Mary Faber is suddenly without home or family.  Adopted by a gang of street … Continue reading

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