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Chesapeake by James A. Michener

MDmom, September 6, 2013

The kind of reader who would bother to pick up a serious book will greatly enjoy this book. Disregard the spiteful review by the Virginia paper.
Moving here and living here, we were all curious about the Eastern Shore region. We carted this hardcover to the beach, and each of us read it
through sun and sand. We may have to get another copy, the suntan lotion finger spots have browned with age.
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Empire Falls: A Novel by Richard Russo
Empire Falls: A Novel

MDmom, January 14, 2010

Of all Richard Russo's books, this is still my favorite. Within he recreates a real world seen all to often in the Northeast.
You can take a lazy drive up that way any weekend and find the little towns who have lost manufacturing jobs.
The ones where generations used to stay to raise their children. Although this book became popular with the miniseries,
read the words. This is word-craft at it's best.
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