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Original Essays | September 18, 2014

Lin Enger: IMG Knowing vs. Knowing



On a hot July evening years ago, my Toyota Tercel overheated on a flat stretch of highway north of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A steam geyser shot up from... Continue »
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    The High Divide

    Lin Enger 9781616203757

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Still Alice by Lisa Genova
Still Alice

Margaret Whipple, August 9, 2010

I will carry this novel in my heart - and my head, for a long time to come. While written as fiction, it tells the story of those who live with this horror of a disease, Alzheimer's (early onset), as it advances over time.
The story gives so much heart - to a heartbreaking subject. An important read.
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The Crying Tree by Naseem Rakha
The Crying Tree

Margaret Whipple, October 12, 2009

Naseem Rakha is to be lauded for the richness of detail, and absolute honsety, given to her story of such sad loss. The question posed by many, (how do you survive the loss of your child?) is answered here - with clarity. A beautiful tale of how 'human and humane', come together to keep us moving forward in this life.
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One Second After by William R. Forstchen
One Second After

Margaret Whipple, April 23, 2009

There cannot be a more terrifying new book. I finished days ago, but the storyline continues to affect nearly every part of my daily life. With all too real breaches in national security being reported - even as this review is composed - this 'story' must be read. All complacency about our country and the world as we know it, will be shattered at once.
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Ichetucknee: Sacred Waters by Steven Earl
Ichetucknee: Sacred Waters

Margaret Whipple, April 15, 2009

With this book, Steve Earl shares the gift of manifest beauty he has found in this place, Ichetucknee. Viewed through the filter of his heart, Mr. Earl gives us natural creation - simplistic and glorious.
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The Help by Kathryn Stockett
The Help

Margaret Whipple, March 9, 2009

Caught! From the first page, I found myself thoroughly immersed in time and place in this honest and heart wrenching narrative. I keep coming back to how could we then - and how do we yet, wallow in such base inhumanity and ignorance. I loved these women, 'The Help', and would count myself ever so lucky to have known any one of them. You MUST read this book!
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