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Interviews | March 17, 2014

Shawn Donley: IMG Peter Stark: The Powells.com Interview



Peter StarkIt's hard to believe that 200 years ago, the Pacific Northwest was one of the most remote and isolated regions in the world. In 1810, four years... Continue »
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The Three Miss Margarets by Louise Shaffer
The Three Miss Margarets

Sprite, August 4, 2012

Perspective,to understand any situation a person needs to be willing consider other perspectives. It's a story about a small Georgia town~the three Miss Margarets, Laurel,drinking, friends,being a misfit,outcast for one reason or another and the comfort of long time friends. It's a breezy book, however that doesn't mean it doesn't have any heft~will be passing it along to a southern friend.
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The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough
The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris

Sprite, January 19, 2012

The Greater Journey was a fun and fascinating educational experience about art, communication systems, medical science, what was considered scandelous. Paris for a time was the center of just about everything....the fledging United States of America went there to learn and grow and never stop growning.
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The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough
The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris

Sprite, January 4, 2012

This book entertained and taught~why can't all history be taught this way? I learned about the Morse Code, medicine, art, travel, politics, habits of the time~not wanting to put it down and finding myself rereading to make sure I understood.
I have a greater appreciation for several of the artists~not wanting to give anything way...you might find yourself looking up paintings...with your new knowledge. Have given this book as gifts and told many people to read it~no one has come back complaining that I don't know what I'm talking about. Enjoy it for yourself!
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London Calling by Edward Bloor
London Calling

Sprite, November 29, 2006

My 11 year old son and I listened to this book on a roadtrip, he didn't want to get out of the car.
The story teaches history, friendship, and family. What I found so interesting were the little known facts about the London Blitz , the author also gave a sense of the terror the Londoners endured.
I was surprised about the familial and adult toned situations, however, facts are facts.
I don't want to give the story away, just know that it kept this 43 year old and an 11 year fully engaged.
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