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White Skies Black Mingo
Kevin D. Miller - Dec 01, 2020
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In Ohio Country, 1854, twelve-year-old Margaret flees a terrible epidemic devastating her Ohio Seneca clan. Mentored in the ancient arts of medicine and healing at a young age, she travels to Wheeling, Virginia, in search of a new life with her mother and Shaman grandmother.When Margaret finds herself suddenly orphaned, she is thrust into the wilde...
Claudia Oltean
Jan 25, 2021
I read this book and it’s a 5 star experience - immersive story, beautifully written, full of action and pathos. Excellent #HistoricalFiction. Masterful work, Kevin @HeartOfSteelBo1 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️      source
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
Louis De Bernieres - Jan 01, 1997 (first published in 1994)
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Extravagant, inventive, emotionally sweeping, Captain Corelli's Mandolin is the story of a timeless place that one day wakes up to find itself in the jaws of history. The place is the Greek island of Cephallonia, where gods once dabbled in the affairs of men and the local saint periodically rises from his sarcophagus to cure the mad. Then the tide ...
Claudia Oltean
Dec 15, 2020
Dear Tess @Tess_2020 That was an awesome book! Have a great week, lovely friend. ❤️🥰❤️      source
The Three Musketeers
Alexandre Dumas - Jan 10, 2018 (first published in 1844)
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Alexandre Dumas’s most famous tale— and possibly the most famous historical novel of all time— in a handsome hardcover volume.This swashbuckling epic of chivalry, honor, and derring-do, set in France during the 1620s, is richly populated with romantic heroes, unattainable heroines, kings, queens, cavaliers, and criminals in a whirl of adventure, es...
Claudia Oltean
Aug 08, 2020
Nice word play, Stede, er, Pirate. I love all Alexandre Dumas’ books (especially The Three Musketeers) and some movie adaptations. I met an ancestor of his when I was in Montreal a couple years ago...Happy #SaturdayVibes to you. 🥰      source
Dutch Girl
Audrey Hepburn and World War II
Robert Matzen - Apr 15, 2019
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Twenty-five years after her passing, Audrey Hepburn remains the most beloved of all Hollywood stars, known as much for her role as UNICEF ambassador as for films like Roman Holiday and Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Several biographies have chronicled her stardom, but none has covered her intense experiences through five years of Nazi occupation in the Ne...
Claudia Oltean
Feb 15, 2020
@UltimateBruin I love Audrey Hepburn, too. You are right @JoNosuchinsky could play her in a bio-pic. You might like the book/audio of Audrey’s harrowing World War II years in Holland, called The Dutch Girl by Robert Matzen. I found it fascinating. 😘      source