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SAILING AWAY: BEFORE THE WIND

I’m going to tell you right off the bat that Before the Wind, a novel by Jim Lynch, is terrific, a book you can’t put down, a wonderful read. 669 more words

Humour and Family Drama Dominate in 'Before the Wind'

BEFORE THE WIND By Jim Lynch

Publication Date: April 19, 2016
Publisher: Knoph
Genre: Fiction
Length: 304 pages
ISBN: 0307958981

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Jim Lynch's Before The Wind is the book he's been preparing to write all his life

“I always have trouble trying to explain my books — especially in the early stages when they’re just inside my head.”

There’s a note of apology in Jim Lynch’s voice. 974 more words

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Into the Mythic: A seafaring family comes together for a last race, and a last chance

Before the Wind
By Jim Lynch
Bond Street Books
304 pp; $24.95

At least three factors make writing an inter-generational family epic extremely difficult. First, every fictional family, Tolstoyan or not, has to be unhappy in its own unique way. 835 more words

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War monument smashed into pieces at Fla. park

Florida Veterans say they’re disgusted that someone apparently stormed a war memorial in Gainesville and smashed some of it to pieces over the weekend. 174 more words

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Here are the books you should be reading in April

This is our look at some of the new releases and old favourites for the month ahead.

Hope Jahren | Lab Girl | A Memoir | Knopf Canada | 304 pp; $34 | Available now… 522 more words

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WCPE Episode 049 - For June 17, 2015

It is a special Wednesday release of the Worst. Comic. Podcast. EVER! as the WCPE crew convened at Leawood Pioneer Library for the Johnson County (KS) Library’s Fandom Celebration day.  296 more words

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