I completed reading Tim Weiner’s work, Legacy of Ashes, several weeks ago, but I was not sure how to summarize it at first. It is now time to provide a synopsis of this well-written book. 352 more words
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Set in 1999 on a North Dakota reservation, LaRose is about how a community, but in particular two families, are affected by a horrible accident. Out hunting a deer on his property, Landreaux Iron kills Dusty, the young son of his best friend, Peter Ravich, when Dusty falls out of a tree as Landreaux takes his shot. 228 more words
The winner of the 2017 National Book Award for fiction is Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward.
“Jojo and his toddler sister, Kayla, live with their grandparents, Mam and Pop, and the occasional presence of their drug-addicted mother, Leonie, on a farm on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. 167 more words