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Vinegar Girl - Anne Tyler

Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler Div 4 and up
Received: Library
Publication Date: June 21, 2016
Publisher: Knopf Canada
3.5 out of 5 stars

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Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler

Anne Tyler, a Pulitzer-Prize-winning novelist, grew up in Raleigh and is a Duke graduate.  Although she has lived in Baltimore for many years, we still claim her as a North Carolina writer. 213 more words


Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler

The New Title Tuesday recommendation is Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler.  It is a retelling of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew eliminating the overt sexism that always marred my appreciation of The Bard’s famous comedy. 842 more words

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