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A Kansas Girl with Hollywood Dreams

A Kansas Girl with Hollywood DreamsReview by Deborah Donovan
Erin McGraw has made her mark with short stories peopled by quirky yet thoroughly believable characters caught up in the vagaries of familial relationships. In The Seamstress of Hollywood Boulevard, her second novel, McGraw has taken the skeleton of her own grandmother's story and turned it into a frank and engaging depiction of one young woman's attempt to reinvent herself.
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No Country for Young Widows

No Country for Young Widows Review by Kristy Kiernan
In 1903, the wilds of Montana and Alberta, Canada, and the frozen peaks of the Rockies challenged the most adventurous and experienced explorers. Only someone desperate, perhaps even mad, would dare consider them a viable esca...
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Wallace Stegner and the American West

Wallace Stegner and the American West

Review by Allison Hood
Pulitzer Prize-winning environmental journalist Philip Fradkin (Stagecoach; A River No More) trains his literary eye on the physical, emotional and intellectual landscapes of iconic Western writer Wallace Stegner in a new biogra...

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