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Book Review: Middlesex

Middlesex Eugenides, Jeffrey 2002 Middlesex was a book recommended to me by a friend in the midst of a discussion on  gender roles in different societies. Given the context, I assumed it would be a dry academic study, at best … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Inheritance of Loss

The Inheritance of Loss Desai, Kiran Grove Press, New York, 2006   The gold “Winner of the Man Booker Prize – 2006” drew me in as all books I have come across with a connection to this prize have been … Continue reading

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Experiencing Germany With Three of My Nieces. Part 5 – Wachenheim an der Weinstrasse and into France

In 1891 a man from Friedelsheim, Germany became a naturalized US citizen in Cleveland, Ohio.  That man was my Great-Great-Grandfather.  Through a relatively convoluted chain of events, in the 1990’s families on both sides of the Atlantic who were wondering … Continue reading

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