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Book Review: Atomic Farmgirl

Atomic Farmgirl Hein, Teri Fulcrum Publishing, Golden, CO, 2000 This was a bargain shelf find at Hastings in Waco and an excellent one at that.  The basic story is a memoir of a girlhood spent growing up on a farm … Continue reading

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Book Review: Chechnya Diary

Chechnya Diary Goltz, Thomas St. Martin’s Press, 2003 This is a fairly powerful book about a TV war correspondent’s view of the initial Chechnya fighting in 1995.  That timeframe has a certain attraction to me; after all, it was when … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising

Bialoszewski, Miron translated by Levine, Madeline Revised Polish edition 2014, NYRB edition 2015 This book is a firsthand account of the author’s experience in the Warsaw uprising near the end of WWII.  He was not directly involved in any of … Continue reading

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Book Review: More Was Lost

More Was Lost Perenyi, Eleanor New York Review Books, 2016 edition of 1946 original The book is technically a memoir, but the setting and situation drive it from a basic memoir of a minor author, currently generally unknown, into a … Continue reading

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