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Zorro by Isabel Allende

Pub Date: May 4, 2005

Zorro Isabel Allende HarperCollins 05/04/2005 Hardcover/390 pages ISBN: 0-06-077897-0 Buy This Book             ". . . courageous characters so real we can suspend reality . . ." In 1592 Spanish invaders built San Miguel Mission on top of graves of Piro Indians they slaughtered. The site is a short Read more »


The Story of My Life by Farah Ahmedi

Pub Date: May 1, 2005

Buy This Book The Story of My Life: An Afghan Girl on the Other Side of the Sky Farah Ahmedi with Tamim Ansary Simon & Schuster 05/01/2005 Hardcover/250 pages ISBN: 1-4169-0670-3     Cinderella lived in Quetta where she and her mother ran away to find help and family. It was the beginning of Read more »


Flood Stage and Rising by Jane Varley

Pub Date: Apr 30, 2005

Flood Stage and Rising Jane Varley University of Nebraska Press 4/30/05 Hardcover/128 pages ISBN: 0-8032-4678-1 Buy This Book     … Jane Varley writes honest human truth with a lyric voice … North Dakotans say the forty-below-zero winters keep the riffraff out. In the winter of 1997, after an unusually late and heavy snowfall, Read more »


Bound for Canaan by Fergus M. Bordewich

Pub Date: Apr 15, 2005

Bound for Canaan The Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul Fergus M. Bordewich Amistad/HarperCollins April 15, 2005 Hardcover/510 pages ISBN: 0-06-052430-8 Buy This Book       ". . .a true story of heroism and tenacity."               "Bordewich tells the story of The Underground Railroad through Read more »

In Perfect Light by Benjamin Alire Saenz

Pub Date: Apr 2, 2005

  In Perfect Light Benjamin Alire Saenz HarperCollins Publishers Inc. 2005 Trade Paperback/328 pages ISBN: 0-06-077920-9 Buy This Book   ". . .a delicately patched quilt of rage, sorrow, love, hopelessness, despair and tragedy." "…it hits at the core of human emotions and lingers in the memory for weeks." "His [Saenz] talent as a Read more »