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Baker & Taylor
Reflecting on her childhood spent with her dysfunctional counter-culture family in the Canadian wilderness, a former model and happily married mother of three shares her struggle to survive in an unusual world and her all-consuming...
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marthabwaters
Oct 19 2017
"I love Hardy, and thought it was high time I got around to reading this one since there's a new movie adaptation, but I don't think it was his absolute best--chock full of interesting, complicated characters, as always, but I thought the love stor..." Permalink
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wyenotgo
Oct 19 2017
"Anyone stepping into a classic 19th century novel such as this needs to leave 21st century ideas of literary style behind and immerse oneself in an entirely different world. Having once made that shift, a feast awaits. Hardy's craft and inventiven..." Permalink
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Far from the Madding Crowd (1874) is the love story between the good shepherd Gabriel Oak and the proud heiress Bathsheba Everdene. Bathsheba scorns Gabriel's first bald proposal, and many years pass, seeing their positions in society change, as...
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