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Skipping the Hardest Part

Posted by Sarah McCann on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, In : Literature 
This past weekend I finished reading a book by Thea Goodman, The Sunshine When She's Gone. I came across this book while perusing the new releases at the library. It is about a young couple living in New York with a new baby. Clara, the baby, has slept through the night for the first time in her short life and her father John decides to take her to the diner down the street for breakfast so that her mother may sleep in. The diner is closed and instead of returning home John heads to JFK airpo...
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The Man in the High Castle

Posted by Sarah McCann on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, In : Literature 
I just completed reading the Philip K. Dick novel, The Man in the High Castle. I am left perplexed. The book tells the story of an alternate universe in which Germany, Japan and Italy win World War II and have segmented the globe. Slavery and racism are prevalent. The Nazis still hold power and a book, which tells the story of an alternate reality in which the United States wins the war is banned. The book follows a handful of characters as they travel through this alternate universe. 

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