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jthomas1527 added a title to their For later shelf May 13 2018
For a family with four kids, two dogs, assorted cats, and a constant stream of family and friends dropping by, life in the Austin family home has always been remarkably steady and contented. When a family friend suddenly dies in a plane crash,...
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jthomas1527 added a title to their Completed shelf Feb 18 2018
Set in apartheid South Africa, Agaat portrays the unique relationship between Milla, a sixty-seven-year-old white woman, and her black maidservant turned caretaker, Agaat. Through flashbacks and diary entries, the reader learns about Milla's past....
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jthomas1527 added a title to their Completed shelf Feb 18 2018
From the acclaimed author of The Drowning People ("A literary sensation" -- The New York Times Book Review) and Natural Elements ("A magnum opus" -- The New Yorker ), an opulent, romantic coming-of-age drama set at the height of Europe's belle...
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jthomas1527 added a title to their Completed shelf Feb 18 2018
It was a summer of warmth.... Kate Ryan and her husband, John, have a rollicking pub in the Irish village of Mountfern... lovely twelve-year-old twins... and such wonderful dreams.... It was a summer of innocence... but all that is about to change...
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jthomas1527 added a title to their Completed shelf Feb 18 2018
Elisabeth is a picture restorer. This gives her the solitude and independence she needs--living and working alone in her flat. Despite her skills and reliability, Elisabeth undercharges for her work--valuing the worth of the paintings rather more...
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