Carol Landis

Elkton Central Branch


The silver star : a novelPosted January 3, 2014

Our patrons love Jeannette Walls' books, so I thought I would try The Silver Star on audiobook--and I'm glad I did. This emotional and poignant story is told from the perspective of 12-year-old Jean "Bean" Holladay. It is 1970 in California and Bea...

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Unorthodox : the scandalous rejection of my Hasidic rootsPosted December 11, 2013

This was the first "page turning" memoir that I've read. I stayed up late, determined to find out how Deborah Feldman left her community and her family. She isn't welcome to go back, even to visit her grandmother who raised her.  Why?

At the be...

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Journey to AfricaPosted April 21, 2012
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