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The Perfect Horse
Animal stories
Sunny Solomon

The Perfect Horse

THE PERFECT HORSE The Perfect Horse by Elizabeth Letts, author of The Eighty Dollar Champion, was the perfect book to review for the Concord Clayton

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Wild at Heart
Animal stories
Sunny Solomon

Wild at Heart

WILD AT HEART, MUSTANGS AND THE YOUNG PEOPLE FIGHTING TO SAVE THEM I reviewed Terri Farley’s Wild at Heart back in August of 2017. This is

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Wild Blueberries
Autobiography/Memoir
Sunny Solomon

Wild Blueberries

WILD BLUEBERRIES It has been a long time since a memoir has brought me such laughter and warmth. Peter Damm, now a resident of Berkeley,

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The Best Land Under Heaven
Nonfiction
Neal Ferguson

Reflections on the Donner Party

MICHAEL WALLIS AND BERNARD DEVOTO ENLIVEN THE DONNER PARTY AND MANIFEST DESTINY In The Best Land Under Heaven, Wallis recounts the history of the Donner

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Deep Creek
Autobiography/Memoir
Ann Ronald

Deep Creek

DEEP CREEK When I first read Pam Houston’s acerbic collection of short stories, Cowboys Are My Weakness, I recognized a writer who would have a

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The Library Book
Books on books
Ann Ronald

The Library Book

THE LIBRARY BOOK Susan Orlean’s The Library Book couples a moving meditation on the author’s part with the solid research she has conducted in archives

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Bonanza King
Biography
Neal Ferguson

The Bonanza King

THE BONANZA KING: JOHN MACKAY AND THE BATTLE OVER THE GREATEST RICHES IN THE AMERICAN WEST Gregory Couch’s The Bonanza King: John Mackay and the

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