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The Widow’s War: a novel

p. 46  “Lyddie looked up at the sky, moonless and star-pocked.  Oh, Edward, she thought, how could you possess such knowledge of my flesh and so little of my spirit?” How could I resist a cover design using a detail of a Winslow Homer painting, “Girl With Red Stocking”?  I did not. For a mere…

Miss Timmins School For Girls: a novel

p. 94 “No wonder I felt I was swimming underwater. Not only had the missionaries created a British boarding school in this corner of India, they had even managed to create the Victorian boarding school of their own childhoods.” This book was especially poignant to me as I teach in a private school, all-boys, rather…