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Book Review: If I Survive

If I Survive: Frederick Douglass And Family In The Walter O. Evans Collection, edited by Celeste-Marie Bernie and Andrew Taylor I found this book deeply frustrating to read. In the midst of this staggering collection of manuscripts included in facsimile … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Seven Principles Of A Just Divorce

The Seven Principles Of A Just Divorce: Biblical Wisdom And Legal Insight, by John S. Weaver [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Adams PR Group in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my … Continue reading

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Book Review: Once A Rebel

Once A Rebel (Rogues Redeemed), by Mary Jo Putney This book was greatly disappointing to me. There are at least two ways in which this particular novel was disappointing and it is an instructive thing for writers to ponder this … Continue reading

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Am I A Southerner?

As someone who reads a lot about migrations and whose life has had a fair amount of migratory nature about it, I think it is worthwhile to explore the question of whether or not I am a southerner. Throughout the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The House At The End Of The Road

The House At The End Of The Road:  The Story Of Three Generations Of An Interracial Family In The American South, by W. Ralph Eubanks This book presents the reader with a fascinating examination of a complicated family in rural … Continue reading

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Book Review: The 9 Lives Of Population Control

The 9 Lives Of Population Control, edited by Michael Cromartie The real revelation of this short book is the nastiness of population control advocates when their dodgy math and morally abhorrent practices of trying to coerce populations into abortion are … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rod: The Autobiography

Rod:  The Autobiography, by Rod Stewart I have to admit that Rod Stewart ends up having been a more interesting figure in music history and a more ambivalent one than I would have guessed going into this.  Without ever having … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Family Album Of Favorite Poems

The Family Album Of Favorite Poems, edited by P. Edward Ernest This book was published originally in 1959 and printed in 1983.  It could not be printed today, at least not without dire threats being sent to the publisher and … Continue reading

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Words (Don’t) Get In The Way

There is a distressingly large number of songs and writings that seek to attack the verbal content of communication by badmouthing words as a means of communication.  Sometimes this badmouthing is a sign of frustration, as in the song “Words … Continue reading

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Book Review: Healing Family Relationships

Healing Family Relationships:  A Guide To Peace & Reconciliation, by Rob Rienow [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] It is unsurprising that a book like this exists.  Many … Continue reading

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