Tag: Pacific Northwest books

Three by Betty MacDonald

Posted November 18, 2016 by Lory in reviews / 13 Comments
Three by Betty MacDonald

Betty MacDonald, The Plague and I (1948) Betty MacDonald, Anybody Can Do Anything (1950) Betty MacDonald, Onions in the Stew (1955) Since reading the biography Looking for Betty MacDonald, I’ve been eager to read MacDonald’s lesser-known autobiographical works. And with the new editions from the University of Washington Press, now I can! Originally published within […]

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New Release Review: Summerlong

Posted October 21, 2016 by Lory in reviews / 16 Comments
New Release Review: Summerlong

Peter S. Beagle, Summerlong (2016) The Puget Sound setting and mythological overtones of Peter S. Beagle’s new novel, Summerlong, made it sound irresistible to me — and it turned out to be a lovely end-of-summer read. A long-term unmarried couple, one living in Seattle and the other across the water on Gardner Island, find their […]

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