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My Selection — Sarah Morton’s Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Girl

Generations of American schoolchildren learned about their Pilgrim forefathers with an emphasis on the “fathers.” They studied men like the Mayflower passenger Myles Standish, a military leader of the Plymouth Colony. But who remembers his wife, Rose, who died during their first winter in America, or his second wife, Barbara, or any of their seven children?

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“All good books are the same and when you read a good book you realize it’s already passed on to you and then that book becomes yours whatever good or bad or enjoyable in it. There are evils, sadness, people, towns and seasons there, they all become yours.” (Ernest Hemingway)

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Janice Harayda

Janice Harayda

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Critic, novelist, award-winning journalist. Former book columnist for Glamour and book editor of The Plain Dealer.