• 5 Facts About Benin From Africa Memoir

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    Travel to the country of Benin, a narrow strip of land located between Nigeria and Togo on the old slave coast (Bight of Benin) of the Atlantic Ocean in West Africa, with these 5 facts about Benin from Africa Memoir: 50 Years, 54 Countries, One American Life by Mark G. Wentling. Visit all 54 African

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  • Interview With Lewis Lucke, Author Of From Timbuktu To Duck And Cover

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    US Ambassador Lewis Lucke talks to Book Glow about his memoir, From Timbuktu To Duck And Cover: Improbable Tales from a Career in Foreign Service, which documents his thirty-year career abroad. Describe the book in one sentence. From Timbuktu to Duck and Cover is the story of one man’s overseas life and career in the

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  • 5 Facts About Willa Cather In Paris

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    Willa Cather, the Great Plains novelist and author of My Antonía and One of Ours, arrived in Paris in 1902 and remained steadfast in her affection for the city. “Paris is a hard place to leave, even when it rains incessantly and one coughs continually from the dampness.”—Willa Cather Learn more about Willa Cather in

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  • 5 Facts About Angola From Africa Memoir

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    Travel to the Southwestern African nation of Angola with these 5 facts about Angola from Africa Memoir: 50 Years, 54 Countries, One American Life by Mark G. Wentling. Visit all 54 African countries with an adventurous American guide who has spent over half a century on the continent. Africa Memoir tells the incredible lifetime story of

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  • Literary Holidays During The Month Of November

    Literary Holidays During The Month Of November29

    November is National Novel Writing Month and Picture Book Month! Plus don’t forget to celebrate National Family Literacy Day (related: read these 10 Quotes About Reading With Your Kids On National Family Literacy Day), National Author’s Day, National Nonfiction Day, and High-Five a Librarian Day during the month of November. Literary holidays during the month

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  • 5 Facts About Mark Twain In Paris

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    Mark Twain [Samuel Clemens], the author of such classics as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, was a frequent visitor to Paris. “In Paris they just simply opened their eyes and stared when we spoke to them in French! We never did succeed in making those idiots understand their own

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