Monthly Archives: May 2018

With Wings Like Eagles. Michael Korda.

Korda, Michael. With Wings Like Eagles. HarperCollins, New York. 2009. NF; 5/18. As soon as I finished Korda‚Äôs other World War II book Alone I moved on to this one, interested to see the same kind of detail applied to … Continue reading

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Alone. Michael Korda.

Korda, Michael. Alone. Norton (Liveright), New York. 2017. NF; 5/18. This is the story of the evacuation of French and English soldiers from Dunkirk, France in 1940. Korda is a writer and publisher, now about 85 years old, who was … Continue reading

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Advice for Italian Boys. Anne Giardini.

Giardini, Anne. Advice for Italian Boys. HarperCollins Toronto, 2009. F;3/18. I was surprised to find that Ms. Giardini lives in my hometown of Vancouver, is the daughter of novelist Carol Shields, is qualified as a lawyer, has been active in … Continue reading

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