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Entries Tagged as 'Memoir'

The Things They Carried reviewed by Camilla Grigsby, Class of 2000

October 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Fiction, Historical Fiction, Memoir, Non-fiction

Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried is frequently hailed as a 20th century masterpiece, but it is difficult to nail the book down to a single genre. Is it one of the best novels of the 20th century? One of the best short story collections? In the book, O’Brien weaves stories of fiction and reality, [...]

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In the Fullness reviewed by Joanne Bennardo, Class of 2009

September 3rd, 2010 · No Comments · Memoir, Non-fiction

In the Fullness of Time is a well-constructed anthology that harmonizes a myriad of voices. Editors Emily W. Upham and Linda Gravenson challenge thirty-two women, ages 55 to 101, to share parts of their life stories. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe [...]

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