This book gave me a good insight into the Buddhist life as a nun, monk, and a civilian in Tibet. It is a very moving story of survival, courage and love between simple people, and a family. The story is very moving and keeps one reading on to the next page. Thoroughly enjoyed this book.
This is a very good read. The book contains 3 novels. The "_Postcard" is the beginning. A man struggling with what he perceives is his life forever visits Lancaster county and finds the "Plain people" are what he is what he is craving and missing from his high stress New York life.
The "Crossroad" is a sequel to the first story. The New York journalist keeps returning to the " Plain people" and doesn't understand why. Finally he figures out what he wants and it is in Lancaster county.
The third novel,"The Sanctuary" is different type of novel and very intriguing. A lot of twists and turns had me continuing to read till 2 am just to find out what happens on the next page!
This is a very good love story with lots of suspense woven into it. At first the read appears kind of boring. Why would a person who has a very good high paying job become a painter of houses. Especially when she needs a tutorial to help her get the job done. The story develops and the answers become apparent.
A very exciting and riveting adventure of our president's life and what made him the man he is today, to become president of the United States. It also paints a good picture of his relatives and the part they played in his life, his sister Maya, his grand mother and Grandfather who raised him. His absentee mother had a long arm in shaping his personality from Indonesia. A very good read.
A very good novel of the history of four women in the authors family tree that were slaves. She searched her family tree and it comes out to be a beautiful story about slavery, and what happens to slaves of wealthy owners.
This is a very good read and easy to read also with the larger print.
Phillip Bradley has something missing in his life. He just can't figure out what it is, until he goes to Lancaster County Pennsylvania on a writing assignment. He sees how the Amish people live so calm and relaxed with out the "Sky Scraper Stress". He keeps going back until he realizes the stress of the big city is out and love is in.
A very good story demonstrating how woman doctors were first treated by people, especially men. The book mentions the first woman doctor Elizabeth Blackwell. It is very interesting read giving an idea of how the first doctors were educated etc. along with a blooming love story.
"Fair Game" is a true story about Valerie Plame Wilson, who was a CIA spy for 20 years. It is an intriguing story of how a spy is made and what can happen with abusive government power. Valerie Plame Wlson became a CIA operative because of her love for the U.S. Her husband Joe, an ambassador to Africa, and she believed they were helping the government stay safe.Instead that same government turned on them exposing her as a CIA spy, putting her life and family in danger