AN AMERICAN POLITICAL FAMILY IN THE ’60s: A review of TINY LITTLE THING by BEATRIZ WILLIAMS

Review at www.upcloseandbookish.com

TINY LITTLE THING by BEATRIZ WILLIAMS                                                 SYNOPSIS   “In the summer of 1966, Christina Hardcastle–“Tiny” to her illustrious family–stands on the brink of a breathtaking future. Of the three Schuyler sisters, she’s the one raised to marry a man destined for leadership, and with her elegance and impeccable style, she presents a perfect camera-ready image in the dawning age of television politics. Together she and her…

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The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

          “The Nightingale” was a magnificent but a very difficult emotionally book. It is a book about the Second World War. It is a book about the women’s war as fought by the wives, mothers and women left behind when their men left. But it is mostly a book about the choices that we make when we have to face extraordinary circumstances. What is the story? So, let’s start from the beginning. The Nightingale starts in 1995 where we are introduced to an old woman who, because…

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