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Poems from Many Cultures, compiled by Fiona Waters.

Aptly named, this collection of short poems from 40 different countries explores culture and landscape through expressions of life. The topics range from art to devastation; hope to loss of hope and cats to plantains. Most of the poems are brief (the shortest 6 words), sharing man’s predicament in the world.  Unfortunately, there are no [...]

19 Stars of Indiana: Exceptional Hoosier Women by Michael S. Maurer

19 Stars of Indiana:  Exceptional Hoosier Women by Michael S. Maurer [920.72 M448N 2009].    Sometimes it’s great to read ‘close to home’ and I appreciated learning more about Indiana’s female leadership.  Former Indiana Secretary of Commerce and Indiana Business Journal columnist, Michael Maurer clearly knows how to write inspiring biography.   All of the women in [...]

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