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“I had my chance.' He said it, retiring from a lifetime of wanting. 'I had my chance, and sometimes in life, there are no second chances. You look at what you have, not what you miss, and you move forward.” “I try not to live in the past...but...sometimes the past lives in me”
Recapture all of that youthful wonder. -- 22 Books You Should Read Now, Based On Your Childhood Favorites
12th Century England, building a cathedral - I know, sounds like a total yawn! This book sat in my #1 position for more than 20 years (it got knocked off its perch last year, by "The Book Thief"). This book simply has it all - well-written, fascinating characters, gripping plot. LOVE IT!
In the Fall: a Novel by Jeffrey Lent. "Spanning the post-Civil War era to the edge of the Great Depression, " In the Fall" is an extraordinary epic of three generations of an American family, the dark secrets that blister at its core, and the transcendent bonds between men and women that fuel their lives over the course of six decades." -Goodreads.com