THE TIME IT NEVER RAINED

This novel by Elmer Kelton is based on actual events. The story is set in West Texas in the 1950s during a six year drought. Charlie Flagg, a sheep and cattle rancher in his late sixties, personifies the best qualities of the legendary Texas rancher — independence, strength of will and self-suffici-ency. He loves and […]

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I’ve read The Help, by Kathryn Stockett, a novel my book club chose.  It is absolutely a “must read” novel about the relationship between black maids and the white women they worked for during the ’60’s in Jackson, Mississippi.  It also examines the effects of the Civil Rights movement on them and their relationships.  Another […]