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Reviews of Books with 285 Pages

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that have 285 pages.

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The Last Dance

by Charlene Oldham

The elegiac memoir "The Last Dance" dedicates itself to celebrating a woman whose devotion kept her family grounded through her husband’s many career advances. Stephen Manning’s "The Last Dance" is both a memoir about his career... Read More

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The Castrato

by Susan Waggoner

"The Castrato" is an enjoyable portrait of post-Renaissance Italy told from a fresh and original point of view. Florence in 1698 is the backdrop for Joyce Pool’s "The Castrato", a sensitive tale of the joys and sorrows of life as a... Read More

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by Margaret Fedder

An Arctic exploration becomes an exploration of the self as a man seeks a new understanding of connection with loved ones. The North Pole reveals itself to be not what government worker Oscar imagined in "Fram", an artfully funny novel... Read More

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Fox Drum Bebop

by Aimee Jodoin

A coming-of-age story of survival traces the experience of a rebellious Japanese American boy in heartbreaking yet captivating ways. The Japanese American experience became something to survive rather than embrace in the World War II... Read More

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The Vintage Years

by Kristine Morris

“I once heard that most people die with music in their heart,” said cello teacher Biana Kovic. Wanting to do something about it, the young woman sought volunteers for a project she had in mind: to find out if older people could learn... Read More

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The Color of Hate

by Maria Siano

"The Color of Hate" chronicles the marriage of Doris and Shaun McDaniel and takes a thought-provoking look at both private and public race-related struggles. Doris and Shaun have a financially comfortable lifestyle in Atlanta. Both work... Read More

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For You, Madam Lenin

by Karen Ackland

This unconventional historical novel set during the Russian Revolution focuses on Lenin’s wife, Nadya Krupskaya, and not her more famous husband. Nadya is already committed to the revolution when she meets Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, the... Read More

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