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You Can Write a Mystery

by H. Shaw Cauchy

Award-winning author Roberts begins this text with a simple but too often overlooked reminder concerning the creative process: “…all disciplines have a craft component…” This is a practical crafting guide for first-time mystery... Read More

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The Quotable Gardener

by H. Shaw Cauchy

“Gardening is the slowest of the performing arts,” is one of the observations in Elliott’s potpourri of gardeners? quotations. A regular contributor to Horticulture magazine and author of two gardening essay collections, Elliott... Read More

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Prayers of an Accidental Nature

by H. Shaw Cauchy

The people in these stories are not happy in their skins: they are too old, or too rich, or too beautiful or too working class… On the other hand, no one really does anything so it is difficult to feel particularly sympathetic. And the... Read More

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Wandering Time

by H. Shaw Cauchy

This is a book about mercy, hope, giving thanks, possibility, the search for meaning and the discovery of the simple silver moon. Urrea is off on a wandering quest: at first he’s running away, but then he slows down, looks around,... Read More

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Mexico!

by H. Shaw Cauchy

Finally, a book about Mexico of which Mexicans themselves would say “¡Bravo!” Loosely organized around craft, cooking and writing activities, ¡Mexico! describes the country’s history from pre-Columbian to the modern day. This... Read More

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Gardener's Atlas

by H. Shaw Cauchy

In the year 1700, garden architect and designer Andre Le N’tre visited his masterwork, Versailles, for the last time. While he and King Louis XIV were wheeled slowly down the grand avenues in special chairs, it may have seemed to them... Read More

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Native North American Art

by H. Shaw Cauchy

Between 1879 and 1885, the Smithsonian Institute collected over 6,500 pottery vessels made by the women of two Pueblo villages made up of only a few hundred inhabitants each. ar·te·fact 1. An object produced or shaped by human... Read More

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