A Life in Secrets

A Life in Secrets: Vera Atkins and the Missing Agents of WWII by Sarah Helm Doubleday, 2006 493 pages   More than 15 years ago, at the beginning of our marriage, my husband and I read William Stevenson's A Man Called Intrepid together. It was a fascinating story - the true tale of a secret WWII intelligence … Continue reading A Life in Secrets

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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr; ill. Ronald Himler G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1977 80 pages About four months ago, when I posted for Banned Books Week, I mentioned that inspiring books often push our boundaries or make us question long-held assumptions. In many cases, they challenge our ideas about what the world … Continue reading Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes