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Jane Kirkpatrick

3.96 of 5 Votes: 3
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Books by Jane Kirkpatrick
A Light in the Wilderness (2014)
4.07 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: A Light in the Wilderness is another great book by author Jane Kirkpatrick. A historical fiction novel that takes place during the Oregon Trail into the boundless American West, taking you through the story of an ex-slave, an Indian, and a woman ready to leave her settled life.Le...
Where Lilacs Still Bloom (2012)
3.89 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I was torn between 3 and 4 stars for this one. I loved so many things about the book. I really found it inspiring. I loved that it is a true story (more or less). Hulda is a completely relatable character. She deals with the perennial worryings that weigh on me - am I spending my...
The Daughter's Walk (2011)
3.75 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I picked this book up without my glasses on in the library. In a hurry, some of you know the drill. I was hoping it would be even a miniscule of a fraction of an ounce of what Cheryl Strayed's book was. I wanted to walk while I was driving. After listening to a bit of the 1st ...
A Flickering Light (2009)
3.73 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I loved this book. It's a gentle story of a fifteen year girl with a passion for photography, at a time when women weren't encouraged to have careers of their own. Over the next three years, she develops not only her skills as a photographer, but also her desire as a young woman ...
An Absence So Great (2010)
3.71 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Jessie Gaebele's life couldn't be better. Armed with the knowledge to run her own photographic studio, she decides to help owners run their studios while they are sick with mercury poisoning. She steps closer and closer to owning her own studio, and she scrimps and saves until he...
One Glorious Ambition: The Compassionate Crusade of Dorothea Dix (2013)
3.65 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: One Glorious Ambition by Jane Kirkpatrick follows in the steps of her last novel that I reviewed, Where Lilacs Still Bloom, in which she takes a historical character, and through much research, writes a fictional account of their life story. In this case, the character, Dorthea D...
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