Tag Archives: slavery

Road Trip to Ashland, Oregon

Last summer, when I read The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, I was left wondering what it would be like to have been the first audience to see one of these now famous plays. The plots and characters of Hamlet, … Continue reading

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Island Beneath the Sea Virtual Book Discussion

Island Beneath the Sea: A Novel by Isabel Allende. Published in 2010. Synopsis: This epic novel covers 40 years in the lives of Toulouse Valmorain, French plantation owner, and his concubine slave Zarité. Beginning in 1770 on the island of … Continue reading

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