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The book that made me fall in love with Nevil Shute. After reading it, I've tried to track down all of them.

The book that made me fall in love with Nevil Shute. After reading it, I've tried to track down all of them.

This novel, which takes place on a small island near Puget Sound during the 1950s, depicts the murder trial of Kabuo Miyomoto, a Japanese-American accused of killing his white neighbor over an unresolved land dispute.  While a snowstorm rages outside the courtroom, the trial reveals a community divided by old grudges and still suffering from the devastating impact of World War II.

This novel, which takes place on a small island near Puget Sound during the 1950s, depicts the murder trial of Kabuo Miyomoto, a Japanese-American accused of killing his white neighbor over an unresolved land dispute. While a snowstorm rages outside the courtroom, the trial reveals a community divided by old grudges and still suffering from the devastating impact of World War II.

I discovered Daphne DuMaurier last year.  She is a wonderful writer

I discovered Daphne DuMaurier last year. She is a wonderful writer

Deric Longden~ Enough to make a cat laugh. - - clockwise, Arthur, Frink, Tigger, Thermal

Deric Longden~ Enough to make a cat laugh. - - clockwise, Arthur, Frink, Tigger, Thermal

The Little Shepherd of Kingdom - This book is a family tradition. I find myself buying it each time I see a copy in a used bookstore. It made me fall in love with the name "Chad". One day I will own a copy of the Max Parrish illustrated anniversary edition.

The Little Shepherd of Kingdom - This book is a family tradition. I find myself buying it each time I see a copy in a used bookstore. It made me fall in love with the name "Chad". One day I will own a copy of the Max Parrish illustrated anniversary edition.

A seemingly simple man who writes articles about scale models must go on a quest. He must retrieve valuable gems from a ship-wrecked boat to support his niece. There are many adventures on the way to Polynesia  and he discovers that his life is not so small, after all. It's a quiet novel, no villains, but such a read.

A seemingly simple man who writes articles about scale models must go on a quest. He must retrieve valuable gems from a ship-wrecked boat to support his niece. There are many adventures on the way to Polynesia and he discovers that his life is not so small, after all. It's a quiet novel, no villains, but such a read.

A Tale of Two Families by Dodie Smith http://smile.amazon.com/dp/184391557X/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_8YSswb1R8V3YA

A Tale of Two Families by Dodie Smith http://smile.amazon.com/dp/184391557X/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_8YSswb1R8V3YA

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