Posts Tagged ‘ women ’

Keep on Truckin’, Mama

May 14, 2013
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What happens when a middle-aged mum from England decides to drive eighteen-wheelers across North America, instead of just dreaming about it? Ask Carolyn Steele. She did it, and wrote about it, in her book “Trucking in English.” From early training, when it becomes apparent that negotiating eighteen wheels and thirteen gears involves slightly more than just learning how to climb in, this rookie overcomes self-doubt, infuriating companions and inconsiderate weather to become a real trucker.…

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A Stunning Story of Two Women and the Bond They Forge

February 20, 2013
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This is a story of chaos, revenge, and change. Death and love, love and sex, and sex and death. In Jack Remick‘s novel “Gabriela and The Widow” the young immigrant Gabriela seeks revenge for the destruction of her village. A dying old woman, The Widow, craves balance for the betrayals in her life. It is a book about mothers and daughters, a novel about women for women, but it is also a mythic recasting of…

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