11. February 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Adult Books, Fiction, Helen, Historical Fiction

The Last Days of Dogtown by Anita Diamant, 288 pages, read by Helen, on 12/30/2012

Endeavoring to build a life for herself in a dying early nineteenth-century New England town, Judy Rhines struggles with feelings of profound loneliness and impacts the lives of Black Ruth, a freed slave who dresses as a man and works as a stone mason.

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