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One Came Home

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  • Posted March 19, 2013

    This is one mystery set in Wisconsin's history that you don't wa

    This is one mystery set in Wisconsin's history that you don't want to miss. I started it and could not put it down . The main character could be a spunky teenage of the world today even though the setting is 1871. I never thought I would end up loving a book about pigeons, but I did!!! Amy Timberlake is an author I will want to keep on my list of authors to follow. Her writing style welcomes the reader and invites you to stay and read a while.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 27, 2013

    From the very first paragraph, a mystery drives the plot of One

    From the very first paragraph, a mystery drives the plot of One Came Home: is Agatha Burkhardt still alive? Embarking on an adventure to
     prove that she is, her 13-year-old sister, Georgie, ends up facing not only a host of challenges, but also herself. More Caddie Woodlawn
    than Jason Bourne, Georgie is a heroine we can relate to, both strong and vulnerable, smart and questioning. In her quest for the truth
    about her sister, Georgie learns a lot about herself and what she believes.

    Set in Wisconsin in 1871, just a few years after the end of the Civil War and during the great passenger pigeon migration, One Came
    Home is a beautifully written novel that draws one in with interesting historic detail, poetic images, suspense, deep feeling and a good
    dose of humor. Despite the dead body at the beginning, the story never becomes too heavy as Georgie faces the world with wit and grit
    and sheds her fears and burdens along the way. I can highly recommend this book to anyone who likes good story.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 16, 2013

    A wondeful mystery/adventure story. Exceptional writing. I lov

    A wondeful mystery/adventure story. Exceptional writing. I loved it!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 8, 2014

    Great

    Heart warming you don't want to put it down.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 18, 2013

    Awesome

    It is very good book.

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