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Her Life as She Knew It based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
If you like a good story told in a concise manner then this might be your cup of tea. I also say that as person who did not grow up in a small town with well-defined pecking orders. (Rather, I was a suburban nomad in my childhood). So, this was a bit of an eye-opener. And yet I was impressed with the way that Caroline tried to walk a fine line between respecting the expectations for a proper young southern woman while also trying to venture into the world of journalism in her home town shortly after the Great War (as it was called then). After some early struggles, Caroline began to pursue a story that would touch her complicated past, her family and the lives of people once close to her. It revealed a lot about her as well as the people caught up in the scandal of her story. Although the ending is quite a surprise it's not a complete one because it brings together some clues and hints woven deeply into the story. To say the least, I'm looking forward to the next story that Schwind writes.
This book had me from the first page. Ms. Schwind has done her research on the time and history of the early 1900s. At times I hate the main character (because of what she does) but then I love her for her gutsy attitude. This book has lite a fire under me to do some history research of mine own of the things that happening in the book. It is an excellent read. You will find certain character very interesting.