Cautha Bautista, R.N. – Amazon Review

 

5.0 out of 5 stars Great book, recommend it,June 14, 2012
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This review is from: The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap (Paperback)

This is a deceptively simple, powerful book with an unusual plot about everyday people creating both evil and great good through their actions. It was easy to read and very believable. I couldn’t put it down; I actually took it in the car with me so I could read it during any spare moment.It’s about integrity vs. conformity and the need for tolerance of others’ differences spun out realistically in a small Western town. The struggle to be allowed to live and let live as a discreet gay couple when social disapproval can destroy your world is one of fear, courage and love. I would recommend this book for the over 12 year old set since there are some adult-only scenes, tactfully written as they are.

About The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap

The year 1895 was filled with memorable historical events: the Dreyfus Affair divided France; Booker T. Washington gave his Atlanta address; Richard Olney, United States Secretary of State, expanded the effects of the Monroe Doctrine in settling a boundary dispute between the United Kingdom and Venezuela; and Oscar Wilde was tried and convicted for "gross indecency" under Britian's recently passed law that made sex between males a criminal offense. When the news of Wilde's conviction went out over telegraphs worldwide, it threw a small Nevada town into chaos. This is the story of what happened when the lives of its citizens were impacted by the news of Oscar Wildes' imprisonment. It is chronicle of hatred and prejudice with all its unintended and devastating consequences, and how love and friendship bring strength and healing. Paulette Mahurin, the author, is a Nurse Practitioner who lives in Ojai, California with her husband Terry and their two dogs--- Max and Bella. She practices women's health in a rural clinic and writes in her spare time. All profits from her book are going to animal rescue, Santa Paula Animal Shelter, the first and only no-kill shelter in Ventura County, CA, where she lives. (see links below on Ventura County Star Article & Shelter) To find out more please go the The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap on facebook or Amazon or e-mail us at the gavatar addresses. Thank you. (photos: of Paulette, her family, and a reading at The Ojai Art Center, July 2012)
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