Review: Brilliantly & Interguingly Written…Historically & Educationally Well Written


5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliantly & Intriguingly Written, October 7, 2012
This review is from: The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap (Kindle Edition)

10*s. I received an eARC copy ofthis book directly from the author in return for an honest review. I was totally blown away at the historical writings of The Persecution of Mildre Dunlap. Its historically and educationally well written of a small prejudices and gossip, set back in 1895, which still has not changed in small towns. I will admit that this is out of my genre and I was a little leary at first about reading this story, but once I started, I was hooked and very intrigued. This author did a spot on job with this story and it is a MUST read, but be worned that reader discretion is advised. It was a wonderous story that I will truely treasure. Thank you, Paulette, for the opportunity to read this remarkablely well written story!!

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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