Review: Wonderful Tale

CONTAINS SPOILERS
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing life lessons, October 12, 2012

I was gifted a copy of this book by the author. This review may contain spoilers. Mildred Dunlap and her cousin Edra have always comforted one another, as friends and more. Mildred has lived a rough life persecuted for not being feminine or gossiping with the ladies over tea. In a time where Jews, Blacks and anyone that doesn’t fit the Christian way to a T are discriminated against. I loved that the ladies found a friend in Charley and Gus who have accepted them for who they are. This is a wonderful tale and I am so glad I was given the chance to read it. “That’s why I read so much. A book isn’t going to hurt me.” -Paulette Nahurn WaAR

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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