Review: Recommend to all Historical Fiction Lovers. Couldn’t put it down.

 

5.0 out of 5 stars Loved this book!, November 23, 2012
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Very well written and engaging. Felt the pain of Mildred and Edra. Hard to believe such small minded, small town vicious people really were able to coerce others into being so so narrow minded. Couldn’t put it down. Makes you question what is right and what right is it for people to judge other people for their sexuality. Hate and ignorance is just unacceptable. Recommend this to all Historical Fiction Lovers

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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One Response to Review: Recommend to all Historical Fiction Lovers. Couldn’t put it down.

  1. icittadiniprimaditutto says:

    Reblogged this on i cittadini prima di tutto.

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