Smorgasbord Summer Reading – The Seven Year Dress by Paulette Mahurin

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smorgasbord Summer Reading

Today’s Summer Read is The Seven Year Dress by Paulette Mahurin. Set in one of the darkest times of modern history, the book is set in a place with a name that only brings horror to mind. As one of the reviewers has said: ‘Do not think you can read this book and remain unchanged.’

51SeM6PsglL._UY250_About The Seven Year Dress.

One of the darkest times in human history was the insane design and execution to rid the world of Jews and “undesirables.” At the hands of the powerful evil madman Adolf Hitler, families were ripped apart and millions were slaughtered. Persecution, torture, devastation, and enduring the unthinkable remained for those who lived.

This is the story of one woman who lived to tell her story. This is a narrative of how a young beautiful teenager, Helen Stein, and her family were torn asunder, ultimately bringing her to Auschwitz…

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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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18 Responses to Smorgasbord Summer Reading – The Seven Year Dress by Paulette Mahurin

  1. It’s a great site – so glad to see you’re featured!

  2. Went over and left a perfectly Fredna comment! ❤️🐾😍

  3. Deziz World says:

    Pawsum indeed. Here’s to lots more sales and a great weekend.

    Luv ya’

    Dezi and Raena

  4. Sent via the Samsung GALAXY S® 5, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone

  5. Am about to finish HORNET’S NEST by Patricia Cornwell.

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