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The Scent of God: A Memoir by Beryl Singleton Bissell
A Separate Peace by John Knowles
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Perennial Classics) by Muriel Spark
Confessions of a Prep School Mommy Handler: A Memoir by Wade Rouse
Memories of a Catholic Girlhood by Mary McCarthy
Frost in May (Virago Modern Classics) by Antonia White
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About meIn addition to writing about my boarding school days in the Sixties on my blog Girls Sent Away, I enjoy writing other personal essays, which I post at RedRoom.com. I'm a freelance magazine writer whose work has appeared in Self, Prevention, Health, Boston Globe Magazine, Boston, Scientific American Presents, Fayetteville (NC) Times, Fayetteville (NC) Observer and other publications.
About my libraryI'm focusing on novels, memoirs, biographies that are set in a boarding school. I'm also interested in abandonment issues, stigma of divorce and much more.
Favorite bookstoresArches Book Company, Brattle Book Shop, Harvard Book Store, Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe, Moby Dickens Bookshop, Newtonville Books, Politics and Prose, Port In A Storm Bookstore, Porter Square Books, RiverRun Bookstore, Second Story Books, Strand Bookstore, The Harvard Coop, Trident Booksellers & Cafe
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Member sinceDec 1, 2008
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