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The Land of Magical Thinking: a Fable

by Gregory Blecha

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The United States is in the middle of an endless depression and President Roosevelt is launching yet another new deal. Newlyweds Bryan and Ann encounter some fascinating people on their cross-county trip to Miami during a great depression. There is an unexpected and unusual twist at the end. ( )
  bemislibrary | Jul 25, 2013 |
"The Land of Magical Thinking" asks the whimsical question, What would the country be like if the Great Depression never ended? ( )
  gregblecha | Aug 13, 2012 |
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My brother Bryan was the most fearless person I knew; his fearlessness guided me through the Apocalypse, and it guided me through a half century of the Great Depression as well. This book is dedicated to him, and to my other guide, Cheryl.
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Each amber strand of hair on her arm reflects the sun. I close my eyes, and still I can trace the path of each hair—its arc, its hue, its airy weight. When I feel the gentle stir of ocean breeze, I know how each strand will shimmer, where it will lie, as if the breeze were as methodic as a woman making a bed. My love, I archive you with my eyes, that I may . . . that I may . . . that I may cherish each brushstroke in the moments that I must suffer your absence . . .
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