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Ardys Brevig Richards

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CollectionsYour library (405), Currently reading (1), Read but unowned (2), All collections (405)

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Tagsfiction (116), historical fiction (68), mystery (29), non-fiction (26), classic (24), humor (18), American literature (18), science fiction (17), Minnesota (13), drama (13) — see all tags

MediaNot set (1), Book (404), Paper Book (373), Audiobook (12), Ebook (19)

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About meI published my first historical novel in 2021. Driftless takes place in the Driftless Region of rural southeastern MN. Set in 1945. About mental illness and its treatment in a farming community of Norwegian-American immigrants. The main character is hospitalized in a mental hospital before the time of medication for mental illness.
I am a retired medical social worker. My husband and I retired early and moved onto our sailboat where we lived for ~5 years on the East Coast and Caribbean. We live on land again and have settled in Memphis, TN.

About my libraryI have been keeping track of books that I read since ~1980. Eventually they may all end up catalogued here. I enjoy historical novels, thought-provoking fiction and some non-fiction. I love reading the Classics. I like reading books that address the social ills of our day. The first book I enter will have to be the one I have authored, DRIFTLESS.

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Favorite authorsJared Diamond, Louise Erdrich, Ken Follett, Jane Hamilton, Kristin Hannah, Barbara Kingsolver, Wally Lamb, Joyce Carol Oates, Ann Patchett, Jane Smiley, Amy Tan, Anne Tyler (Shared favorites)

Homepagehttp://ardysbrevigrichards.blogspot.com

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Real nameArdys Richards

LocationMemphis, TN

Account typepublic

URLs /profile/Ardys_Richards (profile)
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Member sinceOct 22, 2021

Currently readingThe Deepest South of All: True Stories from Natchez, Mississippi by Richard Grant

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