Reading ➿ Dear Sweet Harry Author Lynn Jenner –

Dear Sweet Harry A Collage Of Interlinked Stories And Items, This Unique Collection Of Poetry Ties The Author S Own Family History With That Of Famous Escapologist Harry Houdini And Spy Mata Hari Set During World War I, This Volume Delves Into Seemingly Unrelated Topics, Such As The Jewish Migr Experience, Amateur Radio, A Recipe For Cough Mixture, And Writer Katherine Mansfield, And Captures The Period Flavor Of Those Innocent Times Thematically Interested In Courageous Attempts And Escapes, This Offbeat, Yet Charming Compilation Is An Innovative Addition To New Zealand Literature.

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    Trains Mata Hari and Harry Houdini Collective history Personal history Short wave radios Consumption Magic Another Harry, not as famous Pink light.I love that Lynn Jenner throws readers into the deep end right at the beginning and watches us tread word water until, suddenly, magically, it buoys us up Themes persist and connections between them emerge and you ll want to read them aloud, these little moments of beauty Here are my favorites They glow About this time I remember wondering whether this obsession had chosen me or I had chosen it, how large it would become and whether there would be any natural limits on its growth.At some point I became indifferent to its magnitude and relished instead its minor notes. There is a room with a wooden floor.There is an Army Doctorand a table.My great uncle Bertie walks towardsthis table He does not feel Duty ,as the other men say they do.He feels a Yiddish word which translates literally asGratitude for having been allowed a place to live When I had a son in his early teensa Russian thought formed in my headthat if a war came I would cut offthe index finger of his right handso that he would be no use for fighting.The part of me which...

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