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Illustrated map by Laura Hartman Maestro

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This map is from the inside cover of People of the Book. It was designed by Laura Hartman Maestro. This is for personal use only and may not be reproduced or distributed without written permission. If you would like to use this for your reading group please contact us first.

March: Readers Guide

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With her critically acclaimed and bestselling novel Year of Wonders, Geraldine Brooks was praised for her passionate rendering and careful research in vividly imagining the effects of the bubonic plague on a small English village in the seventeenth century. Now, Brooks turns her talents to exploring the devastation and moral complexities of the Civil War through […]

Foreign Correspondence: Readers Guide

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In her memoir, Foreign Correspondence, we see how author Geraldine Brooks rebels against and then embraces her secure and rooted upbringing in suburban Sydney, Australia. Brooks becomes a foreign correspondent who travels from war zone to famine and finally arrives at a deeper understanding of the value of family, home, and stability in every person’s life. […]