Books I've Finished Reading
Books, books, books - How I love them! How I need them! I will be old before I can read 'em.... said the Towering Book Stack's bibliophilic owner when asked of…
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret | Judy Blume | 1970 You could almost hear the collective generational sigh of relief in 1970 when Blume published this groundbreaking, taboo-trampling young adult novel: finally, a book that talks frankly about sex without being prim or prurient, and about religion without scolding or condescending.
Story by John Langstaff, illustrations by Russian artist Feodor Rojankovsky, musical score provided by Marshall Woodbridge. 1957. "Over in the meadow where the tall grass grew..." Picked this ex-library book off a stack of neglected crap at a hoarder's estate and have become enchanted by the artist, who has drawn me a Pig in a Wig and a wonderful illuminated alphabet too.
Bose Ikard - born a slave in Mississippi. He went to work for Oliver Loving and Charles Goodnight as a traildriver in 1866. The story “Lonesome Dove” is based partly on the lives of Goodnight and Loving. In the movie, Deets' character, portrayed by Danny Glover, is based on Bose Ikard. Goodnight once said, “Bose surpassed any man I had in endurance and stamina. His behavior was very good in a fight and he was probably the most devoted man to me that I ever knew.