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Reader recommendation: The Light Between Oceans

Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.

By Jeanne Heller, Los Angeles / January 23, 2013


The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman is a fascinating read, set in western Australia in the 1920s. The decision to keep a found infant has life-altering consequences not only for the lighthouse keeper on a small island and his wife, but for an expanding number of others years later. This is a tale well told.

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