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By Sylvia, Guarino, Naples, Fla.
The Book Seller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad is a true documentation and a very interesting read. I share books with a neighbor and this is one she passed on to me. The book I gave her was "Poisonwood Bible" by Barbara Kingsolver, a work of fiction brilliantly written.
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