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The Boys in the Boat

The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown (2013) “Where is the spiritual value of rowing?…The losing of self entirely to the cooperative effort of the crew as a whole.”   George Yeoman Pocock Once in a while, a … Continue reading

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Long Man

Long Man by Amy Greene (2014) It is the summer of 1936 and the town of Yuneetah, Tennessee is disappearing.  The Tennessee Valley Authority has dammed the river known as Long Man, which runs through this valley, and the water … Continue reading

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