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In The Time of the Butterflies

"Lepidoptera 0004" by Noaha from Flickr ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/visualarts/ / CC BY-SA 2.0 ) New to The Big Read library for 2010-2011 is In the Time of the Butterflies , Julia Alvarez's powerful historical novel set primarily in mid-20th century Dominican Republic. Among those chiming in on...
Washington, DC Today The Big Read blog features a guest post by NEA Big Read literature staffer Molly Thomas-Hicks. November 25 th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Forty-nine years ago today, off a lonely mountain road in the Dominican Republic, three sisters...

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