Olav Audunssøn: II Providence by Sigrid Undset, translated by Tiina Nunnally

The cover of providence by olav audunsson.

Review by Deborah K. Frontiera To begin this review, it is important to keep in mind that classic novels are very different from modern novels. Classics are short on action and “showing” scenes and long on backstory, detailed descriptions and explanations.  In Olav Audunssøn, the lengthy details revolve around the…

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U.P. Colony: The Story of Resource Exploitation in Upper Michigan — Focus on Sault Sainte Marie Industries

Review by Deborah K. Frontiera In U.P. Colony, Phil Belffy asked himself why Sault Ste.  Marie, Ontario, was doing so much better economically than Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, some thirty-plus years ago and ended up writing his master’s thesis on that topic. His search for answers led him to compare…

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Sunshine Blues

Sunshine blues by bob calveley.

Review by  Brad Gischia 1968 — Sex, drugs and rock n’ roll but the peace and love are dying. As it turns out, this is about the best description of Bob Calverley’s Sunshine Blues that I could come up with, and it was written by Calverley himself. The second in…

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