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Book cover of George : a magpie memoir
Hughes, Frieda
Reviewed by: Sheryn Morris, Librarian, Literature & Fiction
Call Number: 598.864 H893
In the prologue to this memoir Frieda Hughes says, “The things I longed for, other than health, happiness and wealth, probably in that order, were plants, pets, and a home of my own that I would never have to move from. The plants and pets were the embellishment and confirmation of the permanent home and, therefore, the sense of stability and belonging that I craved.”Read Full Review

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