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Words Matter

                    I’m a writer. I believe in the power of language—for good and for evil. Words matter. In the last decade, the nation has been swept by masters of language, first to believe in itself, then to terror and rage at a huge and overwhelming enemy. […]

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End of the Race

Why Choose END OF THE RACE?

If you’re a reader, your email is full of book promotions, announcements, and recommendations. So why choose END OF THE RACE? Because it will take you to a place that will evaporate the tensions in your life. Annika gazed at the land that had encompassed her life—the open arms of Traverse Bay, the vast stretch […]

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Nowhere Else to Go by Judith Kirscht

Polarization in NOWHERE ELSE TO GO

In END OF THE RACE, the polarization caused by the Vietnam War is almost fifty years old; the racial split is, of course much older, but Ezra Klein, in WHY WE’RE POLARIZED, sees a radical shift in political attitudes caused by the Civil Rights movement in the Sixties. Living through those times in a college […]

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End of the Race

Origin of End of the Race

The culture conflict discussed in the last blog is a thread that runs throughout END OF THE RACE, a sub-plot but not the novel’s central focus. That came while idly reading a news article about a missing man and wondering “Why?” “What’s the story?” Those questions drive the story, but the content and depth arise […]

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