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finalist for The Man Booker Prize
When Washington watches Titch draw he thinks: 'I had never seen such artisty...And suddenly I knew that I wanted--desperately wanted--to do it too. I wanted to create a world with my hands.' (p. 45)
"If not for yourself, then for those like you who would never get the chance of it. Men as talented as you who will never get the chance of anything." (p. 306)
"There are several kinds of happiness, Washington. Sometimes it is not for us to choose, or even understand, the one granted to us." (p. 402)
Sunday, March 24 at approximately 5 PM PST
A Wake for the Dreamland --a prize-winning historical fiction novel-- by Laurel Deedrich-Mayne is set in the years before, during and after World War II.