“Mabey’s memoir of his recovery from a crippling depression through to his rediscovery of his love of nature is quite remarkable, both for its honesty and its total lack of ego. He has much to say on man’s relationship with nature, and his prose is both warm and fiercely intelligent.”
Meline Toumani, the Armenian Genocide and the Politics of Appeasement
Meline Toumani, the Armenian Genocide and the Politics of Appeasement | Christopher Atamian - Meline Toumani's puzzling and sometimes maddening first book "There Was and There Was Not: A Journey Through Hate and Possibility in Turkey, Armenia and Beyond"
During the summer of 1926 in the lake resort town of Excelsior, Minnesota, sixteen-year-old Garnet, who dreams of indulging her passion for ornithology, is resigned to marrying a nice boy and settling into middle-class homemaking until she takes a liberating job in a hat shop and begins an intense, secret relationship with a daring and beautiful flapper.