Saturday , May 18 2024

dreamers of the day

Dreamers of the Day is a 2008 novel by Mary Doria Russell. The publisher, Random House, offered advance review copies to numerous book bloggers, including 100 via the LibraryThing Early Reviewers group, helping make dreamers of the day a popular tag.

The novel, Russell's fourth, is a story of a 40-year-old woman's journey of self-discovery in the Middle East with the Cairo Conference of 1921 as the backdrop. Among those she meets are Lawrence of Arabia and Winston Churchill. The Cairo Conference was responsible for creating much of today's Middle East.

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After 30 years of practicing law to provide shelter for his family, books and dogs. Tim Gebhart is now perfecting the art of doing little more than reading, writing and sleeping.

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