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User Review  - Whisper1 - LibraryThing

This is sparse, powerful and wonderfully written. Filled with lovely poetic images of life in 1889, it is a tale of impressions seen through the eyes of Amen McBee, the youngest of five sisters. Mr ... Read full review

KEEPER OF THE DOVES

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Amen, called Amie—so named because her father was still praying for a son after four daughters—is the winsome narrator, beginning at age six, of this gentle and thoughtful story. Amie loves words ... Read full review

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Great book but it talks about death three times: her sister who only lived 10 days, her dog, and a family member , Mr. Tominski

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

I like Byars but this one was too superficial. And the idea of not judging a recluse has been done better, notably in Onion John. Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

I like Byars but this one was too superficial. And the idea of not judging a recluse has been done better, notably in Onion John. Read full review

Review: Keeper of the Doves

User Review  - Nicole - Goodreads

I thought the story was too short. I would have liked to see it have more depth, last longer, cover more of Amen's life. I have to admit, the Bella's were my favorite. "E, E, E" cracked me up over and over again. Silly I know, but the mental visual was hilarious. Read full review


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