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The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

A very entertaining book.

The Pack Horse Library Project was a Works Progress Administration (WPA) program that delivered books to remote regions in the Appalachian Mountains between 1935 and 1943.

Women were very involved in the project which eventually had 30 different libraries serving 100,000 people …

Giver of Stars is fiction. The story of 5 lady pack horse librarians.

What happens to them–and to the men they love–becomes an unforgettable drama of loyalty, justice, humanity, and passion.

These heroic women refuse to be cowed by men or by convention. And though they face all kinds of dangers in a landscape that is at times breathtakingly beautiful, at others brutal, they’re committed to their job: bringing books to people who have never had any, arming them with facts that will change their lives. …

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