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KathrynAtwood

Bibliophile, musician, recipient of obscure book awards. 

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June 2018
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text: A diary, a memoir, and a war.
Dang Thuy Tram is pictured on the far left, Lynda Van Devanter second from right. Because one of my goals in writing Coura...
June 2018
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Genevieve de Galard at Dien Bien Phu before the seige. While the basic concept of all my books is women in war situations,...
June 2018
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text: My search for Rosalie K. Fry
I’ve wanted to write a blog post on Ms. Fry, author of the achingly beautiful story The Secret of Roan Inish, ever since I re...
June 2018
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text: Why I write young adult collective biographies about women and war: The Booklikes interview
Tell us a few words about yourself - whatever you want to share about your personal and professional life, but also why you d...
text: Ulysses S. Grant's bathtub (and the rest of his house).
I’ve recently seen the Mississippi River. And Ulysses S. Grant’s bathtub. Both can be found in northwest Illinois in the love...
June 2018
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text: An Ode to Children's Non-fiction
The author reading from Highlights in her parent's bedroom. I recently discarded an entire library. While there are still ...
April 2018
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January 2018
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text: More advance praise for my latest book
"The Vietnam War was hardly an all-male event. There were women participating on all sides of this war. Kathryn Atwood has co...
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January 2018
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text: The Beautiful Heart of Wonder Woman and Two Real Women Who Tried to Help the Belgians
Wonder Woman is a stunning film. And apart from the first Captain America, its plot was one of the few in the super hero genr...