- �The events in our lives happen in a sequence in
time, but in their significance to ourselves, they find
their own order...the continuous thread of revelation.�
- Eudora Welty<br><br>I am not quite finished with
Ragtime, but I have read enough of it to not consider it a
waste of time. I was really jazzed at the beginning, it
was such a unique experience to read a book that
intermingled historical events within the everyday lives of a
family. <br>I was able to learn things I didn't know
about history, and how those events might have felt to
the people who were there at the time. <br>Each
character had its own personality, I liked Mother, Father,
the grandfather, and the little boy. Mother's Younger
brother got on my nerves though. He seemed to be like
Forrest Gump, at the center of every major happening of
the day. <br>I think the book went downhill for me
with the appearance of Coalhouse Walker. I had a hard
time getting through one section, but then came
through to the other side where you could feel what it
might have been like to see a Buffalo nickel for the
first time, much like everyone is going wild for the
new quarters today. <br>To me it was like returning
to a bygone era if only for a brief time, and
capture the feelings and emotions of that day. <br>Lisa
There's a long list of links that appears at the left of the screen
starting with "Home" and continuing until it gets down to "Calendar"
which is the second to last entry in the list.
I'm new here too but as I understand it there is an entry for the
Alexandria Quartet in March (and no entry so far for April) because
the group is going to be reading all four books of the series which
will take a while.
--- In modernlibrary100greatestbooks@y..., "missemilyophelia"
> Is there a current discussion calendar that someone can send tome?
> I poked around the website for a bit, and couldn't find one.