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Books ARE Life!

For everything and everyone in life, it seems you can readily find a parallel in books. I suppose that is fitting because most authors of fiction will gladly admit that life itself is their greatest inspiration. Whatever the personality, whatever the lifestyle, whatever the problem......it can be found in a book.

Little boys fancy themselves to be Tom Sawyer or Huck Finn. They might picture themselves smack in the middle of Robinson Crusoe. Adventure is the name of the game. Girls may see themselves in the characters that Louisa May Alcott or Jane Austen conjured up. Who hasn't lost themselves in a book whether it be Heidi, Gone With the Wind or Wuthering Heights? Of course, we can't forget the Little House on the Prairie series. There are so many classics to compare your own life to!

Wondering which book or author seems to capture the essence of my life? Well, actually it isn't any of those listed above although it is a classic. You may be surprised to know that the book I …