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Teia Digital Digital من عند هلویشا، فيرجينيا الغربية 26224، الولايات المتحدة من عند هلویشا، فيرجينيا الغربية 26224، الولايات المتحدة

قارئ Teia Digital Digital من عند هلویشا، فيرجينيا الغربية 26224، الولايات المتحدة

Teia Digital Digital من عند هلویشا، فيرجينيا الغربية 26224، الولايات المتحدة

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This is a wonderful story based on the life of Manjiro, John Mung, who as a 14 year old Japanese boy is stranded during a fishing trip. He is rescued by an American whaling ship and his life long adventure begins. This book takes place during the mid 1800's. A story age 10 and above will love. I loved reading this story, and I learned so much about Japan and world during that time period. Read and enjoy!

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Callie, an art conservationist who's struggling financially, is hired by self-made (sort of) billionaire Jack Walker to restore the portrait of one of his ancestors. She's reluctant to accept the job from him at first because she dislikes wealthy men, for personal reasons, but he eventually convinces her. She stays at his mansion in Boston while she restores the painting. Jessica Bird (aka J.R. Ward) is a pretty good writer. I liked the characters. Jack was confident, aggressive, and had a love-at-first sight thing going with Callie. Callie was vulnerable and had some problems due to her past, but she was still a strong character willing to state her mind. I did think that her abrasive comments to Jack got old a little fast. It's ok for her to act that way at the beginning, but even after she accepted the job, she'd still let slip some "I don't like you" remarks that just seemed childish and unnecessary. This was one of the better romance novels I've read recently. I especially enjoyed the second half of the book, where Callie had to make her choice whether or not to divulge her secret and Jack slowly losing his patience with her.