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November 9: Find the Large Print edition from Thorndike Press/Wheeler Hardcovers here .

September 12: Listen to Ellen's reading from Prairie Lights

in Iowa City here.

August 18:  Listen to Ellen talk about I GAVE MY HEART TO KNOW THIS with Heidi Holtan of RealGoodWords

July 31: The Minneapolis Star Tribune calls I GAVE MY HEART TO KNOW THIS "a richly satisfying sophomore effort steeped in heartbreak and history."

July 1: Booklist says: "Masterfully portraying the harsh realities of women's newly acquired role in the wartime workplace, Baker's family saga brims with gothic undertones."

June 20:  Publisher's Weekly says: "Reminiscent of both A.S. Byatt's Possession and "Rosie the Riveter," Baker is at her best describing a bone-deep cold Lake Superior and the lives of the women who labored over ships as a rare but powerful part of history."


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