By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
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Australian-born Geraldine Brooks began her career as a journalist and has found considerable success in this country as a writer of fiction. Her first novel, "Year of Wonders," was set in a small town in 17th-century England during an outbreak of the plague.
"Caleb's Crossing" (Penguin Group), by Geraldine Brooks: The latest novel from Pulitzer Prize winner Geraldine Brooks is a fascinating glimpse of domestic life on 17th-century Martha's Vineyard as the author weaves a tale based on the life of the first American Indian to graduate from Harvard College.
Bethia tells her story in language rich in archaic and Indian words - she eats in the "garth," sets out "the scraps for bever and supper," performs tasks that are by turns "friggling" and "cackhanded" and, at night, sleeps in a "shakedown."