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[ PDF / Epub ] ★ The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap Author Paulette Mahurin – Submitalink.info A Women S Brokeback Mountain The Year Was Filled With Memorable Historical Events The Dreyfus Affair Divided France Booker T Washington Gave His Atlanta Address The United States Expanded The Effects Of The Monroe Doctrine To Cover South America And Oscar Wilde Was Tried And Convicted For Gross Indecency Under Britain S Recently Passed Law That Made Sex Between Males A Criminal Offense When News Of Wilde S Conviction Went Out Over Telegraphs Worldwide, It Threw A Small Nevada Town Into Chaos This Is The Story Of What Happened When The Lives Of Its Citizens Were Impacted By The News Of Oscar Wilde S Imprisonment It Is A Chronicle Of Hatred And Prejudice With All Its Unintended And Devastating Consequences, And How Love And Friendship Bring Strength And Healing All Profits Are Going To Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center, Ventura County, CA The First And Only No Kill Animal Shelter In Ventura County For Further Info Please Contact The Author On Facebook Buy A Book Save A Life


10 thoughts on “The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap

  1. Natalie Richards Natalie Richards says:

    Based on the synopsis, about homophobia and injustice, I thought I would love this book but it was so light and twee sorry author that I only just managed to finish it.


  2. T R T R says:

    In 1895 Oscar Wilde was imprisoned for two years in a hard labor prison camp for having sex with another man When the news went out it impacted conversation around the world, that up till then were agentile conservatism tone of mild acceptance After Wilde s imprisonment, voices


  3. Holly Holly says:

    Loved it.The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap is a warmly engaging story in which some of the characters endear themselves to the reader, others raise our hackles, or just plain annoy us, each as they remind us of aspects of our own selves.Without hyperbole, Ms Mahurin elucidates the human t


  4. Lori Lori says:

    pick a little talk a little pick a little talk a little cheep cheep cheep talk a lot pick a littlepicture a bunch of hens clucking around farm yard thought of The Music Man spreading gossip and that is the book The persecution of Mildred Dunlap the main topic to this story is GOSSIP GOSSIP GOSSIP a


  5. M.A Grace M.A Grace says:

    Something I commonly do when writing a review is to see what other people write as reviews I do this to see others points of view on the same thing I just read A learning point for me to see how different people feel about the same item I was sadden to see a review for this book be lowered in grade because t


  6. Jos Callard Jos Callard says:

    This novel s impact and importance as an historical realistic fiction piece sneaks up on you and grows as you turn the pages One cannot ignore the injustices of man s inhumanity to man borne out of ignorance and prejudice, the roots of which are deep seated in history Mahurin tactfully reminds us how the tentacles of


  7. Vickie McKeehan Vickie McKeehan says:

    The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap takes place in the small town of Red River Pass, Nevada, 1895 All her life Mildred has been an outcast, resigned to forever being an old maid When love finally comes to Mildred it s in the form of her cousin and best friend, Edra Fitzgerald After the arrest of Oscar Wilde in England for gross i


  8. Darlene Williams Darlene Williams says:

    1895 Oscar Wilde has just been convicted in England of committing acts of gross indecency and sentenced to 6 years in prison Small town Red River Pass, Nevada, is captivated by this news and talks of nothing else Two men together Josie Purdue raised her voice above the crowd, drawing a hush and attention to her More like five All his past lovers came forth Shows what an ungodly lot they all are He deserves what he got Throw away the key, that s what I say Those kinds don t deserve to 1895 Oscar Wilde has just been convicted in England of committing acts of gross indecency and sentenced to 6 years in prison Small town Red River Pass, Nevada, is captivated by this news and talks of nothing else Two men together Josie Purdue raised her voice above the crowd, drawing a hush and attention to her More like five All his past lovers came forth Shows what an ungodly lot they all are He deserves what he got Throw away the key, that s what I say Those kinds don t deserve to walk the face of the earth This prevailing sentiment and a past suspected incident of two male lovers fuels the fire.Mildred Dunlop was bequeathed a substantial fortune when her father passed away but, unfortunately, she was not bestowed femininity She is 6 feet tall, her hairline is receding, she has hair on her upper lip and an ungainly figure Her money and lack of beauty are already hot topics amongst the local women, who deliberately shun her Mildred is extremely benevolent with her money, often assisting townsfolk in time of need Her generosity is ignored by the women, who would much rather focus on her shortcomings in their eyes.Mildred lives on her somewhat isolated farm in seclusion with her cousin, Edra, a stunning beauty, who is traumatized by a terrible event early in life Mildred and Edra are in a relationship and live as a couple They are careful to keep this secret, not allowing their few visitors to discover there is only one bed in the house.Charley has just lost the love of his life He is a man bereaved and inconsolable Mildred, desperate to keep nosey people from making assumptions in the wake of the Wilde furor, strikes up a friendship with Charley to divert the town s attention She is confident Charley will never see her a romantic light so there s no danger Edra, on the other hand, is not quite so secure and is jealous of Mildred and Charley s relationship.Just as Mildred supposed, soon the women are scandalized They talk of nothing but her and Charley, speculating on the nature of their relationship They make it their business to get the truth of the matter Several menfolk are disgusted with their wives snooping, but few try to put their foot down to stop it It ends with tragic consequences.All the while, the extreme prejudices of the times and small towns are evidenced by hatred of Jews and blacks News reports of calamities befalling Jews and blacks are cause for joy and reiteration of Can t trust those kindShould know his place The Persecution of Mildred Dunlop is not so much about her relationship with Edra, as it about bigotry in all its ugly forms The discovery of Mildred and Edra s relationship would be disastrous or would it It really depends on who finds out.This novel displays the offensive side of human nature without glossing it over, how life events affect thought patterns, building friendships, transformations and acceptance It is a brutally blunt novel in some respects, yet one of hope


  9. Lada Ray Lada Ray says:

    Powerful Message Paulette Mahurin s The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap is an eye opening book with a very powerful message and I read it with great interest First, an admission I am a diligent history student because as the greats of old would tell you, Those who don t learn from history are doomed to repeat it This is why all my books have a thoug


  10. A.E. Curzon A.E. Curzon says:

    I had been looking forward to reading this book for some time and was not disappointed when I did In fact, I was hooked by the time I reached the end of the prologue After that it was very hard to put down Mildred Dunlap lives in a small town in Nevada with her cousin Edra Since childhood both have felt a fondness for each other which has now blossomed into


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