Al Gore’s Daughter Weds Under Historic Tree

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There she was, the happy bride, her ivory gown accented by the deep purple of her bridal bouquet.Sarah Gore, daughter of former Vice President Al Gore, married real estate agent Patrick Maiani in front of the Lucky Llama Coffee Shop in Carpinteria, California.Father of the bride Al Gore was on hand to give the bride away in a quick ceremony beneath the Wardholme Torrey Pine.  The world's tallest Torrey Pine tree, Wardholme Torrey Pine was planted in 1888 and stands 126 feet tall, with a 1 … [Read more...]

Sigrid Undset’s First Novel “Marta Oulie”–Translated Into English for the First Time!

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For the first time Marta Oulie, the first published novel by acclaimed Norwegian writer Sigrid Undset, has been translated into English.Undset, who is best known for her later work, the three-volume  Kristin Lavransdatter, had not yet converted to the Catholic faith when she penned Marta Oulie: A Novel of Betrayal at the age of 24; but already she was probing into the hearts and minds of women.I first became aware of Undset's work when Deal Hudson, former editor of Crisis Magazine, l … [Read more...]