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Masthof Staff Member at Fairfax Genealogical Conference

Posted by Lori Jones on

A Masthof staff member is at the Fairfax Genealogical Society Spring Conference today, March 31st, and tomorrow, April 1st, at the Westin Tysons Corner in Falls Church, Virginia. She is there selling books and talking with conference goers. If you are attending the event, make sure to stop by her table and tell her Lori sent you! Enjoy the Conference!

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Interesting video about the book Both My Sons

Posted by Daniel Mast on

Author Ken Yoder Reed made a great video that offers a glimpse into his book! Sit back, relax and go back in time!  

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Ways to pass your legacy to the next generation

Posted by Daniel Mast on

Here are several great resources to help you start with your family history and also teach your children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren about family history. 10 Tips to Start Your Family History JourneyHow to Trace Your Family TreeBond Between Grandparents and Grandkids Benefits BothThe Grandparent's Guide to Sharing Your Love of Classic Cars with Your Grandchild The Best Legacy You Can Leave for Your Grandchildren   Thanks to Jenny Wise for these great resources!

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Ken Yoder Reed ’66 brings his third historical novel to Writers Read

Posted by Daniel Mast on

Historical novelist Ken Yoder Reed ’66 will return to Eastern Mennonite University Thursday, Feb. 16, for a Writers Read event at Common Grounds coffeehouse at 6:30 p.m. The event is open to the public. A freewill donation will be taken. Reed, who lives in San Jose, California, recently published his third novel, Both My Sons (Masthof Press, 2016). He has also written Mennonite Soldier and He Flew Too High. All My Sons tells the story of Klaus Greenywalt, a Swiss-German immigrant to Lebanon County, around the year 1755. Faced with a number of personal struggles, his issues become magnified by...

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Book review: ‘Both My Sons’ in the Mennonite World Review

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by Melanie Springer Mock I’m not one of those folks who reads historical fiction and longs for the past, for a more bucolic way of life and the wonder that might accompany the discovery of new frontiers. Indeed, I know a work of historical fiction has succeeded when its details make me exceedingly grateful for the present and the relative ease with which I can navigate my days. READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE.

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