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History that comes to life

Some South Shore readers don’t have to wait for the start of school in the fall to tackle history books. History is always their first preference because it captures their intellectual interest at any time of the year.

Robert Libby, a 60-year-old Weymouth resident, says, “I continually enjoy reading about all different eras and about different historical figures, and find that a particularly good author will manage to seize a moment in time long gone and breathe life back into it.”

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