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PostPosted: Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:15 pm 
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HI All,

I just found and read 2 great books that are stories written about characters and Aruba. The first one is about old Aruba and the next one carries on at a later date. I found them on Amazon. The books are named Journey of Betrayals and Journey to Unknown Consequences. I absolutely loved them. Great stories that made me feel like I was in Aruba


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:38 pm 
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Under a Blue Flag by Daniel Putkowski is a great book; the setting is in Aruba. If you are familiar with the island, you can relate to the places the author mentions and if you're not familiar with the island, it might entice you to explore. Very enjoyable reading.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 01, 2019 11:17 pm 
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cmc wrote:
Under a Blue Flag by Daniel Putkowski is a great book; the setting is in Aruba. If you are familiar with the island, you can relate to the places the author mentions and if you're not familiar with the island, it might entice you to explore. Very enjoyable reading.


I will check that out. The books I mention also describe places in Aruba that I have been to. The author describes old Aruba in the years of the war WWII, and the refinery in the years later. The second book seems to be about Palm Beach and Malmok in later years. Maybe 1960 or 1970. Loved the detail.


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Extensive info about "Old Aruba" can be found at http://www.lago-colony.com/

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:29 am 
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arubawhisper wrote:
HI All,

I just found and read 2 great books that are stories written about characters and Aruba. The first one is about old Aruba and the next one carries on at a later date. I found them on Amazon. The books are named Journey of Betrayals and Journey to Unknown Consequences. I absolutely loved them. Great stories that made me feel like I was in Aruba


The writer of these two books is John H. Gray. He is sometimes checking in at this BB, where his name is aquaman. He did a lot of research for both these books. They are a good read, indeed.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 07, 2019 5:25 pm 
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Have read the Putkowski books...enjoyable reading.
I will have to check the ones mentioned above authored by John Gray.

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JohnT wrote:
Have read the Putkowski books...enjoyable reading.
I will have to check the ones mentioned above authored by John Gray.


Hi John. The books..Journey of Betrayals and its sequel, Journey to Unknown Consequences are available as either eBook or paperback on Amazon. In addition I do have a small number on the island here with me that can be purchased directly by sending me a PM. I will happily personalize and sign these for folks.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:21 pm 
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I purchased both books from Barnes & Noble on Monday and they were delivered to me on Wednesday.

Look forward to reading them.

LuAnn


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