Linda Lafferty
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Linda Lafferty

The daughter of a naval commander, Linda Lafferty attended fourteen different schools growing up, ultimately graduating from the University of Colorado with a master's degree and a PhD in Bilingual/Special Education. Her peripatetic childhood nourished a lifelong love of travel, and she studied abroad in England, France, Mexico, and Spain. Her uncle introduced her to the sport of polo when she was just ten years old, and she enjoys playing to this day. She also competed on the Lancaster University Riding Team in England in stadium jumping, cross country, and dressage. A veteran school educator, she taught at the American School in Madrid and at Aspen High School as an English as a Second Language and Bilingual American History teacher.

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    • By: Linda Lafferty
    • Narrated by: Kathleen Gati
    • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
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    • The Shepherdess of Siena

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    • Narrated by: Mary Robinette Kowal
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    • By Kimberlyn M. on 07-03-15

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    • The Bloodletter's Daughter

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    • Compels you to look up it's history

    • By Think about this on 07-30-13

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    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
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    • Ambitious, but Failed by Poor Narration

    • By Thomas More on 02-04-14

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    In seventeenth-century Rome, an arrogant and reckless artist named Caravaggio drinks and brawls his way through his violent, insatiable life, all while painting some of the world’s greatest religious works of art. But it is his bitter feud with Giovanni Roero that is his fatal error....

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