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Autumn Leaves

Sara, her granddaughter, and golden retriever Callie spoil Grandpapa Courtenays hard work with the leaves.

Sara, her granddaughter, and golden retriever Callie spoil Grandpapa Courtenay's hard work with the leaves.

Sara’s Childhood Home

Bleeding Kansas is based on Saras experiences as a child Kansas. This is the home she grew up in.

Sara’s childhood home in rural Kansas, used as the Fremantle House in Bleeding Kansas

In the Garden

Sara spends her 60th birthday in the garden with her dog and a glass of wine—courtesy of English publishers Hodder & Stoughton.

Sara spends her 60th birthday in the garden with her dog and a glass of wine—courtesy of English publishers Hodder & Stoughton.

The American Library in Paris

Sara is standing between Arthur Marchet and Odile Hellier, who organized a program for her at the American Library in Paris.

Sara is standing between Arthur Marchet and Odile Hellier, who organized a program for her at the American Library in Paris.

Granddaughter Maia

Granddaughter Maia wants to devote her life to rescuing elephants.

Granddaughter Maia wants to devote her life to rescuing elephants.

Horse Racing

Andy Smith and Kerry Hood, shown outside the BBC in London, are teaching Sara to bet. Theyre about to put her first horse racing bet into the mail.

Andy Smith and Kerry Hood, shown outside the BBC in London, are teaching Sara to bet. They're about to put her first horse racing bet into the mail.

Asparagus Harvest

Sara just finished picking new asparagus on the Pendleton farm near Lawrence, KS.

Sara just finished picking new asparagus on the Pendleton farm near Lawrence, KS.

Fire Sale, Rescued!

After a fire in the Durham County, NC Library shed, Supervisor Ronald Butler and Fire Marshall Michael Webb hold a rescued copy of Fire Sale.

After a fire in the Durham County, NC Library shed, Supervisor Ronald Butler and Fire Marshall Michael Webb hold a rescued copy of Fire Sale.

Pendleton Farm

Sara on the Pendleton Farm where she did much of her research for Bleeding Kansas. Her brother Jonathan is on her right; her husband Courtenay is on her left.

Sara on the Pendleton Farm where she did much of her research for Bleeding Kansas. Her brother Jonathan is on her right; her husband Courtenay is on her left.

Vic Fan Club

A meeting of the Vic Fan Club in Osaka.

A meeting of the Vic Fan Club in Osaka.