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Short Takes

By Kate Tuttle
Globe Correspondent / November 20, 2011

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In this week’s Short Takes column Kate Tuttle offers capsule review of Caroline Preston’s multimedia novel, “The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt’’; Claire Gaudiani and David Graham Burnett’s “Daughters of the Declaration: How Women Social Entrepreneurs Built the American Dream’’; and John Casey’s collection of essays “Room for Improvement: Notes on a Dozen Lifelong Sports.’’

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THE SCRAPBOOK OF FRANKIE PRATT:

A Novel in Pictures

By Caroline Preston

Ecco, 240 pp., illustrated, $25.99

DAUGHTERS OF THE DECLARATION:

How Women Social Entrepreneurs Built the American Dream

By Claire Gaudiani and David Graham Burnett

PublicAffairs, 332 pp., $26.99

ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT:

Notes on a Dozen Lifelong Sports

By John Casey

Knopf, 229 pp., $25.95