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Reviews of Books with 280 Pages

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that have 280 pages.

Book Review

The Ship, the Saint, and the Sailor

by Katie Asher

In scientist Bradley G. Stevens’s "The Ship, the Saint, and the Sailor", a 143-year-old shipwreck is recovered; the narrative tracks its discovery and preservation. The Kad’yak sank in an Alaskan harbor almost a century and a half... Read More

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Inevitably Toxic

by Rebecca Foster

Most of the ten essays collected in "Inevitably Toxic" are based on papers presented at Claremont College’s “Contested Expertise, Toxic Environments” workshop in Fall 2015. Reading them is like attending an academic conference and... Read More

Book Review

Mina

by Katie Asher

Kim Sagwa’s psychological and observant "Mina" follows two young women trying to navigate their society. Introverted, passive, and introspective, Mina mourns a childhood friend who committed suicide in the best way she knows how: by... Read More

Book Review

White Kids

by Mya Alexice

Margaret Hagerman’s "White Kids" brings to mind two words: must read. Many crucial race studies focus on the struggles of disenfranchised folks. But by centering her research on white children, Hagerman studies the kids who benefit... Read More

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And Then There Were Crows

by Rebecca Hussey

Alcy Leyva’s "And Then There Were Crows" is a funny and fast novel in which angels and demons unexpectedly invade the isolated existence of the book’s endearing and prickly protagonist, Amanda Grey. Public spaces make Grey anxious;... Read More

Book Review

Jacked Up

by Nancy Powell

Set over five days in the life of a death-obsessed teenager, "Jacked Up" is snappy and clever, wrapping Jack Kerouac’s On the Road and spiritual beliefs around a coming-of-age story with themes of friendship, acceptance, and mourning.... Read More

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Hog Wild

by Angela Woltman

In Lynn Waltz’s Hog Wild: The Battle for Workers’ Rights at the World’s Largest Slaughterhouse, the dangerous and exploitative meat-packing industry receives fresh focus through a fourteen-year campaign to unionize the Smithfield... Read More

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