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October 1998

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published October 1998.

Book Review

No Borders

by Karen McCarthy

No Borders is an apt name for the recent collection of new poems by Native American storyteller-poet Joseph Bruchac, who belongs to the Abenaki Nation of New England and whose heritage includes Slovak and English ancestry. Bruchac has... Read More

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Homage to Longshot O'Leary

by Anne-Marie Oomen

In the first section of this new book of poems, Homage to Longshot O’Leary, Reginald Gibbons explores his life and times, aware of the small, tender moments, but willing to grab for the mythical or political, or both—see “The Hell... Read More

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Now It's Our Turn

Lyons admits, in Now It’s Our Turn, to feeling paralyzed by the gulf between perceived personal and global problems at the millennium’s close, yet she has authored here an energizing call to action. Speaking directly to women, she... Read More

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by Jennifer Sperry

From one of the great American novelists of the early twentieth century comes an autobiography written with tremendous frankness and introspection. Theodore Dreiser, author of such classics as Sister Carrie and[/i] An American... Read More

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We Are Michael Field

by Elizabeth Millard

Of all the poetry and fiction that Michael Field created, none was as interesting as the creation of Field himself. The fictitious author was the front of two eccentric spinsters, Katherine Bradley, and her niece, Edith Cooper. Lovers as... Read More

Book Review

Science Fiction Serials

by Alan J. Couture

Flash Gordon’s Trip to Mars (1938), The Crimson Ghost (1946), Atom Man vs. Superman (1950), Radar Men from the Moon (1952) and Panther Girl of the Kongo (1955)-these are just some of the 231 sound serials produced before the demise of... Read More

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Here and Now

by Nava Hall

The new book by BlackBoard’s best-selling author Kimberla Lawson Roby, Here and Now, tells the stories of two sisters in a family deeply committed to hard work, education, and social mobility in a distinctly African-American voice.... Read More

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