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June 15, 1999

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published June 15, 1999. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in June 1999.

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A Man of Distinction among Them

by Harry Willems

The University Press syndrome of “publish or perish” quite frequently dooms author/professors to an early grave, or should. Nelson deserves to write another day. Dr. Nelson is an assistant professor of History at Firelands College... Read More

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Making Paths & Walkways

by Mary Beth Zeleznik

All walking is discovery. On foot we take time to see things whole… This epigraph from one of the chapters illustrates one of the many reasons for the allure of walkways. Blomgren, an author of books and articles on animals and plant... Read More

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Chasing the Heretics

by Peter Skinner

The heretics in question are the Cathars, a self-contained, anti-clerical sect made up of Believers and Perfecteds. The author is a lapsed Catholic freelance writer deeply interested in them. Believing in a world in which good and evil... Read More

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Against the Tide

by David Speas

The degradation of North American sea beaches symbolizes the timeless struggle of civilization to tame wilderness, a struggle which, according to New York Times science editor Cornelia Dean, can be described as dubious at its best and... Read More

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This is How We Flow

by Peter Terry

An often quoted and accepted belief in both musical and cultural studies is that African culture places a great importance upon rhythm. Unfortunately, all too often this descends into caricature, as once this belief is stated, it is then... Read More

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The Case of the Missing Links

by John Flesher

Famed golf course architect Sheldon R Moore III is a boss from hell, and a pretty lousy husband for that matter. That he would end up dead, bashed in the brain with a sand wedge seconds after committing his vilest act of all, is perhaps... Read More

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