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December 15, 1999

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

Book Review

Wagons Ho!

by Judi Oswald

I think about what Pa said. About how Americans like to find new places, try new things. Lisa and her family decide to move from Illinois to Oregon. The year is 1849 and they must go by wagon train. Lisa’s father sells the family home... Read More

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Rough Waters

by Marjory Raymer

“The sea is not cruel, but it is sometimes without mercy,” Willis says in his introduction to this collection. “Godlike, the sea seems truly boundless. I see the sea every day and I still fear it.” The stories he has compiled... Read More

Book Review

Succeed Without Burnout

by S. Joan Popek

Burnout. Depression. Stress. Workaholic Syndrome. All of these twentieth century anomalies assault today’s modern society. Kubassek discusses his own descent into burnout and depression to give the reader a look at what the causes are,... Read More

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The Master of Fate

by Brandon M. Stickney

When a young man is given everything at once-a good family, good luck, happiness and good standing among his peers-there often can only be room for misfortune to join the “everything” that man has been given. Oscar Moreira is a... Read More

Book Review

The Farfarers

by Nelly Heitman

In his unerringly superlative writing, Mowat is once again standing the archaeological world on end. Almost thirty-five years after releasing his controversial theory that the Norse were the first Europeans to discover the North American... Read More

Book Review

Art in Detroit

by Joyce Moore

“There has always been art in public places. Long before it was made for private consumption and enjoyment, art functioned for societies in very basic and far-reaching ways,” writes the author in his introduction to the revised... Read More

Book Review

A Concise History of China

by P.C. Voice

What does the average Westerner really know about China? Perhaps a name or two may ring a bell - Confucius, Mao Zedong. Perhaps a place or two is familiar - Shanghai, Beijing. Maybe most people have even heard of a few dynasties - like... Read More

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