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December 1999

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

Book Review

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

The Majesty of the French Quarter

by Kyle Norris

“When the town was fresh and young she was seductive, voluptuous and vulnerable in the composition of a great mistress,” writes Mikko Macchione in the foreword of this book. An appropriate motto for photographer and writer... 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

Book Review

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

Getting Naked With Harry Crews

“If you’re gonna write, for God in heaven’s sake try to get naked,” insists author Harry Crews. “Try to write the truth. Try to get underneath all the sham, all the excuses, all the lies that you’ve been told.” Editor... Read More

Book Review

Talk Your Way to the Top

by Marjory Raymer

This is a motivational speech spelled out in black and white that is as instructional as it is rousing. Even for the professional communicator, there is something to be learned from the insights offered by Hogan. The necessity of this... Read More

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