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April 2000

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published April 2000.

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Alice Walker

by Linda Salisbury

Teens looking for a role model to lead them through adversity to success should consider Alice Walker. Walker, the first African-American woman to win the Pulitizer Prize for fiction for The Color Purple has triumphed over life’s... Read More

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Shakespeare in the Movies

by Leeta Taylor

A magazine ad campaign once ran the following: “Bill Shakespeare, screenwriter. Discuss.” If that is the question, then Shakespeare in the Movies is the answer. An informed, lively commentary on all films using Shakespeare’s plays... Read More

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Ray in Reverse

by Christine Canfield

‘Everybody goes to Heaven, Eloise,’ he said.‘It’s just different for everybody.’ Ray’s story begins in his own heaven, which consists of a coveted spot in the Last Words group where everyone lies about their last words to... Read More

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Pillars of Gold

by Marjory Raymer

If there is such a thing as every day life, Ellis captures it perfectly. She captures the inane obsessions, the subtle paranoia, the pains of raising children, the modern day stepfamily nightmares and the complexities of sexual tensions.... Read More

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Art and Intimacy

by Karen Wyckoff

Fanning the riverbed of human psyche with the tireless fin of academia, soft-rayed with the sweeping reach of interdisciplinary research, Art and Intimacy gradually unveils the shared origin of love and the humanities, which rock with... Read More

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Strange Fruit

by Christine Canfield

Southern trees bear a strange fruit,/Blood on the leaves and blood at the root,/Black body swinging in the Southern breeze,/Strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees. Margolick’s book is a biography of this song, “Strange Fruit,”... Read More

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After the Baby

by Judy Hopkins

“Nothing makes a marriage more vulnerable than having a child,” Nordin writes. Basing her book upon ten years of research with medical professionals, scholars and first-time parents, Nordin, who works with children and their... Read More

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Cowboy Poetry Matters

by Janet Holmes

McDowell titles his collection with a straight face, and bolsters its contention with sobersided essays by Dana Gioia, Paul Zarzyski, Nancy McClelland and Kathy Ogren—but most people who pick up this book will want to let the poems... Read More

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