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June 15, 2001

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published June 15, 2001. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in June 2001.

Book Review

Intimate with Walt

by Erik Bledsoe

In the spring of 1888, Horace Traubel, 29, began almost daily visits with Walt Whitman, who was almost 69. For the next four years until Whitman’s death in 1892, Traubel played Boswell to Whitman’s Samuel Johnson, recording the daily... Read More

Book Review

The Satanic Screen

“What have you done to his eyes?” asks a young mother, falling to the heels of the Satanist coven that encircles her as she peers into a cradle spun with black crepe. “He has his father’s eyes,” is the reply. With Roman... Read More

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The American West

by Deborah Donovan

This lavishly illustrated and informative volume serves as the catalog for the recently renamed Rockwell Museum of Western Art of Corning, New York, formerly the Rockwell Museum. The museum’s collection had been focused on the art of... Read More

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Touching Earth

Humans were never meant to garden, but rather were meant to roam, to hunt and gather, writes the author, an acclaimed Southern naturalist. Those intentions, however, simply don’t matter anymore. “We can’t stop mucking around with... Read More

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Uncle Sean

by John R. Selig

As a barn on a deserted farm in Southwest New Mexico is torn down, an old box sealed with disintegrating duct tape drops to the barn’s floor. The thirty-year-old contents-a Big Chief Tablet, a letter, dog tags from the Vietnam War, and... Read More

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Chelsea's New Home

by Peggy Beck

Chelsea Fish wants more in life than an artificial pond in the window of a flower store called The Magic Garden. Her friends refuse to join her as she “follows [her] heart’s dream to roam.” With a little suspension of disbelief,... Read More

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Children of Pithiviers

by Elizabeth Millard

Writing in an elegant style about dark topics, the author invents a shadowy world, in which a sunny summer in 1950s France isn’t quite as idyllic as it might sound. The narrator of this tale is eighteen-year-old Diedre, an American who... Read More

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