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July 15, 2001

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

Book Review

Passing the Word

by Amy Strong

In her opening remarks to a class of five Harvard students, Elizabeth Bishop warned: “I’m not a very good teacher. So to make sure you learn something in this class I am going to ask each of you to memorize at least ten lines a week... Read More

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The Orphan Girl and Other Stories

“I compiled this volume to help preserve a dying culture,” states the author, a Kent State professor and storyteller. Offodile’s threatened culture is the “traditional moonlight storytelling culture of the agrarian society” of... Read More

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The concept of basing one’s actions upon orders rather than emotions during times of extreme stress is familiar to the well-trained soldier, but alien to the citizen. It is truly an amazing sight to watch as a massive group “begins... Read More

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Mastering Point of View

Who’s afraid of point of view? Nearly every writer who sets pen to paper! The author, Professor of English at Central State University in Ohio, and author of Only With a Heart and The Kommandant’s Mistress, winner of the Janet Kafka... Read More

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Airs, Waters, Places

“[S]tars fall sometimes and / there you are / up to your knees in light,” writes Cole Swensen - an image for Epiphany, the day the infant Christ was first beheld by the Magi. “I thought / my horse would bolt, but, / though blinded,... Read More

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Massachusetts (Hello USA)

Massachusetts is a small state. In fact 70 states the size of Massachusetts could fit inside Alaska, the country’s largest state. But Massachusetts makes up for its size with a great variety of landscapes and natural attractions. The... Read More

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