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September 2002

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published September 2002.

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by Peter Skinner

Though the media goes to town on each new drink or drug craze as though it were unique in human history, large-scale destructive binges are nothing new, and neither is governmental response via largely unworkable and often... Read More

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Cloud Cuckoo Land

by Karen Holt

Moments after she discovers her grandmother dead in the house they share, four- teen-year-old Miri Ortiz begs an adult male friend to take her in. She pitches him on marriage. When he declines, she makes another proposal: “ÔThen... Read More

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One Writer's Imagination

by Erik Bledsoe

When Eudora Welty died last year, American letters lost one of its greatest treasures. Welty has long attracted the attention of critics and scholars, but Marrs has authored the first full-length study to appear after her death,... Read More

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Passport to Danger

by Karl Kunkel

The author has spent his life doing what most people only read about: living life to the fullest as an adventurer, prospector, hunter, private detective, and federal agent. He is not the only one to have done these things, but he is,... Read More

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Roy Eldridge

Roy “Little Jazz” Eldridge earned his nickname because of his diminutive size, but he is a giant in the jazz world. His trumpet stylings provide an important link between Louis Armstrong and Modernists like Dizzy Gillespie. Given... Read More

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Strange Matters

An attempt to “write the history of the science of the moment from the frontiers of research where history is being made” is a daunting enough task on its own, but to do so in a manner that is both accessible and fun for the general... Read More

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September 11, 2001

A letter written to an ex-lover three days after the heart has been broken packs more punch than a letter written fifteen years later. Like such a letter, this book features sentiments brash, angered, wounded, disbelieving, and powerful.... Read More

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