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September 15, 2003

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published September 15, 2003. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in September 2003.

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Janna and the Kings

Janna’s favorite day of the week is Saturday, the day she spends with Granddaddy and the other “kings” of the neighborhood barbershop. When her mother breaks the news that her grandfather’s heart has “gone to sleep,” Janna... Read More

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A Match Made in Hell

“I can remember crawling out from beneath my father’s lifeless body. It was with absolute certainty that I knew he was dead.” These opening statements set the tone of this story of rescue and survival in Poland during World War II... Read More

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Suki's Kimono

by Charisse Floyd

Armed with the same tenacity and unwavering determination as Henke’s precious Lily in Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse, Suki takes center stage. The comparison stops there, however, as the story’s tone evokes more reverence than sass in... Read More

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Oy Pioneer!

“Oy pioneer! Not everyone can be a feminist professorial pioneer involved with science fiction,” proclaims the protagonist, Dr. Sondra Lear, in this otherworldly satire. Whether on a Fulbright scholarship in Europe or seemingly the... Read More

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Through the Eyes of the Soul

by Norma D. Kellam

The Mayan people of the state of Yucatan believe that during the Day of the Dead celebration, the spirits of their deceased relatives eat the essence of the food prepared for them. Some Mayans insist that, after this occurs, the food... Read More

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Images of Italy one wouldn’t encounter in travel guides are presented in this collection of short stories, each describing a different city or region while not making the location the focal point of the story. For instance, in “The... Read More

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Retire Smart, Retire Happy

by E. James Lieberman

In Japan, a phrase that means “wet leaves” is sometimes used to describe retired men: to their wives they seem passive, clinging, and hard to get rid of! The author of this rich, concise, and practical guide is retired from teaching... Read More

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