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The Aloha Shirt

by Alex Moore

Palm trees stand among tropical grass shacks. Pineapples, sugarcane, and a lone star fish are patterned next to an outrigger canoe and a warrior. Bungalows and huts are bordered by groves of palm trees. Coconut buttons clasp the Hawaiian... Read More

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101 Uses for an Old Farm Tractor

by Alex Moore

Furrows of fun are planted on each page of this runt sized (51/2“ x 51/2“) book: 101 Uses for an Old Farm Tractor. Wry bons mots at page tops are hitched to a tractor picture and a caption. “Jungle Jim”: A threshing crew of... Read More

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Sailor

by Alex Moore

Sailors on the deck of a battleship, guns like horizontal smoke stacks accentuating their bravado. Sailors standing in pugilistic readiness. Sailors in camaraderie and tomfoolery. Kevin Bentley has amassed a collection of old pictures in... Read More

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Visions

by Alex Moore

A young woman sees an exquisite sorrow and longing through the eyes of a man residing in a shelter; she suddenly realizes she has seen the eyes of Jesus, changing her life’s direction. A man saw his grammar school in a soft, celestial... Read More

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Bountiful Women

by Alex Moore

“Every woman, regardless of size, knows that she is judged by her appearance. Women’s bodies are verbally and visually dissected,” says psychologist and author Bonnie Bernell. “Those of us who are larger than the social ideal... Read More

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Babyface

by Alex Moore

In the hourless depths of the night…I grieved for the dreambaby who had died and loved the one who had been born. In Babyface: A Story of Heart and Bones, Jeanne McDermott tells of her life with her second son, Nathaniel, born at... Read More

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Chrysler

by Alex Moore

“We thank Thee, O God, for all the goodness and courage which have passed from the life of thy servant, Walter Perry Chrysler, into the lives of others, and have left the world richer for his presence,” said Reverend Underwood on... Read More

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