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Rough Medicine

by Ronald D. Lankford, Jr.

“If a young doctor wished to see the world and study nature while he saved the money to set up in a private practice, life on a South Seaman could have seemed quite inviting,” Druett informs the reader. Still, the actuality of... Read More

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Final Confessions

by Ronald D. Lankford, Jr.

Although Boston resident Phil Cresta stole millions of dollars and was placed on the F.B.I.’s most wanted list, his name has failed to go down in the annals of crime history. Cresta, along with the aid of two accomplices, committed... Read More

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Coyote At Large

by Ronald D. Lankford, Jr.

“Coyote’s ubiquitous presence in myth attests to the uncanny resemblance that people have found between the human psyche and Coyote’s character,” writes Peiffer. The coyote has been a powerful figure in Native-American folklore,... Read More

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Memoirs of a Papillon

by Ronald D. Lankford, Jr.

Humans usually narrate memoirs, and furthermore, humans usually author them. Memoirs of a Papillon deviates from this norm: Genevieve, a pure bred Papillon, narrates her puppyhood, her life with Katrina and Denny, and the advantages and... Read More

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The Best of The Nation

by Ronald D. Lankford, Jr.

For 135 years The Nation has been a feisty and opinionated magazine of liberal politics and culture. The Best of The Nation collects essays from the last ten years covering both familiar subjects, like the L.A. riots, and unfamiliar... Read More

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Tarnished Scalpels

by Ronald D. Lankford, Jr.

During the Civil War, the Union Army held approximately 80,000 court-martials, at least 249 involving medical personnel. In Tarnished Scalpels, Lowry and Welsh concentrate on the court-martials of fifty Union surgeons who had been... Read More

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