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The Color of Rock
Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Color of Rock

THE COLOR OF ROCK As a stuffy retired academic curmudgeon, I have an old-fashioned notion of what a university press should publish. Namely, any book

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Haven’s Wake

Sometimes the title of a book captures its content perfectly. Such is the case with Haven’s Wake, Ladette Randolph’s novel of modern Mennonite life and

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Bad Tourist
Memoir
Sunny Solomon

Bad Tourist

BAD TOURIST, MISADVENTURES IN LOVE AND TRAVEL I received an Advance Uncorrected Proof of Suzanne Robert’s Bad Tourist back in mid-July. I picked it up briefly toward

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The Blue Tattoo
Biography
Ann Ronald

The Blue Tattoo

THE BLUE TATTOO: THE STORY OF OLIVE OATMAN Margot Mifflin‘s The Blue Tattoo follows a long history of tales of Indian captivity. A True History

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History
Neal Ferguson

Empires, Nations and Families

Empires, Nations & Families: A History of the North American West, 1800-1860 Although my professional life as a historian has been devoted almost exclusively to

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Autobiography/Memoir
Dan Erwine

Almost Somewhere

ALMOST SOMEWHERE You might reasonably expect Almost Somewhere: Twenty-eight Days on the John Muir Trail to be a trail guide, a documentary instruction booklet on how to

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