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Book Sense Picks
2000 September/October


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The Honey Thief
The Honey Thief
by Elizabeth Graver
Publisher Comments
Elizabeth Graver's first novel, Unravelling, was hailed on publication as "exceptional" (The New York Times Book Review), "a pleasure" (The New Yorker), and "exquisitely poignant and sensual" (The Boston Globe). Now, in her second novel, she proves... (read more)

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Colter: The True Story of the Best Dog I Ever Had
Colter: The True Story of the Best Dog I Ever Had
by Rick Bass
Publisher Comments
COLTER pairs one of America's most treasured writers with our most treasured "best friend." Colter, a German shorthair pup, was the runt of the litter, and Rick Bass took him only because nobody else would. Soon, though, Colter surprised his new owner... (read more)

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Ten Thousand Islands
Ten Thousand Islands
by Randy Wayne White
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Florida marine biologist Doc Ford returns in an electrifying novel of new murder, and old, in this newest work by the author of "The Mangrove Coast."... (read more)

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The Last Life
The Last Life
by Claire Messud
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Narrated by a fifteen-year-old girl with a ruthless regard for truth, The Last Life is a beautifully told novel of lies and ghosts, love and honor. Set in colonial Algeria, and in the south of France and New England, it is the tale of the LaBasse family,... (read more)

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The Ladies Auxiliary (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
The Ladies Auxiliary (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
by Tova Mirvis
Synopsis
The Orthodox families of Memphis are as proud of their century-old Southern roots as they are of their Jewish heritage. Into this fiercely protective community comes a convert to Judaism--Batsheva, young, beautiful, recently widowed, and accompanied by... (read more)

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Blackberry Wine
Blackberry Wine
by Joanne Harris
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As a boy, writer Jay Mackintosh spent three golden summers in the ramshakle home of Joseph "Jackapple Joe" Cox in the tiny English town of Kirby Mockton.  Jay found solace in old Joe's simple wisdom and folk charms, in his stories of far travel and... (read more)

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The Giggler Treatment
The Giggler Treatment
by Roddy Doyle
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Imagine a wonderfully rude, children's version of It's a Wonderful Life. At the beginning of the tale we have a good man, a caring man, heading for his job as a cookie-taster...but also heading for a terrible fate (he's about to step in something smelly).... (read more)

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Pure
Pure
by Rebbecca Ray
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"From the cruelty of the playground to embarrassing parents to the trauma surrounding losing your virginity, Ray brings back all those adolescent happenings you'd rather not remember. But she makes you laugh as you do".--Kate Figes, "Elle" (Britain).... (read more)

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Madlenka (00 Edition)
Madlenka (00 Edition)
by Peter Sis
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A trip around a city block is like a trip around the world! Peeking out through a die-cut window on the jacket, Madlenka invites the reader to enter her world. And what a world it is! On the surface, it looks like an ordinary city block, but as we meet... (read more)

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Buried Evidence
Buried Evidence
by Nancy Taylor Rosenberg
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The accuser becomes the accused in Rosenberg's gripping new legal thriller. As a dedicated district attorney, Lily Forrester presents the perfect image of a defender of justice. Only she knows the dark secret of what happened six years ago when a... (read more)

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Hot Springs
Hot Springs
by Stephen Hunter
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In the summer of 1946, the most wide-open town in America is Hot Springs, Arkansas, a city of ancient, legendary corruption. While the pilgrims take the cure in the mineral-rich 142-degree water that bubbles from the earth, the brothels and casinos are... (read more)

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Postville: A Clash of Cultures in Heartland America
Postville: A Clash of Cultures in Heartland America
by Stephen G Bloom
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In 1987, a group of Lubavitchers, one of the most orthodox and zealous of the Jewish sects, opened a kosher slaughterhouse just outside tiny Postville, Iowa (pop. 1,465). When the business became a worldwide success, Postville found itself both revived... (read more)

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Those Jordan Girls
Those Jordan Girls
by Joan M Drury
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Fiction. With THOSE JORDAN GIRLS, the author of the Tyler Jones mystery trilogy (including CLOSED IN SILENCE) delivers a family novel that follows four generations of women living together in small-town Minnesota. Narrated by Maddie, the youngest, the... (read more)

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Conditions of Faith
Conditions of Faith
by Alex Miller
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"There is a moment in our lives when we must decide which world we belong to. The world of our dreams or the other one. We can't all drift back and forth between them without risking losing our place in both." From one of Australia's most revered... (read more)

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Teen Angst? Naaah: A Quasi-Autobiography
Teen Angst? Naaah: A Quasi-Autobiography
by Ned Vizzini
About the Author
Ned Vizzini started writing seriously at age 15. He was 16 when one of his essays was published in New York Press, 17 when another appeared in The New York Times Magazine. He?s now 19, and this is his first book. Watch out, world.... (read more)

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Blackbird: A Childhood Lost and Found
Blackbird: A Childhood Lost and Found
by Jennifer Lauck
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With the startling emotional immediacy of a fractured family photo album, Jennifer Lauck's incandescent memoir is the story of an ordinary girl growing up at the turn of the 1970s and the truly extraordinary circumstances of a childhood lost. Wrenching... (read more)

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Sail Away
Sail Away
by Florence Mcneil
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Sail Away Florence McNeil illustrated by David McPhail Parents' Choice Silver Honour Award 2000 Resource Links' Year's Best 2000 Book Sense 76 Top 10 Picks Children's Literature Choice List 2001 CCBC Our Choice The captain knows how to get his boat... (read more)

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Hiding Places: A Father and His Sons Retrace Their Family's Escape from the Holocaust
Hiding Places: A Father and His Sons Retrace Their Family's Escape from the Holocaust
by Daniel Asa Rose
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In this bold and innovative memoir, part travel narrative, part spiritual quest, prize-winning author Daniel Asa Rose describes the remarkable journey in which he and his two young sons retraced their relatives' escape from Antwerp during the Second... (read more)

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The Yellow Train
The Yellow Train
by Alistair Highet
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Theo and his grandpa take a nostalgic train ride through time.... (read more)

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Always We Begin Again: The Benedictine Way of Living
Always We Begin Again: The Benedictine Way of Living
by John Mcquiston
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