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A Spring Bouquet of Poetry
The Disquieting Resonance of 'The Quiet American'
Two Novel Approaches to Coming of Age
Donna Foote, In the Urban-Education Trenches
Finding a Familiar Loneliness in 'The Yearling'
Knowledge, and Danger, in Two New Novels
A Memorable 'Story of Forgetting'
Cultural Chasms in Lahiri's 'Unaccustomed Earth'
'Wolf Totem' Eulogizes Mongolian Culture
In a 'World Made by Hand,' Kunstler Reassures
Brutality and Redemption in 'Sacred Hunger'
In 'Dracula,' a Metaphor for Faith and Rebirth
'One-Eye' a Masterful Tale of American Revolution
Finding Balance and Pleasure in 'The House of Mirth'