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LOS ANGELES TIMES reviews
On Sept. 12, 1970, USC played Alabama on a sultry night in Birmingham. By the numbers, the Trojans prevailed handily, 42-21. And yet, by all accounts, the Crimson...
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PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY reviews
Steven Travers offers a multitude of game facts. Gridiron Gauntlet: The Story of the Men Who Integrated Pro Football, in Their...
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A Tale of Three Cities
AT HOME PLATE reviews
The 1962 season will be remembered fondly by baseball fans. Five years after leaving New York, the Dodgers and Giants hooked up for a great division race. The two...
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TROJANS FOOTBALL NEWS reviews
LOS ANGELES -- The 2005 college football season is right around the corner. Pete Carroll's University of Southern California Trojans completed the most perfect...
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BOOK SITE reviews
The images are unforgettable, and too numerous to count. Back-to-back national titles in 2003 and 2004. Back-to-back Heisman Trophy winners Matt Leinert and Reggie...
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LOS ANGELES TIMES reviews
Time enough at last? Nope. I can't be the only one who feels like Henry Bemis from time to time. Major props to anybody who understands the reference. I've made...
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USC reviews
THE 1969 MIRACLE METS by Travers, Steven USC Annenberg School for Communication, 1983 Globe Pequot Press (2009) A retrospective of the 1969 season and World...
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AMAZON reviews
This book was bought as a christmas gift for my brother and once I got it, I could not stop reading it! I consider myself a decent Oakland fan (I admit I do not...
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AMAZON reviews
I have read all of Steven Travers' books, about 17 by now, and this is the finest sportswriter - maybe the best writer, period - in the U.S. He is a wordsmith who...
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Forgetting English - new edition
Write Meg reviews
“Midge Raymond’s Forgetting English offers readers vignettes with a common theme: every story involves a stranger in a strange land...Regardless of where they...
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Kindle and Nook available now; print available September 17
Alive on the Shelves reviews
Gunnar Gunderson is having his midlife crisis a little early. He’s just gotten tenure and suddenly he decides he needs a wife. Gunnar’s a scientist, not a romantic...
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Dark Knowledge
BookWenches reviews
Keith Pyeatt’s novel Dark Knowledge is the story about a good versus evil struggle, difficult choices, and sacrifice, as a man finds that some gifts come with...
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ForeWord Reviews reviews
Mosquera pulls readers in with intoxicating descriptions of his country, capturing Venezuela’s allure even as he portrays its violence and poverty. He also...
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KIDSVILLE Parentown Bookshelf reviews
Every day is someones birthday, which Januarys Child celebrates with creative attributes for each month of the year. More positive than the traditional Monday's...
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The Soulstealer War
Midwest Book Review reviews
Kenneth McNary just wanted a hike on an Appalachian Trail. Nice, peaceful hike, maybe find some inspiration as he did so. "The Soulstealer War: The First Mother's...
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Months and Seasons & Other Stories
Under the Midnight Sun (Sweden) reviews
Christopher Meeks’ collection of short stories "Months and Seasons" is a good read. It is interesting how the general narrative mode creates a sense of lightness...
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RUSSIAN TEXTILES: Printed Cloth for the Bazaars of Central Asia (Book Jacket)
AMERICAN CRAFT Magazine (Oct/Nov 2008) reviews
The intriguing title, with its mingling of the commonplace and the exotic, neatly sums up the collecting field that fascinates Meller and sets her apart from the...
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The Long River Home: A Novel by Larry Smith
Now and Then: Appalachian Review reviews
Larry Smith’s latest novel, The Long River Home, is a story that will be familiar to those who call Appalachia their home. Set in the Ohio River Valley region, the...
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Pixie Chronicle reviews
The twists kept me entertained (and made me lost some nights of sleep). But it’s worth it
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