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Oct.30.2009
Washigton Post >Arts &Living>Books
Remember the movie "Stir of Echoes," starring Kevin Bacon? Well, in the movie Bacon's character is hypnotized, but something goes terribly wrong -- or terribly right, depending on your belief system -- and he is suddenly able to receive messages from a dead girl who, in effect, uses him to find her body and bring her murderers to justice. In Hollywood...
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Oct.30.2009
Washigton Post >Arts &Living>Books
For all her childhood dreams of a footloose life, Bernice McFadden hasn't gone far. But that's in one sense only: She was born in Brooklyn, and in Brooklyn she remains, tied to her roots even as she evokes wild peregrinations of the human heart. She started life in a two-bedroom apartment in Crown Heights, the eldest of four children of a UPS driver. "My...