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jules-jacob's picture
Oct.25.2012
Jacob's poetry collection, The Glass Sponge, traces family moments in "Dream House" through the "…lazy moonlight" as the sound barrier is broken, warning us, Ozzy and Harriet have stepped out. A tenderness emerges through the fear and angst of family abuse with a compassionate eye and an intimate...
charles-a-ray's picture
Sep.20.2012
Al Pennyback learns that a cousin he hardly knew has died and left him property in his will.  The problem is, he has to go to Houston, Texas, near where he grew up, to settle the matter.  Along with the trauma of going back to a place he swore he'd never return to, he has to deal with the...
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Aug.22.2011
Robert Benchely's "Law of Distinction" states:  “There are only two kinds of people in the world:  those who believe there are two kinds of people in the world, and those who don’t.” Our Daily Bread explores the consequences of group attachment – the “us” versus “them” mentality...
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Oct.28.2009
Camilla and her husband have successful careers and a beautiful young daughter. Then she discovers a lump in her breast and realizes too late that she has turned her back on the people whose support she needs the most. Generations of women in her family, moving from a southern small town to Queens...
mel-menzies's picture
Aug.08.2009
 You've been through years of misery which have, ultimately, turned to victory, acceptance and contentment.  Now, a sudden death threatens to rob you of your happiness, your peace of mind.  An accusation has been made which puts all the hard-won success in jeopardy.  And the only person who can...
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Jul.14.2009
Tess Dyer is in pain. It’s not the kind of pain she can see and smell and wrap with an ace bandage. It’s the kind she tries to numb with sex and work and cleaning-cleaning-cleaning the house. The kind that comes from enduring a lifetime of rejection. First from her mother–whom Tess knows would...
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Apr.07.2009
In the United States female crime has grown at a faster rate than male crime over the past couple of decades. Despite this, only limited research has been done by criminologists, psychologists and sociologists on this growing problem. This study examines female criminals; who they are, where they...
lucia-nevai's picture
Nov.11.2008
Salvation is the sometimes funny, sometimes eerie story of the coming of age of Crane Cavanaugh, a budding scientist. Crane narrates her early life with a rich awareness of the natural world and her own precarious spot in it. Raised below the poverty line in Arnold, Iowa, by depraved adults who’ve...
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Jul.14.2008
'How Perfect Is That': Sarah Bird is perfectly hysterical in this poke at Texas high society 12:00 AM CDT on Sunday, June 15, 2008 By JOY TIPPING / The Dallas Morning News jtipping@dallasnews.com Sarah Bird gleefully pokes a gigantic, snarky hole in the Texas society bubble with her latest, How...
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Dec.21.2007
Terry Gilliam, the director of such fantasies as TIME BANDITS, BRAZIL, and THE ADVENTURES OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN, tells a very different kind of story in TIDELAND. Based on the novel by Mitch Cullin and cowritten by Gilliam and Tony Grisoni, TIDELAND follows young Jeliza-Rose (Jodelle Ferland), the...