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Sonderbooks #43

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Welcome to Sonderbooks, an e-zine of book reviews by Sondra Eklund.
In this site, you can find good books for yourself or for friends.
You can hear about books to read, talk about books you've read, and order your own copies.
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Happy reading!

December 7, 2002 


****Longitudes and Attitudes, by Thomas L. Friedman
***Bible Code II:  The Countdown, by Michael Drosnin
***Gilgamesh, rendered in English by David Ferry


****The Lovely Bones, by Alice Sebold
****The Curse of the Pharaohs, by Elizabeth Peters
***The Mummy Case, by Elizabeth Peters

Young Adult Fiction

***Abarat, by Clive Barker

Children's Nonfiction

Old Favorite

(Children's Fiction): *****Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, by J. K. Rowling

Picture Book Pick

****Christmas Tapestry, by Patricia Polacco

Quotation of the Week

“American power and wealth flow directly from a deep spiritual source
—a spirit of respect for the individual, a spirit of tolerance for differences of faith or politics,
a respect for freedom of thought as the necessary foundation for all creativity,
and a spirit of unity that encompasses all kinds of differences.” 
--Thomas L. Friedman, Longitudes and Attitudes
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