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After The War Zone

After The War Zone:  Returning Troops and Their Families By Laurie B Slone, PhD and Mathew J Friedman, MD, PhD, 2008 The book was written to help understand the cycle of deployment and dealing with changes during deployments, as well … Continue reading

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Joan Didion: Conversations and Essays

Joan Didion: Essays and Conversations Edited by G. Friedman, 1984 Introduction: Play It As It Lays shows a preoccupation with existentialism. She examines the nothingness of the void as in Sartre and Camus—particularly The Myth of Sisyphus.  Kierkegaard She does … Continue reading

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The Ethical Slut

The Ethical Slut The Ethical Slut: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships and Other Adventures by Dossie Easton and Janet W. Hardy first came out in 1997. It was updated and reprinted in 2009.   The two authors want to … Continue reading

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Fragmentation, Memory and the Loss of Self

  Fragmentation, Memory and the Loss of Self: Michael Ondaatje’s book of poetry Handwriting Cari Lynn Vaughn, 2000  To do Michael Ondaatje justice when writing about him, it appears as if one must use poetry to describe his poetry.  Many … Continue reading

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Difference in Dracula

Differences in the Novel Dracula and the 1992 Movie Bram Stoker’s Dracula Cari Gilkison  Film Studies 578, May 1998       Francis Ford Coppola’s 1992 version of Dracula varied from Bram Stoker’s novel in one key aspect.  The film focused … Continue reading

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