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Bookmarks / Alumni Authors

Then and Now
The Vanishing Orange in Southern California

John Adams ’66, who still operates a century-old orange grove, recounts tales from the heyday of Southern California’s citrus-growing past.
Custom Books, 2008 • 147 pages • $15




Blind Rain

Poems
Award-winning poet Bruce Bond ’76, professor of English at the University of North Texas, contemplates love and loss (including the recent death of his father) in this new collection of poetry.
Louisiana State University Press, 2008 • 80 pages • $16.95

Democratic Rights
The Substance of Self-Government

Corey Brettschneider ’95, assistant professor at Brown University, discusses the difficulties in maintaining both majority rule and a respect for civil liberties.
Princeton University Press, 2007 • 192 pages • $29.95



Gardening at the Dragon’s Gate
At Work in the Wild and Cultivated World

Wendy Johnson ’71, co-founder of the Farm and Garden Program at Green Gulch Farm Zen Center, San Francisco, reflects on life as a green thumb, with advice and meditations.
Bantam Books, 2008 • 464 pages • $25

I Have Seen the Fire
A Novel Inspired by the Life of Sarah Royce

Robert V. Hine ’48, professor at University of California, Irvine, tells the story of Sarah Royce, who made the westward trek to California with her family during the Gold Rush.
University of New Mexico Press, 2008 • 142 pages • $17

Profit From the Peak
The End of Oil and the Greatest Investment Event of the Centur
y
In an era of limited resources, energy writers Brian Hicks and Chris Nelder ’86 explore the future of the oil industry and discuss various energy alternatives and their potentials for profitability.
University of New Mexico Press, 2008 • 142 pages • $27.95

Kindle
The latest book of poetry from Paulann Petersen ’64 “will help readers orient themselves in this volatile world while also giving them the pleasures of savoring a deft and vibrant exploration of language,” writes Vern Rutsala in the introduction.
Mountains and Rivers Press, 2008 • 68 pages • $14

Miles of Heart The Story of the Dan DeAngelo Invitational Hearts Tournament
Former baseball player Wynn “Biff” Sherman ’75 tells the poignant tale of his group of 12 childhood friends and their annual cards tournament that has taken place every year since 1970.
PublishAmerica, 2008 • 229 pages • $19.95



Romantic Actors and Bardolatry

Performing Shakespeare from Garrick to Kean

Celestine Woo ’89, professor at Empire State College, explores the lives of four of the British Romantic era’s most distinguished Shakespearean actors.
Peter Lang Publishing, 2008 • 228 pages • $69.95
 

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