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                                                   December, 2002                           Vol. 3, No.11

Book News
Featured Fiction Author
Finding Your Rhythm for Life's Journey
An Interview with David Baldacci
by Joyce Dixon

One of the clear messages of David Baldacci's latest offering, The Christmas Train, is the value of taking your time to find the rhythm of your life's journey.  It is the lesson Tom Langston learns in the novel, and one that David Baldacci practices in his own life.

Featured Author
“Give me a microphone and a podium,
and I'm good to go.”
An Interview with Dale Short
by Pam Kingsbury

Dale Short's novel The Shining Shining Path has taken on a life of its own and The Writer’s Tool Kit has become a useful handbook for writer at all stages in their lives. After twenty five years of the writing life, Short still loves his work.


Porch Tales
Porch Tales are personal essays that bring memories of family, community, place and all those favorite stories passed on the porch.
Christmas in Sand Flat, Mis’sippi
by Ulmer Speed
I Rode the Pink Pig
by Joyce Dixon


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December Calendar
5-7, 2002 Tennessee Reading Association Conference
5-9, 2002 Words and Music: Faulkner Literary Feast

2002 Calendar

Book Reviews
The Christmas Train, David Baldacci, 2002
The Last Noel, Michael Malone, 2002
A Broken Reed, Ron Miller, 2002
Homesick: A Memoir, Sela Ward, 2002
The Last Days: A Son's Story of Sin and Segregation at the Dawn of a New South, Charles Marsh, 2002
Leaving Atlanta, Tayari Jones, 2002
Step·Ball·Change, Jeanne Ray, 2002
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