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By Angela Davis-Gardner -
While teaching at a Tokyo school in the 1960s, Barbara Jefferson receives a bequest from her Japanese surrogate mother and mentor, Michiko Nakamoto. ...Read Review
By Hans Warren (trans. S. J. Leinbach) -
The first 26 pages of this novella consist of an introduction by Jolanda Vanderwal Taylor that sets the story in its historical context. This ...Read Review
By Paul Weidner -
Monsieur Hugues, the dwarf at the center of this tale, draws a coarse and bawdy portrait of the glittering court of Louis XIV. ...Read Review
By Merrill Joan Gerber -
At intimate distance, Glimmering Girls captures the subtleties of adolescent discovery, how innocence negotiates the “biological imperative.” Writing in the present tense, Gerber ...Read Review
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