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A Dangerous Predicament -- Newly Released Novel Offers Gripping Storyline
ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich., May 1, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- "Make no mistake about the permanency of skepticism." This quotation by Hunt Lange is just one of the quotations, which begin each chapter, in author Thomas G. Livernois' newly released novel, Drachman's Dilemmas (now available through 1stBooks Library). A contemporary mystery thriller, Livernois' book focuses on the captivating character, Frank W. Drachman.
A Century Passing Before One Pair of Eyes -- New Book Chronicles One Woman's 106 Years of Life in America
PITTSBURG, Kan., May 1, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The world can change tremendously over the course of a century. In fact, within the last 100 years, America has gone from a horse and buggy society to a sprawling landscape of superhighways and an army of automobiles. Man has walked on the moon, connected to the world first through television and then the Internet, and Jennie Dean saw it all. In her new book, Jennie Laverna Dean 1894 to 2000 (now available through 1stBooks Library), author V. Charlene Beye recounts the long and colorful life of her grandmother.
The Sorrows of a Modern Day Werther -- New Novel Revisits Classic Novella by German Philosopher Goethe
NORTH YORK, Ontario, May 1, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In 1774, Goethe published a revolutionary novella about a sulking young romantic named Werther that lit the literary world on fire. Its stance on love and its affects was revolutionary for its time, but also the observations on art, beauty, nature and religion by Goethe ran over with depth and revelation, even to this day, making the book a classic. Now, Frank Kutas reinvents the spirit of Goethe and the disposition of Werther in his new novel, The Sorrows of a Modern Day Werther (now available through 1stBooks Library).
Equal Justice Works
New Equal Justice Works Vice President to Receive Community Service Award
WASHINGTON, May 1, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Karen A. Lash, newly appointed Equal Justice Works Vice President for Programs and former University of Southern California Law School Associate Dean, has been named the recipient of the 2003 Harriett Buhai Community Service Award in recognition of her work toward ensuring access to justice for under-served persons and communities. Lash will receive the award at the Center's nineteenth annual theater benefit scheduled for May 15, 2003 in Los Angeles, CA.