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Book reviews by Jodey Bateman
Deep Politics and the Death of JFK byPeter Dale Scott
SMOKEand MIRRORS by Dan Baum
LESMISERABLES by Victor Hugo
THEDISPOSSESSED by Ursula K. LeGuin
FLYINGSAUCERS, A MODERN MYTH by Carl Jung
ITCAN'T HAPPEN HERE by Sinclair Lewis
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The Circle

byJodey Bateman

(for JaySun)*

"FullCircle” bythe Byrds

Funny how a circle turns aroundFirst you’re up – and then you’re down again.Though the circle takes what it may giveEach time around – it makes it live again.Funny how a circle is a wheelAnd it can steal someone who is a friend.Funny how a circle takes its flightAnd if it’s right – it brings you back again.

In the world ofthis novel, history has followed some verydifferent courses, as thereader will notice from time to time.

REBELLIONIN A CURIOUS WAYbyJodey Bateman
   An 88,000 word novel about some of the heroic people who sacrificedpersonallives to help stop the war in Vietnam. The names have been changed toprotectthese innocent people. The events are true, though at times details arealtered, as are characters, in the name of delicacy.
Introduction ~ Excerpt ~  to Moongate

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