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Jodey's Spanish translation of Dalai Lama Mantra Jodey translates Pablo Neruda An excerpt from "To Pablo Picasso"
Jodey translates poem by Gabriel Mistral
Jodey translates Carlos Drummond de Andrade                                                                                                                                                                                                          
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Book reviews by Jodey Bateman
Deep Politics and the Death of JFK by Peter Dale Scott
SMOKE and MIRRORS by Dan Baum
LES MISERABLES by Victor Hugo
THE DISPOSSESSED by Ursula K. LeGuin
FLYING SAUCERS, A MODERN MYTH by Carl Jung
IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE by Sinclair Lewis
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The Circle

by Jodey Bateman

(for JaySun) *

"Full Circle” by the Byrds

Funny how a circle turns around First you’re up – and then you’re down again. Though the circle takes what it may give Each time around – it makes it live again. Funny how a circle is a wheel And it can steal someone who is a friend. Funny how a circle takes its flight And if it’s right – it brings you back again.

In the world of this novel, history has followed some very different courses, as the reader will notice from time to time.

REBELLION IN A CURIOUS WAY by Jodey Bateman
    An 88,000 word novel about some of the heroic people who sacrificed personal lives to help stop the war in Vietnam. The names have been changed to protect these innocent people. The events are true, though at times details are altered, as are characters, in the name of delicacy.
Introduction  ~  Excerpt  ~  to Moongate

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